Quick Hits and GIFs: Rielly, Bruins, Lightning, Jackets, Fleury, Reimer, Devils, and Christmas Outfits
Rielly’s second 40 point campaign

Scott Wheeler: Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly has recorded his second 40-point season of his career … and there are still 47 games left.

Bruins milestones in last night’s win

Conor Ryan: “600 career points for David Krejci.

300 career assists for David Backes.

200 career assists for Torey Krug.”

Lightning point win streak and Kucherov’s 2018 scoring

NHL Public Relations: “The 2018-19 season marks the fourth time in franchise history in which the @TBLightning have recorded a point streak of at least 11 games.

The others: 2003-04 (14-0-4 in 18 GP), 2002-03 (7-0-6 in 13 GP) and 2013-14 (7-0-4 in 11 GP).”

NHL Public Relations: “Nikita Kucherov (0-2—2) ranks sixth in the NHL with 29-67—96 in the 2018 calendar year, recording at least one point in 56 of 78 games played – including a point in 28 of 36 contests in 2018-19 (15-37—52).”

Thursday’s are good for the Blue Jackets

CBJ Public Relations: “#CBJ remain perfect on Thursdays this season (10-0-0; 5-0-0 at home).

It’s tied for 2nd-longest win streak on any day to begin a season in #NHL history (MTL on Thu. in 1953-54 & STL on Thu. in 2013-14).

The record is 12-straight wins by DET on Wednesdays in 2007-08.”

Fleury moving on the all-time wins list

Ninth place on the all-time wins list officially belongs to Marc-Andre Fleury. 🌸#NHLStats pic.twitter.com/CVyKTRdpxb

— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 21, 2018

Maple Leafs fans give James Reimer a surprising standing O

James Reimer receives a loud standing ovation from Leafs fans after he comes in to replace Luongo. pic.twitter.com/Mu6yc5SYGC

— Flintor (@TheFlintor) December 21, 2018

The Devils have had the toughest schedule

According to @EliasSports, the #NJDevils⁠ ⁠ have had the toughest schedule this season. None of the five teams with the toughest schedules are currently in a playoff position (via @MSGNetworks) pic.twitter.com/qXdPfCZBNO

— David Satriano (@davidsatriano) December 21, 2018

The Bruins in the Christmas spirit

Yes, the Globe got shots of the Bruins’ Christmas Suit Night (scroll to the end to see Pastrnak, Marchand, Krejci and the rest): https://t.co/W2up0L7CQV pic.twitter.com/Y3ORNUYGr7

— Matt Porter (@mattyports) December 21, 2018

Come on. pic.twitter.com/v5K36qjnM1

— Ashley Chase (@AshleyChaseTV) December 21, 2018