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Wild allow three power-play goals in 4-1 loss

ST. LOUIS -- Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night.Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Blues, who got their first regulation win in four tries against the Wild and improved to 8-3-1 in their last 12 at home.Matt Dumba scored late in the second for...
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Stars lose showdown at home against Blackhawks

DALLAS (AP) -- Artem Anisimov had a short-handed goal and three assists, and the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night. Corey Crawford made 36 saves for Chicago, which moved five points ahead of second-place Dallas in the Central Division. The teams also have the two highest point totals in the Western Conference. They will meet...
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Anisimov has goal, 3 assists; Blackhawks beat Stars 5-1

DALLAS (AP) Artem Anisimov had a short-handed goal and three assists, and the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night. Corey Crawford made 36 saves for Chicago, which moved five points ahead of second-place Dallas in the Central Division. The teams also have the two highest point totals in the Western Conference. They will meet...
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Anisimov, Crawford Lead Blackhawks Past Stars

There were plenty of shooting Stars on Saturday night, but it was the Blackhawks who were scoring. The post Anisimov, Crawford Lead Blackhawks Past Stars appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Letang, Crosby lead Penguins' comeback win against Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 saves. In overtime, Crosby passed across to Letang in the left circle and his one-timer beat Luongo on the stick side...
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Lazar has 2 goals, Karlsson 4 assists; Sens beat Leafs 6-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Curtis Lazar had the first two-goal game of his career, Erik Karlsson had four assists and the Ottawa Senators embarrassed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night to end a three-game skid. Lazar's second goal came 2:27 into the third period and gave Ottawa a 6-0 lead. Zack Smith, Mika Zibanejad, Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators,...
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Panthers see late lead slip away in overtime loss to Penguins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night.Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 saves.In overtime, Crosby passed across to Letang in the left circle and his one-timer beat Luongo on the stick side...
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Letang, Crosby lead Pens comeback win against Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 saves. In overtime, Crosby passed across to Letang in the left circle and his one-timer beat Luongo on the stick side...
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Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres 2-1

BOSTON (AP) Brad Marchand scored on a penalty shot midway through overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson also scored while the Bruins improved to 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. The Bruins beat Buffalo 3-2 in a shootout in the first of a home-and-home on Thursday night. Sam Reinhart scored for Buffalo. The Sabres have...
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Plekanec helps Canadiens end skid with 5-1 win over Oilers

MONTREAL (AP) Tomas Plekanec had a goal and three assists, helping the Montreal Canadiens end a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Brendan Gallagher and P.K. Subban each had a goal and an assist, while Lars Eller also scored as Montreal posted just its sixth win in 26 games since Dec. 3. The Canadiens beat the Oilers for the first time...
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Bruins Playoff Race: How Many Points Does Boston Need To Make Postseason? (Video)

The Boston Bruins fell just outside the playoff picture last season despite tallying 97 points. Almost a year later, will the same output suffice? NESN’s Dale Arnold and Billy Jaffe explored how the Bruins can find themselves in the playoffs this April on ” Big Bad Bruins Live,” using last season’s cutoff point as a baseline. With 60 points entering Saturday’s contest against...
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Bruins prospect hit in throat with puck, taken to hospital

The Providence Bruins reportedly were forced to make a last-minute change in net Saturday night after starting goalie Malcolm Subban suffered an injury during warmups. Subban was transported to a local hospital after a puck struck him in the throat before the P-Bruins’ game against the Portland Pirates, according to multiple reports. Hearing @AHLBruins' Malcolm Subban has...
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Video: Wayne Simmonds loses his cool, earns match penalty

Wayne Simmonds is known as one of the tough guys in the league and shows it every time he steps on the ice. This time against the Rangers though, he went over the line. Or at least the officials thought he crossed the line, but you be the judge. Something must have happened that we are missing as Simmonds does not take kindly to the decision at all. He completely loses it and overreacts...
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WATCH: Wayne Simmonds loses his cool, earns match penalty

