Blues Lose In OT, NHL Roundup


Published on December 17 2013 6:27 am
Last Updated on December 17 2013 6:27 am
Written by Millie Lange

Sens Slip Past Blues In OT

(Ottawa, Ontario) -- Cody Ceci made his first career goal memorable, scoring with 1:01 left in overtime to lift the Senators past the Blues 3-2 in Ottawa.  Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Bobby Ryan both scored in regulation for the Sens, who have alternated wins and losses over their last six games. Robin Lehner kicked aside 30 shots in the victory. Chris Stewart scored twice in a 2:57 span in the second period for the Blues, who had won their previous three. Brian Elliott allowed all three goals on 32 shots in the setback.

Pens Stay Hot With Win Over Leafs

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal with 6:03 to play, his 19th of the year, as the Penguins remain hot with a 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs at CONSOL Energy Center.  Chris Conner and Brandon Sutter also lit the lamp for the Pens, who have won four in-a-row and nine of their last 10 overall.  Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves in the victory. Morgan Rielly scored his first career goal for Toronto, which suffered its fourth loss in five games.  Jonathan Bernier stopped 28 of the 30 shots he faced in defeat.

Avs Crush Stars In First Of Home-And-Home

(Denver, CO) -- Paul Stastny tallied two goals and two assists as the Avalanche crushed the Stars 6-2 in the first end of a home-and-home series at the Pepsi Center.  Nathan MacKinnon, Andre Benoit, Erik Johnson and Tyson Barrie also lit the lamp for the Avs, who have won two of their last three. Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 of the 33 shots he faced in the victory. Kevin Connauton and Tyler Seguin both scored for the Stars, who have lost three-of-four. Kari Lehtonen allowed all six goals on 48 shots in defeat. The teams meet again Tuesday in Dallas.

Blackhawks Meet Preds Tonight

(Nashville, TN) -- The Blackhawks skate against the Nashville Predators tonight at the Bridgestone Arena. Chicago has won four out of five after Sunday's 3-1 win over the Kings. The 'Hawks sit at 24-7-and-5 on the year. The Preds come in on a three-game win streak. The puck drops at 7:00.


Monday, December 16 Scoreboard


Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 1

Winnipeg Jets 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 2

Ottawa Senators 3, St. Louis Blues 2 (OT)

Colorado Avalanche 6, Dallas Stars 2


Tuesday, December 17 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Calgary Flames at Boston Bruins

6:00 p.m. - Winnipeg Jets at Buffalo Sabres

6:00 p.m. - Florida Panthers at Toronto Maple Leafs

6:00 p.m. - Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders

6:30 p.m. - Phoenix Coyotes at Montreal Canadiens

6:30 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Detroit Red Wings

6:30 p.m. - Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers

7:00 p.m. - Chicago Blackhawks at Nashville Predators

7:00 p.m. - Vancouver Canucks at Minnesota Wild

7:00 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at St. Louis Blues

7:30 p.m. - Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars

9:30 p.m. - Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings