Henrik Lundqvist continues to climb the ranks of the greatest goalies in NHL history.
Lundqvist moved into the NHL's top 10 in all-time saves after stopping the first three shots against him versus the Florida Panthers on Saturday, according to the New York Rangers. He surpassed former great Grant Fuhr.
It's the first time Skjei has been made a healthy scratch since December 2016. Head coach David Quinn believes the 24-year-old could benefit from watching the game from the press box.
"He looks indecisive, really in all areas," Quinn told NHL.com's Jon Lane. "I think he's fighting it a little bit mentally. I've said this before, it's good for a guy to take a deep breath and watch and collect himself. He understands where we're at. When he's back in we fully expect him to be the player we know he's capable of being."
In 19 appearances this season, Skjei has collected one goal and six assists, trailing only Neal Pionk in scoring among Rangers defensemen. Skjei also ranks second in average ice time, coming in at 21:52 per game.
Skjei picked up 25 points across 82 games in 2017-18.
It's never a bad day when you're mentioned in the same breath as former NHL superstar Pavel Bure.
That's the case for Florida Panthers forward Mike Hoffman, who on Thursday pushed his point streak to 14 games when he picked up an assist against the Columbus Blue Jackets. It moved him one past Bure's 13-game record set during the 1999-00 season.
Hoffman has registered seven goals and nine assists over the stretch.
The Panthers acquired Hoffman from the San Jose Sharks this offseason in exchange for three draft picks.
"Jakob is a young, highly skilled defenseman with an incredibly bright future," Coyotes general manager John Chayka said in a statement. "He has battled through some adversity with injuries the last two years, but we remain confident that he has the necessary size, talent and work ethic to be one of our core players for many years to come."
Chychrun is set to make his season debut Tuesday after missing the first 16 games of the year while recovering from offseason knee surgery.
The 20-year-old is in the final year of his entry-level contract. In 50 games with Arizona last season, the blue-liner picked up four goals and 10 assists.
Arizona selected Chychrun with the 16th pick in the 2016 draft.