Hard to believe just about half a season has gone by.
Ya boys return from their little hiatus on a four-game winning streak, with wins in nine of the last 10 and still in first place in the Patrick Division, in the Eastern Conference and in the whole National freakin’ Hockey League.
Same lineup. That means Erik Christensen, Wojtek Wolski and Jeff Woywitka are all prucha’d.
Michal Rozsival makes his return to MSG. Derek Morris, Lauri Korpikoski, and Jason LaBarbera too. Video tribute perhaps?
Last time the Desert Dogs were here they had to sign a local hockey coach to be their backup goalie. Remember?
And if the last meeting in Glendale was any indication, you don’t really need to watch the first 59:59.9.
Did you see that San Jose coach Todd McLellan clinched the spot to be co-coach with John Tortorella in the all-star game? Maybe they can talk about how their soft teams are doing. Maybe Tortorella can bench Jumbo Shrimp … if he makes the team.