The Edmonton Oilers found themselves on the short end of a killer first period by the San Jose Sharks in one of the nine games played Tuesday night. Goaltender Devan Dubnyk was shelled by the Sharks to the tune of 17 shots and six goals against in the first 20 minutes. Not surprisingly, the Oilers lost 6-3. Patrick Marleau posted his second consecutive two-goal game while Logan Couture struck twice for the Sharks. Joe Thornton added three assists in the win.
Let’s take a look at the other eight games that were a little lower scoring.
Winnipeg picked up a road win over winless Washington 4-2. Tobias Enstrom picked up three assists in the win. Nicklas Backstrom had a pair of assists in the losing effort and Alexander Ovechkin picked up his first point of the season, also with an assist.
Tampa Bay knocked off Carolina 4-1 behind a 35-save effort from Matthieu Garon. Vincent Lecavalier had a pair of first-period assists. Cam Ward continues to struggle in goal for Carolina allowing his s...