Things got absolutely crazy in a hurry between the Tkachuk-led Panthers and Senators, with over 150 PIMS and 12 ejections handed out in the final frame alone.
Mika Zibanejad scored for New York, which was 13-1-1 in its previous 15 games. The Rangers, coming off a 7-4 win against Boston on Saturday, hadn’t lost at home since Oct. 19 against Nashville. Igor Shesterkin finished with 34 saves.
Tomas Hertl has a deep desire to get the Sharks, the only NHL team he has ever known, back to the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Patrick Kane is an intriguing option for NHL teams in need of scoring depth, but should the Bruins pursue him?
The Bruins' defensive issues are a real concern, and it's not just a two-game problem, either. This has been happening for two weeks.