Wild Edge Senators, NHL Roundup

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Published on November 21 2013 6:39 am
Last Updated on November 21 2013 6:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

Wild Edge Senators

(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Mikko Koivu scored the go-ahead goal with 2:57 left in regulation as the Wild edged the Senators 4-3 in Ottawa. Koivu also had two assists, while Jonas Brodin and Dany Heatley tallied a goal and a helper each for Minnesota, which has won five of its last six games. Jason Pominville also lit the lamp and Josh Harding stopped 34 shots in the victory. Kyle Turris, Mika Zibanejad and Milan Michalek all scored for the Sens, who have lost three in-a-row. Craig Anderson allowed all four goals on 25 shots in defeat.

 

Pens Blank Caps In DC

(Washington, DC) -- Marc-Andre Fleury had to make just 18 saves for his second shutout of the season and the 25th of his career, as the Penguins blanked the Capitals 4-0 at the Verizon Center. Sidney Crosby, James Neal and Paul Martin all tallied a goal and an assist, while Beau Bennett also lit the lamp for the Pens, who have won three-of-four since a three-game losing streak. Braden Holtby allowed all four goals on 40 shots for the Caps, who had won their previous three.

 

Blue Jackets Edge Flames In OT

(Calgary, Alberta) -- Nikita Nikitin scored the game-winning goal 2:25 into overtime as the Blue Jackets edged the Flames 2-1 in Calgary. Nikitin also assisted on Nick Foligno's first period tally for Columbus, which has won two-of-three. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 of the 24 shots he faced in the victory.  Joe Colborne scored the lone goal for the Flames, who have dropped seven of their last eight. Reto Berra allowed both goals on 18 shots in defeat.

 

Devils Drop Ducks

(Anaheim, CA) -- Travis Zajac scored the game-winner two minutes into the overtime period to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win over the Ducks at the Honda Center.  Jaromir Jagr tied the game with a minute to play in regulation.  Marek Zidlicky and Eric Gelinas scored in the first period for New Jersey, which has won four-of-five. Martin Brodeur stopped 22 shots in the win. Nick Bonino and Ryan Getzlaf scored power-play goals in the second period to help the Ducks grab a one-goal advantage.  Matt Beleskey scored in the opening period for Anaheim, which has lost five straight. Jonas Hiller made 21 saves in defeat.

 

Blackhawks Continue Road Trip

(Winnipeg, Manitoba) -- The Chicago Blackhawks continue their seven-game road trip in Winnipeg against the Jets tonight. The Blackhawks lost the first game of the stretch 5-1 against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Chicago is 14-4-4 on the season. The Jets are 10-10-3 overall.

 

Blues Take On Bruins Tonight

(Boston, MA) -- The Blues will take on the Atlantic Conference-leading Bruins tonight in Boston. The Blues are battling for first place in the Central Division, where just two points separate the top four teams. This is the first of two meetings between the Blues and Bruins this season.

 

Wednesday, November 20 Scoreboard

NHL

Minnesota Wild 4, Ottawa Senators 3

Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Washington Capitals 0

Columbus Blue Jackets 2, Calgary Flames 1 (OT)

New Jersey Devils 4, Anaheim Ducks 3 (OT)

 

Thursday, November 21 Schedule (All Times Central)

NHL

6:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins

6:00 p.m. - Nashville Predators at Toronto Maple Leafs

6:00 p.m. - Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers

6:30 p.m. - Carolina Hurricanes at Detroit Red Wings

7:00 p.m. - Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets

7:30 p.m. - New York Rangers at Dallas Stars

8:00 p.m. - Colorado Avalanche at Phoenix Coyotes

8:30 p.m. - Florida Panthers at Edmonton Oilers

9:30 p.m. - New Jersey Devils at Los Angeles Kings

9:30 p.m. - Tampa Bay Lightning at San Jose Sharks