What we learned from the past week of play in the
• It once was automatic for
"It's one of those things that I wasn't even sure I was going to be picked," Getzlaf said. "We went into that day with a different outlook than normal, I think, when you're talking about the talent coming and the fact they're naming only 16 players. I have no doubt that Pears will end up on the team, and I'm sure it's going to fuel him the rest of the way. It's going to be good for us."
It has been: Perry had four points in his first three games after being left off the roster.
Laich assisted on the final NHL goal scored by Michael Nylander on April 5, 2009, and last Saturday assisted on the first NHL goal scored by Nylander's son, William.
"I played with his dad. Maybe that makes me his uncle," Laich told the Toronto Star. "He can call me Uncle Brooks."
•An 8-0-4 points streak has helped the