With a key stretch of games coming up against the Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators, and Washington Capitals, Jeff Zatkoff is likely going to have to wait to make his first start of the year.
Marc Andre Fleury (3-3-0, 1.85 GAA, .937 SV%) will make his seventh straight start tonight vs the Stars. Fleury is 6-4-0 with a 2.27 GAA, .914 sv% vs Dallas all-time.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have fired Todd Richards and John Tortorella is in as the Blue Jackets new coach, Darren Dreger of TSN Reports.
Tuesday’s NHL Action
Carey Price backstopped the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Blues Tuesday night as the Canadiens improved to 7-0-0 on the season.
Meanwhile in Columbus they have matched the modern NHL record for regulation losses (0-7-0) to open season with a 4-0 loss to the Islanders tonight.
The New York Mets have taken a 3-0 series lead in the NLCS and can close out the Cubs tomorrow night at Wrigley.