NHL 3 Stars: Blasty returns to Calgary for Battle of Alberta
The return of Blasty was a beautiful sight to see (for Flames fans) and Calgary edged Edmonton 6-4.
The Flames had six goal scores and 10 players record at least a point in the contest. The Oilers also had 10 players with points and had four goal scorers.
Intermission Viewing: Our Blasty opening night video 🔥 pic.twitter.com/w0CNfXarvI— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 7, 2021
Auston Matthews, C, Toronto Maple Leafs
Auston Matthews scored twice and extended his goal streak to seven games in Toronto’s 5-1 win against Vancouver.
Jakob Chychrun, D, Arizona Coyotes
Jakob Chychrun scored two goals in Arizona’s 3-1 victory over St. Louis on Saturday. He scored the game’s first goal at 2:50 of the first period on the Coyotes’ first shot.
He closed out the night with an empty net goal with 26 seconds remaining.
Barry Trotz, Head Coach, New York Islanders
The Islanders were 0-3-2 in their previous five games.
“I liked our response after the goal. I just think our game went up from there and that was one of our best power plays. They had a really good attack mentality, retrievals and all that. That was huge."— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) February 7, 2021
Trotz ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/er5SxTMJYE
The Vancouver Canucks 5-1 loss on Saturday extended their losing streaking to four games with a combined score of 23-9.