NHL 13: Week 2 simulations

Updated: October 19, 2012, 12:13 PM ET
ESPN.com

STARS OF THE WEEK | STANDINGS | STATISTICS | BOX SCORES

Welcome to Week 2 of the EA SPORTS NHL 13: 2012-2013 NHL season simulation. Simulations will be released on a weekly basis and will include top headlines, three stars of the week, box scores for each game, as well as standings and statistics for the league. The rosters used in the simulation will include all transactions made during the 2012 NHL free agency period.

Headlines

• The Montreal Canadiens are off to a historic start, starting a season with a 5-0-0 record for the first time ever.

• New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan leads the NHL in scoring with eight points (1G, 7A).

• The defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings start the season with four straight losses.

• The Nashville Predators are off to a hot start, leading the Western Conference with eight points thanks to great goaltending from Pekka Rinne.

• The Washington Capitals remain winless after six games.

• Calgary Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will be out 2-3 months with an undisclosed upper body injury.

Three Stars of the Week

1. Ryan Callahan, NYR: 1 G, 4 A

2. Max Pacioretty, MTL: 3 G, 2 A

3. Jimmy Howard, DET: 1 W, 1 SO

Standings

Box Scores

Oct. 14 »
DAL 4, ANA 1

Oct. 15 »
CGY 6, LAK 3
FLA 4, WSH 1
SJS 6, NYR 3
VAN 2, CAR 1

Oct. 16 »
MTL 6, BOS 2
CHI 5, WPG 1
COL 4, NSH 3 (OT)
DAL 5, PHX 1
BUF 5, DET 1
EDM 3, LAK 2
MIN 3, CBJ 2
NYI 2, TBL 1
OTT 5, PIT 4

Oct. 17 »
CAR 5, ANA 4 (OT)
NJD 4, NYR 2
TOR 4, WSH 2

Oct. 18 »
PHX 4, CGY 2
CAR 3, LAK 1
COL 3, CHI 2 (OT)
STL 2, DET 1 (OT)
SJS 5, EDM 1
DAL 4, MIN 3 (SO)
MTL 5, BOS 2
FLA 5, NYI 1
PIT 2, PHI 1
NSH 2, VAN 1 (SO)

Oct. 19 »
ANA 3, EDM 1
TB 5, FLA 3
NYR 5, BUF 1
OTT 2, NJD 1
VAN 4, CBJ 3 (SO)
WPG 4, WSH 3

For more information about NHL '13, visit EA SPORTS.