The Maple Leaf have won eight of nine and moved Ondrej Kase to the top line. News and notes from around the NHL plus fantasy updates from Saturday’s big performers: Roman Josi, Drake Batherson, Jeff Skinner, Nils Hoglander and more.
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CANADA HOCKEY NOW
Montreal: Poehling scores his first, Allen injured in Canadiens 3-2 OT loss to Detroit.
Calgary: Kylington shows maturity, leadership after unlucky mistake in Flames loss.
Vancouver: Five takeaways – Sloppy Canucks lose lead and game in Vegas.
Toronto: Morgan Rielly saves Leafs with late goal to win in Buffalo.
Toronto: Five takeaways – Woll gets win No. 1, major line shuffle, and a defenceman scores! Ondrej Kase gets a shot on the top line.
NHL NEWS AND NATIONAL HOCKEY NOW
Pittsburgh: Casey DeSmith was lit up again. Is it time for the Penguins to look for a backup goalie?
Detroit: Red Wings prospect Simon Edvinsson ‘a monster’ at Four Nations Tournament.
Florida: The Panthers have changed up their lines.
Boston: Marchand leads the way again, Bruins beat Devils 5-2.
N.Y. Islanders: Stefen Rosner wonders if Oliver Wahlstrom on the top line might cure the Islanders’ scoring woes.
Colorado: Bowen Byram was out Saturday, and there is concern that he might have another concussion.
San Jose: Avs overwhelm Sharks 6-2.
NSH D Roman Josi 2 G, 2 A
4 G, 9 A, 25 SOG in past 10 GP
OTT RW Drake Batherson 2 G, 2 A
6 G, 7 A, 28 SOG in past 9 GP
MIN LW Rem Pitlick 3 G
3 G, 2 A, 5 SOG in past 5 GP
COL D Samuel Girard 1 G, 3 A
1 G, 6 A, 10 SOG in past 3 GP
BUF LW Jeff Skinner 2 G, 1 A
4 G, 2 A, 22 SOG in past 6 GP
VAN RW Nils Hoglander 2 G, 1 A
4 G, 1 A, 15 SOG in past 5 GP
VGK RW Evgenii Dadonov 2 G, 1 A
3 G, 2 A, 17 SOG in past 6 GP
PIT C Evan Rodrigues 2 G, 1 A
4 G, 4 A, 27 SOG in past 9 GP
COL C Nazem Kadri 1 G, 2 A
3 G, 7 A, 16 SOG during 6-game point streak
BOS LW Brad Marchand 2 G
4 G, 7 A, 13 SOG during 6-game point streak
NYR LW Artemi Panarin 2 G
3 G, 8 A, 15 SOG in past 7 GP
DET C Dylan Larkin 2 G
3 G, 11 SOG in past 3 GP
NYR LW Chris Kreider 2 G
8 G, 3 A, 29 SOG in past 9 GP
VGK LW Jonathan Marchessault 2 G
7 G, 2 A, 20 SOG during 6-game point streak
BOS D Charlie McAvoy 3 A
1 G, 7 A, 14 SOG in past 6 GP
MIN C/RW Ryan Hartman 3 A
5 G, 4 A, 29 SOG in past 8 GP
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