Most players show no significant change in their postseason production compared to their regular season production. And that includes Chicago Blackhawks superstars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. They don't score because they are clutch. They score because they are great.
Jaromir Jagr was traded for the fourth time in his career on Thursday afternoon. The previous three trades have not resulted in much of a return for the team that has traded one of the NHL's greatest all-time players.
The Thursday-night schedule is stacked with great season-opening games. From the Avalanche and Wild resuming their Central Division rivalry to the season debuts of new coaches Barry Trotz and Mike Johnston in separate games, it should be a great night.