Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Why didn’t Reilly Smith or Max Pacioretty get a crack at Jaroslav Halak in the shootout against Boston? We don’t know! But Gerard Gallant does. [SinBin.vegas]
- If there’s one thing that the benching of Colin Miller is showing us, it’s that Gerard Gallant isn’t afraid to send a message to anyone in the Vegas locker room. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]
In other news...
- Nikita Kucherov officially has 100 points on the season. It’s February. What he’s doing is ridiculous. [ESPN]