National Hockey League news: February 18, 2008
Monday, February 18, 2008
There were 8 games played in the National Hockey League on February 17, 2008, including the top two teams in the West, the Detroit Red Wings and the Dallas Stars, going head to head.
Colorado Avalanche @ Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago scored first with a
San Jose Sharks @ New York Rangers
scored first for the Sharks to give them an early 1-0 lead. would tie the score at 11:34 in the first period to tie the score. would score a goal on a Rangers power play to put New York up by 1 in the second period. Callahan would score his second goal of the game by shooting a puck into an empty net with two seconds left in the third period.
Detroit Red Wings @ Dallas Stars
Who would've thought that two teams, who have combined to score 375 goals this season, would only manage one in this game?
Columbus Blue Jackets @ St. Louis Blues
scored his first career NHL goal to put the Blues ahead in the first period. Columbus' would score his 31st goal of the season short handed to tie the score at 1 goal a piece. put St. Louis back in the lead early in the second period. Then, scored on the power play to give St. Louis a two goal advantage. and each scored a power play goal to extend St. Louis' lead by 3. made 19 saves, and picked up an assist in the McDonald goal, in his 22nd win of the year. had four assists, had 2, and the Blues tied the season series with Columbus at three games each.
Pittsburgh Penguins @ Buffalo Sabres
broke the scoreless tie at 7:28 in the second period to put Pittsburgh on the board first. would score two minutes later on a power play to put the Penguins up by 2 goals. Buffalo's only goal would come from at 14:45 in the second period to cut Pittsburgh's lead in half. and each scored in the third period, and the Penguins took their third victory against the Sabres this season. Penguin goaltender stopped 36 shots, and earned his 15th win of the season.
Montreal Canadiens @ Philadelphia Flyers
scored first for the Canadiens to give them the lead 6:18 into the game. would put the Flyers on the board on a short handed goal at 9:30 in the first. put Montreal in the lead with two seconds left in the first period. Philadelphia would tie the game at two goals a piece early in the second period when scored his 5th goal of the season. would re-take the lead for Montreal when he scored less than two minutes later. would extend the Canadiens' lead to 2 on a power-play goal just past the halfway point of the game. would score a goal on an empty net at 18:36 in the third period. would add a Philadelphia goal about a minute later, but the damage was already done, as the Montreal Canadiens took their third straight victory and handed Philly their seventh straight loss.
Calgary Flames @ Anaheim Ducks
would give the Flames their only lead of the game at 15:10 in the first period on a power play goal. would score in the opening minute of the second period to tie the game. would give the Ducks their first lead of the game 4:26 into the second period. That was followed by power play goals by and to give Anaheim a 3 goal lead by the end of the second period. would cut the Flames' deficit to two goals at 1:54 into the third period. Anaheim's two goal lead would hold as they pick up the victory at home. assisted in the Carter goal, his 670th point as a Duck, and his fourth point since returning to the Ducks on February 5. picked up a pair of assists, and Getzlaf had two points, assisting on Niedermeyer's game winning goal.
Nashville Predators @ Minnesota Wild
A goal by
The Blue Jackets activatedfrom injured reserve. Fedorov missed 13 games due to a concussion he suffered on January 17 in a game against the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Rangers signed defensemanto a contract extension. Tyutin, who was drafted by the Rangers in 2001, has played in 228 games with New York, scored 14 goals, and assisted in 46. The Rangers have also inked contract extensions for defenseman and goaltender this week.
- "Game recap: Colorado @ Chicago" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: San Jose @ NY Rangers" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Detroit @ Dallas" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Columbus @ St. Louis" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Pittsburgh @ Buffalo" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Montreal @ Philadelphia" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Calgary @ Anaheim" — , February 17, 2008
- "Game recap: Nashville @ Minnesota" — , February 17, 2008
- Canadian Press. "Blue Jackets activate Fedorov, send Lindstrom to Syracuse" — , February 17, 2008
- Canadian Press. "Rangers cap busy week of signings by agreeing to deal with D Tyutin" — , February 17, 2008
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