The Kings are getting great seasons from their veteran skaters as Anze Kopitar is having a career year with 37 points in 31 games. He is tied for eighth in NHL scoring and has 21 of his points on the power play which goes through him.
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Sometimes coaches wear out their welcome, or fall into bad habits. As much as Vigneault wants Flyers players to clean up their games, he might want to make some tweaks himself. If not, the Flyers could miss the playoffs, and he might feel the familiar, uncomfortable tingle of the “hot seat” once again.
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"Obviously I wish it would have went in, that would have been the easier way to get the extra point," he said. "But, you know, (Demko) made some big saves for us in the shootout."
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After a 9-6-3 start to the season, LA has dropped eight of its last 11 (3-5-3). In this most recent stretch of losing three of four they’ve average just 1.75 goals/game and are a 9.1% on the power play (1/11).
In danger of failing: Their reputation. Let's be honest here: Outside of the glory of their Reverse Retro jerseys, the only notable thing about the Coyotes this season was Strang's story. She reported on layers of dysfunction in the organization, from owner Alex Meruelo through the hockey operations department. It described "a 'toxic' workplace environment and financial troubles that far exceed what has previously been disclosed." It's not the first time the Coyotes have been defined by off-ice issues, of course.
Garland is a good fit for Boston because he's excelled at 5-on-5 this season. He has seven 5-on-5 goals and the Coyotes have a plus-10 scoring differential (24 goals for, 14 against) when he's been on the ice at 5-on-5, per Natural Stat Trick. In fact, 18 of his 25 points have come during 5-on-5. He is exactly the type of player the Bruins should be looking to acquire at the trade deadline.
Just 58 seconds later, Grundström charged the net and stuffed a shot past Binnington to end his 14-game goal drought.