G Corey Crawford saved 38 shots as the Chicago Blackhawks (7-3-1) shut out the Colorado Avalanche (4-5) 4-0. It was Crawford’s second shutout of the season and 21st of his career. He has a 2.01 GAA and a .936 save percentage in 9 games this season.
The Blackhawks have now won four games in a row and sit atop of the Central Division in the Western Conference.
C Tyler Seguin records 4 assists and LW Jamie Benn adds 3 as the Dallas Stars (4-4-2) beat the St. Louis Blues (5-4-2) 6-2. Tyler Seguin (5 goals, 7 assists) ranks 7th in the NHL with 12 points in 10 games. Jamie Benn has 2 goals and 6 assists this season.
G Sergei Bobrovsky records his 3rd shutout of the season as the Columbus Blue Jackets (5-3-1) thump the Montreal Canadiens (9-1-1) 10-0. The goalie, who started in each of Columbus’ games this year saved 30 shots and has a 1.79 GAA and .947 save percentage to show for.
C Alexander Wennberg scored 4 assists and has now registered a pass leading to a goal in three straight games. His 11 assists this season rank him joint-first in the NHL.
RW Nikolaj Ehlers has 1 goal and 3 assists as the Winnipeg Jets (5-6-1) win at the Detroit Red Wings (6-5-1) 5-3. He scored 3 goals and 5 assists so far this season.