Ovechkin day to day, out for Capitals against Rangers

Ovechkin day to day, out for Capitals against Rangers

NEW YORK — Alex Ovechkin will miss his third consecutive game with an upper-body injury when the Washington Capitals visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Friday (7 p.m. ET; MSG, NBCSWA, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). The 36-year-old forward is day to day, Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said. “He’s not playing tonight,” Laviolette … Read more

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Andersen out at least one week for Hurricanes with lower-body injury

Frederik Andersen will be out at least one week for the Carolina Hurricanes because of a lower-body injury. “It’s a big concern,” coach Rod Brind’Amour said after practice Wednesday. “Goaltending is the most important part of the deal, so we’re definitely concerned.” Andersen sustained the injury during the third period of a 7-4 loss to … Read more

Hughes out rest of season for Devils with knee injury

Hughes out rest of season for Devils with knee injury

NEWARK, NJ — Jack Hughes is out for the remainder of the season for the New Jersey Devils because of a low grade MCL sprain in his left knee. The 20-year-old center was injured in the second period of a 4-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Sunday following a collision with Islanders forward … Read more