NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith excitement surrounding the entire league, we take a look at some of the top NHL headlines from this week.
Grueling East Coast Trip Doesn't Get Any Easier For AvsAlex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season on the power play and assisted on one of T.J. Oshie's two goals as the Capitals solved some early season woes and beat the tired Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Step Aside Sid, Alex: Stars From The Avs Are EmergingThough Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin maintain their place as the league's most recognized stars, a changing of the guard is gradually taking place. There's Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay, and Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon in Colorado.
Rookie MacKinnon Has Avs In Thick Of Playoff RaceNathan MacKinnon squirmed a bit in front of his locker and tugged on the brim of his Colorado Avalanche ball cap, a little uncomfortable with any sort of comparison to the Great One.
Halak Stops 24 Shots, Blues Beat Avalanche 4-1 The Colorado Avalanche grabbed headlines with their fast start this season. The St. Louis Blues are proving to be a good story, too.
Varlamov Leads Avs To 4-1 Win Over CapitalsSemyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots and Nick Holden scored his first NHL goal to break a second-period tie, lifting the soaring Colorado Avalanche to a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
Here We Go Again: Monzo's Rangers-Capitals Playoff PreviewWhat would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?