Blackhawks Fall To Rangers, NHL Roundup


Published on January 9 2014 7:08 am
Last Updated on January 9 2014 7:08 am
Written by Millie Lange

Rangers Clip Blackhawks In Chicago

(Chicago, IL) -- Carl Hagelin scored the go-ahead goal with 5:57 left in regulation as the Rangers clipped the Blackhawks 3-2 at the United Center.  Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello both scored in the first period for the Blueshirts, who have won four of their last six. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 of the 37 shots he faced in the victory. Jonathan Toews and Brandon Bollig lit the lamp 1:48 apart in the second period for the 'Hawks, who saw their point streak end at 10 games.  Corey Crawford allowed all three goals on 32 shots in the setback.

Flyers Skate Past Canadiens

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Sean Couturier and Zac Rinaldo both scored first period goals as the Flyers skated past the Canadiens 3-1 at Wells Fargo Center.  Michael Raffl lit the lamp in the second, while Andrej Meszaros tallied three assists for the Flyers, who have won 10 straight at home. Steve Mason made 19 saves in the victory. Tomas Plekanec scored shorthanded for Montreal's only goal. Peter Budaj allowed all three goals on 27 shots in defeat. The Habs have dropped four-of-six.

Avs Edge Sens In OT

(Denver, CO) -- Tyson Barrie scored the winning goal 33 seconds into overtime as the Avalanche edged the Senators 4-3 at the Pepsi Center. Paul Stastny tied things up with his goal with 2:20 left in regulation. Stastny added two assists, while Jamie McGinn and Jan Hejda also lit the lamp for the Avs, who have won four-of-five on the heels of a four-game skid. Semyon Varlamov denied 29 of the 32 shots he faced in the victory. Clarke MacArthur, Jason Spezza and Kyle Turris all scored for Ottawa, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. Craig Anderson allowed all four goals on 31 shots in defeat.

Blues Face Flames

(Calgary, Alberta) -- The Blues continue their Canadian road trip tonight when they take on the Flames in Calgary. The Blues have won seven of their last eight games, with their last loss coming in Calgary on December 23. The Flames are 15-22-6 and coming off a 6-0 shutout loss to the Phoenix Coyotes.


Wednesday, January 8 Scoreboard


Philadelphia Flyers 3, Montreal Canadiens 1

New York Rangers 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2

Colorado Avalanche 4, Ottawa Senators 3 (OT)

Thursday, January 9 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Florida Panthers at Buffalo Sabres

6:00 p.m. - Dallas Stars at New Jersey Devils

6:00 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Carolina Hurricanes

6:30 p.m. - Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning

7:00 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Nashville Predators

8:00 p.m. - St. Louis Blues at Calgary Flames

8:00 p.m. - Minnesota Wild at Phoenix Coyotes

9:30 p.m. - Boston Bruins at Los Angeles Kings

9:30 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at San Jose Sharks