Last Night in the NHL (12/23)

Last Night in the NHL (12/23)

Last night in the NHL (12/23) 26 teams were in action. The NHL will take a break over the holidays and resume action on Wednesday. Happy Holidays!

 

1 – Detroit Red Wings (13-15-7)

3 – Boston Bruins (19-10-5)

Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron were all over the ice in Boston Saturday afternoon. The two combined for five points including two hookups for goals in the third period to fuel the B’s to victory.

1st Period

  • Boston (1-0)
    • Brad Marchand (15) (PP)
      • David Backes
      • David Pastrnak
  • Detroit (1-1)
    • Frans Nielsen (9) (SH)
      • Darren Helm

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • Boston (2-1)
    • Patrice Bergeron (9)
      • Marchand
      • Pastrnak
  • Boston (3-1)
    • Bergeron (10)
      • Marchand
      • Backes

 


2 – Winnipeg Jets (20-11-6)

5- New York Islanders (19-13-4)

Mathew Barzal was the king of New York Saturday afternoon. The 20-year old centerman netted a hat trick all with a hand from Jordan Eberle who assisted on all three goals. Jaroslav Halak earned the victory between the pipes with 38 saves on 40 chances.

1st Period

  • New York (1-0)
    • Anders Lee (22)
      • Josh Bailey
      • Nick Leddy
  • New York (2-0)
    • Mathew Barzal (10)
      • Jordan Eberle
      • Andrew Ladd
  • Winnipeg (1-2)
    • Tucker Poolman (1)
      • Ben Chiarot
      • Nikolaj Ehlers
  • New York (3-1)
    • Barzal (11)
      • Eberle
      • Johnny Boychuk

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • New York (4-1)
    • Barzal (12)
      • Eberle
      • Ladd
  • New York: (5-1)
    • Anthony Beauvillier (4)
      • John Tavares
  • Winnipeg (2-5)
    • Adam Lowry (7)
      • Kyle Connor
      • Joel Armia

 


0 – Minnesota Wild (18-15-3)

3 – Tampa Bay Lightning (26-7-2)

After skating scoreless for two periods, the Lightning offense came to life in the third period Saturday. Andrei Vasilevskiy was a brick wall in goal. The young netminder stopped all twenty-two shots he saw in route to victory.

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • Tampa Bay (1-0)
    • Dan Girardi (2)
      • Brayden Point
  • Tampa Bay (2-0)
    • Tyler Johnson (9)
      • Jake Dotchin
  • Tampa Bay (3-0)
    • Nikita Kucherov
      • Vladislav Namestnikov
      • Girardi

 


0 – Ottawa Senators (11-15-8)

1 – Florida Panthers (15-16-5)

James Reimer and Mike Condon battled all game long, but in the end, Jonathan Huberdeau’s twelfth goal of the season was enough to propel the Reimer and the Panthers to a win. Florida winning streak is now a season-best three games.

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • Florida (1-0)
    • Jonathan Huberdeau (12)
      • Nick Bjugstad
      • Keith Yandle

3rd Period

  • None

 


1 – Chicago Blackhawks (17-13-5)

4 – New Jersey Devils (21-9-5)

Three first period goals were all the Devils and Cory Schneider needed to down the Blackhawks at home. Schneider stopped all but one of the forty shots he faced to earn the win. The streaky Blackhawks have now dropped two in a row after winning five-straight earlier this month. New Jersey now owns a four-game winning streak.

1st Period

  • New Jersey (1-0)
    • Brian Boyle (10)
  • New Jersey (2-0)
    • Kyle Palmieri (5) (PP)
      • Taylor Hall
      • Will Butcher
  • New Jersey (3-0)
    • Pavel Zacha (3)
      • Stefan Noesen
      • Butcher

2nd Period

  • Chicago (1-3)
    • Patrick Kane (15)
      • Jan Rutta
      • Gustav Forsling

3rd Period

  • New Jersey (4-1)
    • Taylor Hall (12)
      • Miles Wood

 


3 – Toronto Maple Leafs (22-14-1)

2 – New York Rangers (19-13-4)

Though the Rangers were clearly the aggressors throughout, it was the Maple Leafs who left Madison Square Garden with a victory. Austin Matthews left his fingerprints all over the box score. First, Matthew assisted on William Nylander’s first-period goal. Then he put home one of his own in the third. Frederik Andersen (30/32) outdueled King Henrik (34/37) to earn the win.

