"Shut out? I thought you meant Shoot Out.."

Nine former Hawks were on ice last night in the NHL. Two points were recorded, one of each a goal and an assist. The one backstop that played picked up his second consecutive shut out which makes me sick to my stomach. There are eight games on the schedule for tonight including a big game in Detroit between the Pred’s and the Wings.  That’s all I have for today, enjoy today’s Espo and stay tuned later for Tim’s Preview of tonight’s game in Edmonton.

Click the jump for updates from the 2/8/11 games

Tuomo Ruutu – Carolina
15:31 TOI, minus two, 7 of 11 on face-offs

Sergei Samsonov – Carolina
21:13 TOI, two shots

Craig Adams – Pittsburgh
12:50 TOI, two shots, 0 of 2 on face-offs

Kris Versteeg – Toronto
14:42 TOI
Team scored five goals and he does not have a positive rating? Something must be wrong there…

Tim Brent – Toronto
10:23 TOI, two shots, 4 of 7 on face-offs

Sammy Pahlsson – Columbus
16:35 TOI, one goal (5), plus one, one shot, 7 of 16 on face-offs

Antti Niemi – San Jose
Win (16), 25 saves on 25 shots, 1.000 SV%
Back to back shut out for the net-minder who seems to really be starting to find the place he left off at last year. That gives him four shut outs this season and he now has won three games in a row.

Ben Eager – San Jose
13:15 TOI, one assist (9), plus one, three shots

Scott Nichol – San Jose
10:22 TOI, two shots, 8 of 14 on face-offs

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