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Delighted New Year! We are wanting all of you a pleased and a healthy 2022. I understand it hasn’t been simple, however if there is something that being a sports fan has actually taught me it is that there is constantly next year.
This most likely isn’t the very best method to ring in the New Year, however it is surreal to believe that at this time a year ago the NHL routine season was simply preparing to begin a shortened 56-game schedule.
COVID has actually continued to be an existence this season, with as much as 90 video games held off. In addition, the infection has actually sidelined gamers, coaches and on-ice authorities. It likewise cost hockey fans the satisfaction of inviting back NHLers to the Winter Season Olympics and the 2021 World Junior Champion.
Fortunately is that the competition for the World Juniors might resume in the summer season and we might lastly see the return of the World Cup of Hockey. We will need to adjust also and will make it through all of it in the end.
EDMONTON 5 NEW JERSEY 6 (OT)
The Devils have actually won 2 straight video games following a come-from-behind triumph over the Oilers.
Jack Hughes scored two times, consisting of the overtime winner. He likewise included a help and a game-high 7 shots on target
Ryan McLeod, Duncan Keith, Andreas Johnsson, Jesper Bratt, Dougie Hamilton and Damon Severson contributed 2 helps each.
Dawson Mercer notched one objective and one help for New Jersey.
Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 32 shots for his seventh win of the year.
Mike Smith obstructed 35 shots in the defeat.
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ANAHEIM 1 VEGAS 3
The Golden Knights have actually won 2 straight video games following a dominant triumph over the Ducks.
Nicolas Roy and Adam Brooks discovered the back of the web for Vegas in the very first frame.
Mattias Janmark provided the Golden Knights a three-goal lead in the 2nd verse with his 4th objective of the year.
Chandler Stephenson, Sonny Milano Ben Hutton, Dylan Coghlan and Vinni Lettieri signed up one help each.
Laurent Brossoit made 15 conserves for his 8th win of the season.
John Gibson was much busier with 42 stops on 45 shots in the loss.
NEW YORK CITY RANGERS 4 TAMPA BAY 3 (SO)
The Rangers ended a two-game winless skid with a shootout win over the Lightning.
Barclay Goodrow scored a set of objectives versus his previous, consisting of a shorthanded marker at 14:30 of the 2nd verse.
Steven Stamkos had one objective and one help to extend his point spree to 6 successive contests.
Alexis Lafreniere, Ross Colton, and Corey Perry, who connected the video game in the last 2 minutes, scored the other objectives in the match.
Ondrej Palat taped 2 assistants, while Alex Killorn, Brayden Point, Victor Hedman, Artemi Panarin, K’Andre Miller and Greg McKegg had one each.
Mika Zibanejad had the only objective in the shootout as the 6th shooter.
Igor Shesterkin stopped 25 of 28 shots in his 14th win of the project.
Brian Elliott, who returned from COVID-19 procedure, protected 20 of 23 shots in the defeat.
WASHINGTON 3 DETROIT 1
The Capitals won for a 2nd straight contest considering that returning from the vacation break.
Alex Ovechkin netted a set of third-period markers and ended up with a game-high 7 shots. He is connected for the league lead with 24 objectives and he ended up being the NHL’s all-time leader in power-play objectives.
Evgeny Kuznetsov produced one objective and one assistant for Washington.
Pius Suter opened the scoring for Detroit at 1:43 of the 2nd verse.
Nicklas Backstrom has actually made a help in each of his 3 looks this season.
Lucas Johansen gathered a help in his NHL launching.
John Carlson, Garnet Hathaway, Matt Irwin, Sam Gagner and Vladislav Namestnikov had one assistant each.
Ilya Samsonov stopped 19 shots for his 13th win of 2021-22.
Thomas Greiss turned aside 24 of 26 shots in the defeat.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.