(Ed. Note: Hey everyone, welcome Ryan Hood to the SCH team! He's a big Blackhawks fan and Mizzou graduate who's going to be helping out with us going forward. I hope you'll give him a fond hello as we all come off the high of last night's exciting win. Welcome Ryan!)
Well, that was fun. The Blackhawks rallied from a three-goal deficit and Bryan Bickell tied the game, 4-4, late (Nashville blow a late lead in the United Center? Never seen that one before) as the Hawks went on to defeat the Predators, 5-4, in a shootout Monday night. The Hawks now hold a three-point lead on the Predators in Conference III.
** Patrick Sharp is adjusting just fine to his new role outside of Coach Q's top six (Sun-Times)
** A goaltending trio? That looks to be the case in St. Louis, as Magnus Paajarvi was waived in advance of Brian Elliot's return (STLToday.com)
** The Wild did so without Erik Haula, who again was a healthy scratch (Star Tribune)
** The injury bug bit the Jets yet again, as Evander Kane will be out until at least February (PHT)
** The top two prospects for the 2015 NHL Draft, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, are set to square off on Wednesday (NHL.com)
** Maybe Floyd Mayweather can fight Patrick Kaleta? (Puck Daddy)