When a player makes huge gains like Mike Hoffman did during the 2014-15 season, it’s reasonable to wonder if he can keep it going.
It sure looks like the answer is an emphatic “Yes” for the Ottawa Senators winger.
It didn’t take him long to open up scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, scoring the impressive sprawling goal you see in the video above. That’s already Hoffman’s 12th goal of this young season.
You don’t see many heavyweight bouts in the NHL during the 2015-16 season.
For some that’s a good thing, but if you’re a fan of fights, Cody McLeod and Tanner Glass exchanged blows in the otherwise flat first period between the Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers on Thursday.
This wasn’t their only scrap, either, by the way.
Season-ending hip surgery for Flames prospect Jon Gillies