Blackhawks, Blues Claim NHL Victories


Published on November 15 2013 6:39 am
Last Updated on November 15 2013 6:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

Blackhawks Clip Coyotes In Shootout

(Chicago, IL) -- Brandon Pirri scored the winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout as the Blackhawks clipped the Coyotes 5-4 at the United Center.  Pirri also scored the tying goal in the third period for the 'Hawks, who have won four in-a-row and seven-of-eight overall. Brandon Saad, Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa also lit the lamp and Corey Crawford made 26 saves in the victory. Michael Stone scored twice, while Shane Doan and Lauri Korpikoski added a goal each for Phoenix, which has earned at least a point in eight of its last nine games. Mike Smith stopped 48 shots but allowed two goals on four shootout attempts for the loss.

The Chicago Blackhawks are adding forward Kris Versteeg from the Florida Panthers. The Blackhawks also received forward Phillippe Lefebrve in the trade. The Panthers get forward Jimmy Hayes and defenseman Dylan Olsen. Versteeg was on the Blackhawks when they won the championship in 2010. He has seven points in 18 games this season.  


Blues Blast Avalanche

(St. Louis, MO) -- Alexander Steen scored a pair of goals to guide the Blues to a 7-3 win over the Avalanche at the Scottrade Center.  David Backes [[ back-es ]] tallied a goal and two assists for St. Louis, which moved to 12-2-3. T.J. Oshie chipped in with four assists in the win. Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves in net for the Blues. Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 18 saves before making way for Semyon Varlamov, who gave up two goals on six shots. Ryan O'Reilly registered a goal and an assist for Colorado, which slipped to 14-and-4.


Stars Put Out Flames

(Calgary, Alberta) -- Tyler Seguin scored four goals and tallied an assist to lead the Stars to a 7-3 win over the Flames in Calgary. Jamie Benn recorded a goal and five assists, while Ryan Garbutt and Stephane Robidas also lit the lamp for Dallas, which has won five of its last six.  Kari Lehtonen stopped 25 shots in the victory. Matt Stajan scored twice and David Jones also scored for the Flames, who have dropped five straight. Karri Ramo and Reto Berra allowed all seven goals on 32 combines shots in defeat.


Kings Use Three-Goal Third To Edge Isles

(Uniondale, NY) -- Tyler Toffoli scored the go-ahead goal with 1:27 left in regulation as the Kings used a three-goal third period to edge the Islanders 3-2 at the Nassau Coliseum. Slava Voynov and Tanner Pearson also lit the lamp in the third for LA, which has won three of its last four. Ben Scrivens made 23 saves in the victory. Casey Cizikas and Aaron Ness scored 2:12 apart in the second period for the Isles, who have dropped five-of-six. Kevin Poulin allowed all three goals on 24 shots in defeat.


Bolts Blast Ducks

(Tampa, FL) -- Valtteri Filppula tallied two goals and an assist as the Lightning blasted the NHL-leading Ducks 5-1 at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Martin St. Louis recorded a goal and two helpers, while Victor Hedman added a goal and an assist for the Bolts, who have won six of their last seven games and lead the Eastern Conference with 28 points. Ben Bishop made 24 saves in the victory. Emerson Etem scored the lone goal for Anaheim, which has lost two in-a-row after a five-game winning streak. The Ducks still lead the NHL with 31 points. Jonas Hiller allowed all five goals on 20 shots in the setback.


Bruins Bounce Jackets In OT

(Boston, MA) -- With less than a minute left in overtime Milan Lucic beat Sergei Bobrovsky to give the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Jackets at the TD Garden.  Blake Comeau and Nick Foligno lit the lamp in the loss. Bobrovsky allowed all three goals on 31 shots for Columbus, which dropped to 6-10-2. The Jackets host Montreal tonight.


Boyle Guides Sharks Past Canucks

(Vancouver) -- Dan Boyle wasn't going to miss an open look twice. After Boyle helped tie the game late in regulation by missing an open shot, the veteran defenseman made no mistake when he got another chance in overtime. Rookie Tomas Hertl converted Boyle's whiff to tie the game with 1:05 left in the third period, and Boyle won it by scoring a power-play goal with 2:22 remaining in overtime as the Sharks came back to beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Thursday night.


Thursday, November 14 Scoreboard


Boston Bruins 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 2 (OT)

Los Angeles Kings 3, New York Islanders 2

Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Anaheim Ducks 1

Chicago Blackhawks 5, Phoenix Coyotes 4 (SO)

St. Louis Blues 7, Colorado Avalanche 3

Dallas Stars 7, Calgary Flames 3

San Jose Sharks 2, Vancouver Canucks 1 (OT)


Friday, November 15 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Buffalo Sabres

6:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at New Jersey Devils

6:00 p.m. - Nashville Predators at Pittsburgh Penguins

6:00 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Carolina Hurricanes

6:00 p.m. - Montreal Canadiens at Columbus Blue Jackets

6:30 p.m. - Boston Bruins at Ottawa Senators

6:30 p.m. - Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings

7:00 p.m. - Florida Panthers at Minnesota Wild

7:00 p.m. - Philadelphia Flyers at Winnipeg Jets

9:00 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers