Hurricanes need OT vs. Predators

29 Dec 2019 admin

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita Andrew Hutchinson and Erik Cole also scored for Carolina, and Cory Stillman had three assists. Martin Erat scored a pair of third-period goals for the Predators. Steve Sullivan and Kimmo Timonen each added goals. Devils 3, Canucks 0: Martin Brodeur made 26 saves for his second consecutive shutout, leading New Jersey to a victory over visiting Vancouver. Brian Gionta scored two power-play goals in the third period and Viktor Kozlov also scored for the Devils, who won their fifth straight. Brodeur, who defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday, earned his 78th career shutout and third in five games. Kaberle hesitated as he took the puck to the left side and flipped it by Vokoun at 2:31 of the extra period. Rod Brind’Amour scored two goals for the Hurricanes, who won their sixth straight game and beat one of the Western Conference’s top teams for the second time this week. Carolina, which defeated Central Division-leading Detroit on Tuesday, moved into a tie with Philadelphia with an NHL-best 62 points. Thrashers 2, Blues 0: Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves and Atlanta beat visiting St. Louis for its fourth straight victory, tying a franchise record. Lehtonen picked up his first shutout this season and the second of his career. Patrik Stefan gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead that stood up from the first period until the third when Ilya Kovalchuk scored his NHL-leading 34th goal with 5:39 left on a power play. Lightning 4, Blue Jackets 2: Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist to lead Tampa Bay past visiting Columbus. Tim Taylor, Ruslan Fedotenko and Vincent Lecavalier also scored for Tampa Bay, which won for the fourth time in 12 games. The victory was coach John Tortorella’s 143rd with the Lightning, which moved him past Terry Crisp for most in franchise history. Blackhawks 4, Penguins 1: Andy Hilbert scored two goals, and rookie Adam Munro stopped 28 shots as Chicago defeated visiting Pittsburgh. Radim Vrbata and Martin Lapointe also scored for Chicago, which has won two of three following a 10-game losing streak. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Frantisek Kaberle scored on a penalty shot midway through overtime to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the visiting Nashville Predators 5-4 on Friday night. Kaberle was awarded the chance when Scott Hartnell who was trying to stop a rush up ice by Carolina threw his stick along the ice to slow Kaberle as he skated in for a breakaway against Tomas Vokoun. Kaberle didn’t get off a shot then, but took advantage right after. last_img

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