NHL Quick Hits: Hitchcock, Ducks, Avs, Islanders, Sens, Flyers, Turris-Ryan Tussle
Carter Hart is Philadelphia's top prospect along with Morgan Frost and Philippe Myers
Hitchcock on the “I” generation

Ben Kuzma: Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock on young players: “The big change is we’ve blown through millennials now. We’re into the ‘I’ generation. This is the most prepared group of athletes I’ve ever seen in my life. Even before you finish your conversation, you have to tell them what’s in it for them.”

Ducks winning streak

Eric Stephens: “Eight of last 10 wins during 11-2-0 run — including last four in current win streak — have come with them trailing at some point in the game.”

Barrie and Landeskog

Colorado Avalanche: “With that assist, Tyson Barrie has tied John-Michael Liles for most assists (207) for a defenseman in franchise history.”

Dan Rosen: “Gabriel Landeskog is four goals away from tying his career high of 26. He scored 26 in 81 games in 2013-14. He has 22 goals now in 34 games this season, and there is still 31 minutes left in the 34th game.”

Islanders goals allowed

Arthur Staple: The New York Islanders through 32 games.

2018-19: 16-12-4, 89 goals allowed
2017-18: 17-12-3, 110 goals allowed

Senators rookies

NHL Public Relations: “Not including shootout winners, rookies have scored 31 of the ’ 116 goals this season (26.7%) – by far the highest such percentage among all 31 NHL teams.”

Flyers goaltending

Frank Seravalli: “Carter Hart starts for PHI, making #NHL debut tonight. #Flyers will become the second team ever to use six goalies before Christmas.”

Emily Kaplan: “When Carter Hart debuts, Flyers will become just the second team in NHL history to have SIX goalies play before Christmas. Other is ’02-03 Blues (Fred Brathwaite, Tom Barrasso, Brent Johnson, Curtis Sanford, Reinhard Divis, Cody Rudkowsky) H/T

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