Rangers Claim OT Victory, NHL Roundup
Published on March 25 2014 6:31 am
Last Updated on March 25 2014 6:31 am
Written by Millie Lange
Rangers Edge Coyotes In OT
(New York, NY) -- The Rangers crawled back from a pair of deficits to grab a 4-3 win over the Coyotes at Madison Square Garden. Ryan McDonagh banged home a rebound just under two minutes into overtime to send New York to its fourth straight win and into second place in the Metropolitan Division. Brad Richards, Derick Brassard and Dan Girardi also scored for the Blueshirts while Henrik Lundqvist stopped 18 shots. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Jeff Halpern gave Phoenix an early lead while Kyle Chipchura also scored in defeat. Mike Smith made 25 saves before leaving in the third with an injury. The 'Yotes have dropped two straight and are clinging to a one-point lead over the Stars for the final Wild Card spot.
King Helps Kings Pin Down Flyers
(Philadelphia, PA) -- Dwight King broke a 2-all tie midway through the third period to lift the Kings in a 3-2 win over the Flyers from the Wells Fargo Center. Jeff Carter and Justin Williams scored in the second for Los Angeles while Jonathan Quick stopped 30 shots. The Kings have won three straight and remain third in the Pacific Division. Goals from Matt Read and Jakub Voracek tied the game at two in the third for Philadelphia. Ray Emery made 38 stops for the Flyers, who saw a five-game win streak end and fall to third in the Metropolitan Division.
Flames Burn Sharks In Shootout
(Calgary, Alberta) -- Michael Cammalleri had the deciding goal of the shootout as the Flames tipped the Sharks 2-1 in a shootout from Calgary. Joe Colborne scored in regulation for Calgary while Karri Ramo stopped 33 shots. The Flames have won five out of seven. James Sheppard had the lone goal for San Jose, which has lost three out of four. Alex Stalock made 26 saves for the Sharks, who still clinched a playoff spot by earning a point in the loss.
Blackhawks Face Stars Tonight
(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks welcome the Stars to United Center tonight. Chicago was shut out by the Predators on Sunday and sits at 97 points, three up on Colorado for second place in the Central. Dallas won last night over the Jets and is battling for a Wild Card spot. The puck drops at 7:00.
Blues Skate At Toronto Tonight
(Toronto, Ontario) -- The Blues take the ice tonight in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. St. Louis has won four of six and is atop the Central Division with 103 points, having already clinched a playoff spot. The Leafs are locked in a Wild Card battle in the East. The puck drops from Air Canada Centre at 6:00.
Monday, March 24 Scoreboard
New York Rangers 4, Phoenix Coyotes 3 (OT)
Los Angeles Kings 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Montreal Canadiens 2, Boston Bruins 1 (SO)
Ottawa Senators 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 3 (SO)
Dallas Stars 2, Winnipeg Jets 1
Calgary Flames 2, San Jose Sharks 1 (SO)
Tuesday, March 25 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Toronto Maple Leafs
6:00 p.m. - Phoenix Coyotes at Pittsburgh Penguins
6:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at Washington Capitals
6:00 p.m. - New York Islanders at Carolina Hurricanes
6:30 p.m. - Buffalo Sabres at Montreal Canadiens
6:30 p.m. - Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers
6:30 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:00 p.m. - Dallas Stars at Chicago Blackhawks
7:00 p.m. - Colorado Avalanche at Nashville Predators
8:30 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers