Thanks to Joe H. for the inspiration for today's post, but his idea was much less stupid than mine. Smart, even.
The Top Line
Boston 4, Detroit 1 - I wonder if Boston-Detroit is a match up that will get on national American television very much this year.
Montreal 4, Philadelphia 1 - The Canadiens are playing for Parros this year. Obviously.
Columbus 3, New York Islanders 2 (SO) - Two nights, two shootouts for the Isles. Also, shootouts are stupid.
Pittsburgh 4, Buffalo 1 - I think wins against the Sabres should only count for half.
Toronto 5, Ottawa 4 (SO) - You're telling me these two teams could score 4 goals apiece in regulation, but then neither could do a thing in overtime with more wide open ice? Also, shootouts are stupid.
Tampa Bay 3, Chicago 2 (SO) - Kaner spent the pregrame brushing up on Hybrid icing. Also, shootouts are stupid.
Dallas 2, Washington 1 - Seriously, those Dallas sweaters look like they were designed in an EA sports create-a-team accident.
St. Louis 7, Florida 0 - "Florida might be a sleeper this year" they said earlier in the week.
Anaheim 4, Minnesota 3 (OT) - The Ducks scored with 5 seconds left in overtime. Ouch.
Vancouver 6, Edmonton 2 - That young talent is coming around soon, Edmonton. I'm sure of it.
San Jose 4, Phoenix 1 - "Hey Dallas, if you want a weird greenish color, you should just stick with teal. Sincerely, San Jose"
Tweet of the Moment
Back to even strength with 4:39 to play, #Canes leading 2-1.— Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes_Gameday) October 6, 2013
Twitter is vital for game updates when you are near the internet but can't stream a game, find a feed, or check a gamecast, but have time to refresh a stupid app.