Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh Penguins

For the first time since November 2010, the All-Stars played an entire month together. They combined for 11 goals and 20 assists in 13 games.

« Brent Burns San Jose Sharks

The forward with the NHL’s most overgrown beard shaved it for charity, raising more than $23,400 for Defending the Blue Line and the Katie Moore Foundation.

Manny Malhotra

Carolina Hurricanes

The forward lost most of the vision in his left eye in 2011 and returned for nine games last year. He was thought to be done, but the Hurricanes signed him this week.

The Sabres’ Week Ahead

Tuesday — At San Jose: Ryan Miller heads back to where his life changed. The youth forward convinced his dad to let him play goaltender there.

Thursday — At Los Angeles: There’s a chance USA Hockey will be watching with American goalies Jonathan Quick and Miller in the house.

Friday — At Anaheim: Rob Ray is already salivating about our trip to Slater’s 50/50, home of a burger made with half ground beef, half ground bacon.