Blackhawks acquire Andrew Ladd

Chicago Receives: LW Andrew Ladd, D Jay Harrison, LW Matt Fraser

Winnipeg Receives: Marko Dano, 2016 first round pick, 2018 conditional third round pick

*Jets retain 36% of Ladd’s salary*


Penguins re-assign Oskar Sundqvist

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced this afternoon the team has re-assigned center Oskar Sundqvist to Wilkes Barre/Scranton. Sundqvist, 21, appeared in 10 games with the Penguins, totaling one assist. He picked up his first NHL point in last night’s 5-1 loss vs the Bruins.

Sundqvist has 5 goals, 10 assists in 39 games for the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins.


Bruins capitalize on Penguins miscues in 5-1 win

Bruins top Penguins 5-1

Poor defensive play followed the Penguins around all night and the Boston Bruins (33-22-6, 72 pts) put the game away in the third period with three third period goals, en route to a 5-1 victory over the Penguins (30-21-8, 68 pts) on Wednesday night.

Pittsburgh’s lone goal of the night came from Tom Kuhnhackl (2) at 4:07 of the second period. Oskar Sundqvist picked up an assist on the goal, his first career NHL point, as Kuhnhackl drove to the net and a rebound went off his skate and into the net.

Marc Andre Fleury stopped 24 of 29 shots in the loss. Kris Letang was a team-worst minus-3.


Pitt falls to 0-6 against ranked teams

The Panthers (19-8, 8-7) have fallen to 0-6 vs ranked teams as No. 11 Louisville (22-6, 11-4) pulled away in the final minutes to secure a 67-60 victory on Wednesday night.

Ryan Luther finished with a career-high 17 points, Jamel Artis had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers. Pitt shot 42% (21-50) in the game, including 22% from three-point range. Louisville shot 44% (7-16) from three.

Next up for the Panthers is No. 15 Duke on Sunday.


Hurricanes, Devils get needed wins

NHL Scores for 2/23

Devils 5 – Rangers 2
Hurricanes 3 – Flyers 1
Predators 3 – Maple Leafs 2
Red Wings 2 – Blue Jackets 1 SO
Lightning 2 – Coyotes 1
Islanders 4 – Wild 1
Stars 5 – Jets 3
Senators 4 – Oilers 1
Kings 2 – Flames 1

NHL Standings