Monday Night NHL Recap
It was a busy Monday night in the NHL with 14 games on the schedule.
Blue Jackets 4 Hurricanes 3
Mike McKenna made 29 saves and Ryan Johansen scored his 15th goal of the year in the Blue Jackets 4-3 win over the Hurricanes. Artem Anisimov, Corey Tropp and Jack Skille all scored for the Jackets.
Justin Peters made 20 saves and Jeff Skinner scored two goals in the Hurricanes 4-3 loss to the Blue Jackets. Alexander Semin scored to Canes other goal in the loss.
Sabres 2 Coyotes 1 OT
Ryan Miller made 36 saves and Mark Pysyk scored the game winning goal in overtime as the Sabres beat the Coyotes 2-1. Tyler Ennis had the Sabres other goal, his eighth of the year.
Mike Smith made 30 saves and Martin Hanzal scored his 10th goal of the season in the Coyotes 2-1 overtime loss to the Sabres.
Ducks 3 Capitals 2
Jonas Hiller made 17 saves and Saku Koivu scored a goal and an assist in the Ducks 3-2 win over the Capitals. Andrew Cogliano and Hampus Lindholm also scored for the Ducks in the win.
Philipp Grubauer made 26 saves and Mikhail Grabovski scored his 11th goal of the season in the Capitals 3-2 loss to the Ducks. Nicklas Backstrom also scored his ninth goal of the season for the Capitals.
Rangers 2 Leafs 1 S/O
Cam Talbot made 25 saves and J.T. Miller scored to only goal in regulation for the Rangers in their 2-1 shootout win over the Leafs.
Jonathan Bernier made 42 saves and Nazem Kadri scored his 11th goal of the season in the Leafs 2-1 loss to the Rangers in a shootout.
Senators 5 Penguins 0
Craig Anderson stopped all 27 shots he faced and Erik Karlsson scored a goal and two assists in the Sens 5-0 win over the Penguins. Zack Smith, Bobby Ryan, Kyle Turris and Cory Conacher all scored for the Sens.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves and James Neal led the Penguins with six shots on goal in the Penguins 5-0 loss to the Senators.
Islanders 3 Red Wings 0
Evgeni Nabokov stopped all 23 shots he faced and Kyle Okposo scored his 12th of the year in the Islanders 3-0 win over the Red Wings. Michael Grabner and Casey Cizikas also scored for the Isles.
Petr Mrazek made 18 saves and Pavel Datsyuk had three shots on goal and was minus one in the Red Wings 3-0 loss to the Isles.
Lightning 6 Panthers 1
Ben Bishop made 29 saves and Martin St. Louis had a goal and two assist in the Lightning 6-1 win over the Panthers. J.T. Brown scored two goals, Valtteri Filppula had a goal and a assist, Alexander Killorn and Tyler Johnson all scored for the Lightning. Nikita Kucherov had two assist.
Scott Clemmensen made 30 saves and Sean Bergenheim scored the Panthers lone goal in their 6-1 loss to the Lightning.
Flyers 4 Wild 1
Steve Mason made 26 saves and Wayne Simmonds scored two goals in the Flyers 4-1 win over the Wild. Luke Schenn and Claude Giroux also scored for the Flyers.
Niklas Backstrom made 27 saves and Mikael Granlund scored the Wild lone goal in their 4-1 loss to the Flyers.
Blackhawks 5 Devils 2
Cory Schneider made 32 saves and Michael Ryder scored his 11th goal of the year in the Devils 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks. Stephen Gionta also scored for the Devils.
Anttii Raanta made 10 saves and Patrick Sharp scored twice in the Blackhawks 5-2 win over the Devils. Patrick Kane, Bryan Bickell and Nick Leddy all scored for the Blackhawks in the win.
Bruins 6 Predators 2
Tuukka Rask made 32 saves and Jarome Iginla scored two goals in the Bruins 6-2 win over the Predators. Reilly Smith and Carl Soderberg both scored a goal and two assists. Matt Fraser, and Brad Marchand also scored for the Bruins.
Marek Mazanek made 25 saves in relief of Carter Hutton who was yanked after giving up two goals on four shots in the Predators 6-2 loss to the Bruins. Craig Smith scored both goals for the Preds.
Flames 4 Blues 3 S/O
Reto Berra made 32 saves and Mark Giordano scored a goal and an assist in the Flames4-3 shootout win over the Blues. Jiri Hudler and Michael Cammalleri both scored for the Flames.
Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves and Jaden Schwartz scored his 11th of the year in the Blues 4-3 shootout loss to the Flames. Magnus Paajarvi and Kevin Shattenkirk also scored for the Blues.
Oilers 6 Jets 2
Ilya Bryzgalov made 18 saves and Taylor Hall scored a goal and two assists in the Oilers 6-2 win over the Jets. Jordan Eberle and Nail Yakupov had a goal and a assist. Sam Gagner, David Perron and Jeff Petry also scored for the Oilers.
Ondrej Pavelec made 24 saves and Andrew Ladd scored in the Jets 6-2 loss to the Oilers. Mark Stuart had the Jets other goal in the loss.
Stars 5 Kings 2
Kari Lehtonen stopped 30 shots and Jamie Benn had a goal and two assists in the Stars 5-2 win over the Kings. Tyler Seguin scored a goal and a assist.Valeri Nichushkin, Cody Eakin and Shawn Horcoff all scored for the Stars.
Martin Jones made 19 saves and Justin Williams scored a goal and a assist in the Kings 5-2 loss to the Stars. Jarret Stoll had the Kings other goal.
Sharks 5 Avalanche 4 S/O
Antti Niemi made 29 saves and Joe Pavelski scored a goal in the Sharks 5-4 shootout win over the Avalanche. Matthew Irwin had a goal and a assist, Joe Thornton had three assist while Jason Demers and Brent Burns each had goals.
Semyon Varlamov made 41 saves and Erik Johnson scored a goal and an assist in the Avalanche 5-4 shootout loss to the Sharks. Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog and Jamie McGinn all scored for the Avalanche.