Blues Power Past Red Wings, NHL Roundup
Published on January 21 2014 6:53 am
Last Updated on January 21 2014 6:53 am
Written by Millie Lange
Blues Cut Down Red Wings
(Detroit, MI) -- Barret Jackman and Kevin Shattenkirk scored within minutes of one another early in the second to power the Blues to a 4-1 win over the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Magnus Paajarvi and Jay Bouwmeester also scored for St. Louis, which had dropped three out of four. Jaroslav Halak stopped 22 shots for the Blues in the win. Gustav Nyquist had the lone goal for Detroit while Jimmy Howard allowed three goals on 25 shots before he was pulled. Petr Mrazek made 13 saves on 14 shots the rest of the way. The Red Wings have lost three out of four.
Okposo Helps Rally Isles Past Flyers
(Uniondale, NY) -- Kyle Okposo tied the game late in regulation and won it in the shootout as the Islanders outlasted the Flyers 4-3 at Nassau Coliseum. It was the second of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, which won 6-4 on Saturday. John Tavares and Brock Nelson also scored in regulation for New York, which overcame a 3-1 deficit. Anders Nilsson stopped 26-of-29 shots in net for the Isles, who were 2-for-6 on the power play while Philly went 0-for-3. Matt Read scored twice, including a shorthanded goal, and Wayne Simmonds also lit the lamp for the Flyers in defeat.
Bruins Clip Kings Behind Marchand's Two Goals
(Boston, MA) -- Brad Marchand scored twice, including the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, as the Bruins clipped the Kings 3-2 at TD Garden. Marchand scored shorthanded in the first and Torey Krug added a power-play tally to stake Boston to a 2-0 lead after one. Willie Mitchell got one back in the second and Jeff Carter's power-play goal tied the game at 8:35 of the third for Los Angeles. Marchand answered just 18 seconds later with his second of the game and 16th of the season for the win. Chad Johnson made 21 saves for Boston, while Jonathan Quick had 20 stops for L.A.
Panthers Crush Penguins
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Drew Shore scored twice and Jesse Winchester finished with three assists to lead the Panthers in a 5-1 win over the Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center. Scott Clemmensen made 35 saves while Dmitry Kulikov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Shawn Matthias all lit the lamp in the third period for Florida. The Panthers had dropped three out of four. Matt Niskanen tallied the lone goal for Pittsburgh while Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots in defeat. The Pens had won five out of six coming in.
Predators Down Stars
(Nashville, TN) -- Roman Josi had a goal and assist while Carter Hutton made 35 saves as the Predators picked up a 4-1 win over the Stars at the Bridgestone Arena. Nick Spaling and Shea Weber scored in the first while Mike Fisher added a tally in the third period as Nashville won its third in four games. Cody Eakin had the lone goal for Dallas, scoring his 11th of the season on an early power play. Kari Lehtonen stopped 19 shots for the Stars, who have lost three straight and nine of their last ten.
Leafs Double Up Coyotes
(Glendale, AZ) -- The Maple Leafs jumped out to a 3-0 lead and the Coyotes couldn't recover as they fell 4-2 in Glendale Monday. Mike Ribeiro and Antoine Vermette each tallied goals in the third period for Phoenix, which had won its previous two games. Mike Smith allowed all four scored on 29 shots. They begin a three-game road trip Wednesday in Calgary.
Sharks Put Out Flames
(San Jose, CA) -- Joe Pavelski scored two goals to move into a tie for the second-most in the NHL this season, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 at the SAP Center. Tommy Wingels also scored, and Antti Niemi made 21 saves for the Sharks, who returned home from a perfect three-game road trip. Jiri Hudler and Kevin Westgarth scored for the Flames, who have lost four-straight games and 11 of 13. San Jose returns to action Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets at home.
Blackhawks Meet Wings Wednesday
(Detroit, MI) -- The Blackhawks are off to Detroit for tomorrow's clash with the Red Wings. Chicago has won three out of four to improve to 32-8-11 on the year. The Wings are 21-18-10 after losing at home to the Blues Monday.
Monday, January 20 Scoreboard
New York Islanders 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3 (SO)
Boston Bruins 3, Los Angeles Kings 2
Florida Panthers 5, Pittsburgh Penguins 1
St. Louis Blues 4, Detroit Red Wings 1
Nashville Predators 4, Dallas Stars 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Phoenix Coyotes 2
San Jose Sharks 3, Calgary Flames 2
Tuesday, January 21 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - Florida Panthers at Buffalo Sabres
6:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at New Jersey Devils
6:00 p.m. - New York Islanders at New York Rangers
6:00 p.m. - Carolina Hurricanes at Philadelphia Flyers
6:00 p.m. - Ottawa Senators at Washington Capitals
6:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:00 p.m. - Minnesota Wild at Dallas Stars
8:00 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Colorado Avalanche
8:30 p.m. - Vancouver Canucks at Edmonton Oilers
9:00 p.m. - Winnipeg Jets at Anaheim Ducks