The Vegas Golden Knights can't win at home, Tage Thompson torched the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Kris Letang is back.
Here's whats happening today in the National Hockey League.
Stay tuned for practice updates regarding the status of Jack Eichel. A huge factor into knowing the status of Eichel will be whether or not he skates on Wednesday. The Golden Knights practice at City National Arena this morning at 11:30 p.m.
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Vegas: In their first game back from a road trip, the Golden Knights lost 5-1 to the New York Rangers.
T-Mobile: For whatever reason, the team's record continues to struggle at T-Mobile Arena.
Eichel is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Pietrangelo is out indefinitely due to personal reasons.
Clip of the Day: Hot mic from last night's game. "Get in the ___ box, Shea Theodore."
NHL News, Trade Rumors, and National Hockey Now
Pittsburgh: Good news; Kris Letang is back as a full participant in Penguins' practice 10 days after having a stroke.
Buffalo: Tage Thompson and the Buffalo Sabres lit up the Columbus Blue Jackets last night, with Tage scoring five goals.
Seattle: As expected, the Seattle Kraken have sent Shane Wright to the World Juniors.
Vancouver: It looks like the Vancouver Canucks could be trading both Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat. New 32 Thoughts.
San Jose: Could Evander Kane and Erik Karlsson re-unite in Edmonton with a potential Karlsson trade?
Calgary: It looks like Dan Vladar has taken over as temporary starter for the Calgary Flames as Jakob Markstrom struggles.
Boston: The best team on home ice this season, the Boston Bruins are gearing up for their first major road trip.
Washington: Travis Konecny, for some reason, got upset with Alex Ovechkin for scoring an empty-net goal.
Long Island: The New York Islanders need more scoring out of their wingers to sustain a playoff push.
Florida: The Florida Panthers have been without Alexander Barkov due to pneumonia.