The Biggest Takeaways from Week 5 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

November 9th, 2014 by Carol Schram Leave a reply »
If you like watching good players at the top of their games, then you must have been pretty pleased with the biggest storylines of the NHL's fifth week.

Godfather of skill Sidney Crosby has been leading by example as his Pittsburgh Penguins ride the hottest streak in the league, while young players like Vladimir Tarasenko are showing that they're close to ascending to the next level.

If great goaltending is your thing, look no further than unlikely hero Ondrej Pavelec of the Winnipeg Jets. Pavelec has given up just five goals in four games while backstopping the Jets to a 3-0-1 record so far in November.

With goals and saves dominating this week's discussion, here's a look at our biggest takeaways of the week.


All stats courtesy of, through games Saturday, November 8.

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