The NHL announced that the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic will feature the Jets and Oilers at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg on Sunday, Oct. 23.
The League also announced that legendary players from both teams will participate in an alumni game on Saturday, Oct. 22.
BLACKHAWKS TAKE DOWN RED WINGS
Patrick Kane scored 21 seconds after the opening face-off and three players – Artem Anisimov (1-1—2), Artemi Panarin (0-2—2) and Michal Rozsival (0-2—2) – added multi-point performances to lift the Blackhawks to their second victory over the Red Wings in the past week (also March 2: 5-2 W). Kane, who holds a 17-point lead in the Art Ross Trophy race, established a career high with his 89th point of the season (38-51—89 in 67 GP), surpassing his previous best set in 2009-10 (30-58—88 in 82 GP).
MILESTONES & MUSINGS
- Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle (0-1—1) recorded his 600th NHL point, while Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival (0-2—2) posted his 300th NHL point.
- Senators defenseman Marc Methot played in his 500th NHL game.
- Jets forward Mark Scheifele (1-0—1) scored for the third consecutive game (6-0—6)
- Stars forward Jason Spezza (1-0—1) also scored for the third straight game (3-0—3), his first career goal versus his former team – the Senators (4 GP). He now has recorded at least one goal against all 30 NHL clubs
- Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (1-0—1) extended his point streak to six games (1-6—7)
- Penguins captain Sidney Crosby (3-6—9) and Senators forward Zack Smith (3-2—5) both extended their point streaks to five games
- Forward Eric Staal (1-1—2) registered his first points with the Rangers (4 GP). He also won 20 of 22 face-offs (90.9%)
Home Team in Caps
CHICAGO 4, Detroit 1
Dallas 2, OTTAWA 1
Pittsburgh 6, NEW JERSEY 1
NY Islanders 6, NY RANGERS 4
Edmonton 2, WINNIPEG 1
St. Louis 4, MINNESOTA 2
SNEAK PEEK AT MONDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Tampa Bay @ Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Boston @ Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Arizona @ Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
San Jose @ Calgary, 9:00 p.m.
Washington @ Anaheim, 10:00 p.m.
Vancouver @ Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.