Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Mark Stone could return as soon as tonight against the Canucks. But there’s a problem — that pesky salary cap! [Knights On Ice]
- The Golden Knights are entering the most crucial stretch of the season, and William Karlsson is hoping to break his scoring slump as the race for the playoffs continues. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]
In other news...
- The NHL suspended Penguins star Evgeni Malkin for four games after he basically tried to break Mark Borowiecki’s face the other night. [PensBurgh]
- Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will miss the rest of the season after getting surgery done on his wrist. Bummer. [ESPN]
- Are you surprised Auston Matthews was named the first star of the week? Because you shouldn’t be.
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