"Thank you Nick Boynton for being a douche bag and letting me shoot at your face. By the way, thanks for letting it go in the net too!"

There were 22 former Hawks to take the ice last night, which is as many inches of snow as some of our area has seen over the last 24 hours. The two goalies got no decisions, while the 20 skaters were able to produce three goals and five assists, amassing eight points. Hope that everyone is safe and sound in their house and this epic snowstorm didn’t destroy any of your property. As a Meteorology major I have been watching the development of this storm since Saturday and it is a truly amazing storm. Just be safe out there and dont shovel too much. Hopefully you can get out of this mess! Enjoy the Espo, hopefully it warms you up a little!

Click the jump for updates from the 2/1/11 games

Tuomo Ruutu – Carolina
18:13, minus one, 2 shots, 3 of 10 on face-offs

Sergei Samsonov – Carolina
16:53 TOI, two assists (13,14)

Brian Boucher – Philadelphia
15 saves on 16 shots, .938 SV%
Came in relief of Bobrovsky who gave up three goals on six shots. Boucher got a no decision.

Craig Adams – Pittsburgh
16:54 TOI, plus one, three shots, 4 of 10 on face-offs

James Wisniewski – Montreal
24:59 TOI, one assist (29), plus one, two shots

Shawn Thornton – Boston
10:4 TOI, one assist (6), plus one, one shot

Kris Versteeg – Toronto
18:24 TOI, one goal (13), plus one, two shots, 1 of 2 on face-offs
Nice bank shot of the back of Clemmensen

Tim Brent – Toronto
7:44 TOI, 2 PIM, 3 of 4 on face-offs

Dustin Byfuglien – Atlanta
25:09 TOI, four shots

Andrew Ladd – Atlanta
19:14 TOI, minus one, two shots

Brent Sopel – Atlanta
13:53 TOI, two shots

Sammy Pahlsson – Columbus
11:52 TOI, one goal (4), plus one, one shot, 7 of 12 on face-offs
Shot of of Boynton’s face for a goal

J.P. Dumont – Nashville
11:24 TOI, minus one, three shots

Martin Havlat – Minnesota
21:33 TOI, two shots
Both Backstrom and Bernier had a shutout, but Bernier let in a shootout goal to lose. The Wild take the win.

John Madden – Minnesota
14:49 TOI, one shot, 5 of 14 on face-offs

Cam Barker – Minnesota
19:06 TOI

Rene Bourque – Calgary
17:36 TOI, two shots, 1 of 1 on face-offsHad the only goal in the shoot out.

Adam Burish – Dallas
12:22 TOI, minus one, 2 PIM, one shot, 9 of 12 on face-offs
Vancouver and Ryan Kesler stay hot and win yet again.

Adrian Aucoin – Phoenix
22:24 TOI, minus one, three shots

Radim Vrbata – Phoenix
14:02 TOI, one goal (11), minus three, seven shots,

Antti Niemi – San Jose
No Decision, 24 saves on 27 shots, .889 SV%
He was pulled after just 30 minutes after giving up three goals. He faced 27 shots in 30 minutes, meaning his defense sucked in front of him. Somehow the Sharks were able to come back from a 3-0 deficit to win 5-3. Wow…

Ben Eager – San Jose
10:51 TOI, one assist (8), plus one, 2 PIM, four shots

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