Blackhawks Score Five Goals, NHL Roundup
Published on October 29 2013 6:24 am
Last Updated on October 29 2013 6:24 am
Written by Millie Lange
Blackhawks Rout Wild
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Five different players scored goals to lead the Blackhawks to a 5-1 rout over the Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Corey Crawford had 29 saves in the win. Sheldon Brookbank, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Nick Leddy and Brandon Saad all scored for Chicago, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Jason Pominville had the lone goal for the Wild, and Niklas Backstrom allowed all five goals on 28 shots for the Minnesota. The Wild had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Canucks Take Out Caps
(Vancouver, British Columbia) -- Ryan Kessler and Daniel Sedin scored back-to-back goals in the third period to lift the Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Capitals at the Rogers Arena. Vancouver outshot Washington 41-to-19. Zack Kassian also lit the lamp. Robert Luongo made 17 saves as the Canucks improved to 9-4-1. The Caps led the game 1-0 and 2-1, but ended up dropping their second straight game. Jason Chimera and Mikhail Grabovski hit the back of the net in the loss. Michal Neuvirth turned away 38 of the 41 shots he faced.
Stars Hold Off Sabres
(Buffalo, NY) -- The Stars jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first period and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Sabres at the First Niagara Center. Four different players lit the lamp for Dallas including Tyler Seguin, who tallied his fifth goal of the year. Seguin was joined by Vernon Fiddler, Alex Goligoski and Jamie Benn. Kari Lehtonen stoned 22 of the 25 shots he faced as Dallas improved to 5-5-1. Matt Moulson tallied two goals in his Buffalo debut. Moulson was acquired from the Islanders on Monday. Ryan Miller allowed all four goals for the Sabres, who fell to 2-11-1.
Pens Top Hurricanes
(Raleigh, NC) -- The Penguins scored two answered goals after the first period to down the Hurricanes 3-1 from PNC Arena. Jayson Megna scored a goal and added an assist, while Sidney Crosby had two assists in the win. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 20-of-21 shots and shut down the 'Canes after a first period goal. Nathan Gerbe scored on a power play for the Hurricanes. Justin Peters gave up three goals on 29 shots as Carolina has dropped its first two games against Pittsburgh this season.
Canadiens Blank Rangers
(New York, NY) -- The Rangers home opener didn't go as planned as they fell to the Canadiens, 2-0, at the new-look Madison Square Garden. Tomas Plekanec hit the back of the net on the power play in the second period and Alex Galchenyuk added an insurance goal in the third for Montreal, which improved to 7-5-0. Peter Budaj recorded the shutout stopping all 27 shots he faced. New York went 0-for-5 with a man advantage. Henrik Lundqvist allowed both goals on 27 shots returning from a two-game absence. The Blueshirts fell to 3-7-0.
Blues Host Jets Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues are back on home ice tonight as they host the Winnipeg Jets at Scottrade Center. The Blues snapped a two-game losing streak with a 6-1 win at Nashville Saturday. St. Louis is 6-1-2 overall. The Blues open a three-game road trip Friday at Florida.
Monday, October 28 Scoreboard
Dallas Stars 4, Buffalo Sabres 3
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Carolina Hurricanes 1
Montreal Canadiens 2, New York Rangers 0
Chicago Blackhawks 5, Minnesota Timberwolves 1
Vancouver Canucks 3, Washington Capitals 2
Tuesday, October 29 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - New York Rangers at New York Islanders
6:00 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Philadelphia Flyers
6:00 p.m. - Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens
6:30 p.m. - Tampa Bay Lightning at New Jersey Devils
7:00 p.m. - Ottawa Senators at Chicago Blackhawks
7:00 p.m. - Winnipeg Jets at St. Louis Blues
8:00 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Edmonton Oilers
9:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at Phoenix Coyotes