Wednesday, February 26, 2014
W2W4: Wednesday night's action
By Kevin Gibson, TSN
Team Points By Olympians
1. St. Louis –21 points (Backes, Berglund, Bouwmeester, Oshie, Pietrangelo, Shattenkirk, Steen, Tarasenko)
T2. Detroit –17 points (Alfredsson, Ericsson, Datsyuk, Jurco, Kronwall, Nyquist, Tatar, Zetterberg)
T2. Anahiem –17 points (Fowler, Getzlaf, Perry, Selanne, Silfverberg, Vatanen)
T2. Los Angeles –17 points (Brown, Carter, Doughty, Kopitar, Voynov)
T2. Pittsburgh –17 points (Crosby, Jokinen, Kunitz, Maatta, Malkin, Martin, Orpik)
T6. Chicago –15 points (Handzus, Hjalmarsson, Hossa, Kane, Keith, Kruger, Oduya, Sharp, Toews)
T6. Toronto –15 points (Kessel, Van Riemsdyk)
T8. Minnesota –11 points (Granlund, Niederreiter, Parise, Suter)
T8. Vancouver –11 points (Diaz, Edler, Hamhuis, Kesler, Sedin, Weber)
10. Washington –10 points (Backstrom, Carlson, Erat, Johansson, Ovechkin)
Kings (68 points) at Avalanche (79 points)
The Avs are 1-0-1 against the Kings this season. And the last three games between these teams went past regulation.
Colorado is 30-1-3 when scoring first.
Matt Duchene has seven points in his past seven games.
The Kings were 2-9-1 in past 12 road games, going 5-for-43 on the power play.
Anze Kopitar has four points in his past two games.
Bruins (78 points) at Sabres (40 points)
Boston is 2-1-0 against Buffalo this season
The Sabres are 1-5-3 in their past nine home games.
Tyler Ennis has two goals and 1 assist in his last three games
The Bruins are 28-5-1 when scoring first.
David Krejci is on a four-game point streak with two goals and three assists.
Red Wings (64 points) at Canadiens (70 points)
Detroit beat Montreal at home earlier this season.
The Habs are 27-for-29 on the penalty kill in their past eight games.
Max Pacioretty has three goals and one assist in his past two home games, while David Desharnais has three goals and two assists in a three-game point streak.
This is the Red Wings 3,000th regular season road game in franchise history.
Detroit has won 13 games by one goal this season.
Niklas Kronwall has five assists in his past four games. He scored one goal and one assist against Montreal earlier this season.
Blues (84 points) at Canucks (63 points)
The Canucks beat the Blues in both meetings this season, and they are 3-0-1 at home against the Blues in their past four meetings.
Vancoure lost seven straight games before the break.
Daniel Sedin has gone nine straight games without a point.
The Blues' T.J. Oshie scored two goals and one assist in his past three games.