The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 5-2. New York played backup goalie Martin Biron and rested Henrik Lundqvist. This was Biron's 500th NHL game. Pittsburgh held the lead the whole game always making the Rangers play catch up. With the PENS win they solidify 4th place in the east.
The Carolina Hurricane beat the Montreal Canadians 2-1 in a S/O. Both regulation goals came in the 2nd period. The only goal scored in the shootout was by team Captain Eric Staal and 3rd shooter for the Hurricane. Both these 2 teams are out of playoff running and have been for a bit now but all the players are working for jobs next year.
The Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1. We may have gotten an early look at a series in the 1st round. If the playoffs started tonight these two teams would be meeting up.
The New Jersey beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1. It was a tie game until Petr Sykora scored in the 3rd for the Devils win.
The Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 and put the flame officially out on the Stars hopes of making the playoffs. It was a scoreless 1st and 2nd period with Francis Bouillon and Patric Hornqvist scoring. Nashville is a force to be reckoned with 102 points and 47 wins this season!
The Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 in a shootout. Devin Setoguchi scored the only goal in the shootout.
The Phoenix Coyotes take on the St. Louis Blues at 4:30. If St. Louis wins they will be tied for 1st in the west. If Phoenix wins they will move into 7th place in the west! Enjoy X