Evgeni Nabokov made 18 saves for second shutout this season and 54th overall in the NHL, John Tavares scored his 17th goal, and the New York Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 on Thursday night.
It’s no wonder why New Yorkers adore Henrik Lundqvist.
The Isles jumped out to a 4-0 lead, before giving up three goals to Tampa. They hung on and won 4-3 on Martin Luther King Day.
Martin Brodeur’s off-season has taken a strange twist as he’s hired agent Pat Brisson and is ready to test free agent waters.
John Tortorella and his Rangers will not be distracted by owner James Dolan’s Stanley Cup prediction. They’re taking it one day at a time but signs are definitely encouraging.
Martin Erat scored a pair of power-play goals and the Nashville Predators won their fifth straight, 3-1 over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Anders Lindback made 28 saves to record his second consecutive shutout, and Patric Hornqvist had two goals to lead Nashville to a 5-0 victory over the Islanders Monday night.