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Dec 9, 16, 09:54 AM #16Canucks 5 Lightning 1
Ben Bishop gave up the first 3 goals on only 12 shots, and gave up 4 in 20. He's been awful every game I have seen him in this year. I suspect he has not recovered completely from his knee injury from last season, at least mentally. Whatever is bothering him, he should not be seeing the ice right now.
Tampa Bay out shot Vancouver 41-30, but only managed 1 goal against Ryan Miller. I don't think anybody thought this team would miss Steven Stamkos the way they have. They can't get the puck in the net at the moment.Advertisement
Dec 26, 16, 06:10 PM #17About 30 games into the season...
The Blue Jackets (23-5) are now at 50 points, leading the Metropolitan Division and leading the NHL. Pittsburgh trails Columbus by 1 point, the Rangers are 3 points back.
Canada is back. The Habs lead the Atlantic over Ottawa by 3 points, Boston by 6.
Washington and Philadelphia are tied in the Wildcard race in the East.
The Central Division's top 3 are Chicago, Minnesota, and St. Louis in that order.
San Jose, Edmonton, and Anaheim top the Pacific.
LA and Calgary are tied in the Western Conference Wild Card race. Nashville is 3 points behind them.
Dec 26, 16, 07:46 PM #18
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Dec 29, 16, 10:54 AM #19Down 3-1, the Bolts rally to beat the Habs 4-3 in overtime. This team is going to give me hives.
Dec 29, 16, 11:33 AM #20In a week with the Winter Classic, the most compelling game of the week will oddly be Saturday evening, when the Wild and the Blue Jackets face off in Columbus.
Can't believe that I live in a world where those are the two hottest teams in the NHL, but both squads have played out of their minds in December and are absolutely scalding hot.
Dec 29, 16, 10:18 PM #21
Dec 29, 16, 10:55 PM #22Columbus won 5-3 and Minnesota beat New York 6-4.
Jan 1, 17, 10:27 AM #23Columbus 4 Minnesota 2 in a game that had a playoff atmosphere in St. Paul.
The Wild's winning streak ends at 12 games. The Blue Jackets extend their winning streak to 15 games, tying the 1981-82 Islanders and 2012-13 Penguins for the second longest in NHL history.
Jan 3, 17, 11:23 PM #24Columbus 3 Edmonton 1
The Blue Jackets win their 16th in a row!!!
Columbus is 1 away from tying the NHL record. They go for it Thursday night in Washington against the Caps.
Jan 5, 17, 09:03 PM #254-0 Caps over the Jackets going into the 3rd period. Short of a miracle, the streak stops at 16.
Jan 6, 17, 05:18 PM #26USA wins the World Junior Junior Championship.
The game was in Montreal. Talk about a hostile crowd. They booed every time the US touch ed the puck. Great game!!!
I loved the kids singing the National Anthem at the end, badly done as it was.
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Jan 18, 17, 03:58 PM #29Going 9-0-1 in their last 10 games, the Washington Capitals have caught the Columbus Blue Jackets in point for the lead in the Metropolitan Division. The Blue Jackets currently have the tie breaker by a half game in the win column. Pittsburgh is 5 points back in third.
Montreal has a 9 point lead in the Atlantic Division over 2nd place Boston. Toronto has moved into the top 3 a point behind the Bruins.
The New York Rangers have a firm grasp on the top Eastern Conference Wildcard spot, 7 points ahead of Ottawa, who is currently holding the second Wildcard spot.
Last year's playoff teams, Florida, Tampa Bay, Detroit, Philadelphia, and the NY Islanders are all on the outside looking in at the moment. Philadelphia is the closest to the Wildcard, tied with Ottawa, but trailing in wins. Florida is 2 points out of playoffs and Tampa Bay is a point behind them. Detroit is 6 points behind Ottawa and Toronto, the Islanders are 8 points out.
Minnesota and Chicago are tied at the top of the Central Division. St. Louis is 10 points behind, in third.
The Anaheim Mighty Ducks have a 5 point lead in the Pacific Division over Edmonton. San Jose is a point back for third place.
Calgary leads the Western Conference Wildcard race, with LA and Vancouver tied for the #2 spot. 2016 playoff team, Nashville is a point out with Dallas, last years Central Division winner, a point behind them.
Colorado is only 13-28-1, which tallies to 27 points. The worst team in the NHL this season.
We're a little over half way through the season. Lots of hockey to be played.
Jan 27, 17, 10:45 AM #30Watch out for Edmonton. They are a powerhouse in the making. I'm looking for a deep playoff run from them.