Loui Eriksson’s second goal, an empty-netter at 18:49 of the third period, helped seal an 11-10 victory for Team Lidstrom against Team Staal on Sunday in the NHL All-Star Game
Ville Leino had a goal and assist in the first period, and Mike Richards added a short-handed tally in the second for the road-tested Philadelphia Flyers, who held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Danny Briere’s scoring surge has helped the Philadelphia Flyers maintain their slim lead in the Eastern Conference. The New York Rangers are trying to capitalize on a chance to gain ground on their Atlantic Division rivals.
Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell scored two goals apiece to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the fast-fading New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Mike Richards scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
The Philadelphia Flyers weren’t doing much with their power-play chances in their first eight games, but they’ve scored at least once with the man advantage in five consecutive wins. That’s more bad news than the reeling New York Islanders need to hear.
They say the sport of hockey has changed, that fighting and goonery has been shelved in place of more skill, more speed and more fair play. Really? The New York Islanders seem to want to believe all this and have for years built teams as such.