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ToHN Daily: Draisaitl extends scoring lead, Vancouver reeling, Vladar shuts out Sens




Vancouver is reeling, Daniel Vladar shuts out the Sens, and Sidney Crosby returns to the Penguins lineup. Trevor Zegras, Leon Draisaitl, and Charlie McAvoy were among the fantasy stars Sunday.

To the links…


Vancouver: Five takeaways – Ducks 5, Canucks 1 UGGHHH! Tension is building on the West Coast.

Calgary: Vladar gets first NHL shutout in second straight start for Flames.

Montreal: Rebounds galore, Montreal runs out of steam in 5-2 loss to Bruins.



Pittsburgh: Crosby returns and Penguins lose 6-1 at Washington.

Boston: The Charlies rule the day for Boston Bruins.

Washington: There is a report out of Russia that Evgeny Kuznetsov may have a chance to play in the Olympics. Kuznetsov was handed a four-year IIHF suspension after a positive cocaine test in 2019.

Washington: The Capitals inked fourth-line centre Nic Dowd to a three-year contract extension.

Washington: Garnet Hathaways dominates, depth scoring key as Capitals roll Pens.

Detroit: Alex Nedeljkovic showing he can be Red Wings goalie now and in the future.

Vegas: Vegas strip rumored to host 2022 NHL All-Star skills competition.



Sunday’s games:

ANA C Trevor Zegras 2 G, 1 A

4 G, 3 A, 14 SOG in past 8 GP

EDM C Leon Draisaitl 1 G, 2 A

13 G, 10 A, 37 SOG in past 10 GP

Leon Draisaitl leads the NHL with 31 points (15 G, 16 A) in 14 games.

BOS D Charlie McAvoy 2 G

3 G, 7 A, 21 SOG in past 7 GP

BOS C Charlie Coyle 2 G

5 G, 3 A, 25 SOG in past 11 GP

STL C Robert Thomas 3 A

1 G, 8 A, 10 SOG in past 6 GP

EDM C Connor McDavid 1 G, 1 A

10 G, 17 A, 59 SOG during 14-game point streak

BOS LW Taylor Hall 1 G, 1 A

2 G, 4 A, 19 SOG in past 7 GP

WSH C Evgeny Kuznetsov 1 G, 1 A

1 G, 6 A, 10 SOG in past 4 GP

WSH RW Tom Wilson 1 G, 1 A

4 G, 2 A, 14 SOG in past 6 GP

CGY C Elias Lindholm 1 G, 1 A

1 G, 7 A, 24 SOG in past 8 GP

ANA G John Gibson had 26 saves on 27 shots

.949 SV% in past 5 GP

CGY G Daniel Vladar 27-save shutout

.933 SV% in four starts

NJ RW Jesper Bratt 1 G, 1 A

4 G, 7 A, 26 SOG in past 9 GP

NJ LW Pavel Zacha 1 G, 1 A

3 G, 2 A, 17 SOG in past 6 GP

NYR RW Kaapo Kakko 1 G, 1 A

First points of the season.

WSH RW Garnet Hathaway 1 G, 1 A

3 G, 1 A, 9 SOG in past 2 GP

WSH RW Alex Ovechkin 2 A

3 G, 8 A, 23 SOG in past 6 GP

STL RW Pavel Buchnevich 2 A

3 G, 3 A, 21 SOG in past 6 GP

ANA C Ryan Getzlaf 2 A

1 G, 14 A, 32 SOG in past 11 GP

CGY C Sean Monahan 2 A

2 G, 5 A, 13 SOG in past 8 GP


DFS Value Plays for Monday

CBJ C Cole Sillinger $4000 vs. DET

3 G, 2 A, 12 SOG in past 4 GP

TB LW Ondrej Palat $4500 vs. NYI

1 G, 3 A, 11 SOG in past 3 GP

NYI LW Zach Parise $3000 at TB

2 A in 11 GP; moved to Barzal’s line

CBJ D Jake Bean $3300 vs. DET

2 G, 1 A, 9 SOG in past 4 GP

NYI D Noah Dobson $3900 at TB

3 A, 26 BLK, 11 GP


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