Friday, January 31, 2014
The Kings can't buy a goal (or a win)
Penguins 4, Kings 1
* Penguins: Improve to 6-1-0 vs Kings in shootout era.
* Jussi Jokinen (PIT): Goal, two Assists; ties season-high with three points.
* Kings: Lost seven of last eight games.
* Kings: One goal or fewer in five straight games.
Canadiens 4, Bruidns 1
* Daniel Briere (MTL): Goal (8), assist (third multi-point game of season).
* Peter Budaj (MTL): 34 saves (first win since December 4).
* Canadiens: Won last two games following a four-game losing streak.
* Bruins: Four-game winning streak ends; First regulation loss in last seven games (5-1-1).
Ducks 5, Flyers 3
* Ducks: Won both meetings with Flyers this season.
* Corey Perry (ANA): Goal (29); second in NHL behind Alex Ovechkin (38).
Flames 4, Sharks 1
* Flames: 4-0 on current five-game homestand.
* Eriah Hayes (SJ): First career NHL goal (13th career game).
* Sharks: Lost three straight games (outscored 8-1).
Devils 3, Stars 2 (F/OT)
* Patrik Elias (NJ): Game-winning power play goal (10); two PP goal in last three games after one in first 37 games.
* Travis Zajac (NJ): Goal, assist; first game with at least one goal and one assist since Feb. 15, 2013.
* Jamie Benn (DAL): Goal (21); Four goals, five assists during five-game point streak.
* Tyler Seguin (DAL): Goal (24); Three goals in last two games after none in previous 12 games.
Blue Jackets 5, Capitals 2
* Ryan Johansen (CBJ): Two goals (21); first career 20-goal season (had 14 goals in 117 games in first two NHL seasons).
* Brandon Dubinsky (CBJ): Goal (12), assist; ninth multi-point game of season (fourth during January).
* Blue Jackets: Snap three-game losing streak.
* Capitals: Two-game winning streak ends; 2-6-2 in last 10 games.