Wayne Simmonds is known as one of the tough guys in the league and shows it every time he steps on the ice. This time against the Rangers though, he went over the line. Or at least the officials thought he crossed the line, but you be the judge. Something must have happened that we are missing as Simmonds does not take kindly to the decision at all. He completely loses it and...
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Red Wings rout Islanders 5-1 for first home win of 2016

Detroit (AP) -- Dylan Larkin and Tomas Tatar each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings routed the New York Islanders 5-1 for their first home win of 2016, a game delayed 36 minutes by a malfunctioning Zamboni that chopped up a section of the ice. The Red Wings, who were 0-4-1 at home since Dec. 20, also got goals from Tomas Jurco, Mike Green and Kyle Quincey. Petr...
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Islanders-Red Wings resume after 36-minute delay

DETROIT (AP) The game between the New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings on Saturday has resumed after a 36-minute delay caused when a Zamboni damaged the ice. The teams will swap ends of the ice midway through the third period so both teams have to defend on the damaged section. Detroit leads 4-0 after two periods.
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Wayne Simmonds ejected for sucker-punching Ryan McDonagh (Video)

Philadelphia Flyers right winger Wayne Simmonds was ejected halfway through the first period of Saturday's game against the New York Rangers for sucker-punching captain Ryan McDonagh.It started with Simmonds checking McDonagh into the boards in front of the Rangers bench. McDonagh lifted his stick up to protect himself, but in the process he hit Simmonds in the back of the helmet...
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Islanders-Red Wings delayed by Zamboni malfunction

DETROIT (AP) The start of the third period of the game between the New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings has been delayed for 20 minutes after the ice was damaged by one of the Zambonis between periods. Ice repairs are continuing, and no time has been given for the game's resumption. Detroit leads 4-0 after two periods.
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Rangers defeat Flyers 3-2 in shootout

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored in a shootout to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Keith Yandle tied it with 12.9 seconds left in regulation and Chris Kreider also scored in regulation for the Rangers, who won consecutive games for just the second time since Nov. 15. Ryan White scored and Shayne...
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Yandle ties it late, Stepan/Zuccarello shine in the shootout in Philly

The Rangers and Flyers played one of the more entertaining old school kind of hockey games in recent memory. It started with Wayne Simmonds sucker punching Ryan McDonagh, causing McDonagh to leave the game. Simmonds was given a match penalty. There were hits/fights and a slew foot by Oscar Lindberg as well. Old school hockey at its […] The post Yandle ties it late, Stepan/Zuccarello...
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Oshie, Ovechkin convert in shootout; Capitals top Devils 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin scored in the shootout, and the Washington Capitals tied the game late and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday. Paul Carey, who was called up from the minors Friday, had tied the score in the third period with his first NHL goal. Andre Burakovsky scored in his fifth straight game for Washington and Braden Holtby made 22 saves...
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Goalie Marty Brodeur gets statue, NJ Devils jersey retired

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Even after retiring, Marty Brodeur is still the face of New Jersey Devils' hockey. The NHL's winningest goaltender was back in New Jersey on Saturday to conduct a youth hockey clinic, talk about a career that earned the Devils three Stanley Cups and look forward to a statue unveiling Monday and jersey retirement Tuesday. ''When you play hockey, when you start...
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Wild place Brodin on injured reserve with broken foot

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. Brodin was injured in Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Wild said Saturday he's expected to miss three to six weeks. The Wild also recalled forward Tyler Graovac from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League. Graovac was injured in the...
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Florida Panthers attendance is up 30% compared to last year

The Florida Panthers are holding on to a relatively narrow lead in the Atlantic Division and hockey fans around the NHL are starting to see the club as legitimate contenders. As the Panthers continue to put on impressive displays on the ice, Florida residents are taking notice and attendance is improving. Usually when we discuss the Panthers and attendance it’s about some crazy...
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Kevin Klein will dress today, Dylan McIlrath to sit

In case you missed it, Kevin Klein will return after missing exactly one game with a broken thumb. He will play and Dylan McIlrath will sit. It is certainly good news that Klein is back, but I was honestly hoping to get an extended look at McIlrath. Oh well. The post Kevin Klein will dress today, Dylan McIlrath to sit appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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