NHL WEEKLY PREVIEW

Every Monday we go over the news & headlines from around the NHL, active streaks and league leaders, the Teeing Off Top-Ten, name Canada’s current top-team, and tell you the games you wont want to miss out on over the next seven days.

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By the Numbers: Panthers Off to a Historic Start

NEWS & HEADLINES

Canucks Fire Coach and General Manager

  • Travis Green and Jim Benning relieved of duties with Vancouver
  • Bruce Boudreau will take over as Head Coach
  • Stan Smyl will step in as GM
  • The Canucks sit last in the Pacific division and are just 3-9-1 in their last 13 games
Canucks' Benning and Green have the hottest seats in the NHL - Vancouver Is  Awesome

Flyers Fire Head Coach

  • Alain Vigneault and Michel Therien let go by Philadelphia
  • Mike Yeo named new Head Coach
Philadelphia Flyers fire head coach Alain Vigneault | Yardbarker

Rask practices with Bruins

  • Tuuka Rask returned to the ice for the first time this season
  • Rask was an “emergency backup” for Linus Ullmark
  • Rask has been rehabilitating from July surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip
  • Rask is currently still a free agent
Rask skates at Bruins rink, free agent's return from hip surgery unclear

OVER THE WEEKEND

  • Panthers stage late comeback to beat Blues
  • Leafs erase 3-0 deficit vs Wild, lose in Shootout
  • Stamkos OT winner lifts Lightning over Bruins
  • Jets and Leafs feisty contest likely to result in suspensions
Stamkos beats Bruins in overtime as Raddysh scores first career NHL goal -  Raw Charge

STREAKS & LEADERS

Longest Active Winning Streak
6 Games (Rangers, Wild, Stars)

Longest Active Losing Streak
4 Games (Flyers)

Best in Last 10 Games
Rangers (9-1-0)

Worst in Last 10 Games
Islanders (0-7-3)

Islanders return to play Sharks after COVID-19 pause

NHL Leaders
GOALS – Leon Draisaitl – 21
ASSISTS– Connor McDavid – 26
POINTS – Leon Draisaitl – 43

The Oilers are wasting Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

TEEING OFF TOP-TEN

(*Change from last week)

10 – Dallas Stars (New Entry)
9 – Edmonton Oilers (-5)
8 – Carolina Hurricanes (-6)
7 – Toronto Maple Leafs(-4)
6 – Calgary Flames (-)
5 – Tampa Bay Lightning (+4)
4 – Washington Capitals (-4)
3 – Minnesota Wild(+5)
2 – New York Rangers (+3)
1 – FLORIDA PANTHERS (+6)

IN CANADA
(*Change from last week)

1 – CALGARY FLAMES (+2)
2 – Toronto Maple leafs (-1)
3 – Edmonton Oilers (-1)
4 – Winnipeg Jets (-)
5 – Vancouver Canucks (-)
6 – Ottawa Senators (+1)
7 – Montreal Canadiens (-1)

THIS WEEKS BEST GAMES

MONDAY
7 PM ET – Anaheim Ducks at Washington Capitals

TUESDAY
9PM ET – Minnesota Wild at Edmonton Oilers

WEDNESDAY
7 PM ET – Colorado Avalanche at New York Rangers

THURSDAY
7 PM ET – Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs

FRIDAY
7 PM ET- Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals

SATURDAY
10 PM ET – Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers

SUNDAY
8 PM ET – Florida Panthers at Colorado Avalanche

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