The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of them. Yesterday the PENS beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2. The Pens success comes from many different players but 2 players consistently on the scoring chart are #71 Evgeni Malkin and #87 Sidney Crosby. In yesterday's win all 5 scorers for Pittsburgh also picked up a point for an assist. The PENS goals came from Chris Kunitz, Jordan Staal, Pascal Dupuis, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. What makes Sid the Kid and Malkin stand out? Crosby in only 15 games played this year has collected 25 points! Four goals and 21 assists. Malkin on the other hand has blown the scoring race wide open with 97 points! Malkin has 46 goals and 51 assists! Ten points more then 2nd place Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Pittsburgh has secured a playoff spot in the east and with this win and now has 100 points!
The Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2. Bruin Captain Zedno Chara opened up the scoring in the 2nd period after a scoreless 1st period. Anaheim is another team not making the playoffs, Boston on the other hand is 1st in their Northeast Division but hasn't officially clinched a playoff spot.
The only game to end in a S/O last night was between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers. The game ended in a 2-2 tie. A scoreless OT and the only goal in the S/O came from Islander Frans Nielsen. Florida hasn't clinched a playoff spot yet but is 1st in their Southeast Division. The Islanders are 14th and out of the running.
Tampa Bay and Philadelphia at 4:30
Columbus and Detroit at 4:30
Ottawa and Winnipeg at 5:30
Dallas and Calgary at 6:00
Los Angeles and Vancouver at 7:00
Colorado and San Jose at 7:30 Enjoy X