Growing up on a farm as a hockey-loving kid in Saskatchewan, the knowledge that players like Gordie Howe had made the journey from that remote province to the NHL gave Patrick Marleau belief that he could one day follow that same path. Marleau has done far more than just make it to the NHL. Now nearly a quarter-century after leaving Saskatchewan to sign with the San Jose Sharks as a fresh-faced teenager, Marleau is set to eclipse Mr. Hockey's all-time games played record in the NHL.
The Capitals werent very good on Thursday night. An Islanders loss made the night nearly a wash.
The NHL announced Thursday that the game between Vancouver and the Edmonton Oilers rescheduled for Friday has been postponed, handing the Canucks another setback in their attempt to return from the league's worst Covid-19 outbreak.