Penguins, Ducks, Sabres Claim Victories


Published on January 16 2014 6:36 am
Last Updated on January 16 2014 6:36 am
Written by Millie Lange

Penguins Clip Capitals

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal with 1:54 left in regulation as the Penguins clipped the Capitals 4-3 at CONSOL Energy Center.  Jussi Jokinen tied the game at three with his tally with 8:25 left. Kris Letang and Taylor Pyatt both lit the lamp in the second period for the Pens, who have won a franchise-record 13 straight at home. Marc-Andre Fleury denied 25 shots in the victory. Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal of the year and Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera also tallied for Washington, which has lost three in-a-row and seven-of-nine overall. Michal Neuvirth allowed all four goals on 37 shots in defeat

Ducks Crush Canucks

(Anaheim, CA) -- The Ducks scored a franchise record with nine goals as they crushed the Canucks, 9-1, at the Honda Center. Corey Perry tallied two goals and two assists, while Nick Bonino and Teemu Selanne each lit the lamp twice. Frederik Andersen stopped 31-of-32 shots for Anaheim, which won its eighth straight game. The Ducks are at the Blackhawks Friday

Buffalo Falls In Shootout

(Toronto) -- The wins might not necessarily be coming for the Buffalo Sabres, but they are accumulating points and building confidence. After losing in the final 15 seconds of the game to the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, Buffalo battled back Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs and took the game to the shootout. Matt Ellis, Matt Moulson and Cody Hodgson scored for Buffalo in regulation as the Sabres fell to the Maple Leafs 4-3 at Air Canada Centre. Ryan Miller stopped 36 of the 39 shots he faced.

Blackhawks Battle Ducks

(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago Blackhawks battle the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center tomorrow night. The game is expected to start at 7 p.m. on the NHL Network. The Blackhawks are 30-8-11 after losing to Colorado on Tuesday. The Ducks dumped Vancouver 9-1 last night in Southern California.

Blues Host Kings

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues take on the Los Angeles Kings tonight at home. St. Louis is coming off a 2-1 win over Phoenix and has won 10 of its last 12.  The Blues won the most recent matchup against L.A., 5-0, on January 2. The Kings are 28-14-5.

Wednesday, January 15 Scoreboard


Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Buffalo Sabres 3 (SO)

Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Washington Capitals 3

Anaheim Ducks 9, Vancouver Canucks 1

Thursday, January 16 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers

6:00 p.m. - Nashville Predators at Philadelphia Flyers

6:30 p.m. - Montreal Canadiens at Ottawa Senators

6:30 p.m. - New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning

6:30 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at Florida Panthers

7:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Kings at St. Louis Blues

7:00 p.m. - Edmonton Oilers at Minnesota Wild

7:30 p.m. - Boston Bruins at Dallas Stars

8:00 p.m. - New Jersey Devils at Colorado Avalanche

8:00 p.m. - Winnipeg Jets at Calgary Flames

8:00 p.m. - Vancouver Canucks at Phoenix Coyotes