Roberto Luongo turned in a 24-save shutout over the Colorado Avalanche last night as the Canucks improved to 3-2-2 this season. Zack Kassian had his fifth goal of the year in the win.
Let’s take a look at the rest of a short night on ice.
Chicago lost its first game of the season in a shootout 3-2 to the Minnesota Wild. The notable happening in that game was that goaltender Nicklas Backstrom came on in relief of Josh Harding. Harding gave up two goals on four shots in 6:45 and was yanked. Backstrom came in an turned aside all 28 shots he saw through the end of regulation and OT to get the win. Looks like we might have more clarity to the goaltending questions in Minnesota.
Ottawa continued to roll with a 5-1 over visiting Montreal. The Craig Anderson express continues to roll as he stopped 31 of 32 shots to improve to 5-0-1 this season and keep his GAA at a league-best 0.99 amongst regular starters. Jason Spezza was scratched again with a back injury and he is still day-to-day at th...