from Dave Lozo of NHL.com, The top spot in the Super 16 has been reclaimed by the Rangers, but the hard-charging Red Wings and Blues had perfect weeks and will square off Monday night in a Central Division showdown at Joe Louis Arena, where the Wings haven’t lost in 16 games.
1 N.Y. Rangers (30-12-4) Brad Richards’ assist Saturday ended a six-game point drought, his longest since a six-game stretch without a point in Dec. 2008 while a member of the Dallas Stars.
2 Detroit (32-15-1) During their six-game winning streak, four wins have come via shootout and one came in overtime. The Wings are a combined 8-1 in overtime/shootouts.
3 St. Louis (29-12-6) The Blues had seven power-play goals in their first 24 games. In the subsequent 23 games, they have 16 power-play goals. They still rank 26th at 13.8 percent despite the hot streak.
4 Boston (31-13-2) The Bruins had gone 45 games without allowing at least 5 goals in a game, but have done so twice in their past four games. They still...