Doug Weight knows it won't be easy for the New York Islanders to get back in the playoff race, but the interim coach is preaching a simple approach in taking it one game at a time with half the season remaining.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Friday the Blackhawks don't have a specific timetable on center Marcus Kruger's return from a hand injury, but he said they plan to have him back in the lineup before the All-Star break begins Friday.
Sergei Bobrovsky's confidence took a beating as he battled a nagging injury through the Blue Jackets' disappointment last season. He missed more than half of the games as Columbus sank to last place in the Metropolitan Division.
The Missouri Mavericks hockey team worked with kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City, Hawthorne Unit in Independence. The aprons will be worn by players as they serve as waiters at the "Dinner on Ice" fundraiser.
Shane KeyserThe Kansas City Star
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