Senators Win In Shootout, NHL Roundup
Published on April 1 2014 10:20 am
Last Updated on April 1 2014 10:20 am
Written by Millie Lange
Senators Slip Past Hurricanes In Shootout
(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Ales Hemsky scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Senators slipped past the Hurricanes 2-1 in Ottawa. Mika Zibanejad scored in the first period for the Sens, who have won three in-a-row. Craig Anderson made 30 saves plus denied all three shootout attempts in the victory. Jeff Skinner scored the lone goal for Carolina, which has earned at least a point in three straight. Cam Ward stopped 28 shots in the setback.
Devils Double Up Panthers
(Newark, NJ) -- Travis Zajac recorded his first career hat trick and an assist as the Devils doubled up the Panthers 6-3 at the Prudential Center. Jaromir Jagr tallied a goal and three helpers, while Ryane Clowe had a goal and two assists for the Devils, who are now just three points behind Columbus for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Clowe left, however, in the second period after taking a hard hit from Quinton Howden. Martin Brodeur denied just six-of-nine shots but still got the win after Cory Schneider stopped all 13 shots the rest of the way. Dmitry Kulikov, Brad Boyes and Brandon Pirri all scored for Florida, which has lost six-of-seven. Dan Ellis was lit up for six goals on 32 shots in defeat.
Wild Clip Kings In LA
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Mikko Koivu scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Wild clipped the Kings 3-2 at STAPLES Center. Matt Moulson lit the lamp 1:02 before Koivu's tally. Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which has won two in-a-row. Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 18 of the 20 shots he faced in the victory. Alec Martinez and Justin Williams both scored for the Kings, who had a six-game winning streak snapped. Jonathan Quick allowed all three goals on 20 shots in the setback.
Blackhawks Face Wild Thursday
(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks are back on the ice Thursday when they host the Minnesota Wild at United Center. Chicago lost to the Penguins on Sunday, falling for the fourth time in five games. The 'Hawks have locked up a playoff berth and are a point back of Colorado for second in the Central.
Blues Host Flyers Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues play host to the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Scottrade Center. St. Louis lost to the Stars 4-2 on Saturday, but still remain atop the Western Conference with 107 points. The Flyers are currently third in the Metropolitan Division. Tonight's faceoff is slated for 7 p.m.
The Blues' T.J. Oshie is the NHL's Third Star for last week. Oshie had four goals and two assists in three games, including his first career hat trick against Minnesota. Ottawa's Kyle Turris had seven points to earn First Star honors, while Boston's Patrice Bergeron was named Second Star.
Monday, March 31 Scoreboard
Ottawa Senators 2, Carolina Hurricanes 1 (SO)
New Jersey Devils 6, Florida Panthers 3
Anaheim Ducks 5, Winnipeg Jets 4 (OT)
Minnesota Wild 3, Los Angeles Kings 2
Tuesday, April 1 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - New Jersey Devils at Buffalo Sabres
6:00 p.m. - Calgary Flames at Toronto Maple Leafs
6:00 p.m. - Florida Panthers at New York Islanders
6:00 p.m. - Carolina Hurricanes at Pittsburgh Penguins
6:00 p.m. - Dallas Stars at Washington Capitals
6:00 p.m. - Colorado Avalanche at Columbus Blue Jackets
6:30 p.m. - Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:00 p.m. - Philadelphia Flyers at St. Louis Blues
9:00 p.m. - New York Rangers at Vancouver Canucks
9:00 p.m. - Winnipeg Jets at Phoenix Coyotes
9:30 p.m. - Edmonton Oilers at San Jose Sharks