Montreal lost in a shootout last night, which means they are one point ahead of the Sabres with both teams at 58 games. The Rangers also won, which means the Sabres have to win tonight to keep pace and get a bit closer to Philly, who is three points better than Buffalo with three games in hand.
We’ll have plenty to say about tonight’s game and Gaustad’s apparent return to the lineup, but for now watch that Ovechkin goal another 20 or so times. What a move just to get it by Hamrlik, let alone the lift he got on that puck while falling down. Unreal.