Oshie took two shots, the Blues scored two goals and Oshie had both of them, as St. Louis defeated the Phoenix Coyotes, 2-1. Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves. The St. Louis crowd chanted "USA!" when Oshie scored and was assisted by fellow Olympians David Backes and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Varlamov made 46 saves, including four in overtime, as the Avs defeated the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2. Tyson Barrie had the game winner in the extra session, his second of the game.
Honorable mention: Robin Lehner made 27 save for the shutout, as the Ottawa Senators topped the Minnesota Wild, 3-0. Clarke MacArthur had the game-winner. … Tyler Bozak had two goals and an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3. James Reimer Jonathan Bernier made 38 saves. Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist. … Second-period goals by Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers. Ben Bishop made 33 saves. … Patrick Marleau’s shootout goal was the game-decider in the San Jose Sharks’ 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals. Antti Niemi made 35 saves, while Alex Ovechkin scored his 33rd. … Marty Brodeur outdueled Carey Price with 29 saves, as the New Jersey Devils topped the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1. … Scottie Upshall had a goal and an assist as the Florida Panthers (and former Islander Tim Thomas!) defeated the New York Islanders, 4-2. … David Legwand had three assists and Ryan Ellis had a goal and an assist in the Nashville Predators’ 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames. … The Dallas Stars snapped a 6-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Ryan Garbutt had a goal and two assists.
Did You Know? Jaromir Jagr scored goal No. 695 for his career, moving him past Mark Messier for seventh place on the NHL's all-time list.
Dishonorable mention: Jonathan Toews’ overtime hooking call led to the Avs’ game-winner. … John Tavares was a minus-3. … Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was a minus-3, but with an assist.
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