St. Louis Blues' Andy McDonald (10) scores a goal as he lifts the puck past New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya (35)
St. Louis Blues' Andy McDonald (10) scores a goal as he lifts the puck past New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya (35) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Tom Gannam)
Kings center Jordan Nolan shoots against Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff. The Kings offense is officially in crisis mode: the team suffered their second consecutive 1-0 defeat and have scored no more than one goal in 11 of their last 14 contests.
Coyotes defenseman Chris Summers and Stars right winger Adam Burish battle for a loose puck. Both teams needed points, but Phoenix picked up two of them with a 2-1 overtime win.
Vancouver's Jannik Hansen and his teammates jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, easing past the Leafs 6-2.
Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward made a few impressive saves, but the Islanders outlasted the Hurricanes 4-3.
Hall of a hit
Tampa Bay's Adam Hall and Washington's Joel Ward battle for the puck during the first period as the Lightning were able to hold off the Capitals lethargic offense and get a 2-1 win.
Follow the leader
St. Louis' Barret Jackman skates with the puck as Minnesota's Devin Setoguchi tries to play catch up.
Chicago's Patrick Kane, left center, gets a shot off against Columbus Blue Jackets' Allen York. It was one of the few Blackhawks shots which didn't go in as Chicago crushed the Blue Jackets 6-1.
Whether the Flyers had a one-man or two-man power play didn't matter. The Penguins were able to score short-handed in both situations.
The Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty tumbles over Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas during the first period Wednesday in Montreal.
New York Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan gets into Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand on a check in the first period Tuesday in Boston.
Swept off his feet
Dallas Stars defenseman Mark Fistric checks Detroit Red Wings center Darren Helm to the ice during Tuesday's game in Detroit.
New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62) and right wing Ryan Callahan mix it up with Boston Bruins right wing Rich Peverley during Tuesday's game in Boston.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Mathieu Garon stops a shot by Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris during Tuesday's game in Tampa, Fla.
Darryl Boyce of the Toronto Maple Leafs slams the Flames' Mark Giordano into the boards during Tuesday's game in Calgary.
Spectators react after the Vancouver Canucks' Aaron Rome just missed a hit on Phoenix Coyotes' Chris Summers (not pictured) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver on Monday.
Out of reach
Washington Capitals goalie Braeden Holtby reaches back for the puck but can't stop the shot from San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski from going into the goal in the first period Monday at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The Sharks beat the Capitals 5-3.
Lay it on the line
Ryan Kesler of the Vancouver Canucks reaches for the puck ahead of falling Phoenix Coyotes center Kyle Chipchura during their game Monday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
Don't give up
Daniel Sedin of the Canucks looks for a rebound in front of Coyotes goalie Jason LaBarbera during their game Monday in Vancouver. The Canucks won 2-1 in a shootout.
Carolina defenseman Bryan Allen is sent flying by a check from Canadiens left wing Erik Cole — a former Hurricanes star — during the first period Monday in Montreal.
Hurricanes left wing Jeff Skinner falls after being checked by Canadiens defenseman Hal Gill during the second period Monday in Montreal.