By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
We’re almost at the mid-point of the NHL season as we approach the All-Star break, and the Stanley Cup contenders have started to separate themselves from the pack. The Washington Capitals are atop the Eastern Conference, while the Chicago Blackhawks lead the West.
Check out the latest NHL news and rumors below.
• Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw revealed that he swallowed several teeth that were knocked out against the Florida Panthers on Friday, reports NHL.com’s Brian Hedger. Shaw returned to the game shortly thereafter and hasn’t missed any time since.