On the Buffalo Sabres …
Sabres PR: The Sabres have signed defenseman Lawrence Pilut to a two-year entry-level deal.
John Vogl: Source saying that Pilut will get the rookie max of $925,000.
On the Colorado Avalanche …
On Alex Ovechkin …
Jeff Veillette: “Since 2005/06, 219 NHLers have taken 9 shots in a game.
Only 105 have done it multiple times.
Only 28 have done it 5+ times.
Only 7 have done it 10+ times.
Only 1 player has done it 20+ times.
Last night was Alex Ovechkin’s 65th time.”
Jeff Veillette: List only goes back to 1988 – leaders who have taken 9 shots in a game.
On the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning …
Tarik El-Bashir: Wilson: “He sees numbers the whole way…That’s a lot of don’ts…If I make that hit, 100-percent, I’m probably sitting out.”
— HockeyKot (@hockeykot) May 16, 2018
Johnson was shaken up after taking this cross check pic.twitter.com/3mPV0kyEdl
— Jeremy Houghtaling (@JGHoughtaling) May 16, 2018
Johnson’s hurt from a cross-check from Kempny pic.twitter.com/EUJav1VjJL
— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) May 16, 2018