Center leading by example, hopes positive results will follow in NHL Global Series
/ NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor
HELSINKI --Aleksander Barkov took advantage of the rare opportunity to be in Finland during the season and traveled from Hensinki to his native Tampere, where the Florida Panthers forward visited a sauna and enjoyed his mother's home cooking on Monday.
PITTSBURGH --Evgeni Malkin doesn't think it will be very long before centers John Tavares and Auston Matthews have the type of impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs that he and Sidney Crosby have made with the Pittsburgh Penguins for more than a decade.
TORONTO --Auston Matthews' sizzling start to the 2018-19 season with the Toronto Maple Leafs has put him in the elite company of Hockey Hall of Fame forwards Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy.