Sunday Recap of the Nights NHL Games/News and Notes
There were 6 games in the NHL on Sunday.
Blue Jackets 4 Senators 1
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots and Ryan Johansen and Fedor Tyutin scored a goal and an assist in the Blue Jackets 4-1 win over the Senators. RJ Umberger and Derek MacKenzie also scored for the Blue Jackets.
Craig Anderson made 18 saves and Erik Karlsson notched the Ottawa Senators' lone goal in a 4-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Capitals 4 Blues 1
Braden Holtby made 46 saves and Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals 4-1 win over the Blues. Mikhail Grabovski and John Carlson also scored for the Capitals.
Jaroslav Halak gave up three goals on six shots before being pulled for Brian Elliot who made 13 saves in relief and Vladimir Sobotka scored the lone Blues goal in their 4-1 loss.
Kings 1 Rangers 0
Ben Scrivens stopped all 37 shots and Tyler Toffoli lone goal held up in the Kings 1-0 victory over the Rangers.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots and Brad Richards led the Rangers with seven shots on goal in their 1-0 loss to the Kings.
Blackhawks 5 Sharks 1
Corey Crawford stopped 23 shots and Patrick Sharp scored two goals in the Blackhawks 5-1 win over the Sharks. Kris Versteeg, Jonathan Toews and rookie Brandon Pirri also scored for the Blackhawks.
Antti Niemi made 22 saves and Joe Pavelski scored the lone goal in the Sharks 5-1 loss to the Blackhawks.
Stars 2 Canucks 1
Kari Lehtonen turned aside 41 shots and Erik Cole scored the game winner for the Dallas Stars in their 2-1 victory over the Canucks. Rookie Valeri Nichushkin scored his second goal of the year also.
Roberto Luongo made 21 stops and Henrik Sedin scored the Canucks' only goal in their 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Wild 2 Jets 1
Josh Harding turned aside 21 of 22 shots and Mikko Koivu scored both of the Wild goals in their 2-1 win over the Jets.
Ondrej Pavelec made 22 saves and Dustin Byfuglien scored his fourth of the season, in the Jets 2-1 loss to the Wild.
NHL News and Notes......Zach Bogosian is considered week-to-week instead of day-to-day with a groin injury.....Chicago Blackhawks decided to recall goalie Antti Raanta from the AHL on Sunday..... Edmonton Oilers recalled Ilya Bryzgalov from the AHL on Sunday.....Evgeni Nabokov could miss about a month with a groin issue.....Washington Capitals put defenseman Mike Green on the injured reserve on Sunday...... Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy believes Matt Duchene will miss out about a week with an oblique injury.