The Detroit Red Wings could move Thomas Vanek by the March 1 trade deadline if their postseason streak appears to be doomed. In the meantime, Vanek is putting together a nice season. The 32-year-old winger increased his potential appeal on Monday, scoring late in the second period to help Detroit to a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss definitely wanted to be back in net after a poor game. Playing in Boston again certainly added to his excitement. Greiss stopped 32 shots for his first shutout of the season - and the first by an Islanders' goalie in a game in Boston - to lead New York past the Bruins 4-0 on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Rangers backup goalie Antti Raanta is expected to be out for 7 to 10 days with a lower-body injury.