NHL ALL-STAR ALL-ACCESS SHOW TO TAKE VIEWERS BEHIND THE SCENES
The NHL and NHL Original Productions will take fans inside the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend with NHL ALL-STAR ALL ACCESS presented by HONDA. The 30-minute, behind the scenes look into the mid-season festivities in Los Angeles premieres on NBCSN in the U.S. and on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW in Canada on Monday.
* The program will bring viewers inside the star-packed weekend, including the unveiling of the 100 Greatest NHL Players at THE NHL100 presented by GEICO event, All-Star Media Day, the NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout headlined by music superstar Justin Bieber and marquee current NHL players Patrick Kane and Connor McDavid, the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition and the Metropolitan Division's 4-3 win in the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game.
Home Team in Caps
WASHINGTON 5, Los Angeles 0
Edmonton 1, MONTREAL 0 (SO)
NY RANGERS 4, Calgary 3
CAPITALS KEEP CRUISING AT HOME
T.J. Oshie scored his 20th goal of the season and Philipp Grubauer made a season-high 38 saves when the League-leading Washington Capitals earned their ninth consecutive home victory and improved to 21-5-1 at Verizon Center.
* Washington (36-11-6, 78 points), which has four shutouts while outscoring opponents 45-12 during its home winning streak, also extended its home point streak to 11 games (10-0-1). The Capitals are seven points ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins for first place in the Eastern Conference.
* Grubauer earned his third shutout of the season and is 10-3-2 in 15 appearances (1.98 GAA, .931 SV%). He was 15-15-6 in his first 42 NHL games before this season.
Video: Grubauer, Oshie power Caps past Kings in 5-0 win
RANGERS EMERGE IN WILD THIRD PERIOD
The New York Rangers scored three times during a five-goal third period, including the game-winning goal by Jesper Fast, to improve to 5-2-0 in their past seven games.
* At 33-18-1 (67 points), the Rangers hold an eight-point lead for the first wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference and are four points back of second place in the Metropolitan Division.
* Michael Grabner (1-1-2) scored his 23rd goal of the season, tops on the Rangers and tied for seventh in the League.
* Chris Kreider scored for the third straight game to match his NHL career-high with 21 goals (21-16-37 in 46 GP).
Video: Rangers use three-goal 3rd period to top Flames, 4-3
Cam Talbot stopped all 22 shots he faced to match an NHL career-high with his fifth shutout of the season and help the Edmonton Oilers end a three-game slide . . . The Blue Jackets hosted a hockey clinic for Girl Scouts as part of Hockey Is For Everyone month . . . Alex Ovechkin was honored for reaching the 1,000-point milestone prior to Washington's game.
SNEAK PEEK AT MONDAY'S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Buffalo @ New Jersey, 7 p.m., MSG+, MSG-B
Toronto @ NY Islanders, 7 p.m., SN, MSG+ 2
St. Louis @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m., TVA Sports, NBCSN, CSN-PH
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