Even as he is amid his 23rd NHL season, Marleau still is chasing a Stanley Cup. He and the Sharks appeared to be out of the race entirely just a few weeks ago, but some hot play from goaltender Martin Jones has San Jose on the edge of the playoff picture in the Honda West Division.Vegas Golden Knights
"I have a great support staff, but they're by far and away my biggest supporters," he said Monday.
“I’m going to try to take it all in as much as possible,” Marleau said. “The fun part is playing an actual game and all that. But my family’s going to be there to help celebrate, so it’ll be super special having them in the building.”
The Bruins play four games this week including three games in four nights...Tuukka Rask should play two or three times with Dan Vladar and Jeremy Swayman able to go in the remainder...Rask stopped 22-of-23 shots Thursday in his first complete game since March 7...Boston picked up the most talented player at the deadline when they acquired Taylor Hall from Buffalo. The Sabres added Curtis Lazar in the deal while Boston gave them a second-round pick in 2021 and Anders Bjork in return...Boston is having trouble with injuries on the blueline as Charlie McAvoy, Matt Grzelcyk and Brandon Carlo are out, so they added Mike Reilly from Ottawa for a third-round pick in 2022.Pittsburgh Penguins
Brad Marchand scored the game-winning goal. It was his 24th goal and 55th point in 42 contests.Buffalo Sabres
Like the Bruins, Rask has been heating up lately. On the way to producing the highlight of Tuesday night in the NHL, Rask pitched a 32-save shutout. That’s his first shutout of the season, extending his win streak to three in a row.
The NHL originally had the Canucks playing in a back-to-back Friday and Saturday upon their return. The new schedule has Vancouver playing Sunday then Tuesday, with both games against the Toronto Maple Leafs. There are still five sets of back-to-backs in the Canucks' remaining schedule.Toronto Maple Leafs
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