Weekend updates y’all. Come and get it.
Friday: Detroit went to New York and won 4-1 … Minnesota scored three goals in the first in a 4-2 win over NJ … Chicago won 5-4 over the Isles in a shootout … Colorado stopped the hot Blues 3-2 also in a SO … Edmonton defeated Columbis 6-3 … Philadelphia spoiled the Ducks’ new coach’s debut 4-3 after Ducks blew a 3-0 lead.
Saturday: Montreal won 2-1 at LA … Boston won 4-1 against Toronto … Washington finally won under Dale Hunter, 3-2 versus Ottawa … Pittsburgh won 3-2 at Carolina … Winnipeg defeated the Devils 4-2 (HOLLA!) … The Rangers won 4-2 at Tampa … Chicago won 5-2 in St. Louis … Buffalo won 3-2 at Nashville … Philadelphia won 4-2 at Phoenix … WTHII witnessed Matt Moulson score four of the Islanders five goals in a 5-4 win in Dallas, fun night for us but not the home team … Calgary won this battle of Alberta 5-3 in Edmonton … Florida was a5-3 winner in San Jose.
Sunday: Colorado beat Detroit 4-2 at the Pepsi Center … Minnesota was a 5-3 winner at Anaheim, Boudreau 0-2 … Vancouver was a 5-1 winner versus Calgary.
Five Games to Watch Dec. 5-11 –
Boston Bruins @ Pittsburgh Penguins, Monday, Dec 5th, 6 pm
Phoenix Coyotes 2 Chicago Blackhawks, Monday, Dec 5th, 7 pm VERSUS
Boston Bruins @ Winnipeg Jets, Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 7:30 pm
Minnesota Wild @ San Jose Sharks, Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 9:30 pm
Florida Panthers @ New York Rangers, Sunday, Dec. 11th, 6:30 pm
Vamosi’s Top5 –
Minnesota Wild, 37pts
Pittsburgh Penguins, 36pts
Boston Bruins, 33pts
Chicago Blackhawks, 35pts
New Yorks Rangers, 33pts
Forgetful Five –
Carolina Hurricanes, 20pts
Anaheim Ducks, 19pts
Columbus Blue Jackets, 17pts
New York Islanders, 20pts
Tampa Bay Lightning, 24pts
Coaching Casualties of the 2011-12 Season
11-30-11 Randy Carlyle, Anaheim Ducks Record at Firing: 7-13-4 Overall 273-182-61 (Hired Aug. 1, 2005 led Ducks to Stanley Cup title in 2007)
11-28-11 Bruce Boudreau, Washington Capitals Record at Firing: 12-9-1 Overall: 201-88-40 (Hired Nov. 22, 2007)
11-28-11 Paul Maurice, Carolina Hurricanes Record at Firing: Overall: 116-100-30 (second term)(Hired Dec. 3, 2008 for second time by Carolina, was 268-291-99 in eight years 1995-2003 with Hardford/Carolina)
11-06-11 Davis Payne, St. Louis Blues Record at Firing: 6-7-0 Overall: 67-55-15 (Hired Jan. 2, 2010)