Blues Fall In Overtime, NHL Roundup
Published on November 13 2013 6:36 am
Last Updated on November 13 2013 6:36 am
Written by Millie Lange
Coyotes Drown Out Blues In OT
(St. Louis, MO) -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson lit the lamp less than a minute into overtime to send the Coyotes to a 3-2 win over the Blues in St. Louis. Ekman-Larsson says they were fortunate to get the game-winner in overtime.
Mikkel Boedker and David Moss each scored in the first for Phoenix, which has won seven out of eight. Mike Smith turned away 37 shots in the victory. Roman Polak tied the contest early in the third for St. Louis. Maxim Lapierre also scored for the Blues while Jaroslav Halak notched 16 saves. St. Louis had won six out of seven, including three straight.
Sabres Slip Past Kings In Shootout
(Buffalo, NY) -- Tyler Ennis scored the winning goal in the shootout as the Sabres slipped past the Kings 3-2 at First Niagara Center. Cody Hodgson scored twice in regulation for the Sabres, who improved to 4-15-1. Ryan Miller made 43 saves plus stopped both shootout attempts in the victory. Justin Williams and Dwight King lit the lamp for Los Angeles, which had won its previous two. Jonathan Quick stopped 15 shots before leaving in the overtime period with a groin injury. Ben Scrivens allowed two goals on three shootout attempts in the defeat.
Isles Skate Past Preds
(Uniondale, NY) -- John Tavares tallied a goal and an assist as the Islanders skated past the Predators 3-1 at Nassau Coliseum. Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Kyle Okposo also lit the lamp for the Isles, who snapped a four-game losing streak. Kevin Poulin stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced in the victory. Patric Hornqvist scored the lone goal for Nashville, which has lost three in-a-row. Marek Mazanec allowed all three goals on 33 shots in defeat.
Devils Edge Rangers
(New York, NY) -- Dainius Zubrus scored the winning goal with less than three minutes to play, leading the Devils to a 3-2 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. After a scoreless first period, Ryan Carter tallied a pair of goals. Martin Brodeur stopped 33 shots for New Jersey. Marc Staal and Dan Girardi scored the Rangers' goals. Henrik Lundqvist was credited with 25 saves. The Devils won their second straight to move to 6-7-5 while the Rangers dropped to 9-9.
Ovechkin Sends Caps Past Blue Jackets
(Washington, DC) -- Alex Ovechkin's 14th goal of the year was the game-winner in overtime for the Capitals in a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets at Verizon Center. Mikhail Grabovski tied the game for Washington with under two minutes to play. Joel Ward and John Carlson also scored for the Caps while Braden Holtby turned away 24 shots. Washington stopped a two-game slide to win its fifth in seven games Brandon Dubinsky, Jared Boll and Cam Atkinson each lit the lamp for Columbus in defeat. Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves for the Jackets, who have lost six out of seven.
Hurricanes Upend Red-Hot Avs
(Raleigh, NC) -- Justin Peters halted 33 shots to lead the Hurricanes in a 2-1 win over the red-hot Avalanche at PNC Arena. Jordan Staal and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and assist while Nathan Gerbe recorded a pair of helpers in the win. Carolina has won three out of four following a five-game slide. Paul Stastny scored on the power play late in the second for Colorado to cut the lead in half. Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves as the Avs lost for just the second time in ten games.
Lightning Clip Canadiens In Shootout
(Montreal, Quebec) -- Valtteri Filppula scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Lightning clipped the Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Ryan Malone scored in the first period for Tampa, which has won five of its last six games. Ben Bishop denied 28 shots plus stopped all three shootout attempts. Daniel Briere scored for the Habs, who have dropped five-of-six. Carey Price stopped 44 shots in defeat.
Flyers Blank Sens Behind Mason
(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Steve Mason stopped all 24 shots he faced to lead the Flyers to a 5-0 win over the Senators in Ottawa. It was the 20th shutout of Mason's career. Jakub Voracek had two goals while Matt Read, Vincent Lecavalier and Brayden Schenn also lit the lamp for Philadelphia. Claude Giroux recorded two assists for the Flyers, who have won back-to-back games after dropping four out of five. Craig Anderson made 26 saves for the Sens, who saw a three-game winning streak end.
Panthers Roast Ducks
(Sunrise, FL) -- Brad Boyes scored the game-winner early in the third period as the Panthers downed the Ducks 3-2 at the BB&T Center. Shawn Matthias and Scottie Upshall scored just over a minute apart midway through the second period to tie the game at two for Florida, which trailed 2-0 heading into the first intermission. Tim Thomas made 32 saves in net for the Panthers, who snapped a nine-game slide. Andrew Cogliano and Hampus Lindholm each scored in the first for Anaheim, which had won five straight. Frederik Andersen stopped 22 shots in defeat.
Sharks Edge Flames In OT
(Calgary, Alberta) -- Brad Stuart scored the game-winning goal 1:13 into overtime as the Sharks edged the Flames 3-2 in Calgary. Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau both scored in the first period for San Jose, which put an end to its five-game skid. Alex Stalock had to stop just 11 shots for the victory. Kris Russell and Mike Cammalleri both lit the lamp in the third period to tie game for the Flames, who have lost four in-a-row. Reto Berra allowed all three goals on 35 shots in defeat.
Red Wings Clipped In Shootout By Jets
(Detroit, MI) - Pavel Datsyuk's second goal of the game tied things up in the third, but the Red Wings dropped a 3-2 decision to the Jets in a shootout last night at The Joe. Jimmy Howard halted 19 shots but was beaten twice in the shootout as Detroit fell to 9-5-5. The Red Wings host the Capitals on Friday.
Blackhawks Sign Shaw To Extension
(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks are keeping forward Andrew Shaw around. Chicago has announced that the 22-year-old has signed a two-year contract extension. Shaw was set to become a free agent after this season. ESPN reports the deal is worth $2-million per season and runs through the 2015-16 campaign.
Blues Sign Former Top Pick
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues have added defenseman Carlo Colaicovo on a one-year contract, the "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" reports. Colaicovo is a former number-one pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs and played for the Blues from 2008 to 2012. He was most recently with the Detroit Red Wings. His signing is pending a physical.
Tuesday, November 12 Scoreboard
Buffalo Sabres 3, Los Angeles Kings 2 (SO)
New York Islanders 3, Nashville Predators 1
New Jersey Devils 3, New York Rangers 2
Washington Capitals 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (OT)
Carolina Hurricanes 2, Colorado Avalanche 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 2, Montreal Canadiens 1 (SO)
Philadelphia Flyers 5, Ottawa Senators 0
Winnipeg Jets 3, Detroit Red Wings 2 (SO)
Florida Panthers 3, Anaheim Ducks 2
Phoenix Coyotes 3, St. Louis Blues 2 (OT)
San Jose Sharks 3, Calgary Flames 2 (OT)
Wednesday, November 13 Schedule (Time Central)
6:30 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Minnesota Wild
7:00 p.m. - Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins
9:00 p.m. - Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers