Haley immediately sprung back to his skates and went on a search-and-destroy mission for Jarnkrok. Haley was given a match penalty. The Predators, who were up 3-0 at the time of the incident, went on to win 7-2.
Ever since the shootout was instituted over a decade ago in the 2005-06 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been one of NHL's best teams at gaining the extra point. This season has been another matter as the Penguins are only 3-5 in shootouts. "It's always frustrating to lose the shootout," said Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury, third on the NHL's all-time goaltending shootout wins list with 53.
Perhaps the best thing about the Johnny Oduya trade back to the Blackhawks, for both parties involved, was that Oduya wasn't needed immediately. It's not that the Blackhawks didn't want the veteran defenseman, who helped them win Cups in 2013 and 2015, back in the lineup as soon as possible. Oduya was coming off an ankle injury, one he re-aggravated and missed about a month when he was with the Dallas Stars. He needed time to fully heal and with the Blackhawks in good shape in the standings and with solid depth at defense, he could. Now with the playoffs right around the corner, Oduya is feeling more like himself. Outside of missing two games that were the second halves of back-to-backs, Oduya