Friday Chum Bucket: Introducing your new NHL scoring leaders

Your daily assortment of links to news and analysis from around the hockey world.

  • Recaps of last night's 5-3 comeback win over Phoenix. [Fear The Fin] [Mercury News] [CSN Bay Area] [SF Chronicle] [The Gackle Report] [Five For Howling] []
  • As of this morning, here are your NHL point and goal scoring leaders. [Twitter]
  • Patrick Marleau on whether it feels good to get off to a hot start after last year's continuation of the annual ritual of questioning his playoff performance: ""It’s nice having three big games anytime." [Working the Corners]
  • The last time a player opened a season with three straight multi-goal games was in 1982 when Peter Stastny accomplished the feat. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • So having a home opener in mid-January feels a bit weird. [Mercury News]
  • Is there any tactical or strategic value to fighting in the NHL? [Backhand Shelf]
  • Here's Katie Baker's always-awesome column reviewing the week that was. [Grantland]
  • Chicago dominated Dallas, Eric Staal scored a hat trick, the Senators stayed undefeated and more in yesterday's NHL action. [SB Nation]
  • If you missed it, here's the entirety of the final sequence of regulation time in the Kings/Oilers game last night, including Nail Yakupov's incredible celebration: