Sometimes you just have to tip your hat to a damned strong hockey team. Final Score: 6-3 Lightning
In only his 244th NHL game, Connor McDavid registered his 200th assist with a helper on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ first-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning, making him the ninth player in NHL history to register 200 assists in under 250 games played.
The Oilers, fresh off back-to-back losses against two of the weaker teams in the Western Conference, will play their final game before the holiday break against the league’s best team. Here are your game day notes.
Welcome, friends, to a Hockey Night in Canada edition of the GDB as we get ourselves set up for tonight’s matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s the last game before the Christmas break and it would be really nice if the boys could get back in the win column before we…