The Philadelphia Flyers shut the door on the New Jersey Devils. Flyer goalie Ilya Bryzgalov made 17 saves. The shutout for Ilya was his 3rd consecutive and tied a team record! Philly D-Man Braydon Coburn picked up two assists in the victory. Philly is 5th in the east with 87 points but 3rd in the ultra skilled Atlantic Division. New Jersey is 6th in the east with 85 points and 4th in the Atlantic Division.
The New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricane 4-2. New York held the lead the entire game and Carolina was never able to catch up. With this win New York opens up their lead in the eastern standings to 95 points. Six more points then Pittsburgh with 89. Carolina neart the bottom of the pile at unlucky #13 with 67 points. This game also put brothers against each other. Eric Staal is Captain of the Hurricane and Marc Staal is an Alternate Captain for the Rangers.
The Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2. LA held the lead the entire game after scoring 2 goals in the 1st period and Detroit never caught up. With this win LA is tied for 8th place with 78 points and Detroit is 4th in the west with 91 points.
The Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in overtime. Logan Couture scored the 2 goals for San Jose but it was Calgary's Matt Stajan who scored the winning goal in OT. After this win Calgary is in the 4 way logjam as some have started to call it. San Jose, Calgary, Los Angeles and Colorado all have 78 points and are all tied for 8th place in the west. Check out Stajan's goal below.
Colorado vs Buffalo 4:30 pm
Ottawa vs Montreal 4:30 pm
Dallas vs Winnipeg 5:30 pm
Columbus vs Edmonton 7:00 pm
Phoenix vs Vancouver 7:00 pm
Detroit vs Anaheim 7:00 pm
Thursday night is the night we should all watch the Pittsburgh Penguins vs the New York Rangers because Sidney Crosby will be making his return to the line up! At least if New York snaps the Penguins 9 game win streak we know who to blame: Sidney Crosby?! Enjoy X