NHL News: Preds and Jets, Caps and Lightning, Red Wings and Canucks

NHL News: Preds and Jets, Caps and Lightning, Red Wings and Canucks

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Nashville Predators Mike Fisher plays under 3 minutes in Game 6.
On the Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets …

David Pagnotta: Game 7 between the Predators and Jets in on Thursday starting at 8:00 PM ET.

Chris Johnston: Some numbers through six games from @NatStatTrick.

ES shot attempts: 338-338
ES shots: 177-177
ES goals: 12-11
ES high-danger chances: 66-65

On the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning …

John Shannon: Game 1 between the Capitals and Lightning will be on Friday.

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Ansar Khan: The Red Wings have signed forward David Pope to a two-year entry-level deal. He was a fourth-round pick in 2013.

On the Nashville Predators …

CBS Sports: Forward Mike Fisher only played 2:58 in Game 6 last night. He didn’t return to the bench for the second period.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Derek Dorsett’s camp has spoken with the Canucks, as well as with a lot of hockey people about his future. His agent Jason Davidson would like to bring Dorsett into his agency as a development guy.

On the Washington Capitals …

Capitals PR: Forward Nicklas Backstrom missed last night’s game with an upper-body injury. He’s listed as day-to-day.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Scott Billeck: Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov skated again yesterday but he still hasn’t participated in a full practice. Wouldn’t expect him to return in this series.