Avalanche Edge Blackhawks, NHL Roundup


Published on March 13 2014 6:25 am
Last Updated on March 13 2014 6:25 am
Written by Millie Lange

Avalanche Edge Blackhawks

(Denver, CO) -- Ryan O'Reilly's third period goal proved to be the difference as the Avalanche edged the Blackhawks 3-2 at the Pepsi Center. Brad Malone and Matt Duchene also lit the lamp for the Avs, who have won six of their last seven. Semyon Varlamov stopped 37 of the 39 shots he faced in the victory. Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad both scored for Chicago, which had won its previous two.  Antti Raanta allowed three goals on 29 shots in defeat.


Bruins Cruise Past Canadiens

(Montreal, Quebec) -- Carl Soderberg, Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic all scored second period goals as the Bruins cruised past the Canadiens 4-1 in Montreal. Zdeno Chara lit the lamp 23 seconds into the third period as Boston built a 4-0 lead. Tuukka Rask made 35 saves for the B's, who have won six straight. David Desharnais broke up the shutout with his third period tally for the Habs, who have dropped three in-a-row. Peter Budaj surrendered all four goals on 32 shots in defeat.


Flames Blaze Ducks

(Calgary, Alberta) -- The Flames scored four goals in the first period to storm to a 7-2 win over the Ducks at the Saddledome. Mikael Backlund had two goals and an assist, while Mark Giordano had a goal and a helper. Joni Ortio turned away 20-of-22 shots for Calgary, which had lost its previous two. Nick Bonino and Andrew Cogliano lit the lamp for Anaheim. Jonas Hiller allowed three goals on five shots before getting pulled, while Frederik Andersen gave up four on 20 attempts. The Ducks have lost four in-a-row.


Wednesday, March 12 Scoreboard


Boston Bruins 4, Montreal Canadiens 1

Vancouver Canucks 3, Winnipeg Jets 2 (SO)

Colorado Avalanche 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2

Calgary Flames 7, Anaheim Ducks 2


Thursday, March 13 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p. m. - Phoenix Coyotes at Boston Bruins

6:00 p. m. - Buffalo Sabres at Carolina Hurricanes

6:00 p. m. - San Jose Sharks at Columbus Blue Jackets

6:30 p. m. - Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning

7:00 p. m. - Edmonton Oilers at St. Louis Blues

7:00 p. m. - New York Rangers at Minnesota Wild

9:30 p. m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Los Angeles Kings