Colorado pushes win spree to nine games
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The New York City Rangers and Dallas Stars lost on Friday night to the Minnesota Wild and Washington Capitals, respectively, Nevertheless, both contests will be kept in mind more for the unique nights for Henrik Lundqvist and Sergei Zubov, who were both honored by having their numbers retired.
Lundqvist ended up being the 11th gamer in franchise history to have his number raised to the rafters of Madison Team Garden. He played 15 seasons with the Rangers, while publishing 459 wins, a 2.43 goals-against average, .918 save portion and 64 nothings in 887 video games played.
Zubov ended up being the 6th gamer in franchise history to have his number retired. He bet destiny in 12 of his 16 NHL seasons from 1996-97 to 2008-09. He concluded his NHL profession with 152 objectives and 771 points in 1,068 video games.
The Rangers provided some problem prior to the video game when Adam Fox was put on hurt reserve with an upper-body injury. He was hurt on Thursday and he will not play prior to the All-Star break. Coach Gerard is positive that Fox will be prepared to return when the Rangers resume play in mid-February. The Colorado Avalanche were likewise missing out on a star gamer on Friday due to the lack of Nathan MacKinnon. He will not play prior to the All-Star break either due to the fact that of a concussion and facial fracture.
DETROIT 3 PITTSBURGH 2 (SO)
The Red Wings stopped a three-game winless skid, while handing the Penguins a 2nd straight loss that surpassed policy time.
Jake Guentzel netted a set of objectives for Pittsburgh in the loss. He connected the video game both times when he scored on the power play at the 5:54 mark of the 2nd duration and when he scored 27 seconds into the 3rd.
Calvin Pickard stopped 36 of 38 shots for his very first win of the season in his 2nd look.
MINNESOTA 3 NY RANGERS 2
The Wild won for a 4th successive contest, while hading the Rangers a 2nd straight defeat.
Frederick Gaudreau supplied the game-winning objective when he broke a 2-2 tie just 1:49 into the 3rd duration.
Kevin Fiala and Mats Zuccarello (power play) lit the light in the 2nd frame to connect the match. They likewise got the helps on Gaudreau’s winner. Fiala and Zuccarello are both presently riding 10-game point streaks.
Igor Shesterkin made 31 stops on 34 shots in the loss, which ended his seven-game win spree.
COLORADO 6 CHICAGO 4
The Avalanche have a nine-game win streak after hanging on to beat the Blackhawks
J.T. Compher had a Gordie Howe hat technique with one objective, one help and a battling significant.
Patrick Kane filled the stat sheet with 2 objectives, one help and a game-high 10 shots
Brandon Hagel netted 2 objectives for Chicago in the 3rd duration along with Kane after the group was nothing for the very first 2 durations.
Cale Makar got his 18th objective of the year and he signed up a help. He ranks 2nd amongst NHL blueliners with 12 multi-point efficiencies.
Dylan Strome, Erik Gustafsson and Mikko Rantanen broke in 2 helps each, while Tyson Jost, Logan O’Connor, Andre Burakovsky, Samuel Girard, Seth Jones and Connor Murphy got on the scoresheet with one each.
Pavel Francouz stopped 39 of 43 shots for his seventh straight win.
Marc-Andre Fleury protected 21 of 25 shots in the defeat.
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BOSTON 2 ARIZONA 1
The Bruins stopped a two-game winless skid, while extending the losing streak of the Coyotes to 4 contests.
David Pastrnak helped on both objectives to extend his point spree to 8 successive video games.
Charlie McAvoy published what held up as the video game winner at the 13:41 mark of the 2nd duration.
Erik Haula opened the scoring 12:31 into the match.
Nick Schmaltz had the only objective for Arizona to provide him a three-game point streak.
Linus Ullmark turned aside 30 shots for his 15th success of the project.
Scott Wedgewood stopped 35 shots in the loss.
WASHINGTON 5 DALLAS 0
The Capitals snapped a two-game losing skid, while ending destiny’ four-game win spree.
Vitek Vanecek made his 2nd nothing of the year with 29 conserves.
Nicklas Backstrom was the offending star with 3 points. He had one objective and 2 assistants to provide him 12 points in 12 looks this season.
Connor McMichael notched one objective and one assistant for his 2nd multi-point effort of the year.
Tom Wilson, who opened the scoring 1:29 into the match, and John Carlson scored power-play objectives in the very first frame.
Trevor van Riemsdyk tallied his very first objective of 2021-22 in his 40th getaway.
Evgeny Kuznetsov contributed 2 assistants, while Lars Eller, Joe Snively, Justin Schultz and Dmitry Orlov gathered one help each.
Roope Hintz had a team-high 5 shots.
Braden Holtby gave up 5 objectives on 27 shots prior to getting the hook after 2 durations in his very first start versus his previous group.
Jake Oettinger made 2 saves money on 2 shots in relief.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.