NHL WHO’S ON THE ICE
JANUARY 21ST, 2020
BY BRANDON SILVERS

 

CENTER of Attention

Blake Wheeler, WPG 

He has eight points in his past eight games. The Winnipeg Jets center has seven points, during a five-game point streak against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Stack With:

Patrik Laine
Kyle Connor (24 goals this season.)

Winging It

Chris Kreider, NYR

He has scored a goal for the NYR the first two games against the NYI this season and has six points  in his past six games against them. Kreider has nine goals in his past 15 games, compared to seven goals in his first 32, and 10 points in his past eight home games.

Pair With:
Mike Zibanejad

Dominik Simon, PIT

Simon has really improved with 4 points in 4 games. He is in the same line as Sidney Crosby and Jared McCann. In their last meeting with PHI, Simon showed out with a goal and 2 assists, and luckily the flyers are wibth without goalie Carter Hart this evening.

D-FENCE

Sohae Theodore, VGK

He has 11 points in his past 10 games, including 3 assists and 3 SOG against the MTL on Saturday. The Vegas Golden Knights defenseman has had at least three SOG in seven of his past nine games and ranks sixth among NHL defensemen in SOG per game (3.3) since Jan. 1

GOALIE

Alexandar Georgiev, NYR 

He is 2-1-0 with a .941 save percentage and 2.02 goals-against average in his past three starts, including consecutive wins against the Islanders. The Rangers goalie is 4-0-0 with a 1.25 GAA and .961 SV% in four career starts against the Islanders; the four wins are his most against any opponent.

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