After an emotional pregame ceremony, the Senators and Devils played yet another close game. A costly giveaway and penalty in the second period led to two Devils goals, giving New Jersey the 2-1 lead. Late heroics from Bobby Ryan pushed the game to overtime and secure a big point for the Senators, but it was Jaromir Jagr, who was drafted when I was six years old, scoring the game winner on the power play to give New Jersey the OT win.
Rank the Performances is exactly what it sounds like: an opportunity for readers to have their say. Click the thumbs up button to move the player up the list—or to help keep them on top of the list. Click thumbs down to knock a player closer to the bottom.You don't have to vote for every player and you're allowed to change your vote once.
It's part player of the game and part player rankings. Look for the October Player of the Month vote based on this month's Ranker polls at the start of November.