Schwartz' Two Goals Lead Blues Past Oilers, NHL Roundup


Published on March 14 2014 6:19 am
Last Updated on March 14 2014 6:19 am
Written by Millie Lange

Blues Blast Oilers

(St. Louis, MO) -- Jaden Schwartz scored twice during a four-goal third period as the Blues blasted the Oilers 6-2 at the Scottrade Center. T. J. Oshie and Vladimir Sobotka both had a goal and two assists for the Note, which won for the sixth time in seven games. Ryan Miller made 21 saves in the victory. David Perron and Mark Fraser both lit the lamp for Edmonton, which has lost two-of-three.  Ben Scrivens was torched for six goals on 36 shots in the setback.


Bruins Clip Coyotes For Seventh Straight Win

(Boston, MA) -- Zdeno Chara and Jarome Iginla both scored first period goals as the Bruins held on to clip the Coyotes 2-1 at TD Garden. Tuukka Rask stopped 21 of the 22 shots he faced for the B's, who have won a season-high seven straight. Lauri Korpikoski scored the lone goal for Phoenix in the third period.  The 'Yotes had won four-of-five coming in. Mike Smith allowed both goals on 20 shots in the setback.


Sharks Slip Past Blue Jackets In Shootout

(Columbus, OH) -- Joe Pavelski scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Sharks slipped past the Blue Jackets 4-3 at Nationwide Arena. Patrick Marleau scored twice in regulation, while Matt Nieto also lit the lamp in San Jose's fourth straight win. Alex Stalock made 35 saves plus stopped all three shootout attempts in the victory. Ryan Johansen, R. J. Umberger and James Wisniewski all scored for the Blue Jackets, who had won their previous two. Sergei Bobrovsky denied 24 shots in defeat.


Lightning Edge Panthers

(Tampa, FL) -- Steven Stamkos tallied a goal and an assist as the Lightning edged the Panthers 5-4 at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Sami Salo, Mike Kostka, Ryan Callahan and Tyler Johnson also lit the lamp for the Bolts, who snapped a season-high five-game losing streak. Ben Bishop stopped 23 shots in the victory.  Scottie Upshall and Brandon Pirri scored 38 seconds apart late in the third period to pull Florida within one. Tomas Fleischmann and Quinton Howden added goals for the Panthers, who have dropped three straight and eight of their last 10 overall. Dan Ellis allowed all five goals on 28 shots in the setback.


Wild Edge Rangers

(St. Paul, MN) -- Zach Parise broke a one-all tie with his tally 1:03 into the third period as the Wild edged the Rangers 2-1 at Xcel Energy Center. Nino Niederreiter also lit the lamp for the Wild, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Darcy Kuemper kicked aside 29 of the 30 shots he faced in the victory.  Derek Stepan scored the lone goal for the Blueshirts, who have lost two in-a-row and five of their last seven overall. Cam Talbot surrendered two goals on 26 shots in defeat.


Blackhawks Host Predators

(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks are back in action tomorrow against the visiting Nashville Predators. Chicago enters the contest with a 38-14-and-14 record with 90 points in the Western Conference. They sit one point behind the Avalanche for the second spot. The Blackhawks are 5-4-1 in their last ten games.


Thursday, March 13 Scoreboard


Boston Bruins 2, Phoenix Coyotes 1

Carolina Hurricanes 4, Buffalo Sabres 2

San Jose Sharks 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (SO)

Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Florida Panthers 4

St. Louis Blues 6, Edmonton Oilers 2

Minnesota Wild 2, New York Rangers 1

Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Los Angeles Kings 2


Friday, March 14 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p. m. - San Jose Sharks at New York Islanders

6:00 p. m. - Vancouver Canucks at Washington Capitals

6:30 p. m. - Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings

6:30 p. m. - New Jersey Devils at Florida Panthers

7:00 p. m. - Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks

7:00 p. m. - New York Rangers at Winnipeg Jets

7:30 p. m. - Calgary Flames at Dallas Stars

8:00 p. m. - Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche