Vancouver Canucks' Maxim Lapierre, left, collides with Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Penner
Vancouver Canucks' Maxim Lapierre, left, collides with Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Penner during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Saturday, March 23, 2013
I've got it!
Sharks forward Logan Couture and Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom both try to catch the flying puck during Saturday's game at the Xcel Energy Center. Backstrom picked up his first shutout of the season in a 2-0 win.
The Canucks' Mason Raymond scores past Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the first period of Saturday's game at Staples Center. It was the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win for Vancouver. The Kings were shut out for the second straight game at home.
Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert is squished by Predators defenseman Hal Gill (left) and winger Brandon Yip. The Preds picked up their first win of the season against Columbus and ended the Jackets' 12-game point streak in a 5-2 win.
Thank you, Marty
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur makes a save on the Panthers' Quinton Howden. It was Brodeur's second game since returning from injury and New Jersey's second straight win. They beat the Panthers, 2-1.
Two for Thomas
The Sabres' Thomas Vanek scores one of his two goals against Canadiens goaltender Carey Price on Saturday. Vanek's production would be all the Sabres would need in a 2-1 road win.
Look at me
Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson shows off his hand-eye coordination as he helps defend the net with goalie Robin Lehner in Saturday's game against the Lightning. Ottawa held off Tampa Bay's third-period rally to win, 5-3.
Los Angeles Kings center Jordan Nolan (71) wrestles with Dallas Stars center Tomas Vincour. The Stars defeated the Kings 2-0.
You'll need more men than that
Florida Panthers right wing Scottie Upshall (19) scores despite a slew of New York Rangers parked in front of the crease.
This isn't yoga
New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin makes a diving save in front of Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec during Thursday's contest.
Devil of a save
New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur lays out in an attempt to stop Carolina Hurricanes Jiri Tlusty's shot attempt from close range.
The unmasked man
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer looks for the puck despite losing his helmet Thursday during a game against the Buffalo Sabres.
Gloves are off
Members of the Phoenix Coyotes and Vancouver Canucks get into a fight near the boards during Thursday's showdown.
Boston Bruins goaltender Anton Khudobin watches as David Krejci (46) and Ottawa's Kyle Turris try to gain possession of the puck in front of the net Thursday.
A rare occurance
New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur is congratulated by teammate Ilya Kovalchuk after the veteran netminder scored a fluky goal against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.
Off my back
Devin Setoguchi of the Minnesota Wild collides with goalie Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday.
Sharks goalie Antti Niemi loses his mask in a scrum in front of his net including the Oilers' Ryan Smyth on Wednesday.
Spray and shoot
The Dallas Stars converge on Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov, who makes the save during the second period on Wednesday.
Bloody well wrong
The Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano shows the effects of being hit with a stick by the Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Bollig during the third period on Wednesday.
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer and defenseman Jake Gardner sandwich Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St Louis during the second period on Wednesday.
Lightning winger B.J. Crombeen crashes on top of Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov on Monday. The Lightning won, 4-2.
Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw celebrates a goal against the Avalanche on Monday. The Hawks were playing the Avs for the first time since Colorado broke their streak and got revenge with a 5-2 win.
Two on one
Canucks defenseman Chris Tanev is flattened against the glass as the Wild's Zenon Konopka (left) and Devin Setoguchi come in the for the check. The Wild won, 3-1.
The Ducks' Peter Holland is tripped up by the Sharks' Michal Handzus. Handzus received a penalty on the play and the Ducks got the last laugh in this one, a 5-3 win.
We've got a winner
Hurricanes goalie Dan Ellis gives up the winning goal in the shootout to Rangers rookie J.T. Miller.
My first goal
Kings center Jeff Carter (left) congratulates rookie Tyler Toffoli after he scored his first NHL goal. It was just Toffoli's second game in the NHL and he helped the Kings to a 4-0 win over the visiting Coyotes.