Sean Leahy

  • NHL Three Stars: Hiller stops just about everything; hats off for Boedker

    Sean Leahy at Puck Daddy3 days ago

    Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov meet Tyler Durden

    No. 1 Star: Jonas Hiller, Calgary Flames  

    The Chicago Blackhawks threw everything at Hiller, 50 shots in total, but could only muster a single goal past the Flames netminder. His evening would end with 49 saves and a 2-1 Calgary victory after Mikael Backlund scored 4:35 into overtime.

    No. 2 Star: Mikkel Boedker, Arizona Coyotes             

    The Coyotes routed up the Edmonton Oilers 7-3, with Boedker playing the biggest role in the victory. He tallied a hat trick and added an assist as Arizona won their second in a row. It was the first three-goal night of the Danes career, who is now tied with Wayne Simmonds for second in the NHL with five goals on the season.

    No. 3 Star: Reilly Smith, Boston Bruins

    Smith played the hero for the Bruins during their 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. After putting Boston ahead 2-1 midway through the second period, Smith scored the Bruins' second goal in the shootout to secure the extra point:

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