Hockey News: Gaudreau Has a Big Night; Rangers Top Metro Division

Johnny Gaudreau had a big night against the Ducks. []

(James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)
Johnny Gaudreau (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Despite the loss, John Gibson made an impressive stick save against the Flames. [The Hockey News]

The Rangers defeated the Capitals last night, overtaking first in the Metropolitan Division. [New York Post]

Alex Ovechkin scored his 45th goal last night. [The Score]

Leafs defeated the Sabres, but it was overshadowed by the recent Nazem Kadri suspension. [The Globe & Mail]

Nikita Nikitin has been plagued by injuries this season. Will the Oilers ever see his potential? [Edmonton Journal]

The Blues are atop the Central Division power rankings at the moment. [Today’s Slapshot]

Kevin Shattenkirk is still labeled “week-to-week” at the moment. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Kevin Shattenkirk (bridgetds/Flickr)
Kevin Shattenkirk (bridgetds/Flickr)

Patrick Kane is optimistic about his return from injury. [ESPN]

Here’s some impressive goaltending moves from Henrik Lundqvist. shot with the GoPro. [Puck Daddy]

NHL teams are scoring less and receiving less power-play opportunities. [CBS Sports]

Where’s Mike Richards right now? [Mayor’s Manor]

Why the Senators should ride Andrew Hammond until he’s out of gas. [Ottawa Sun]