Posts Tagged ‘Shoot-Out’

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Rangers can’t solve Hedberg and the Thrashers

December 15, 2009

Johan Hedberg made 46 saves in victory

 

via Associated Press

NEW YORK — Johan Hedberg was so busy during the game, he deserved the break he got in the shootout.

Hedberg made a career-best 46 saves and then was perfect in two shootout rounds to lift the Atlanta Thrashers to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night.

Captain Ilya Kovalchuk and Slava Kozlov scored on the Thrashers’ only shootout shots against Henrik Lundqvist. Hedberg made a pad save on NHL-leading goal scorer Marian Gaborik in the first round and then watched the puck slide off the stick of Ales Kotalik before he could muster an attempt.

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Islanders Fight Back, But Lose in Shoot-Out

November 15, 2009

Playing in their third game in four nights, the Islanders showed grit and toughness in erasing a 4-2 third period deficit, but ultimately fell to the Panthers in a shoot-out.  It was the Islanders NHL leading 11th overtime game, and they were able to earn a point in their third straight road game. 

It was another strong start for the Islanders, who have scored 11 first-period goals in the past four games.  Tim Jackman gave the Isles the lead with a birthday goal just 16 seconds into the game.  Panther’s goaltender Tomas Vokoun entered the game with three shutouts in his last four starts, but did not look good early.  Josh Bailey set up the Islanders second goal, connecting with Trent Hunter who roofed one to the corner of the net to give the Islanders a 2-0 lead. 

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