Heh, don't get me wrong. I'm not expecting the Habs to reach the playoffs, nor the Sabres. It's just funny because as hard as I'm trying, I just can't remember the last time Sabres won a game during the first week. Maybe I'm getting old. 😁
And some of the Wild players to get their minds sorted. And others need to hand over the reigns if and when they do.
And both he and Kucherov were even "demoted" at points during the season to the 2nd line to try and shake things up. Stamkos was also put back on the wing where some argue he is BETTER at, though Stammer himself still fancies himself a top six centerman.
But the team continues to win, being led on by the likes of Brayden Point and the newest multi million dollar man Yanni Gourde up front, and the collective play of Ryan Mcdonagh, Anton Stralman, and even Braydon Coburn on defense.
Views of the divisions... the Entering the All Star Break Edition.
Going East to West....
The Metro Division
Has this thing heated up at the top.
As I type this, 1st place NY Islanders (!) and 4th place Pittsburgh are separated by 2 thin points....with Washington and Columbus sitting 2nd and 3rd respectively.
I expected the Jackets, Caps, and Pens to be up there....but the Islanders? Oh yea... Barry Trotz has his guys playing workmanlike hockey, and what he lacks in big name