Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) warm up in a green jersey for St. Patrick's Day
CAPTION: March 16, 2013; Tampa FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) warm up in a green jersey for St. Patrick's Day prior to the game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
The Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane scores against the Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergi Bobrovsky in the shootout to give Chicago a win on Thursday.
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne watches as Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond's shot goes past him during the first period on Thursday.
Pascal, you rascal
The Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis celebrates his goal as the Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel shows much less enthusiasm on Thursday.
It takes two
The Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (left) and Grant Clitsome take down the New York Rangers' Rick Nash during the first period on Thursday.
The Washington Capitals' Matt Hendricks stands over the Carolina Hurricanes' Jay Harrison after their collision during the first period on Thursday.
Clenched in a clinch
The Colorado Avalanche's Cody McLeod (top) and Minnesota Wild's Zenon Konopka tug and slug during the first period on Thursday.
Jhonas Enroth of the Buffalo Sabres makes a glove save against the New York Rangers Tuesday at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo defeated New York, 3-1.
Dion Phaneuf (3) of the Toronto Maple Leafs knocks Blake Wheeler (26) of the Winnipeg Jets off of his skates during second-period action Tuesday at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Jets won 5-2.
High and outside
Goaltender Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche jumps up to make a save behind the net against the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Oilers won 4-0.
Shall we dance?
Nashville Predators left wing Richard Clune (16) checks Dallas Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak (43) during the first period Tuesday at the American Airlines Center. The Predators shut out the Stars 4-0.
Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin makes a save against Pittsburgh Penguins center Tyler Kennedy during the second period Tuesday at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The Penguins rallied for three goals in the third period to win, 3-2.
Burrows into the net
Vancouver Canucks center Alex Burrows (14) crashes into goalie Roberto Luongo during the first period Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Canucks won 2-1 in a shootout.
Sliding save attempt
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist watches as Buffalo Sabres defenseman Andrej Sekera (44) takes a shot while New York Rangers center Jeff Halpern (15) slides to block it during the first period Tuesday at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, NY. The Sabres won 3-1.
Luongo looms large
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo guards the net and makes a save on Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Matt Calvert (11) during the shootout Tuesday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Vancouver defeated Columbus 2-1.
Diving for the puck
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff (10) dives to knock the puck away from New York Rangers center Jeff Halpern (15) during the first period at First Niagara Center.
Brace for impact
Los Angeles Kings Jeff Carter checks Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla against the boards during the first period Monday in Los Angeles. The Kings defeated the Flames 3-1.
Taking the lead
The Kings' Dustin Brown scores a goal past Flames goalie Joey MacDonald for a 1-0 lead at Staples Center on Monday. The Kings defeated the Flames 3-1 for the second win against Calgary in three days.
This can't end well
Kings right winger Dustin Brown flips forward after colliding with Flames right winger Tim Jackman in the second period Monday in Los Angeles. The Kings won 3-1.
Tip of the ice
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask looks on as Ottawa Senator Kaspars Daugavins attempts an unconventional way of shooting the puck with the tip of his stick during a shootout on Monday. Rask stopped the shot and Boston defeated Ottawa 3-2.
Face full of fist
Ottawa's Patrick Wiercioch fights with Boston's Adam McQuaid in first period action on Monday at Scotiabank Place. The Bruins defeated the Senators 3-2 after a shootout.
Price of pain
Ottawa's Chris Neil looks on as Boston's Chris Kelly crumples to the ice in discomfort after their collision on Monday. The Bruins won 3-2 after a shootout.