1st Period

  • Toronto (1-0)
    • William Nylander (7)
      • Austin Matthews
      • Morgan Rielly

2nd Period

  • Toronto (2-0) (PP)
    • Ron Hainsey (3) (PP)
      • Rielly
      • Mitch Marner
  • New York (1-2)
    • Jimmy Vesey (8)
  • Toronto (3-1)
    • Matthews (14)
      • Zach Hyman
      • Nylander

3rd Period

  • New York (2-3)
    • J.T. Miller (7)
      • Pavel Buchnevich
      • Chris Kreider

 


4 – Anaheim Ducks (16-13-8)

0 – Pittsburgh Penguins (18-16-3)

It was all Ducks all the time against the defending champs in Pittsburgh Saturday. Two goals in the first followed by two more in the second were enough to earn John Gibson (29/29) a shutout victory for Anaheim. Sydney Crosby and Kris Letang were both -2 while on the ice.

1st Period

  • Anaheim (1-0)
    • Ondrej Kase (9)
  • Anaheim (2-0)
    • Rickard Rakell (10)
      • Ryan Getzlaf

2nd Period

  • Anaheim (3-0)
    • Andrew Cogliano (5) (SH)
      • Brandon Montour
  • Anaheim (4-0)
    • Cam Fowler (4)
      • Rakell
      • Jakob Sifverberg

3rd Period

  • None

 


2 – Buffalo Sabres (9-20-7)

4 – Carolina Hurricanes (16-12-7)

Behind Justin Faulk’s second and third goals of the season, the Hurricanes were able to capture a needed win at home in Raleigh. Cam Ward stopped 20 of the 22 shots he saw to take home the victory. The Canes are now 7-0-1 in Ward’s last eight starts.

1st Period

  • Carolina (1-0)
    • Sabastian Aho (8)
      • Brett Pesce
      • Teuvo Teravainen

2nd Period

  • Carolina (2-0)
    • Jordan Staal (10) (PP)
      • Elias Lindholm
      • Teravainen
  • Buffalo (1-2)
    • Nathan Beaulieu (1)
      • Johan Larsson
      • Jack Eichel
  • Carolina (3-1)
    • Justin Faulk (2)
      • Aho
      • Teravainen
  • Carolina (4-1)
    • Faulk (3)
      • Jaccob Slavin
      • Jeff Skinner
  • Buffalo (2-4)
    • Zemgus Girgensons (2)
      • Eichel

3rd Period

  • None

 

 


1 – Philadelphia Flyers (15-13-8)

2 – Columbus Blue Jackets (22-13-2)

Final/Shootout

Brian Elliot and Sergei Bobrovsky went at it in Columbus Saturday. Each goalie only had one blemish on their sheet through 65 minutes. In the shootout, each team first two attempts were stuffed. Then Pierre-Luc Dubois snuck one past Elliott. Moments later, Bobrovsky ended Philly’s hopes with a save of Jakub Voracek’s redemption attempt.

1st Period

  • Columbus (1-0)
    • Seth Jones (7) (PP)
      • Oliver Bjorkstrand
      • Artemi Panarin

2nd Period

  • Philadelphia (1-1)
    • Ivan Provorov (5)
      • Claude Giroux
      • Sean Couturier

3rd Period

  • None

Overtime

  • None

Shootout

  • Columbus Wins Shootout 1-0 (2-1)

 


1 – Montreal Canadiens (16-16-4)

4 – Edmonton Oilers (17-17-2)

Edmonton hopped out to an early lead and never looked back. Leon Draisaitl was a good friend all night. The 22-year old center dished out three assists to push his point-streak and the Oilers’ win-streak to four games. Cam Talbot (29/30) also earned his fourth straight victory in net for Edmonton.

1st Period

  • Edmonton (1-0)
    • Ryan Strome (7)
      • Jujhar Khaira
      • Leon Draisaitl
  • Edmonton (2-0)
    • Connor McDavid (14)
      • Darnell Nurse
      • Kris Russell

2nd Period

  • Edmonton (3-0)
    • Milan Lucic (9) (PP)
      • Draisaitl
      • McDavid
  • Montreal (1-3)
    • Andrew Shaw (9) (PP)
      • Paul Byron
      • Joe Morrow

3rd Period

  • Edmonton (4-1)
    • Khaira (6)
      • Draisaitl

 


3 – Nashville Predators (21-9-5)

4 – Dallas Stars (20-14-3)

Final/Shootout

Ryan Johanson’s power-play goal late in the third tied it, but the Stars prevailed in the shootout to protect home ice. In the shootout, Alexander Radulov and Tyler Seguin were both able to beat Juuse Saros to claim the game. Ben Bishop earned the victory in goal.

