Blues Drop Loss To Kings, NHL Roundup


Published on January 17 2014 6:31 am
Last Updated on January 17 2014 6:31 am
Written by Millie Lange

Kings Cruise Past Blues

(St. Louis, MO) -- Trevor Lewis tallied two goals in the third period as the Kings cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at Scottrade Center. Jake Muzzin and Jeff Carter also lit the lamp for LA, which has won two in-a-row and four of its last six overall. Jonathan Quick stopped 28 shots in the victory. T.J. Oshie scored the lone goal for the Blues, who have dropped two-of-three on the heels of a seven-game winning streak. Jaroslav Halak allowed three goals on 30 shots in the setback.

Lundqvist, Rangers Blank Red Wings

(New York, NY) -- Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 38 shots he faced in leading the Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Red Wings at Madison Square Garden. Lundqvist posted his third shutout of the year and 48th of his career. Mats Zuccarello broke the scoreless tie with less than six minutes to play with his 12th goal of the year. New York has won four out of its last five. Jimmy Howard stopped 47 of the 48 shots he faced for Detroit. The Wings have lost five out of seven games.

Predators Pop Flyers

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Roman Josi hit the eventual game-winner in the seventh round of the shootout to lift the Predators to a 4-3 win over the Flyers in Philadelphia. Shea Weber posted a goal and two assists for Nashville, which has won two in-a-row. David Legwand had a goal and an assist in the win. Carter Hutton made 27 saves in net for the victors.  Wayne Simmonds scored with under two minutes to play to tie the contest at three for Philadelphia, which has lost three-of-four. Brayden Scheen and Andrej Meszaros also lit the lamp in the loss. Steve Mason stopped 34 shots in defeat.

Islanders Top Lightning In SO

(Tampa, FL) -- Frans Nielsen scored the only goal of the shootout as the Islanders defeated the Lightning 2-1 in Tampa. Thomas Vanek hit the back of the net late in the second period to tie it at one for New York, which has won five-of-six. Kevin Poulin made 29 saves in net for the win. Martin St. Louis scored the lone goal for Tampa Bay, which has lost two-of-three. Ben Bishop stopped 29 shots in the setback.

Stalock Leads Sharks Past Panthers

(Sunrise, FL) -- Alex Stalock made 24 saves for his first-career shutout as the Sharks downed the Panthers 3-0 in South Florida. Joe Pavelski had a goal and an assist while Joe Thornton and Matt Nieto also scored. Brent Burns finished with two assists as San Jose won its third in four games. Tim Thomas made 36 saves in defeat for Florida. The Panthers have lost three out of five.

Bruins Use Huge Third To Double Up Stars

(Dallas, TX) -- Patrice Bergeron recorded a goal and an assist during a three-goal third period as the Bruins doubled up the Stars 4-2 at American Airlines Center.  Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic also lit the lamp in the final period, while David Krejci opened the scoring in the second for Boston, which has won two-of-three. Chad Johnson kicked aside 31 shots in the victory. Erik Cole and Jamie Benn both scored in the third period for the Stars, who have dropped seven of their last eight. Kari Lehtonen allowed three goals on 40 shots in defeat.

Avalanche Down Devils In Shootout

(Denver, CO) -- Ryan O'Reilly scored the deciding goal of the shootout, sending the Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Devils at the Pepsi Center  O'Reilly also scored Colorado's lone goal in regulation, connecting on his 18th of the year in the first period. Semyon Varlamov turned away 33 shots for the Avs, who have won three straight. Reid Boucher scored with just over 11 minutes left in regulation for New Jersey, which is now 0-8 in shootouts this year and remains the only team in the NHL without a shootout win. Cory Schneider made 37 stops for the Devils, who had won three out of four coming in.

Coyotes Blank Canucks

(Glendale, AZ) -- Mike Smith made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season and 25th of his career, as the Coyotes blanked the Canucks 1-0 at Arena. Antoine Vermette scored the lone goal in the first period for Phoenix, which snapped its four-game losing streak. The Coyotes continue their three-game homestand tomorrow against the New Jersey Devils.

Wild Cruise Past Oilers

(St. Paul, MN) -- Jason Pominville tallied a goal and an assist as the Wild cruised past the Oilers 4-1 at Xcel Energy Center. Nate Prosser, Justin Fontaine and Jason Zucker also lit the lamp for Minnesota, which has won six of its last eight. The Wild begin a home-and-home series with the Stars tomorrow at The X.

Jets Score Convincing Win

(Calgary) -- The Winnipeg Jets are still in the honeymoon phase with new coach Paul Maurice, but it's been a great marriage thus far. The Jets improved to 2-0-0 under Maurice with a convincing 5-2 victory against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome Thursday.

Canadiens Edge Senators

(Ottawa) -- P.K. Subban scored 23 seconds into overtime and Carey Price stopped 40 of 44 shots to give the Montreal Canadiens a wild 5-4 win against the Ottawa Senators Thursday. Tomas Plekanec drew Montreal even at 4-4 when he got credit for his second goal of the game at 11:02 of the third period.

Blackhawks Skate Against Ducks Tonight

(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks take the ice tonight at the United Center for a skate against the Anaheim Ducks. Chicago has lost four out of five to dip to 30-8-and-11 on the year.  The Ducks are the hottest team in the NHL, having won eight straight and 18 out of 19. The puck drops at 7:00.

Thursday, January 16 Scoreboard


New York Rangers 1, Detroit Red Wings 0

Nashville Predators 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3 (SO)

Montreal Canadiens 5, Ottawa Senators 4 (OT)

New York Islanders 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 1 (SO)

San Jose Sharks 3, Florida Panthers 0

Los Angeles Kings 4, St. Louis Blues 1

Minnesota Wild 4, Edmonton Oilers 1

Boston Bruins 4, Dallas Stars 2

Colorado Avalanche 2, New Jersey Devils 1 (SO)

Winnipeg Jets 5, Calgary Flames 2

Phoenix Coyotes 1, Vancouver Canucks 0

Friday January 17 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets

7:00 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks