Rob Vollman of Hockey Prospectus breaks down the five riskiest free agents of the offseason. Nathan Horton, who signed a 7-year, $31.7 contract with Columbus, tops the list.
Joe Thornton had his fourth career hat trick and added two assists in the Sharks' 5-2 victory over the slumping Devils.
David Clarkson scored his second goal of the game on a power play with 3:32 to play and the red-hot New Jersey Devils completed a sweep of the top teams in the Eastern and Western conferences with a wild 6-5 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
David Clarkson had a goal and an assist, and five New Jersey players scored in the Devils' 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.