ST. PAUL – The losing streak endures, as the Sharks dropped their fourth straight, 3-2 in Minnesota on Tuesday night. A quick start from the home team, and an even quicker response after the Sharks tied it up late in the second keyed the Wild win. Let’s dig a little deeper, though, with our three takeaways… 1 – Wild come out flying The Sharks’ general lack of panic after their latest loss, as we touched on in the recap, surely had something to do with the circumstances. Minnesota had an extra day of rest while the Sharks were on their second of a back-to-back, with travel. San Jose was also capping off a stretch of seven games in just 11 days (I believe we’ve mentioned here before just how monumentally
BOSTON Stop me if youve heard this one before: The Bruins outshot an opponent, lost and then lamented their lack of finish on a bevy of scoring plays while begrudgingly tipping their hats to a hot goaltender. Certainly its just one game and there has been far too much good as of late to believe the Bruins are cannon-balling into a pool of previous bad habits.
NBCSN will continue its coverage of the 2016-17 campaign tonight when the New York Rangers host the New York Islanders at 8:00 p.m. ET. If you want to watch the game online, you can do so here. The Rangers aren’t in any danger of missing the playoffs, but their recent mediocre stretch has nearly pushed them out of contention for one of the top three spots in the Metropolitan Division. While they dropped a 3-2 OT decision to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday (they never held the lead), both the Penguins and Capitals won. They’ll almost certainly finish in the top Wild Card spot, which means they’ll face the Atlantic Division winner in the opening round. In that respect, they’ll likely get a more