If NJ holds lead, NYR could claim 8th spot with 2 pts vs. Canadiens at home tomorrow...Game on Versus, which reached deal with DirecTV earlier today to end blackouts...Thomas out Rask in..

        If you had been following me on twitter.com/stevezipay, you'd have known all this already. Shame on ya.

          UPDATE: 3-1 , midway thru second period

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          Bruins pull Rask and score with 1:03 left, but fall to Devs 3-2.  They now head to Carolina for final game of road trip Tuesday and then come home to face Pens and Matt Cooke, whose controversial hit knocked out Marc Savard, probably for season. Fireworks anyone?