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.
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
What a day it has turned out to be for Brock Boeser. Just hours after signing his first NHL contract with the Vancouver Canucks, the 2015 first-round draft pick was making his NHL debut in his hometown against the Minnesota Wild. As if that wasn’t enough, he also ended up scoring his first career goal in the second period when he pounced on a loose puck that was sitting in the goal crease to give the Canucks a 3-0 lead. You can see the entire play in the video above. Along with the goal Boeser also recorded a team-high four shots on goal through the first two periods while mostly skating on a line with Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi. Jack Skille would add another goal for the Canucks just two minutes