Hey Guys This Is The Game Notes Blog. I will most likely be doing Primetime games when I do this so look out for these as they will be updated throughout the night!
NHL OR NEW TEAM FIRSTS(POINTS,GOALS)
DOUG WEIGHT scores his first goal as an Islander on the PP.(This goal assisted by MARK STREIT who gets his 1st point as an Islander)
CORY STILLMAN Marks his first goal as a Florida Panther on the PP.(BRIAN MCCABE records first point with an assist on this goal)..NICK BOYNTON records first assist with Panthers.
ROBERT LANG Puts in a rebound for his first goal in a Habs uniform.
RON HAINSEY scores his first goal as an Atlanta Thrasher.
VORACEK SNIPES AND I MEAN SNIPES HIS FIRST NHL GOAL PAST MARTY TURCO!(NIKITA FILATOV has marked his first AHL goal with the Syracuse Crunch)
BRIAN CAMPBELL picks up his first point as a Hawk with an assist on a goal by PATRICK KANE.(CRISTOBAL HUET Got his first start as a Hawk)
JOSE THEODORE gets first start as a Washington Capital.(Theo Pulled)
MARTY REASONER pots his first as a thrasher.
BRIAN ROLSTON Records his first point as a 2008-09 New Jersey Devil.
JONI PITKANEN gets first point as a Cane with a Goal 14:45 into the second.Also BRANDON SUTTER has just picked up his first NHL point with an assist on DAN LACOUTURE'S goal...it was an insurance marker.
JAMES NEAL marks his first goal with a great one-handed tip
BRANDON DUBINSKY had 3 points tonight.
MIKE GREEN Picks up 2 goals and 1 assist on the night.
BRYAN LITTLE gets 2 goals and pick up an assist.
ALEXANDER SEMIN puts up 2 assists and 1 goal.
NICHOLAS HAVELID adds 3 assists.
MARTIN BRODEUR allows only 1 goal on 26 shots.
RYAN MILLER allowed 1 goal on 28 shots
CAREY PRICE allowed 1 goal on 38 shots(NOT INCLUDING SHOOTOUT)
MIKE COMMODORE LEVELS SEAN AVERY!
DANIEL PAILLE ABSOLUTELY DECKS ANDREI KOSTITSYN.
KARI LEHTONEN MAKES GREAT SAVE on ALEXANDER OVECHKIN On a Penalty Shot.
Islanders rookie KYLE OKPOSO Unsuccessful on his first Penalty Shot attempt in the NHL.(Great save by BRODEUR)
NOTE:GOALIES LEADING 2-0 ON PENALTY SHOTS TONIGHT
Buffalo Beats Montreal In Shootout(Final Score:2-1, Shootout Score:2-0)
BUF:Ales Kotalik:Scores, Deke,Backhand
MTL:Robert Lang:SAVED BY RYAN MILLER
BUF:Drew Stafford:Scores, Deke,Backahnd
MTL:Saku Koivu:Lost Control