The Buzzer: Johnson’s hatty, Kane’s 5-point night, Laine hits 100
Players of the Night:
Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay Lightning: He may not get the same recognition as guys with the last name of Stamkos or Kucherov, but Johnson has 16 goals on the season now after a hat-trick in a 5-4 win against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks: Kane had a goal and four assists for the Blackhawks, who dropped eight goals on the lowly Ottawa Senators in an 8-2 win.
Vincent Trocheck, Florida Panthers: Trocheck continued his fine season on Tuesday, grabbing two goals and pitching in an assist in a 7-4 win for the Panthers over the St. Louis Blues.
Highlights of the Night:
Tyler Johnson’s hat-trick goal came after quite the individual effort:
Kyle Connor’s goal was pretty filthy:
Mike Smith and Mikael Granlund had quite the battle on Tuesday:
Factoids of the Night:
Patrik Laine put his name among Finnish greats tonight:
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Jets 7, Sabres 4
Capitals 3, Canucks 1
Blackhawks 8, Senators 2
Lightning 5, Senators 4
Panthers 7, Blues 4
Predators 2, Oilers 1
Flames 3, Wild 2