Russell Westbrook drops an NBA record 57-point triple-double in comeback victory
There probably hasn’t been enough made about the Dallas Stars’ unmitigated disaster of a season, going from 109 points and a division title to 73 points in 75 games thus far. Lambert took a hard look at what the Stars could and should do on the ice this offseason, but what about behind the bench? When the local media treat the firing of a head coach as a formality, one trends to treat it as such.
In the late first period against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, Capitals winger Tom Wilson accidentally clipped Zach Parise in the face with his stick. The collision resulted in Parise colliding with Jay Beagle, which left the Wild star in a heap of pain on the ice. Wilson went to the penalty gox for high-sticking, but the incident was not lost on Parise's teammate Chris Stewart.
NOVEMBER 22: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (L) encourages people to boo him as majority owner Bill Foley looks on before the Vegas Golden Knights was announced as the name for Foley’s Las Vegas NHL franchise at T-Mobile Arena on November 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sorry, NHL general managers, your pleas to Commissioner Bettman earlier this month to have the protected lists for June’s expansion draft kept secret have failed.