Thursday Night Hockey

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St Louis Blues v Boston Bruins

2-5 

Tuukka Rask made 28 saves to tie the record for most wins in the history of the Boston Bruins. He shares the feat of 252 NHL wins with Tiny Thompson.

Chris Wagner had a goal and an assist, Torey Krug, David Backes, Brad Marchand and Sean Kuraly all scored, whilst David Krejci had three assists for the Bruins, who won for the first time in three games.

David Perron had an assist to extend the longest current point streak in the NHL to 13 games for the Blues, who had a four-game point streak end. Jake Allen made 22 saves.

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Up Next:

Senators v Blues – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

Rangers v Bruins – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

 

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New Jersey Devils v New York Islanders

1-4 

Anders Lee scored twice as the New York Islanders held the New Jersey Devils to 17 shots for their third straight win.

Jordan Eberle also had a goal and recored an assist, whilst Michael Dal Colle scored his first NHL goal. Nick Leddy had two assists for NY, who have won 13 of their last 16 games. Robin Lehner made 16 saves for his 10th win in his past 11 games.

Andy Greene scored and Mackenzie Blackwood made 22 saves for New Jersey, who have lost five of their last seven games. The Devils have allowed at least four goals in five of their past six.

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Up Next:

Ducks v Devils – Saturday, January 19th (1pm)

Islanders v Capitals – Friday, January 18th (7:30pm)

 

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Chicago Blackhawks v New York Rangers 

3-4 

Henrik Lundqvist tied Terry Sawchuk for sixth on the NHL’s all-time wins list by making 24 saves. The goaltender has 445 career wins in 839 games, all with the Rangers. He needs just nine more wins to tie Curtis Joseph for fifth place.

Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist, Mats Zuccarello extended his point streak to four games with a goal and Filip Chytil and Mika Zibanejad also scored for New York, who have won two in a row and three of their last four.

Brandon Saad and Alex DeBrincat scored power-play goals. Patrick Kane had an assist to extend his point streak to seven games, but had his six-game multi-point streak end. Dominik Kahun scored and Collin Delia made 29 saves for Chicago, who have lost five in a row, and seven of the past eight.

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Up Next:

Capitals v Blackhawks – Sunday, January 20th (12:30pm – NBC

Rangers v Bruins – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

 

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Toronto Maple Leafs v Tampa Bay Lightning 

4-2 

Frederik Anderson made 36 saves to lift his Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was his second game back after missing eight, seven due to injury and one with the flu. It’s his first win since Dec. 22.

Nazem Kadri, Patrick Marleau, Mitch Marner and Zach Hyman scored for Toronto. Marner‘s scored in four straight games and becomes the first player in franchise history to begin his NHL career with three consecutive 60pt seasons.

Victor Hedman and Brayden Point scored and Nikita Kucherov registered his 54th assist this season for the Lightning, who had their nine-game winning streak at home come to a end. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves.

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Up Next:

Leafs v Panthers – Friday, January 18th (7pm)

Sharks v Lightning – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

 

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Winnipeg Jets v Nashville Predators

5-1 

Connor Hellebuyck made 37 saves for the Winnipeg Jets to help extend their winning streak to four games with a 5-1 victory at the Bridgestone Arena.

Brendan Lemieux scored twice with Mason Appleton, Bryan Little and Brandon Tanev also finding the net for the Jets, who extended their Central Division lead over the Preds to four points.

Viktor Arvidsson scored his sixth goal in his last five games for Nashville, who have won just once in their past four games.

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Up Next:

Jets v Stars – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

Panthers v Predators – Saturday, January 19th (8pm)

 

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Anaheim Ducks v Minnesota Wild 

3-0 

The Anaheim Ducks brought their 12-game losing streak (the longest in franchise history) to an end with a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

John Gibson made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season for the Ducks, it’s the fourth time the Wild have been shut out this season. Adam Henrique, Rickard Rakell and Brian Gibbons all scored for Anaheim and Brandon Montour recorded two assists.

After an incredible performance on Tuesday night in Minnesota’s shootout win over the L.A. Kings, Alex Stalock was pulled in the first period after allowing three goals on eight shots. Devan Dubnyk made 15 saves in relief.

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Up Next:

Ducks v Devils – Saturday, January 19th (1pm)

Blue Jackets v Wild – Saturday, January 19th (9pm)

 

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Los Angeles Kings v Dallas Stars

2-1 

Jack Campbell made 29 saves for the Los Angeles Kings in a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars. He made 18 saves in the third period alone against his former team.

Dustin Brown and Carl Hagelin scored for L.A., who are on a three-game point streak. Whilst the only Stars goal was scored by Esa Lindell, who denied Campbell a shutout with 1:04 remaining, after Dallas pulled Ben Bishop to put on the extra attacker.

Dallas have lost four in row to match their longest losing streak of the season. Bishop made 17 saves.

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Up Next:

Kings v Avalanche – Saturday, January 19th (3pm)

Jets v Stars – Saturday, January 19th (7pm)

 

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