Sunday Recap of the Days NHL Games
There were only two NHL games on Sunday afternoon including a rematch of Friday nights games between the Red Wings and Capitals.
Capitals 6 Red Wings 5 OT
Michal Neuvirth allowed five goals on 30 shots and Alex Ovechkin scored his 39th goal of the season in overtime as the Capitals beat the Red Wings 6-5. Joel Ward scored two goals and a assist, Jason Chimera scored a goal and two assists. John Carlson and Troy Brouwer each scored a goal in the win.
Jimmy Howard allowed six goals on 28 shots and Gustav Nyquist had a hat trick and a assist in the Red Wings 6-5 loss to the Capitals in overtime. Tomas Tatar scored a goal and a assist and Justin Abdelkader also scored in the loss.
Jets 2 Canadiens 1
Al Montoya made 30 saves while Michael Frolik scored his 12th of the year and game winning goal in the Jets 2-1 win over the Canadiens. Tobias Enstrom scored the Jets other goal.
Carey Price made 33 saves and Brian Gionta scored his 10th of the season in the Canadiens 2-1 loss to the Jets.