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Montreal's Brian Gionta, Andrei Markov and Josh Gorges, and Los Angeles' Simon Gagne and Jonathan Bernier were among 20 NHL players who took part in the first game of the Tournee des Joueurs Thursday night at the Complex Multisports de Chateauguay.
Stars activate Mike Ribeiro, but lose Steve Ott (appendectomy), Mark Fistric (knee) for three-game road trip.
Why is Steve Yzerman coming back? It's as simple as the Wings' belief the captain can still make a difference.
This week's question: Who is the best faceoff man in the NHL?
After watching his counterpart Steve Yzerman raise the Stanley Cup, Carolina captain Ron Francis said he would return for a 22nd season.