Fleury earned his fifth shutout of the season and 28th of his career with a 32-save night as the Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 2-0 for the second time in as many nights. Goals from Jussi Jokinen and Sidney Crosby were enough as Pittsburgh won their third straight game and eighth in a row over Washington.
No. 2 Star: Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets
A three-goal third period helped power the Blue Jackets over the Detroit Red Wings 4-1. Bobrovsky made 39 saves for his fifth win in six starts. Columbus scored their three third period goals in a span of 5:48, kicked off by Boone Jenner's 12th of the season:
No. 3 Stars: Radim Vrbata, Phoenix Coyotes / Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks
Vrbata is heating up for the Coyotes and now has six points in his last four games after a three-point night during a 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers. His goal was his 19th of the season, second on the Coyotes. Phoenix has now won two straight on the road for the first time since Nov. 27-Dec. 3, according to the AP. Mike Smith made 31 saves in the win.
Three point nights from Joes Pavelski and Thornton helped the San Jose Sharks rout the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2. Pavelski was also 13-for-15 in the face-off circle. Tommy Wingels finished with a Gordie Howe Hat Trick as 11 Sharks players recorded at least one point. Antti Niemi made 19 saves for his third win in a row.Read More »from NHL Three Stars: Fleury blanks Caps; Bob stands tall vs. Red Wings