Things You Might Have Missed:
- Lance Bouma (Flames) will be re-evaluated tomorrow and he could play in Chicago. Gaustad (Preds) hit Bouma and he needed help up. He headed to the locker room. There was no penalty on the play and it appeared that Bouma tripped directly before hit.
- Tyler Seguin (stars) had a hattrick!
- Jamie Benn (Stars) had a Gordie Howe hattrick!
- It could be 7-10 days before Valeri Nichushkin (Stars; groin/hip) practices with the team again.
- Tyler Johnson (Lightning) played his 100th game tonight.
- With his assist tonight, Alex Ovechkin passed Mike Gartner (392) for second place on the Caps assists list. He is 26 goals back from Michal Pivonka (418) for first place.
- Canes’ Andrej Sekera (upper body) left the game and would not return.
- Jarome Iginla (Avalanche) and Dion Phaneuf (Leafs) dropped the gloves but the linesmen wouldn’t let them fight.
- Viktor Fasth (Oilers) left the game with a groin injury and would not return.
- Jeff Skinner (Hurricanes) took part in the morning skate and could return to the lineup as early as Thursday.
Graphs & Things: courtesy of hockeystats.ca