NHL 3 Stars: Vegas Golden Knights, Anaheim Ducks provide late night flare
Tampa Bay wins the statistic of the night. The Lightning beat Detroit 3-1 and is now 18-0-1 in its past 19 games against the Red Wings.
Nicolas Hague, D, Vegas Golden Knights
It took Nicolas Hague 50 seconds on Friday to net his first goal of the season. It was also the first of five Golden Knights’ goals in the opening 27:03 in their first game since Jan. 26.
Pekka Rinne, G, Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators goaltenderPekka Rinne made 34 saves in a 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers. Rinne faced 20 shots from the Panthers in the first period and stopped all of them.
Florida finally got one by him at 5:58 of the second period and again at 15:31.
Max Comtois, LW, Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim’s Maxime Comtois scored two goals in just over 17 minutes of ice time in a 5-4 shootout loss to San Jose.
His first goal gave the Ducks a 3-1 lead at 18:22 of the second period and his second tied the game at 4-4 at 11:33 of the third.
Martin Jones, G, San Jose Sharks
This save by Joner in the shootout though pic.twitter.com/jfF8lfstBa— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) February 6, 2021