The game started really well for Buffalo. Jacob Bryson not only scored his first NHL goal, but he was the third player in Buffalo franchise history to score his first NHL goal in the opening minute of a game. Danny Gare holds the franchise record just 18 seconds into the game on Oct. 10, 1974, while Alexander Mogilny struck for a goal 20 seconds into a game Oct. 5, 1989. That’s not bad company for Bryson, eh?Boston Bruins
After getting shutout Saturday, Smith has failed to dent the scoresheet in nine of his last 11 games. Overall, Smith, a first-rounder in 2018, has two goals and nine helpers in 20 games, but much of that production came earlier in the season. Only move Smith in single-season leagues, as his value in keeper leagues is substantive. I do expect a rebound before too long, so be cautious in moving him.
Raanta is 4-2-1 with a 3.64 GAA and a .903 save percentage as he replaced the injured Darcy Kuemper at the 2:20 mark of the third as Kuemper left with an undisclosed injury.
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Multiple experts said that while they expected some fans to stay home over the past year to avoid the virus, they are now concerned that demand will drop for economic reasons. One in four U.S. adults say they or someone in their household lost a job because of the pandemic, according to a September survey by Pew Research Center.Anaheim Ducks
Anton Khudobin stopped 21 of 22 Blackhawks shots. That snapped his three-game losing streak and brought his record up to 5-7-1.Calgary Flames
Alphonso Davies of Bayern Munich (C) battles for the ball with Luis Rodriguez of Tigres (R) during the match between Bayern Muenchen and Tigres UANL at Education City Stadium on February 11, 2021 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)Edmonton Oilers
Roope Hintz scores a beauty of a goal for the Dallas Stars. He might have a future in baseball as well as hockey.