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Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid are each doing their part to impress NHL scouts early and often. Fake Jerseys Online . In his first game with Boston University, the 17-year-old Eichel picked up five assists as his Boston University Terriers thumped St. Thomas (New Brunswick) 12-1. The game was an exhibition tilt between the Canadian and U.S. University programs. Not to be outdone, Erie Otters centre Connor McDavid scored two goals and two assists in his teams 7-3 victory over the Sarnia Sting. McDavid has posted 12 points (five goals, seven assists) through four games with the Otters so far in 2014-15. Eichel and McDavid are closely linked as the top eligible prospects for the 2015 NHL Draft. The Richmond Hill, Ont.-born McDavid sits third in Ontario Hockey League scoring, with teammate and fellow draft-eligible prospect Dylan Strome one point ahead. In late September, Eichel had a goal and an assist in an impressive performance at USA Hockeys All-American Prospects Game. Cheap Jerseys . LOUIS -- Known for his game-managing and defensive skills, Yadier Molina made another statement with his bat. Wholesale Jerseys ." One game is checked off, 15 remain and the next one to get crossed out could come Tuesday night when the defending champion Heat host the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series. . -- Craig Anderson has quite a record against his former team, the Florida Panthers.PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Washington Capitals enjoyed one of their best defensive efforts against one of the leagues top offensive teams.The Capitals, known for their offensive firepower, did it with defence on Saturday as Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots and Eric Fehr scored two goals, leading to a 3-0 victory against the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.You could tell they were pressing a little bit, and I think thats when we play our best, when we get a lead, Fehr said. We try to get the other team playing out of their comfort zone. I think we frustrated them a little bit with the style of play we had.Fehr, who scored twice during the Capitals win in the 2011 Winter Classic at Pittsburgh, did it again on Saturday with his eighth and ninth goals of the year. Marcus Johansson got his 10th for the Capitals, who won for the fifth time in seven games.Washington also defeated Pittsburgh for the first time since Jan. 22, 2012 — a span of nine games.Holtby, making a career-high 12th straight start, has eight wins during that stretch. It was his 16th win and third shutout of the season on Saturday.I thought we did a great job of everything in the defensive zone, Holtby said. A team like that, theyre obviously going to get some chances, but the way we controlled them in our end was very good.The Penguins, who saw a five-game home win streak end, lost their third straight overall, dropping back-to-back regulation games for the first time this season. Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves.Johansson gave Washington a two-goal lead at 5:36 of the third period, snapping a wrist shot past Fleury from the top of the circle during a two-on-one.Fehr was falling to the ice later in the third when he tapped Joel Wards redirection behind Fleury from the top of the crease for his second goal.Its frustrating because we were close, especially in the second, Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said. The next goal is so important and they grabbed the momentum with that second goal. We were hanging around for awhile, but didnt have enough to get that first one.Washington has eight wwins in 12 games this month, but this one was special for Capitals defencemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen. Stitched Jerseys. Both played with Pittsburgh last season before signing in Washington as free agents in July. Capitals assistant coach Todd Reirden also was an assistant with the Penguins last season.I think everybody in the room wanted to get the game for (Orpik) and (Niskanen), but also Todd, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said. Theyve been great adds for us.Niskanen led all NHL defencemen with a plus-33 rating last year, establishing a career-best 46 points. Orpik, who won a Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009, appeared in 703 games, a team record for a defenceman, recording 132 points and 734 penalty minutes. The Penguins picked him in the first round of the 2000 NHL draft and he spent 11 seasons in Pittsburgh.Id be lying if I said it didnt feel a little better than most games, Orpik said. We knew they were missing some guys, so its a good opportunity to kind of jump on them.The Penguins continue to deal with injury and a league-wide mumps outbreak.Forward Steve Downie and backup goaltender Thomas Greiss were the latest confirmed cases, joining captain Sidney Crosby, who missed three games earlier this month, forward Beau Bennett and defenceman Olli Maatta.It feels like every game were losing somebody, Crosby said. Its not easy, but nobodys going to feel sorry for us. We just have to find a way to hold on while guys are out.NOTES: Maatta will be out four weeks while continuing a rehab program on an upper-body injury. The Capitals have earned a point in 10 of their last 12 road games. The Penguins visit New Jersey on Monday. . Pittsburgh scratched D Brian Dumoulin in addition to Downie and Greiss, while Washington sat LW Jason Chimera and D Nate Schmidt. Pittsburgh recorded its 300th straight sellout...The Capitals visit the New York Islanders on Monday, playing on the road for the sixth time in seven games, before opening 2015 at Nationals Park in Washington, where they will meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the annual Winter Classic. ' ' '