Last Night in Hockey (12/30)

Last Night in Hockey (12/30)

Last Night in Hockey (12/30) twelve teams took the ice. There were three shutouts. Two teams won on the road. Twenty-nine goals were scored. Check out the action here.

5 – Boston Bruins (21-10-6)

0 – Ottawa Senators (12-17-8)

The B’s blanked the Sens in Ottawa behind the brick wall that is Tuukka Rask. Ryan Spooner netted two goals in the contest, including a Power Play lamp-lighter to ignite the Bruin offense.

1st Period

  • Boston (1-0)
    • Ryan Spooner (2) (PP)
      • David Backes
      • David Krejci

2nd Period

  • Boston (2-0)
    • Noel Acciari (4)
      • Torey Krug
      • Tim Schaller
  • Boston (3-0)
    • Spooner (3)
  • Boston (4-0)
    • Krejci (6) (PP)
      • Backes
      • Carlie McAvoy

3rd Period

  • Boston (5-0)
    • Patrice Bergeron (11) (PP)
      • Krug
      • David Pastrnak

 


0 – Montreal Canadiens (16-19-4)

2 – Florida Panthers (17-16-5)

In their second meeting of the season, the Panthers were able to get revenge on home ice. James Reimer (38/38 SA) posted a shutout in goal while Connor Brickley and Vincent Trocheck provided the offense. 

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • Florida (1-0)
    • Connor Brickley (4)
      • Mark Pysyk
      • Michael Matheson

3rd Period

  • Florida (2-0)
    • Vincent Trocheck (15)
      • Mackenzie Weegar
      • Brickley

 


2 – New Jersey Devils (22-10-6)

5 – Washington Capitals (24-13-3)

Despite not scoring a goal, Alexander the Great had three helpers to lead the Caps to a good home win against the Devils. Braden Holtby (25/27 SA) outdueled Cory Schneider (30/34 SA) to earn the victory between the pipes. After winning five straight, the Devils have lost two in as many days.

1st Period

  • Washington (1-0)
    • Tom Wilson (6)
      • Christian Djoos
      • John Carlson
  • Washington (2-0)
    • Djoos (3)
      • Nicklas Backstrom
      • Alex Ovechkin
  • New Jersey (1-2)
    • John Moore (6)
      • Travis Zajac
      • Marcus Johansson

2nd Period

  • Washington (3-1)
    • John Carlson (4) (PP)
      • Backstrom
      • Ovechkin

3rd Period

  • Washington (4-1)
    • Matt Niskanen (3)
      • Devante Smith-Pelly
      • Ovechkin
  • New Jersey (2-4)
    • Zajac (3)
      • Johansson
      • Sami Vatanen
  • Washington (5-2)
    • Backstrom (8)
      • Carlson

 


2 – Carolina Hurricanes (18-13-7)

3 – St. Louis Blues (24-15-2)

After the Blues marched out to a two-goal lead, the Canes were able to rally back and tie the game in the second period. Unfourtunalty for Carolina, Scottie Upshall beat Scott Darling midway through the third to eventually win the game. Carter Hutton took home the victory in goal for St. Louis. The loss snaps the Hurricanes four-game winning streak.

1st Period

  • St. Louis (1-0)
    • Kyle Brodziak (7)
      • Alexander Steen
      • Alex Pietrangelo

2nd Period

  • St. Louis (2-0)
    • Patrik Berglund (6)
      • Pietrangelo
      • Brodziak
  • Carolina (1-2)
    • Derek Ryan (9)
  • Carolina (2-2)
    • Lucas Wallmark (1)
      • Noah Hanifin
      • Sebastian Aho

3rd Period

  • St. Louis (3-2)
    • Scottie Upshall (6)
      • Brayden Schenn
      • Vladimir Tarasenko

 

 


0 – Minnesota Wild (20-16-3)

3 – Nashville Predators (23-10-5)

For forty-two minutes the Preds and Wild skated with zeros on the scoreboard. Then Scott Hartnell found the back of the net and the Nashville offense suddenly exploded. In the third, the Preds lit the lamp three times to secure victory for Juuse Saros (29/29 SA) in net. 

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • Nashville (1-0)
    • Scott Hartnell (5)
      • Nick Bonino
      • Matt Irwin
  • Nashville (2-0)
    • P.K. Subban (9) (PP)
      • Calle Jarnkrok
      • Ryan Johansen
  • Nashville (3-0)
    • Viktor Arvidsson (12)
      • Subban
      • Jarnkrok

 


4 – Los Angeles Kings (23-11-5)

3 – Vancouver Canucks (16-18-5)

The Kings and Canucks went back and forth all night in British Columbia last evening. Nic Dowd notched his first goal of the season to give the Canucks a lead less than a minute into the third. However, a minute and a half later the King’s Kyle Clifford tied it with his first goal of the season and the wily veteran Drew Doughty drained the game-winner four minutes after that. 

1st Period

  • Vancouver (1-0)
    • Troy Stecher (1)
  • Los Angeles (1-1)
    • Tyler Toffoli (17)
      • Marian Gaborik
      • Adrian Kempe
  • Los Angeles (2-1)
    • Gaborik (7) (PP)
      • Trevor Lewis
      • Toffoli

2nd Period

  • Vancouver (2-2)
    • Nikolay Goldobin (2)
      • Ben Hutton
      • Jacob Markstrom

3rd Period

  • Vancouver (3-2)
    • Nic Dowd (1)
      • Markus Granlund
      • Hutton
  • Los Angeles (3-3)
    • Kyle Clifford (1)
      • Trevor Lewis
      • Kevin Gravel
  • Los Angeles (4-3)
    • Drew Doughty (7)
      • Toffoli

 

 


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