With the NHL roughly one month into the season, here are a few players that have both surprised and disappointed around the league with enough games in the ledger to start making some judgments.
BOSTON -- No longer in the shadows of Tim Thomas, Tuukka Rask began his tenure as the Bruins' No. 1 goaltender on Saturday night.
BOSTON -- The Bruins opened the shortened season with a 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday night at the TD Garden.
Here are five thoughts from the first period with the Bruins leading the Rangers by a 1-0 score after the first 20 minutes of the season-opener at TD Garden.