Speaking before the
Forward Mitch Marner, who produced 19 goals and 61 points as a rookie last season, scored a goal in Toronto’s opener this season but was blanked for 17 games until Saturday, when the Maple Leafs completed a home-and-home sweep of the
Winnipeg has been an early surprise, sitting in second place in the Central division at 9-4-3. The Jets have earned points in nine of their last 10 games (6-1-3) and have two scorers in the league’s top 10.
Understudy is becoming a star in Montreal
After stumbling through a 1-5-2 start the New York Rangers have turned things around and have won six straight games. Their power play (nine for 23 over the last seven games) has provided a lift, with defenseman