Last Night in the NHL (12/27)

Last Night in the NHL (12/27)

Last Night in the NHL (12/27) 22 teams hit the ice. Check out the scoreboard here.

1 –  Montreal Canadiens (16-17-4)

3 – Carolina Hurricanes (17-12-7)

Sebastian Aho’s two goals in the third period were the difference. The Canes have now won three in a row and are 6-1 over their past seven. Cam Ward won his fifth straight between the pipes for Carolina. He put away 23 of the 24 shots he faced.

1st Period

  • Carolina (1-0)
    • Teuvo Teravainen (9)
      • Justin Faulk

2nd Period

  • Montreal (1-1)
    • Alex Galchenyuk (9)
      • Jeff Petry

3rd Period

  • Carolina (2-1)
    • Sabastian Aho (9) (PP)
      • Elias Lindholm
      • Jordan Staal
  • Carolina (3-1)
    • Aho (10)
      • Jaccob Slavin
      • Brett Pesce

 


1 – Ottawa Senators (11-16-8)

5 – Boston Bruins (20-10-5)

The B’s rode Riley Nash’s three points to victory at home against Ottawa. Tuukka Rask earned the win for the Bruins in net. The veteran from Finland turned away 25 of 26 shots. Boston has won five straight.

1st Period

  • Boston (1-0)
    • Kevan Miller (1)
      • David Backes
      • Riley Nash
  • Boston (2-0) 
    • Danton Heinen (9)
      • Ryan Spooner
      • Matt Grzelcyk

2nd Period

  • Boston (3-0)
    • Riley Nash (3) 
  • Ottawa (1-3)
    • Thomas Chabot (2)
      • Mark Stone
      • Derick Brassard
  • Boston (4-1)
    • Nash (4)
      • Anders Bjork

3rd Period

  • Boston (5-1)
    • Backes (5)
      • Grzelcyk
      • Heinen

 


1 –  Detroit Red Wings (13-16-7)

3 – New Jersey Devils (22-9-5)

Thanks to Nico Hischier’s two first period goals, the Devils rolled to 3-1 victory over the Wings. Cory Schneider took home the win for New Jersey. Schneider stuffed 31 of the 32 shots shoved his way. The Devils have won five straight and are 6-0-1 over their past seven games.

1st Period

  • New Jersey (1-0)
    • Nico Hischier (6)
      • Steven Santini
      • Taylor Hall
  • New Jersey (2-0) 
    • Hischier (7)
      • Hall
      • Jesper Bratt

2nd Period

  • Detroit (1-2)
    • Justin Abdelkader (6)
      • Tyler Bertuzzi
      • Dylan Larkin

3rd Period

  • New Jersey (3-1)
    • Sami Vatanen (2)
      • Blake Coleman

 


2 – Buffalo Sabres (9-20-8)

3 – New York Islanders (20-13-4)

Final/OT

Josh Bailey tied it late and Mathew Barzal finished it in overtime as the Isles defeat the Sabres at home. Jaroslav Halak (35/37 SA) earned the victory. 

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • NY Islanders (1-0)
    • Jason Chimera (2)
      • Cal Clutterbuck
      • Casey Cizikas
  • Buffalo (1-1)
    • Zemgus Girgensons (3)
      • Jack Eichel
      • Marco Scandella

3rd Period

  • Buffalo (2-1)
    • Kyle Okposo (6)
      • Evander Kane
  • NY Islanders (2-2)
    • Josh Bailey (11)
      • John Tavares

Overtime

  • NY Islanders (3-2)
    • Mathew Barzal (13)
      • Josh Bailey
      • Tavares

 


4 – Columbus Blue Jackets (22-13-3)

5 – Pittsburgh Penguins (19-16-3)

Final/SO

Two assists and a goal by Evgeni Malkin in the third period allowed the Pen’s to tie the game. Both teams went scoreless in overtime. Then Malkin and Sydney Crosby each lit the lamp in the shootout to propel Pittsburgh to their second shootout win over Columbus in a week.

1st Period

  • Columbus (1-0)
    • Sonny Milano (6)
      • Seth Jones
      • Markus Nutivaara
  • Columbus (2-0)
    • Boone Jenner (4)
      • Oliver Bjorkstrand
      • Nick Foligno

2nd Period

  • Pittsburgh (1-2)
    • Conor Sheary (10)
      • Bryan Rust
      • Riley Sheahan
  • Columbus (3-1)
    • Artemi Pabarin (9)
      • Matt Calvert
      • David Savard

3rd Period

  • Pittsburgh (2-3)
    • Phil Kessel (16) (PP)
      • Patric Hornqvist
      • Evgeni Malkin
  • Columbus (4-2) 
    • Pabarin (10)
      • Josh Anderson
      • Pierre-Luc Dubois
  • Pittsburgh (3-4)
    • Malkin (13) (PP)
      • Kessel
      • Sydney Crosby
  • Pittsburgh (4-4)
    • Jake Guentzel (13)
      • Hornqvist
      • Malkin

Overtime

  • None

Shootout

  • Pittsburgh wins shootout 2-0
    • Malkin
    • Crosby

 


2 – Nashville Predators (22-9-5)

1 – St. Louis Blues (23-14-2)

Pekka Rinne and Jake Allen battle all evening, but in the Rinne’s Preds took the victory on enemy ice. The win halts Nashville’s recent three-game skid.

1st Period

  • Nashville (1-0)
    • Craig Smith (13)
      • Roman Josi

2nd Period

  • Nashville (2-0)
    • Calle Jarnkrok (10)
      • Flip Forsberg
      • Matt Irwin

3rd Period

  • St. Louis (1-2)
    • Vladimir Sobotka (7)
      • Kyle Brodziak
      • Alex Pietrangelo

 


0 – Washington Capitals (22-13-3)

1 – New York Rangers (20-13-4)

Final/Shootout

65 minutes weren’t enough to settle this one. Ondrej Pavelec (30/30) and Philipp Grubauer (37/37) each turned away every shot they faced through regulation and overtime. In the shootout, Pavelec stood tall while Mats Zuccarello and Mika Zibanejad were able to sneak two past Grubauer to take the game.

1st Period

  • None

2nd Period

  • None

3rd Period

  • None

Overtime

  • None

Shootout

  • NY Rangers win shootout 2-0
    • Mats Zuccarello
    • Mika Zibanejad

 


2 – Dallas Stars (20-15-3)

4 – Minnesota Wild (19-15-3)

Mikael Granlund (1 G, 1A) and Charlie Coyle (2 A) each had two points to lead the Wild to victory in a packed Xcel Energy Center. Alex Stalock (24/26 SA) earned the win in goal. 

1st Period

  • Dallas (1-0)
    • Tyler Seguin (18)
      • Esa Lindell
      • Devin Shore
  • Minnesota (1-1)
    • Jared Spurgeon (4)
      • Charlie Coyle
      • Tyler Ennis

2nd Period

  • Minnesota (2-1)
    • Eric Staal (15)
      • Coyle
      • Jonas Brodin
  • Dallas (2-2)
    • Mattias Janmark (7) (PP)
      • Seguin
      • Jamie Benn
  • Minnesota (3-2)
    • Mikael Granlund (8) (PP)
      • Jason Zucker
      • Mikko Koivu

3rd Period

  • Minnesota (4-2)
    • Zucker (15)
      • Granlund
      • Ryan Suter

 


3- Edmonton Oilers (17-18-2)

4 – Winnipeg Jets (21-11-6)

In Winnipeg, the Jets end the Oilers season-high four game win streak. Joel Armia scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season. Leon Draisaitl lit the lamp for the ninth time this season and dished out assist later in the game. Connor Hellebuyck earned the victory between the pipes.

1st Period

  • Edmonton (1-0)
    • Leon Draisaitl (9) (SH)
      • Connor McDavid
      • Brandon Davidson
  • Winnipeg (1-1)
    • Bryan Little (6)
      • Nikolaj Ehlers
      • Mathieu Perreault
  • Winnipeg (2-1)
    • Joel Armia (5)
      • Matt Hendricks
      • Dmitry Kulikov
  • Edmonton (2-2)
    • Jesse Puljujarvi (7)
      • Kris Russell
      • McDavid

2nd Period

  • Winnipeg (3-2)
    • Kyle Connor (11)
      • Blake Wheeler
      • Mark Scheifele
  • Winnipeg (4-2)
    • Joel Armia (6)
  • Edmonton (3-4)
    • Jujhar Khaira (7)
      • Ryan Strome
      • Draisaitl

3rd Period

  • None

 


3 – Arizona Coyotes (9-25-5)

1 – Colorado Avalanche (17-16-3)

Antti Raanta (25/26 SA) outdueled Semyon Varlamov (24/27 SA) to lead the Coyotes to their ninth win of the season. Tobias Rieder and Alex Goligoski put in their 6th and 4th goals of the season, respectively. Lawson Crouse scored his first goal of the season after being called up from Tuscon (AHL) earlier in the day.

1st Period

  • Arizona (1-0)
    • Tobias Rieder (6)
      • Brendan Perlini
      • Jakob Chychrun
  • Colorado (1-1)
    • Mikko Rantanen (11)
      • Erik Johnson
      • Gabriel Landeskog

2nd Period

  • Arizona (2-1)
    • Alex Goligoski (4)
      • Clayton Keller

3rd Period

  • Arizona (3-1)
    • Lawson Crouse (1)
      • Josh Archibald

 


4 – Vegas Golden Knights (24-9-2)

1 – Anaheim Ducks (16-14-8)

Anaheim opened the game with a score in the first two minutes of the game. The other 58 minutes belonged to Malcolm Subban (27/28 SA) and the Golden Knights. Vegas has now won five straight and are 9-0-1 in their last ten.

1st Period

  • Anaheim (1-0)
    • Rickard Rakell (11)
      • Jakob Silfverberg
      • Brandon Montour
  • Vegas (1-1)
    • Shea Theodore (3)
      • Tomas Nosek
      • Oscar Lindberg

2nd Period

  • Vegas (2-1)
    • Cody Eakin (5)
      • Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

3rd Period

  • Vegas (3-1)
    • William Karlsson (17)
      • Jonathan Marchessault
  • Vegas (4-1)
    • David Perron (8)
      • Erik Haula
      • Nate Schmidt

 


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