A day after becoming the first Australian to play and score in the NHL, Capitals forward Nathan Walker received a congratulatory phone call from Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Lightning forward J.T. Brown remained standing while raising his right fist during the national anthem before Saturday’s game against Florida, in the first known demonstration of any kind during the anthem in an NHL regular-season game.
With three first-period goals on Saturday, Washington’s Alex Ovechkin became the first player since the NHL’s inaugural 1917-18 season to open a campaign with consecutive hat tricks.
The Red Raiders’ win streak against Kansas is their longest against a Big 12 foe, and very few of the meetings have been close. Their average margin of victory is more than 21 points, and the 65 points on Saturday surpassed their previous best against Kansas of 63 set in 2008.
“A few times this year we let teams get back in it,” Kingsbury said. “That was encouraging to see, when we had a chance to finish it, we finished it.”
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Vancouver fans took a shine to him after he went undrafted and rose to the NHL through the East Coast and American Hockey leagues. Initially tagged as a plugger, he earned a Wholesale Jerseys Usa regular spot on Vancouver’s first line with stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin.