Friday Night Recap from Around the NHL
There were five NHL games on Friday night.
Devils 2 Capitals 1
Cory Schneider made 30 saves while Stephen Gionta and Adam Henrique scored in the Devils 2-1 win over the Capitals. Jaromir Jagr contributed with two assists t moving him into a tie with former teammate Mario Lemieux for 10th place on the career assists list at 1,033.
Michal Neuvirth made 28 saves and Jason Chimera scored his 10th goal of the season in the Capitlas 2-1 loss to the Devils.
Avalanche 3 Panthers 2
Semyon Varlamov made 34 saves and Ryan O’Reilly scored a goal and a assist in the Avalanche 3-2 win over the Panthers. Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn while Matt Duchene chipped in with two assists in the win.
Tim Thomas made 22 saves and Scottie Upshall scored both of the Panthers goals in their 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Red Wings 4 Canadiens 1
Jonas Gustavsson made 30 saves and Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal and a assist in the Red Wings 4-1 win over the Canadiens. Niklas Kronwall and Gustav Nyquist both scored a goal and a assist while Riley Sheahan scored a goal.
Carey Price made 22 saves and Brendan Gallagher scored his 13th goal of the season in the Canadiens 4-1 loss to the Red Wings.
Flames 5 Predators 4 S/O
Karri Ramo allowed three goals on only 12 shots before being pulled for Reto Berra who stopped 12 of 13 shots in the Flames 5-4 shootout win over the Predators. David Jones scored two goals while Mikael Backlund scored a goal and a assist and Mark Giordano scored a goal in the Flames win.
Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves and Eric Nystrom scored all four of the Predators goals in their 5-4 shootout loss to the Flames. Matt Cullen and Roman Josi both had two assists.
Coyotes 4 Oilers 3
Mike Smith stopped 36 shots and Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in the Coyotes 4-3 win over the Oilers. Radim Vrbata, Mikkel Boedker and Derek Morris also scored for the Coyotes.
Ilya Brygalov made 25 saves and David Perron, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Matt Hendricks all scored for the Oilers in their 4-3 loss to the Coyotes.