As Fleury moved into sole possession of fourth place on the all-time NHL wins list after making 20 saves and earning career victory No. 485 in the Golden Knights’ 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, it marked the first time Vegas scored more than three goals over Fleury’s last eight starts.Pittsburgh Penguins
The Flyers traded pending free agent forward Michael Raffl to the Flyers for a fifth-round pick Monday, but he didn’t make his Capitals debut against his former team because of an injury the team thinks is minor.
This weekend features an exciting NHL quadruple-header starting on Saturday, April 17 as Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins take on Sam Reinhart and the Buffalo Sabres at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. The action continues on Sunday, April 18 with Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals heading to Boston to take on David Pastrnak and the Bruins at TD Garden at 12:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Later in the evening, Mathew Barzal and the New York Islanders will face Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Then, at 9:00 p.m. ET Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche will host Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings to finish off the night. Watch online or with the NBC Sports App. Click here for the latest stats, scores, and division standings.Vegas Golden Knights
Points: 47 Regulation wins: 17 Playoff position: N4 Games left: 14 Next game: @ EDM (Apr. 19) Playoff chances: 76.8% Tragic number: N/A
"We're dealing with a different kind of COVID; the P1 variant is different. We didn't know what to expect," Benning said Friday. "As our players started coming back and working out, then the constant communication -- they were having some symptoms that were different than regular COVID, and it took them a little longer to get up and going. I think that was relayed in J.T.'s message."
When asked about games he nearly missed due to illness or injury, Marleau said there were "too many to count."Toronto Maple Leafs
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Badly in need of a win after five straight losses, the Coyotes are down to 12 games left in the regular season and are trying to leapfrog over the Blues into fourth place in the West. Plenty can happen even after Saturday that could decide the Coyotes' fate, but in a game that will already be loaded with importance for them, it will also be emotionally charged.Buffalo Sabres
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