Henrik Sedin on Daniel's strong season: "If I had myself passing to me I'd have 24 goals too."
Saturday picks will be posted within the hour.
Ben Eager suspended four games for a gutless sucker punch on Colby Armstrong.
Jiri Hudler had a helper last night, and he now has points in four out of his past six games (six points total).
Anton Babchuk had a goal and two helpers for the Flames. He's on pace for over 10 goals and 30 points. He'll see steady PP time down the stretch with Calgary.
Great news for all hockey fans – the NHL and HBO are destined to work together again in the future after such a positive outcome from the Winter Classic 24/7 special.
Toronto won 9-3 last night. Brett Lebda finished minus-3. Figure that one out.
The Leafs scored all nine of their goals in a row. It was a combination of offense, bad goaltending, and horrendous defense by Atlanta.
There were many Leafs with great stat lines – Grabovski had three points and seven shots on goal, Kulemin had four points and five shots on goal, and Kaberle had four assists.
Pat Kane scored for the Hawks last night. I’m looking for a huge second half from him as he shakes the rust off from his injury.
With Pascal Leclaire out (surprise), Ottawa has called up Robin Lehner to back up Elliott.
Zuccarello scored the shootout winner for the Rangers, and he has a fan in coach John Tortorella.
“"That's good stuff," Rangers coach John Tortorella said."No nerves, he just does his job, I think it's terrific."
Ryan McDonagh played 12 minutes and was pointless in his debut.
Brad Richards was pointless for only the third time in his last 10 games.
The assist machine known as Brian Rafalski knows how to score in style – he scored his first and second goals of the season last night against Calgary.
Henrik Sedin had three helpers last night – he now has 10 more than any other player in the league.
Jeff Skinner had two goals and a helper for the ‘Canes.
Dirty check? Stuart ended up with a broken jaw: