Boston defeated the Rangers 1-0 in the shootout. Phil Kessel got the game-winner for Boston. Shame, because Henrik Lundqvist was fantastic. He made 9 great saves in the 1st period and 19 overall. Manny Fernandez stopped 26 for Boston. The Bruins are now 5-2, while the Rags are now 2-4-1. Who'dve thunk that?
Chicago came back from a 3-1 third period defecit to beat the Leafs in Toronto 6-4. Patrick Sharp got the winner for Chi-town, while Pat Kane had 2 assists. Mats Sundin got 2 for the Leafs in a losing effort. The Hawks are now 5-3. Who knows? Maybe they'll compete. I think Kane has earned his chance here though.
Chris Higgins got the game-winner and added an empty net goal, as the Long Island native's team defeated Buffalo at Le Centre Bell by a score of 4-2. Derek Roy and Paul Gaustad scored for the Sabres.
Another victory for the Senators, breezing by Florida by a score of 4-1. Ray Emery was big, making 31 saves. The Sens move to 8-1.
The Islanders beat the Devils 4-3 in Overtime.
Simon Gagne's second of the night came :48 into overtime, as the Flyers beat the Hurricanes to maintain first place in the Atlantic, 3-2. Eric Staal got his third of the year for the Canes.
Ryan Whitney's late second period goal turned out to be the winner, as Sid vs. Alex round 9 went to the Penguins. The Pens have won 5 straight vs. Washington. Jordan Staal finally scored his first of the year for the Pens.
Vinny Prospal's hot start continued, netting his sixth and seventh as the Bolts beat the Thrashers 6-2. Brett Sterling got his first NHL goal for ATL, while Marty St. Louis got his first of the year for Tampa.
Mike Ribeiro had a game-winner and an assist as the Stars beat the Ducks, 3-1.
33 Saves from Nicklas Backstrom and an Eric Belanger game-winner lead the Wild over the Blues at Scottrade Center, 3-1. Scott Wagner got his first NHL goal for the Blues. Boy, I hope they win this year, bigtime, not only as a JD supporter, but all 3 games have sold out and been raucous.
Kirk Maltby's 2 goals included a game-winner, as the Red Wings cruised to a 5-2 victory over the Coyotes. Henrik Zetterburg netted #7 for Detroit.
Jarome Iginla had the game-winner for Calgary at home against provinicial rival Edmonton, 4-1. It was Iginla's 5th, while the hapless Oilers could only manage 18 shots on Mikka Kiprusoff. Sam Gagner scored his first NHL goal for Edmonton.
Jeremy Roenick scored #498 as the Sharks defeated the Preds at the Tank, 2-1.