Friday Night Recap from Around the NHL
There were 5 NHL games on Friday night.
Penguins 4 Islanders 3
Jeff Zatkoff made 32 saves and Chris Kunitz scored twice in the Penguins 4-3 win over the Islanders. Sidney Crosby scored the winner with 1:16 remaining in regulation. Evgeni Malkin also scored a goal for the Penguins.
Kevin Poulin allowed four goals on 34 shots and Thomas Vanek scored two goals in the Islanders 4-3 loss to the Penguins. Colin McDonald also scored for the Islanders.
Candadiens 3 Capitals 2
Peter Budaj made 24 saves and David Desharnais scored his first goal of the season in Montreal’s 3-2 win against Washington Friday night. Travis Moen and Daniel Briere also scored for the Canadiens.
Michal Neuvirth made 28 saves and Alex Ovechkin scored his league leading 18th and 19th goals of the season in the Capitals’ 3-2 loss to Montreal Friday night.
Flames 4 Panthers 3 S/O
Reto Berra made 23 saves and Joe Colborne scored a goal and registered an assist in Calgary's 4-3 shootout win over Florida Friday. Blair Jones and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Flames.
Tim Thomas allowed three goals on 24 shots and Marcel Goc scored a goal in Florida's 4-3 shootout loss to Calgary Friday night. Tom Gilbert and Jimmy Hayes also scored for the Panthers in the loss.
Canucks 6 Blue Jackets 2
Roberto Luongo made 14 saves and Henrik Sedin scored twice to lead the Canucks to a 6-2 victory over the Blue Jackets Friday night. Daniel Sedin had a goal and a assist. Alexander Edler, Jeremy Welsh and Zach Kassian also scored for the Canucks, while Ryan Stanton added three assists in the win.
Sergei Bobrovsky allowed six goals on 35 shots and Matt Calvert scored a goal in Columbus's 6-2 loss to Vancouver on Friday. Artem Anisimov scored the other goal for the Blue Jackets.
Ducks 1 Lightning 0
Jonas Hiller stopped all 31 shots he faced and Ryan Getzlaf scored an unassisted goal with only 5.2 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 1-0 win over the Lightning.
Ben Bishop turned aside 41 of 42 shots and Martin St. Louis only had one shot on goal in the Lightning 1-0 overtime loss to the Ducks.