Players of the Night:
Artturi Lehkonen, Montreal Canadiens: The last time Lehkonen lit the lamp was on Oct. 30 of last year, a 24-game drought heading into Sunday’s matinee with the Ottawa Senators. For a guy who had 18 goals last season, having just two in 36 games was a disappointment. Having four in 36 is still not great, but perhaps this will elevate Lehkonen out of his funk.
Reilly Smith, Vegas Golden Knights: Smith pulled Vegas back to even on two occasions in Sunday’s win against the Washington Capitals and continued a nice trend with four goals in four games.
Highlights of the Night:
What a save:
Chandler Stephenson three goals in his past three games. This is the prettiest:
Factoids of the Night:
Barry Trotz trotting up all-time games coached list:
Golden Knights 4, Capitals 3
Canadiens 4, Senators 1
Sharks 3, Hurricanes 1
Enjoy the Super Bowl, everyone. Who ya got?