Hockey Headlines: Rangers on a Roll; Kane Overtakes Scoring Lead

It was a wild weekend in the NHL. Check out all the latest news and notes.

A few teams had touching tributes to the tragedy in France. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Mats Zuccarello had a three-point night in the Rangers’ 4-3 win against Toronto. [Blueshirt Banter] Derek Stepan scored a goal from the red line. [Sports Illustrated]

Just before that, the Leafs defeated the Canucks, 4-2. [Pension Plan Puppets]

Patrick Kane took over the NHL scoring race after posting two points against the Flames on Sunday. [Sportsnet]

Jonathan Toews fought David Backes Saturday night in a battle of the captains. [CBS Sports]

Alex Burrows (Photo by Mark S. Mauno).
Alex Burrows (Photo by Mark S. Mauno).

Alex Burrows has left the Canucks for personal reasons. [Hockey Feed]

Andrew Hammond was injured in Senators’ practice. [The Score]

A massive brawl between the Predators and Jets put 12 players in the penalty box at once. [For The Win]

Nathan MacKinnon scored two goals in 13 seconds. [Deadspin]

Avalanche goalie Reto Berra now leads the NHL in goals-against average. [Denver Post]

The Sharks defeated Buffalo in a feel-good way. [Fear The Fin]

The Penguins need a top-four defenseman. Here’s some options. [Hockey Buzz]

Evgeni Malkin says the Penguins are mad at each other. [Puck Daddy]

The Flames need to figure out their goaltending conundrum. [Today’s Slapshot]

Some notes on players around the league. [Sports Chat Place]