Alex Kovalev made some intriguing comments to a Russian journalist after Tuesday’s game in New Jersey, that in turn got passed on to Dmitry Chesnokov, a Washington-based freelance reporter for Sovetsky Sport. Chesnokov then put them up on Twitter. Kovalev touches on his failed contract negotiations with the Montreal Canadiens, his future plans (which don’t [...]

Jarkko Ruutu, who was out with a lower body injury, and Jesse Winchester, who missed Tuesday’s game for a personal reason, will get back into the lineup against the Red Wings, which means that Colin Greening gets bumped and returned to Binghamton after just one NHL game. Also, Jason Spezza (right shoulder) skated again on [...]