It's now December. It's time for hockey. REAL hockey.
The Top Line
New York Rangers 5, Vancouver 2- Has this been mentioned yet? Anywhere?
Montreal 4, Toronto 2 – This is like Red Sox – Yankees in baseball, if Montreal or Toronto were nearly as unlikable as New York and Boston.
Boston 3, Columbus 1 – Oh, speak of the devil. Milan Lucic outscoured the Blue Jackets by himself.
Pittsburgh 5, Florida 1 – Nothing feels better than a trip to Florida. Nothing feels worse than actually BEING Florida.
New Jersey 1, Buffalo 0 (OT) – There were only 38 shots in this game. Total.
Washington 3, New York Islanders 2 (OT) – Ovechkin had 40 shots by himself (may not be accurate)
Philadelphia 3, Nashville 2 (SO) – This is the kind of matchup you don't even consider when you think of hockey. ASAS
Chicago 5, Phoenix 2 – This is one of those underrated rivalries. Not between fanbases, but I don't think the players care for each other much. Fun.
Colorado 3, Minnesota 2 (SO) – The Avs sweep a post-Thanksgiving home and home.
Calgary 2, Los Angeles 1 – I reverse jinxed the Flames yesterday! YOU'RE WELCOME
San Jose 4, Anaheim 3 (SO) – California hockey! ASAS
Tweet of the Moment
#Canes scratches: Andrej Sekera (upper body), Tim Gleason (lower body) and Riley Nash (healthy).
— Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes_Gameday) December 1, 2013
More specifically, Andrej Sekera is out with a unibrow, and Tim Gleason has webbed feat.