Things were going okay for the Toronto Maple Leafs midway through the first period against the Rangers, then in a 4:45 span, everything fell apart. New York scored five times with Gaborik recording three of his five points on the night during that time. The Rangers' second-leading points scorer would finish the night with four tallies, three days after being benched, in a 7-0 rout. Artem Anisimov(notes) assisted on all four of Gaborik's goals, while Sean Avery(notes) had a hand in three. Henrik Lundqvist(notes) made 22 saves for his seventh shutout of the season, but the night was all about Gaborik, who hadn't scored in eight games before tonight:
Continuing the rough night for Canadian teams, Havlat scored twice and assisted on another as Minnesota romped the Calgary Flames 6-0 at the Saddledome for their third straight win. Niklas Backstrom(notes) recorded his second shutout ofRead More »from Wednesday's Three Stars: Gaborik's four; Glencross suspension coming?