Jonathan Drouin has been recalled by the Tampa Bay Lightning after just two games of a rehab assignment in the AHL. The preseason favorite to win the Calder Trophy could make his debut Monday against the Oilers.
The Buffalo Sabres are off to a dreadful start, with head coach Ted Nolan likening them to a Pee Wee team on Monday. Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning had themselves a game, that and more in our NHL wraparound.
Steven Stamkos scored a hat trick against the Montreal Canadiens for his first three goals of the season. Come for the hat trick, stay for the miraculous stretch pass from Victor Hedman on Stamkos' second goal.