National Hockey League news: March 10, 2008
Monday, March 10, 2008
There were 8 games played in the National Hockey League on March 9, 2008.
Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks
scored first for Edmonton, a power play goal giving them their first lead 2:52 into the game. tied the score when he scored for the Blackhawks 7:49 into the first. scored 8:22 into the second period, giving Chicago their first lead of the game. tied the score at 2 apiece about halfway through the second. A couple minutes later, retook the lead for the Blackhawks. scored with 1:24 left in the second period, re-tying the score again. retook the lead for the Oilers 1:29 into the third period. A couple minutes later, scored a power play goal, tying the score again. scored for Edmonton 6:12 into the third period, but Chicago tied it up with less than 5 minutes remaining in regulation on a unassisted goal to force overtime. Cogliano scored his second goal of the night 3:01 into OT, giving the Oilers their second straight win and the Blackhawks their second straight loss. Lang had three points on a goal and an assist.
Boston Bruins @ New York Rangers
scored the only goal of the game, which came in the second round of the shootout. made 35 saves during regulation for the Bruins, and allowed just the shootout goal . made 29 saves for the Rangers.
Pittsburgh Penguins @ Washington Capitals
scored a power play goal 7:23 into the second period, giving Washington the first lead of the game. Moments later, Pittsburgh tied the score when scored. scored his first goal since returning from a high ankle sprain, giving the Penguins their first lead of the game. scored with 14 seconds left in the second period, tying the score heading into the second intermission. A pair of late period goals, first Crosby's second of the night with 28 seconds left in regulation, then empty netter with 13 seconds left, gave the Penguins the victory. Washington has now lost 2 straight. Evgeni Malkin had 3 points on three assists.
Nashville Predators @ Detroit Red Wings
scored first for Detroit 11:17 into the first period on a Red Wings power play. scored a power play goal of his own a few minutes later. gave Detroit a 3 goal lead at 15:21 in the second period. Franzen put the Red Wings ahead by 4 just over a minute later with his second power play goal of the night. Nashville tried to come back, scoring three goals in the third period. First, scored a power play goal 11:24 into the third period. A few minutes later, scored his 22nd of the season on another power play. With 1:01 left in regulation, Nashville came within 1 with 's 10th goal of the season. Nashville couldn't get any more goals after that though, as they fall to the Red Wings, who have now won their third straight.
Tampa Bay Lightning @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus scored first with
San Jose Sharks @ Minnesota Wild
San Jose struck first, when
Montreal Canadiens @ Anaheim Ducks
scored for Anaheim 21 seconds into the game, giving the Ducks an early 1-0 lead. tied the score with his 30th goal of the season later in the first period. scored the go-ahead goal for Anaheim at 12:36 in the third period. scored a shorthanded goal 33 seconds later for Anaheim. made 20 saves, earning his 31st win of the season.
Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
scored 3:56 into the first period, giving the Stars an early lead. scored less than two minutes later. put the Stars ahead by three 6:55 into the second period. saved all of Colorado's 19 shots, earning his 30th win and 3rd shutout of the season. had 2 points on 2 assists. Richards also assisted on the Robidas goal. Dallas snapped a 3 game losing streak, and the Avalanche snapped a 6 game winning streak.
Player of the Day
Today's Player of the Day is Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Malkin assisted on 3 of the Penguins' 4 goals in Pittsburgh's 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals.
For information on the selection process of the Player of the Day, see this page.
- "Game boxscore: Pittsburgh @ Washington" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Boston @ NY Rangers" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Nashville @ Detroit" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Tampa Bay @ Columbus" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Edmonton @ Chicago" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: San Jose @ Minnesota" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Colorado @ Dallas" — , March 9, 2008
- "Game boxscore: Montreal @ Anaheim" — , March 9, 2008
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