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  • Beleskey scores in 3rd as Ducks beat Canadiens

    MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday night in a game the Canadiens lost top scorer Max Pacioretty to an injury. Hampus Lindholm also scored for Anaheim and Frederik Andersen made 23 saves for his 18th…

  • Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0, OT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and captain Sidney Crosby hope that a recent bout with the mumps is a thing of the past. Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Penguins a 1-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his career-best sixth shutout of…

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours after the Penguins thought their starting goalie had the mumps. Fleury, who recorded his 34th NHL shutout,…

  • Bolland gets winner in SO as Panthers beat Flyers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Florida Panthers are really starting to like shootouts. Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the tiebreaker to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the…

  • Ducks-Canadiens Sum

    Anaheim 1 0 1–2 Montreal 0 0 1–1 First Period_1, Anaheim, Lindholm 4 (Getzlaf), 8:16. Second Period_None. Third Period_2, Montreal, Desharnais 4 (Markov, Galchenyuk), 5:27 (pp). 3, Anaheim, Beleskey 15 (Rakell, Smith-Pelly), 8:33. Shots on Goal_Anaheim 11-7-5_23. Montreal 9-12-3_24. Goalies_Anaheim, Andersen. Montreal, Price. A_21,286 (21,273). T_2:38.

  • Ducks-Canadiens Sums

    Anaheim 1 0 1–2 Montreal 0 0 1–1 First Period_1, Anaheim, Lindholm 4 (Getzlaf), 8:16. Penalties_Bourque, Ana (slashing), 11:06. Second Period_None. Penalties_Maroon, Ana (roughing), 11:02; Tangradi, Mon (roughing), 11:02. Third Period_2, Montreal, Desharnais 4 (Markov, Galchenyuk), 5:27 (pp). 3, Anaheim, Beleskey 15 (Rakell, Smith-Pelly), 8:33. Penalties_Prust, Mon (hooking), 1:08; Getzlaf, Ana (slashing), 1:57; Maroon, Ana…

  • Fehr’s OT goal lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Washington Capitals made sure this one wouldn’t get to a shootout. Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals’ point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets’ winning streak at seven. Just two nights…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sum

    Washington 2 0 2 1–5 Columbus 0 2 2 0–4 First Period_1, Washington, Ward 10 (Fehr, Alzner), 9:51. 2, Washington, Chimera 3 (Latta, Orpik), 19:22. Second Period_3, Columbus, Johnson 3 (Foligno, Wisniewski), 8:48 (pp). 4, Columbus, Foligno 15 (Connauton, Johansen), 11:57 (pp). Third Period_5, Columbus, Foligno 16 (Morin, Gibbons), :52. 6, Washington, Alzner 2 (Latta,…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sums

    Washington 2 0 2 1–5 Columbus 0 2 2 0–4 First Period_1, Washington, Ward 10 (Fehr, Alzner), 9:51. 2, Washington, Chimera 3 (Latta, Orpik), 19:22. Penalties_Wilson, Was (roughing), :58; Calvert, Clm (roughing), :58; Savard, Clm (hooking), 2:35; Foligno, Clm (interference), 17:05. Second Period_3, Columbus, Johnson 3 (Foligno, Wisniewski), 8:48 (pp). 4, Columbus, Foligno 15 (Connauton,…

  • Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Sum

    Toronto 0 1 0–1 Carolina 2 0 2–4 First Period_1, Carolina, Terry 5 (E.Staal, Gerbe), 11:54. 2, Carolina, Faulk 6 (Dwyer, Sekera), 13:43 (sh). Second Period_3, Toronto, Phaneuf 2 (Holland, Franson), 16:55. Third Period_4, Carolina, Sekera 1 (Faulk, Gerbe), 11:05 (pp). 5, Carolina, Lindholm 8 (E.Staal, Hainsey), 18:36 (en). Shots on Goal_Toronto 9-7-10_26. Carolina 16-11-10_37.…

  • Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Sums

    Toronto 0 1 0–1 Carolina 2 0 2–4 First Period_1, Carolina, Terry 5 (E.Staal, Gerbe), 11:54. 2, Carolina, Faulk 6 (Dwyer, Sekera), 13:43 (sh). Penalties_Phaneuf, Tor (interference), 7:05; Boychuk, Car (interference), 12:24; Faulk, Car (interference), 15:58. Second Period_3, Toronto, Phaneuf 2 (Holland, Franson), 16:55. Penalties_Gardiner, Tor (delay of game), 12:02. Third Period_4, Carolina, Sekera 1…

  • Avalanche-Penguins Sums

    Colorado 0 0 0 0–0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1–1 First Period_None. Penalties_Despres, Pit (interference), 2:16; Downie, Pit (elbowing), 5:17; Stuart, Col (tripping), 11:39. Second Period_None. Penalties_Everberg, Col (boarding), 6:07; McLeod, Col, major (fighting), 12:37; Farnham, Pit, major (fighting), 12:37. Third Period_None. Penalties_None. Overtime_1, Pittsburgh, Comeau 11 (Malkin, Scuderi), 2:24. Penalties_None. Shots on Goal_Colorado 7-15-7-0_29.…

  • Avalanche-Penguins Sum

    Colorado 0 0 0 0–0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1–1 First Period_None. Second Period_None. Third Period_None. Overtime_1, Pittsburgh, Comeau 11 (Malkin, Scuderi), 2:24. Shots on Goal_Colorado 7-15-7-0_29. Pittsburgh 8-16-19-5_48. Goalies_Colorado, Pickard. Pittsburgh, Fleury. A_18,603 (18,387). T_2:27.

  • Canadiens honor former captain Koivu

    MONTREAL (AP) — There was always a special connection between former Canadiens captain Saku Koivu and the fans of Montreal. Koivu, who retired after finishing his NHL career with Anaheim, was honored Thursday night before the Canadiens hosted the Ducks in a matchup of his former teams. Koivu received a nearly five-minute standing ovation as…

  • Predators place F Viktor Stalberg on waivers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have placed forward Viktor Stalberg on waivers, so they can assign him to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League for conditioning coming off an injured knee. The Predators announced the move Thursday ahead of the NHL’s roster freeze that starts Friday night. Stalberg has missed six…