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On the NHL podcast with Joe:
#1 Gustav Nyquist of the San Jose Sharks got it figured with a goal in the second period at 18:48 to break a 2-2 deadlock in Edmonton for a 3-2 win on Thursday night. The Sharks have now won two in their last four games after suffering a long seven-game losing streak.
#2 Boston Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak stopped 26 shots against the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 shutout. Bruins goals from Joakin Nordstrom, Bradon Carlo, and Connor Clifton.
#3 The Vancouver Canucks scored two goals from Niklaus Granlund and Tanner Pearson in the first period against the Nashville Predators, but the Preds came right back with three unanswered goals, a goal in the second period from Colton Sissons and two in the third from Nick Bonino and Ryan Johansen for a 3-2 Nashville win.
#4 It took overtime to do it, but the Colorado Avalanche got by the visiting Winnipeg Jets 3-2 when the Avs’ Eric Johnson score the game-winning goal in OT at 1:49. The Avs head to San Jose for a Saturday night game with the Sharks at SAP Center.
#5 The Arizona Coyotes got a three-goal win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night 4-1. The Yotes got goals from Richard Panik in the first period, two goals from Derek Stepan in the second period, and from Oliver Eckman-Larsson in the third period.
Joe Lami does the NHL podcast each Friday at http://www.sportsradioservice.com