Blues Lose In Shootout, NHL Roundup


Published on February 5 2014 7:39 am
Last Updated on February 5 2014 7:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

Senators Clip Blues In Shootout

(St. Louis, MO) -- Kyle Turris scored the deciding goal of the shootout to lift the Senators to a 5-4 win over the Blues in St. Louis. Turris also scored in regulation while Jason Spezza had a goal and two assists. Erik Karlsson finished with a goal and an assist while Milan Michalek also scored as Ottawa stopped a two-game slide. Robin Lehner stopped 46 shots in the win.  T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist for the Blues while Brenden Morrow, David Backes and Jordan Leopold also scored. Jaroslav Halak turned away 27 shots for St. Louis, which has dropped two out of three.


Callahan, Rangers Handle Avalanche

(New York, NY) -- Ryan Callahan scored twice and added an assist to lead the Rangers in a 5-1 win over the Avalanche from Madison Square Garden.  Derick Brassard and Brad Richards each added a goal and assist while Anton Stralman also scored for New York. Carl Hagelin and Mats Zuccarello each chipped in two assists while Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots as the Rangers won their fourth straight. Gabriel Landeskog had the lone goal for Colorado while Semyon Varlamov turned away 38 shots in defeat. The Avs saw a four-game win streak end.

Nabokov, Isles Blank Caps

(Washington, DC) -- Evgeni Nabokov stopped all 22 shots he faced to record his second shutout of the season as the Islanders earned a 1-0 win over the Capitals at the Verizon Center. It was the 57th career shutout for Nabokov. Andrew MacDonald had the lone goal of the game, scoring early in the third period.  New York halted a five-game slide. Washington finished 0-for-6 on the power play, while the Isles were 0-for-5. Michael Neuvirth stopped 27 shots for the Caps, who have lost three out of four.

Wild Edge Lightning

(St. Paul, MN) -- Dany Heatley's goal 34 seconds into the third period held up as the Wild edged the Lightning 2-1 at Xcel Energy Center. Nino Niederreiter  lit the lamp in the first period, while Jared Spurgeon tallied two assists for the Wild, who snapped a brief two-game skid. Darcy Kuemper made 34 saves in the victory. Valtteri Filppula scored the lone goal in the final period for the Bolts, who have dropped three-of-four since a three-game winning streak. Ben Bishop surrendered both goals on 26 shots in the setback.

Stars Shoot Past Coyotes

(Glendale, AZ) -- Kari Lehtonen stopped 27 shots to lead the Stars in a 3-1 win over the Coyotes from Arena. Shawn Horcoff and Antoine Roussel each scored before Ryan Garbutt added a late empty-netter in the win. Garbutt also had an assist for Dallas, which has won five out of seven. Antoine Vermette scored his 21st of the year for Phoenix in defeat. Mike Smith turned aside 37 shots for the 'Yotes, who have dropped five out of eight.

Bruins Handle Canucks

(Boston, MA) -- Milan Lucic had a goal and assist as the Bruins downed the Canucks 3-1 last night at TD Garden. Jarome Iginla and Daniel Paille added goals for Boston, while Tuukka Rask made 27 saves. The B's have won six out of seven. The Bruins play the Blues in St. Louis Thursday.


Jets Clip 'Canes

(Raleigh, NC)  --  Chris Thorburn scored the go-ahead goal with 1:03 left in regulation as the Jets clipped the Hurricanes 2-1 at PNC Arena.  Riley Nash tallied the only goal for the 'Canes, who have lost two-of-three since a four-game winning streak.  Anton Khudobin made 25 saves in defeat.  Carolina hosts Florida on Friday.  

Blackhawks Face Ducks Tonight

(Anaheim, CA) -- The Blackhawks skate against the Ducks from the Honda Center in Anaheim tonight. Chicago notched a 5-3 win over the Kings in LA on Monday to improve to 34-10-14 on the year. The Ducks are atop the Western Conference, but have lost three out of four. The puck drops at 9 p.m.

Tuesday, February 4 Scoreboard


Boston Bruins 3, Vancouver Canucks 1

New York Rangers 5, Colorado Avalanche 1

Winnipeg Jets 2, Carolina Hurricanes 1

Montreal Canadiens 2, Calgary Flames 0

Florida Panthers 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 1

New York Islanders 1, Washington Capitals 0

Ottawa Senators 5, St. Louis Blues 4 (SO)

Minnesota Wild 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 1

Dallas Stars 3, Phoenix Coyotes 1

Wednesday, February 5 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:30 p.m. - Pittsburgh Penguins at Buffalo Sabres

9:00 p.m. - Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks

9:30 p.m. - Dallas Stars at San Jose Sharks