Czechs in NHL action


Czech forward Martin Erat earned two assists in the NHL on Thursday to help Nashville down Los Angeles 4:2. He was named the game’s second star. Erat has now earned 11 points in six games against LA. In other action, Martin Rozsíval got one goal and one assist for the New York Rangers against Pittsburgh, helping his team earn one point as the Rangers lost in overtime.

Two Czechs helped Phoenix defeat Colorado: Zbyněk Michálek assisted on Radim Vrbata’s goal, an empty-netter that sealed the game 3:1.