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NHL on tap: McDavid leads Oilers against Crosby, Penguins

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Welcome to NHL On Tap. His three writers for share what they’re most looking forward to in their daily schedule. Today, their selection from Monday’s six games.

penguins feel hot

The Pittsburgh Penguins hope to keep their hot start on when they visit the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place (8 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN1, TVAS, ATTSN-PT). The Penguins have never lost in regulation, and he’s 4-1 in his first five games.But now with penguins Sidney Crosby date with Connor McDavid and the oilers. Crosby and McDavid’s meeting is his tenth. In these games the penguin he is 6-2-1. McDavid has scored 18 goals (5 goals and 13 assists) in his nine games with Crosby and the Penguins. Both forwards have 10 points this season. Crosby has 3 goals and 7 assists in 5 games and McDavid has 5 goals and 5 assists in 5 games. Pittsburgh leads the NHL with 5.20 goals per game, with six goals in each of his four wins.they go forward without Jake Genzel (Upper body) However, two games in a row. The Oilers (2-3-0) are tied for 23rd in the league with him conceding 3.40 goals per game. Might be a good recipe for Monday visitors. — Amalie Benjamin, staff writer

Bruce seems to stay perfect

The St. Louis Blues look to remain the only undefeated team in the NHL when they visit the Winnipeg Jets (8pm ET; TSN3, BSMW, ESPN+, SN NOW). His three games for the second time in franchise history, following his four-game winning streak to open 2013–14. The longest such streak by an NHL team is seven games by the 1969-70 Boston Bruins, who defeated the Blues in that season’s Stanley Cup final. jordan binnington He accelerated his run with a 3-0-0 record and 1.65 goals per average, a .940 save percentage, one shutout and a 2-0 victory over the Oilers on Saturday. Winnipeg (2-3-0) avoided a three-game losing streak because of his coach Rick Bowness, who missed his first four games for the Jets after testing positive for COVID-19, Try to get your first win. — William Douglas, staff writer

why focus? why not?

Raise your hand if you’re positive about the Ottawa Senator Shane Pinto Calder Trophy for NHL Rookie of the Year. Yeah, the Senators will play the sixth game of the season hosting the Dallas Stars (7 p.m. ET; TSN5, RDS, BSSW, ESPN+, SN NOW), but they already realize what 21 is. is not difficult – old forwards do it. He was the 32nd pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. He is the third senator. His four goals make him the leading NHL rookie, and his five points behind the Minnesota Wild defense are his second. Karen Addison (6 assists). Ottawa (3-2-0) has won three in a row since his 0-2-0 start, with seven goals in the first period and at least five goals in each of the three wins. did. January 7-16, 2007. The Stars hit his five-game streak of points (4-0-1) in the season opener and gave Ottawa his six power plays his goals. Pete DeBoer is his second coach for the Dallas/Minnesota North Stars and has had such a record since beginning his tenure with the team (Mark Crawford, in 2009-10 he was 2-2). 0-3). — John Lane, Staff Writer

game on monday

Dallas Stars vs Ottawa Senators (7pm ET; TSN5, RDS, BSSW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Joe Pavelsky He scored a hat-trick on Saturday to become the oldest player in Stars/North Stars history (38 years and 103 days). He is the oldest member of a team to have had a three-goal game since former San Jose his Sharks teammate Joe Thornton (39 years, 231 days) on February 18, 2019, and Pavel. Ski assisted on his two goals for Thornton.senator captain Brady Tkachuk combined with forward drake bazzarson 14 points (6 goals, 8 assists) in 3 consecutive wins.Ottawa will be gone Josh NorrisThe forward has been sidelined for at least two weeks with an undisclosed injury after leaving in Saturday’s 6-2 third period win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils (7pm ET, MSGN, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN NOW)

New Jersey (3-2-0) are looking for a fourth straight win after beating the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Saturday. Washington (3-3-0) is looking to build a four-goal third period in his 4-3 comeback win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. It was the second time in three games after the Capitals trailed by two goals going into the third period.Washington defense John Carlson He is two points behind 600 points in his career.

Pittsburgh Penguins of the Edmonton Oilers (8 PM ET, NHLN, SN1, TVAS, ATTSN-PT)

The Oilers ended their six-game homestand with a 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Edmonton ranks 3rd in the league in power play (35.3%) and Pittsburgh ranks 10th in him (26.3%).

St. Louis Blues with the Winnipeg Jets (8pm ET, TSN3, BSMW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Blues have made four shorthands in three games, negating each louis forward Vladimir Tarasenko Scored 6 goals in 3 games (2 goals, 4 assists). The Jets are on a 9-3 losing streak to the Vegas Golden Knights (5-2) and Toronto Maple Leafs (4-1).

Toronto Maple Leafs at Vegas Golden Nights (10pm ET; ATTSN-RM, TSN4, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Forward Phil Kessel Poised to play in 989 consecutive games for the Golden Knights (4-2-0), tying retired defenseman Keith Yandl for the longest streak in NHL history. Kessel also needs his 1 goal in his 400 in the NHL.Maple Leafs (4-2-0) move forward with his third straight win William Nylander It looks like he’s extending his 4-game scoring streak (2 goals, 2 assists).

Carolina Hurricanes at Vancouver Canucks (10:30 PM SN360, SN1, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Vancouver (0-4-2) will try again for their first win of the season and the 600th win of Bruce Boudreau’s NHL coaching career. Carolina (3-1-1) has lost two in a row after winning his first three games. Hurricanes forward Sabastian Aho is looking to extend his four-game scoring streak (three goals, five assists).