1st Period

  • Nashville (1-0)
    • Alexei Emelin (1)
      • Ryan Johansen
      • Viktor Arvidsson
  • Nashville (2-0)
    • Calle Jarnkrok (9) (SH)
      • Colton Sissons
  • Dallas (1-2)
    • Tyler Seguin (17) (PP)
      • Jamie Benn
      • John Klingberg

2nd Period

  • Dallas (2-2)
    • Antonie Roussel (5)
      • Klingberg
      • Tyler Pitlick
  • Dallas (3-2)
    • Martin Hanzal (3)
      • Jason Spezza
      • Gemel Smith

3rd Period

  • Nashville (3-3)
    • Ryan Johansen (5) (PP)
      • P.K. Subban

Overtime

  • None

Shootout

  • Dallas Wins Shootout 2-0 (4-3)

 


6 – Colorado Avalanche (17-15-3)

2 – Arizona Coyotes (8-25-5)

Four 2nd period goals were enough for the Avalanche to wipe out the lowly Coyotes. Carl Soderberg scored two goals and Semyon Varlamov (32/34) filled the pipes to take home a win.

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • Colorado (1-0)
    • Carl Soderberg (5)
      • Matt Nieto
      • Patrik Nemeth
  • Colorado (2-0)
    • J.T. Compher (6) (PP)
      • Nikita Zadorov
      • Alexander Kerfoot
  • Colorado (3-0)
    • Nail Yakupov (8) (PP)
      • Mark Barberio
  • Colorado (4-0)
    • Nieto (5)
      • Blake Comeau
      • Kerfoot
  • Arizona (1-4)
    • Derek Stepan (7) (SH)
      • Clayton Keller

3rd Period

  • Arizona (2-4)
    • Stepan (8) (SH)
      • Jordan Martinook
  • Colorado (5-2)
    • Sven Andrighetto (6) (PP)
      • Tyson Jost
      • Colin Wilson
  • Colorado (6-2)
    • Carl Soderberg (6)
      • Mikko Rantanen
      • Mark Barberio

 


0 – Washington Capitals (22-13-2)

3 – Vegas Golden Knights (23-9-2)

Marc-Andre Fleury put on a clinic Saturday. The former number one overall pick stopped all 28 shots pelted his way to notch the shutout of Ovechkin and company. Vegas is 8-0-1 in their last nine games.

1st Period

  • Vegas (1-0)
    • Alex Tuch (8)
      • Brendan Leipsic
      • Cody Eakin
  • Vegas (2-0)
    • Oscar Lindberg (7)
      • Tomas Nosek
  • Vegas (3-0)
    • William Karlsson (16)
      • Reilly Smith
      • Jonathan Marchessault

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • None

 


3 – St. Louis Blues (23-13-2)

1 – Vancouver Canucks (15-17-5)

Jacob Markstrom (31/33) did all he could to help, but an empty-netter by Alexander Steen with under a minute to play sealed the Canucks hopes. Kyle Brodziak led the Blues offensive attack. Brodziak assisted on Patrik Berglund’s first-period goal and then added his own in the second. Jake Allen earned the victory in net for the Blues.

1st Period

  • St. Louis (1-0)
    • Patrik Berglund (5)
      • Kyle Brodziak
      • Dmitrij Jaskin

2nd Period

  • Vancouver (1-1)
    • Brock Boeser (20)
      • Thomas Vanek
      • Sam Gagner
  • St. Louis (2-1)
    • Brodziak (6)
      • Scottie Upshall

3rd Period

  • St. Louis (3-1)
    • Alexander Steen (4)
      • Vladimir Tarasenko

 


0 – Los Angeles Kings (22-11-4)

2 – San Jose Sharks (19-11-4)

In a game that featured Jonathon Quick in goal, Martin Jones and the Sharks stole the show. Jones blocked all 28 shots ripped his way to lead San Jose to a win, their second in as many games.

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • San Jose (1-0)
    • Marcus Sorensen (3)
      • Mikkel Boedker
      • Kylan DeMelo

3rd Period

  • San Jose (2-0)
    • Joe Pavelski (8) (PP)
      • Brent Burns

 


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