What we learned from the last week of play in the NHL.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are the NHL’s hottest team
They’ll take a franchise-record nine-game winning streak into their game against the Kings on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena. They earned six of those nine victories on the road, including the last three at Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Coach John Tortorella, supposedly kinder and gentler than in his previous incarnations, earned his 500th NHL coaching victory Sunday, the first American-born coach to reach the milestone.
Minnesota is going Wild
The Wild’s winning streak has hit seven, two short of the franchise...