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Tampa 4 Carolina 1
Canes drop to 0-2 with a home loss to the Lightning. Vincent Lecavalier leads the way with a pair of helpers and Mathieu Garon stops 35 of 36 shots for the win.
1. Vincent Lecavalier 2A +2 2PIM 2SOG
2. Mathieu Garon W 35 Saves 1GA
3. Taylor Pyatt 1G +2 5SOG
W- Garon 35 Saves 1GA
L- Cam Ward 22 Saves 4GA
Winnipeg 4 Washington 2
Impressive win for the Jets, getting a road win on the back end of a back to back against a rested Caps squad.
1. Evander Kane 1G (PPG) 1A +1 3SOG
2. Tobias Enstrom 3A (1PPA) +2 2SOG
3. Dustin Byfuglien 2A (1PPA) +1 4PIM 3SOG
W- Ondrej Pavelec 32 Saves 2GA
L- Braydon Holtby 35 Saves 4GA
Montreal 4 Florida 1
Full marks to the Canadiens for a solid win on home ice.
1. Andrei Markov 2G (2PPG) 2PIM 4SOG
2. Raphael Diaz 2A (1PPA) +1 2PIM 1SOG
3. Max Pacioretty 2A(2PPA)
W- Carey Price 27 Saves 1GA
L- Scott Clemmensen 29 Saves $GA
New Jersey 3 Philadelphia 0
Flyers digging themselves an early hole. Will it be to much to climb out of in this shortened season? They need to turn it around quickly if they want any chance of making the playoffs.
1. Martin Brodeur W 24 Saves 0GA
2. Ilya Kovalchuk 1G 1A (PPA) +2 2PIM 2SOG
3. David Clarkson 1G (PPG) 9PIM 2SOG
W- Brodeur 24 Saves 0GA
L- Ilya Bryzgalov 23 Saves 3GA
Dallas 2 Detroit 1
The Stars go into Detroit and spoil the Wings home opener. Detroit continues to shoot blanks as they fire 40 shots but manage only 1 goal.
1. Kari Lehtonen W 39 Saves 1GA
2. Michael Ryder 2G +2 2PIM 5SOG
3. Damien Brunner 1G +1 2PIM 6SOG
W- Lehtonen 39 Saves 1GA
L- Jimmy Howard 30 Saves 2GA
Nashville 3 Minnesota 1
Predators get 1st win of the year with an imppressive effort in Minnesota.
1. Nick Spaling 1G 1A (PPA) +2 2PIM 3SOG
2. Brandon Yip 1A +1 2PIM 2SOG
3. Dany Heatley 1G 1A 4SOG
W- Chris Mason 29 Saves 1GA
L- Niklas Backstrom 23 Saves 3 GA
Chicago 3 St. Louis 2
Battle of the heavyweights. The Hawks jump out to a 3-0 lead and hang on for the win.
1. Patrick Sharp 1A +1 3SOG
2. Patrick Kane 1G 2SOG
3. Andy McDonald 1G +1 2PIM 3SOG
W- Corey Crawford 32 Saves 2GA
L- Brian Elliott 24 Saves 3GA
Colorado 3 LA 1
Defending Cup champs are stumbling out of the gate, still searching for their first win.
1. Gabriel Landeskog 1G +2 6SOG
2. P.A. Parenteau 1G +2 2PIM 3SOG
3. Matt Duchene 1A +2 2SOG
W- Semyon Varlamov 28 Saves 1GA
L- Jon Quick 38 Saves 3GA
San Jose 6 Edmonton 3
Highest scoring game of the night sees the Sharks devour the Oilers, putting up a 6 spot in the 1st period and coasting the rest of the way.
1. Patrick Marleau 2G (1PPG) 1A (PPA) +1 5SOG
2. Logan Couture 2G (PPG) 1A (PPA) +1 2SOG
3. Jordan Eberle 2A 5SOG
W- Antti Niemi 26 Saves 3GA
L- Devon Dubnyk 14 Saves 6GA