NHL Daily Fix: Coyotes get a little gift on winner; Reimer dinged up

By Brian Stubits | CBSSports.com

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The NHL Daily Fix is your morning wakeup call with news and notes for the day's hockey action.

Morning Buzz

Things just aren't going the Avalanche's way this season. Check out the secondary assist the Coyotes got to set up the overtime winner Monday night.

Should your team be patient or panic over its slow start? Well, first off, only major American markets need apply for this question. Also, why are the 7-4-1 Red Wings included? Anyway ... (NHL.com)

Like any season, this one has been full of surprises. And considering we just passed the quarter mark (seriously), Sean McIndoe looked at the 10 most surprising players thus far. It's mostly free of snark despite the author. (Grantland)

With realignment talk kicking up again, Washington Capitals player and NHLPA rep Jason Chimera is just glad the players are being included this time. (Washington Post)

You want proof the NHL is a balanced league? The Columbus Blue Jackets destroyed the San Jose Sharks on Monday night 6-2. (Recap)

James Reimer was injured in Monday night's win over the Flyers, having to leave the game after this play.

The good news for Maple Leafs fans (it's good with the way he's playing this season, yes), coach Randy Carlyle doesn't think it's going to keep Reimer out for an extended time. (Jonas Siegel)

Tuesday schedule

Carolina at New Jersey (7 ET)
Washington at Florida (7:30 ET)
Buffalo at Ottawa (7:30 ET)
Montreal at Tampa Bay (7:30 ET)
New York Rangers at Boston (7:30 ET)
Philadelphia at Winnipeg (8 ET)
San Jose at Nashville (8 ET)
Anaheim at Chicago (8:30 ET)
Dallas at Edmonton (9:30 ET)
Minnesota at Vancouver (10 ET)

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