Hurricanes edge Pens 4-3 to take lead in tight Metropolitan
Jesper Fast scored 9 seconds into the third period to break a tie, Sebastian Aho followed with his 22nd goal of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Sunday to move into first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Guentzel's winner lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3 in shootout
DeSmith figured Ovechkin would try to fire one past him rather than deke his way to the net. DeSmith stayed upright as Ovechkin closed in and felt the familiar smack of rubber hitting him and not the net. “I thought our guys played hard in the second and third against a really good team,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. While Sullivan remains confident Jarry will be fine, he turned to DeSmith to help get Pittsburgh going. Washington went 1 for 4 on the power play, a tap-in goal by Backstrom in the second that gave the Capitals a 3-2 lead.
Larkin Scores A Pair As Wings Beat Sabres In Shootout
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Dylan Larkin scored twice and converted one of Detroits two shootout goals, and the Red Wings snapped a nine-game skid with a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Andreas Athanasiou sealed the victory by scoring on Detroits second shootout opportunity after Jonathan Bernier stopped Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart on Buffalos first two attempts. Bernier finished with 29 saves through overtime and Tyler Bertuzzi also scored in a game the Red Wings rebounded after squandering a 2-0 third-period lead. We werent perfect tonight, Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said, referring to the near-third-period collapse. NOTES: Red Wings D Gustav Lindstrom made his NHL debut.detroit.cbslocal.com
League Worst Red Wings Fall To Buffalo 5-1
Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. The Red Wings (12-31-3) have by far the worst record in the NHL. I thought in certain areas, we took steps forward in terms of the way we want to play the way that we have to play to be successful, Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. The Red Wings recalled G Calvin Pickard from Grand Rapids of the AHL under emergency conditions. Red Wings: At New York Islanders on Tuesday night.detroit.cbslocal.com
Rodrigues scores 2 goals to lift Sabres past Detroit 5-1
DETROIT – Evan Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Rodrigues entered with no goals in 25 games this season, but he ended that drought with a couple quick tallies against the Red Wings. The Red Wings (12-31-3) have by far the worst record in the NHL. Girgensons scored short-handed after Detroit's Robby Fabbri went sprawling to the ice trying to keep an errant pass inside the blue line. Red Wings: At New York Islanders on Tuesday night.