NHL Roundup, News -- October 31


Published on November 1 2013 6:42 am
Last Updated on November 1 2013 6:42 am
Written by Millie Lange

Bruins Beat Ducks In SO

(Boston, MA) -- Jarome Iginla scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Ducks at TD Garden. Zdeno Chara tied the game at two with under three minutes to play for Boston, which snapped a two-game slide to move to 8-4. Carl Soderberg also lit the lamp in the win. Tuukka Rask made 21 saves in net for the victors. Devante Smith-Pelly and Mathieu Perreault scored for Anaheim, which had won three in-a-row but dropped to 10-3-1. Jonas Hiller stopped 21 shots in defeat.


Rangers Blank Sabres

(New York, NY) -- Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves to help the Rangers blank the Sabres 2-0 at Madison Square Garden. It is his second shutout of the season and the 47th of his career. Derick Brassard and Chris Kreider both scored for New York, which improved to 5-7 on the year. It was the second goal of the season for both players. Ryan Miller stopped 44 shots in defeat for Buffalo, which dropped to 2-12-1 overall.


Coyotes Sink Predators In SO

(Glendale, AZ) -- Mikkel Boedker scored the lone goal in the fifth round of the shootout to give the Coyotes a 5-4 win over the Predators at Jobing.com Arena. Shane Doan and Antoine Vermette scored in the third period to help the Coyotes get back even in the game. Jordan Szwarz and Derek Morris lit the lamp in the second period to cut the Preds' lead to one goal. Thomas Greiss made 36 saves for Phoenix, which improved to 9-3-2. Matt Hendricks, Eric Nystrom and David Legwand scored in the first period for Nashville, which slipped to 6-5-2. Paul Gaustad scored early in the third to make it 4-2 Nashville. Carter Hutton stopped 21 shots in defeat.   


Morrow To Miss Panthers' Game

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues will play the Panthers tonight without Brenden Morrow. The left winger took a cross-check to the rib area against Winnipeg on Tuesday. St. Louis comes in at 7-1-2 while Florida is 3-7-2.


Blackhawks At Jets

(Winnipeg, Manitoba) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are off until Saturday when they play the Jets in Winnipeg. The Blackhawks have won two straight to move to 8-2-3 on the season. The Jets are 5-7-2. This is the first of four regular season meetings for the two sides.


Judge Allows Avs' Varlamov To Travel With Team

(Denver, CO) -- Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov is being granted permission to travel with the team by the court, but a restraining order has been imposed. Varlamov was arrested Wednesday on second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault charges. The 25-year-old turned himself in to police Wednesday evening. He is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, kicking her in the chest and dragging her by the hair.


Thursday, October 31 Scoreboard


Boston Bruins 3, Anaheim Ducks 2 (SO)

New York Rangers 2, Buffalo Sabres 0

Phoenix Coyotes 5, Nashville Predators 4 (SO)


Friday, November 1 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers

6:00 p.m. - Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins

6:00 p.m. - Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes

6:30 p.m. - New York Islanders at Ottawa Senators

6:30 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Florida Panthers

7:00 p.m. - Montreal Canadiens at Minnesota Wild

7:30 p.m. - Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars

8:00 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at Calgary Flames