Nick Leddy’s overtime goal gave Chicago a 2-1 win over arch-rival Detroit yesterday and has the Blackhawks off to a franchise-best 6-0 start. While Chicago is still perfect let’s check out the rest of Sunday’s action.
Washington got its first win of the season, knocking off Buffalo 3-2. Alex Ovechkin got the eventual game-winner on a third-period power play goal, his first of the season. Joel Ward had a goal and an assist in the win.
All three of Pittsburgh’s shooters scored in the shootout and Penguins slipped past the Senators 2-1. James Neal had the long Penguin goal with Evgeni Malkin picking up the assist. Those two plus Sidney Crosby all beat Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson in the shootout
Andrei Markov’s power-play goal with 38 seconds left in overtime gave Montreal a 4-3 win over New Jersey. The Devils scored twice in the third period to force the overtime.
Tampa improved to 4-1 on the season when they grounded the Flyers 5-1. Martin St. Louis led the way with a four-assist...