Sunday Recap of the Nights NHL Games and NHL News and Notes
7 games in the NHL last night.
Canadiens 4 Islanders 2
Carey Price made 24 saves and Alex Galchenyuk scored a goal and two assist in the Habs 4-2 win over the Islanders. Brendan Gallagher, Lars Eller and Michael Bournival also scored for the Canadiens.
Kevin Poulin allowed four goals on 31 shots and John Tavares assisted on both of his team's goals in a 4-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Brock Nelson each scored.
Devils 5 Predators 0
Martin Brodeur stopped all 15 shots he faced for his 123rd career shutout and Jaromir Jagr scored a goal, which was his 1700 NHL point, in the Devils 5-0 win over Nashville. Mark Zidlicky also had a goal (his second of the season and an assist (ninth), Cam Janssen (second), Travis Zajac (second) and Mattias Tedenby (first) all had goals.
Carter Hutton stopped 18 of the 25 shots and Patric Hornqvist led the Preds with 4 shots on goal in their 5-0 loss to the Devils.
Rangers 4 Panthers 3
Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves and Brad Richards collected a goal and an assist as the Rangers beat the Panthers 4-3. Mats Zuccarello (second), J.T. Miller (first) and Derek Dorsett (second) also scored for the Rangers.
Tim Thomas steered aside 25 shots and Brian Campbell scored two goals in the Florida Panthers' 4-3 loss to the Rangers. Aleksander Barkov (third) also scored for the Panthers.
Blackhawks 5 Oilers 4
Corey Crawford made 19 saves and Brandon Saad had a goal and a assist in the Blackhawks 5-4 win over the Oilers. Andrew Shaw (fourth), Bryan Bickell (fifth), Marcus Kruger (second) and Duncan Keith (first) all scored for the Blackhawks.
Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves and Taylor Hall had two assists in the Oilers loss to the Blackhawks. David Perron (fourth), Jordan Eberle (fourth) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (fifth) all scored for the Oilers.
Ducks 3 Canucks 1
Frederik Andersen stopped 35 shots and Corey Perry scored a goal and a assist in the Ducks 3-1 win over the Canucks. Nick Bonino and Andrew Cogliano also scored goals for Anaheim.
Eddie Lack stopped 20 of the 22 shots and Tom Sestito notched the Canucks' only goal in a 3-1 loss to the Ducks in Anaheim.
Avalanche 4 Capitals 3
Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots and Erik Johnson had two assist in the Avalanche 4-1 win over the Capitals. Patrick Bordeleau (second), Nick Holden (first), P.A. Parenteau (sixth) and Gabriel Landeskog (sixth) all scored for the Avs.
Braden Holtby made 33 saves and Joel Ward scored for the Washington Capitals in their 4-1 loss to the Avalanche.
Jets 5 Sharks 4 S/O
Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves in regulation and overtime and Grant Clitsome notched a goal and two assists as the Jets beat the visiting Sharks 5-4 in a shootout. Dustin Byfuglien, Andrew Ladd and Michael Frolik scored for the Jets.
Antti Niemi made 42 saves and Tomas Hertl had a goal and an assist for the Sharks Sunday night. Dan Boyle scored two goals and Tommy Wingels scored his fifth of the season in their loss to the Jets.
NHL News and Notes.....Ducks Ryan Getzlaf is out with an upper-body injury and is day-to-day.....Devils placed defenseman Jonathon Merrill on the injured reserve because of facial lacerations...... Flames forward Lee Stempniak is making great progress recovering from a broken foot. He practiced in a full team practice on Sunday and there's an outside chance that he could play Tuesday.....Oilers defenseman Anton Belov's match penalty for a hit on Claude Giroux has been rescinded.....Panthers opted to send Jacob Markstrom to the AHL on Sunday.....