February 25, 2008 |
In a game that belonged to the goaltenders, the visiting San Jose Sharks were perfect during their shootout against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jeremy Roenick scored the game-winner as all three San Jose shooters were successful, leading the Sharks to a 2-1 victory yesterday. Penguins goalie Ty Conklin made 36 saves in regulation and overtime, but couldn't stop Roenick, Jonathan Cheechoo or Joe Pavelski during the shootout. Roenick is 3-for-3 on shootout attempts this season.
November 21, 2011
Henrik Zetterberg, Johan Franzen and Brad Stuart staked Detroit to a three-goal lead, and the Red Wings held on for a 4-2 victory over the host Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night. Stuart had two goals, including an empty-netter he banked in off the right boards from the Detroit zone with 48 seconds to play, and Pavel Datsyuk had two assists. Jimmy Howard made 32 saves, helping the Red Wings complete the Southern California sweep and earn a split of their four-game trip after five straight road losses.
May 16, 2010
Western Conference Final Records: No. 1 San Jose Sharks (51-20-11) vs. No. 2 Chicago Blackhawks (52-22-8) How they got here: San Jose beat No. 8 Colorado, four games to two, and No. 5 Detroit, 4-1. Chicago beat No. 7 Nashville, 4-2, and No. 3 Vancouver, 4-2. 2009-10 series record: Chicago, 3-1 (two wins in overtime). Chicago had 17 goals, San Jose 11. San Jose: The Sharks' only other appearance in the Western finals was a six-game loss to Calgary in 2004.
December 29, 2009 |
The Washington Capitals shook up their roster yesterday, acquiring left wing Jason Chimera from the Blue Jackets in a trade that sends Chris Clark and defenseman Milan Jurcina to Columbus. The deal cuts about $2 million in salary this season from Washington's payroll, which could clear room for another trade. Chimera has eight goals and nine assists this season, along with 47 penalty minutes, more than anyone on Washington's roster. The deal moves him from the last-place Blue Jackets - a team on a franchise-record-tying nine-game losing streak - to the first-place Capitals.
February 14, 2012
Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists against a goalie playing in the NHL for the first time in nearly a year, leading the San Jose Sharks past the host Capitals, 5-3, Monday night. Patrick Marleau, Ryane Clowe, and Brent Burns also scored on Braden Holtby, who was brought up from Hershey of the American Hockey League earlier Monday to make a surprise start for Washington - something he hadn't done since last March. Washington's No. 1 goalie, Tomas Vokoun, was ill, and No. 2 Michal Neuvirth played Sunday in a loss at the New York Rangers.
October 22, 2010
Upon further review, Islanders win Matt Moulson scored a delayed, video-reviewed goal in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Moulson was credited with an in-close goal at 1 minute, 56 seconds. Officials reviewing the play ruled that the puck went off goalie Dan Ellis' glove and completely over the line before Ellis swiped it back into play. The original call on the ice was no goal. The review, which occurred at the next stoppage of play at 3:28 of overtime, took about 10 minutes.
April 30, 2010 |
Joe Pavelski picked up where he left off in the first round by scoring two goals, leading the host San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory last night over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of their second-round Western Conference series. Pavelski scored in the first period to start a three-goal outburst in 1 minute, 19 seconds with Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi. Pavelski added his seventh goal of the postseason on a two-man advantage in the opening minute of the third period to help the Sharks end a string of four straight home losses in series openers.
November 28, 2009 |
Besides winning more games than any goalie in NHL history, Matrtin Brodeur has now spent more time in front of a net as well. Jamie Langenbrunner and Zach Parise scored shootout goals to make Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils 2-1 winners at Boston, as Brodeur surpassed Patrick Roy for the most minutes played when the puck was dropped to open the third period. The 37-year-old Brodeur has played 60,280 minutes; Roy played 60,235. After sending the game to overtime with a stop on the Bruins' Marc Savard's wrister from the slot in the closing seconds of regulation, Brodeur made pad saves on Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci in the shootout.
October 26, 2011
James Wisniewski made his long-awaited Columbus debut after serving an eight-game suspension, and rookie Ryan Johansen scored his first career goal and added an assist to give the Columbus Blue Jackets their first win of the season, beating the Detroit Red Wings , 4-1, on Tuesday. R.J. Umberger had a goal and an assist, rookie John Moore scored his first NHL goal and Derek MacKenzie had one into an empty net for Columbus, which entered as the only winless club at 0-7-1, the worst start in team history.
May 9, 2011 |
The Detroit Red Wings are going home with a chance to take a step toward history. Suddenly, that seems well within reach. Tomas Holmstrom broke a tie with 6 minutes, 8 seconds remaining, and the Red Wings scored three third-period goals to avoid elimination with a 4-3 victory over the host San Jose Sharks last night. "There's a lot of character on this team. There's not any quit," said Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard, who made 39 saves. "Our season was on the line there in the third period, and we found a way. " Danny Cleary and Jonathan Ericsson also scored in the final period to send the series back to Detroit for Game 6 tomorrow night.