Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan will be making his first appearance in New York as a visiting player against the Rangers, his former team, on Monday night. It is the only game on the NHL schedule.
Rangers forwards Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider ran into each other hard late in their 5-0 win over the Rangers. Though it probably hurt initially, the two shared a hearty laugh about it with coach Alain Vigneault.
The Red Wings and Rangers will hit the ice at Madison Square Garden in a battle between Original Six clubs on national TV. Also, the Habs look to bounce back while the Isles face a stiff test in Anaheim.