Friday, March 7, 2014
The Sharks had Penguin for dinner
By ESPN Stats & Information
Sharks 5, Penguins 3
* Sharks: Outscored Penguins 4-1 in third period.
* Sharks: At least one point in six of last seven games.
* Brent Burns (SJ): Two goals; three goals in last two games following 19-game drought.
* Olli Maatta (PIT): First career two-goal game; has four goals in last five games.
Avalanche 3, Red Wings 2 (F/OT)
* Avalanche: Won four straight; 14-5-0 in last 19 games.
* Andre Benoit (COL): First career OT goal.
* Nathan MacKinnon (COL): Assist on winning goal; 13-game point streak (breaks Wayne Gretzky's record for longest by 18-year-old).
* Red Wings: Ninth home loss this season in OT or shootout (11-11-9 at home).
Coyotes 5, Canadiens 2
* Coyotes: Snap a 14-game winless streak (0-9-5) against the Habs; hadn't beaten Montreal since Dec. 9, 1998.
* Radim Vrbata (PHX): Two goals; third multi-goal game of season.
* Coyotes: Most goals since 6-0 win over Flames on Jan. 7; had scored two or fewer in seven straight.
* P.K. Subban (MTL): Two assists; Two goals, four assists during four-game point streak.
Sabres 3, Lightning 1
* Sabres: Won four of five games since Olympic break.
* Tyler Myers (BUF): Goal, assist; three goals, three assists in last four games.
* Steven Stamkos (TB): No points, 5 shots in 21:03 of ice time; returned after missing 45 games with broken leg.
* Ryan Callahan (TB): No points, 4 shots in 16:33 of ice time in Lightning debut.
Bruins 3, Capitals 0
* Bruins: Won three in a row; improve to 30-5-1 when scoring first.
* Tuukka Rask (BOS): Sixth shutout of season (leads NHL).
* Gregory Campbell (BOS): Goal (7); Four goals in past four games after none in previous 12.
* Capitals: Three-game winless (two losses, tie) streak after winning previous four in a row.