Monday Night NHL Recap
There were six NHL games on Monday night.
Hurricanes 3 Blue Jackets 2
Anton Khudobin made 22 saves and Eric Staal scored twice in the Hurricanes 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets. Jordan Staal ended up with the Canes other goal which turned out to be the game-winner.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves while R.J. Umberger and Derek MacKenzie scored in the Blue Jackets 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Bruins 6 Islanders 3
Chad Johnson made 34 saves and Brad Marchand scored a goal and three assists in the Bruins 6-3 win over the Islanders. Reilly Smith and Patrice Bergeron each scored a goal and an assist while Zdeno Chara, Loui Eriksson and Carl Soderberg also scored for the Bruins.
Kevin Poulin allowed six goals on 36 shots before he was lifted for Evgeni Nabokov in the Islanders 6-3 loss to the Bruins. Kyle Okposo scored a goal and two assists while Frans Nielsen and Michael Grabner scored for the Islanders.
Penguins 3 Sabres 0
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 24 shots he faced and Chris Kunitz scored his 26th goal of the season in the Penguins 3-0 win over the Sabres. Deryk Engelland and Tanner Glass scored goals while Sidney Crosby and Craig Adams each had two assists.
Ryan Miller made 31 saves while Matt Moulson led the Sabres with four shots on goal in their 3-0 loss to the Penguins.
Avalanche 4 Stars 3
Semyon Varlamov made 41 saves while Nathan MacKinnon, Paul Stastny, Alex Tanguay and Jamie McGinn all scored for the Avalanche in their 4-3 win over the Stars.
Kari Lehtonen made 17 saves while Tyler Seguin scored twice and added a assist in the Stars 4-3 loss to the Avalanche. Jamie Benn also scored a goal and a assist while Alex Goligoski helped with two assists.
Oliers 4 Canucks 2
Ilya Bryzgalov made 25 saves while David Perron scored a hat trick in the Oilers 4-2 win over the Canucks. Jesse Joensuu also added a goal in the win.
Roberto Luongo allowed three goals on 19 shots and Jordan Schroeder scored twice in the Canucks 4-2 loss to the Oilers.
Kings 1 Sharks 0
Jonathan Quick stopped all 23 shots he faced and Anze Kopitar scored the only goal in in the Kings 1-0 win over the Sharks.
Alex Stalock made 20 saves while Joe Pavelski had two shots on goal and four penalty minutes in the Sharks 1-0 loss to the Kings.