Patrice Bergeron scored the first and therefore game-winning goal. He has 22 goals and 47 points in 52 games.Vancouver Canucks
He also helps balance out the Penguins lineup even more to help give them four lines that are capable of scoring. That has been the biggest recipe for success for the Penguins in the Sidney Crosby–Evgeni Malkin–Kris Letang era. When their lineup goes three or four lines deep, they tend to do very well in the playoffs. When it does not, they tend to struggle. The addition of Carter down the middle gives them a quartet of centers that includes Crosby, Malkin, Carter, and Teddy Blueger, a quartet that might be as good as any other in the league.New York Islanders
There are plenty of non-combat sports that fit this mold, but the NHL is the only one that allows its players to punch each other in the nose every now and then with nothing more than a brief foray to the penalty box awaiting them as punishment.
Until the NHL is prepared to start holding their referees accountable, a cloud of controversy will continue to follow. Referees aren’t available to the media after games. What if they were? What if there were people who could hold them accountable for questionable calls? Being a referee is a hard job, but if the NHL wants to be taken seriously, they have to hold their officials accountable, just like they hold their own players accountable.Anaheim Ducks
Bednar has a little bit of that Quenneville problem right now as the head coach of a team that's unanimously accepted as being supremely loaded. This is commonplace for coach of the year awards: Phil Jackson only won once with the Chicago Bulls, after all. Scotty Bowman? Twice.
A line brawl broke out off the opening faceoff with all three forwards for both teams dropping the gloves. Not surprisingly, Wilson also dropped the gloves in the game's first minute in a fourth fight. At that point, it felt like things should be settling down. Everyone answered the bell, issue over, right? Not for New York.Nashville Predators
What a Taylor Hall contract extension could look like for the Bruins originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
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