It’s never good when a goalie’s name is found on the second page of results for “NHL save percentage,” and yet here we are with Brian Elliott of the Calgary Flames. Elliott’s first three games of his tenure with the Flames, after being acquired in the offseason to stabilize the goaltending position, have been putrid: a .839 save percentage and an 0-3-0 record. In fairness to Elliott – who battles his old teammates, the St. Louis Blues, at 10 p.m. ET in the Yahoo Sports Free NHL Live Stream of the Day – the Flames have looked incredibly disorganized in front of him this season.
Since the start of the World Cup of Hockey, Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand has scored at a prolific rate. The agitating winger started the season with for Team Canada where he was the designated sniper on the top scoring line with Sidney Crosby and Patrice Bergeron. Marchand finished that tournament with five goals and eight points in six games.
No. 1 Star: Johnny Boychuk, New York Islanders