-Another day. Another healthy round of negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA in New York.
-Both sides are scheduled to meet again today.
-Craig Adams and Sidney Crosby each skipped out of New York on account of the nor' easter which struck the area.
Shootout goals by Paul Thompson, Trevor Smith and Tom Kuhnhackl gave the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 1-0 win against the Binghamton Senators. Jeff Zatkoff made 32 saves in the shutout.
-Highlights courtesy of @EricP55:
-Zatkoff's hot streak of play continues.
-The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins signed Wheeling Nailers forward Bobby Farnham to a professional tryout contract. In nine games with Wheeling this season, he recorded one assist.
-Philippe Lefebvre scored two goals for the Wheeling Nailers who fell to the Reading Royals, 4-3, in overtime. Carl Sneep and Stefan Chaput each recorded two assists for the Nailers while teammate Patrick Killeen made 26 saves.
-Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, called out the Elitserien, the top league in his native Sweden, for limiting the amount of NHL talent it has imported during the lockout.
-Canadiens forward Scott Gomez has joined the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. Gomez, a native of Alaska, played for the Aces during the 2004-05 lockout.
-Sabres forward Cody Hodgson, currently assigned to the club's AHL affiliate in Rochester, will be sidelined "a couple of weeks" on account of a broken right hand.
-"For me, it’s just a meeting, which is good. And if something comes out of it, even better. But until I hear about something substantial, that they’re working toward getting a deal done, that both parties are kind of getting on the same page, that’s when I will get encouraged. Until then, I’m not reading into anything, to be honest.” - Senators captain/forward Daniel Alfredsson (right) on negotiations with the NHL.
-"You sign a deal. You want the team to honor it." - Lightning captain/forward Vincent Lecavalier on the prospect of the NHL asking the NHLPA to cut salaries.
-The Canucks want to retire the No. 10 of hall-of-fame forward Pavel Bure.
-"There’s guys that are 36 and 37 years old. Teemu’s 42. This has got to be painful for them. I know how bad it is at 25." - Ducks forward Bobby Ryan on the impact of the lockout on the careers of older players such as forward Teemu Selanne.
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