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National Hockey League Game Capsules(Tuesday, October 21)
Final Score: Boston 5, San Jose 3
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gregory Campbell notched the deciding goal in the middle portion of the third period, and Boston used a three-goal final stanza to claim a 5-3 victory over San Jose at TD Garden. David Krejci and Torey Krug also lit the lamp and Milan Lucic contributed three assists for the Bruins, who have won two in a row for the first time in the young season. Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to even his record at 3-3-0. Logan Couture tallied twice and Joe Thornton once for the Sharks, who completed a five-game road trip at 2-2-1. Patrick Marleau added a pair of helpers, but Antti Niemi allowed four goals on 32 shots.
Final Score: NY Rangers 4, New Jersey 3 (OT)
Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Klein's goal with 2:18 remaining in overtime capped a furious New York Rangers comeback that produced a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. The Rangers trailed 3-1 nearing the midway mark of the third period before forcing overtime on goals by Chris Mueller and Rick Nash. Henrik Lundqvist also helped bring on the extra session with a 28-save effort that included several key stops late in regulation. Chris Kreider set up Klein's game-winner and scored earlier for New York, while Mueller also chipped in an assist in the Rangers' third straight triumph. All three New Jersey tallies came via the power play, with Jaromir Jagr and Adam Henrique finishing with a goal and an assist and Jon Merrill lighting the lamp as well. Cory Schneider, burned for eight goals in the Devils' two consecutive defeats coming in, allowed four on 25 shots in this one.
Final Score: Toronto 5, NY Islanders 2
Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Phil Kessel scored twice during a four- goal outburst in the second period that propelled the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. James van Riemsdyk, Roman Polak and David Clarkson also scored and Kessel had an assist for the Maple Leafs, who were coming off back-to-back losses to Detroit in a home-and- home last week. Jonathan Bernier had 34 saves, including 24 over the last two periods after giving up two goals in the first. John Tavares and Nick Leddy scored for the Islanders, who have lost two in a row since tying a franchise record by starting the season 4-0. It was their first loss in three home games this season. Jaroslav Halak gave up five goals in 23 shots and was replaced in the third period by Chad Johnson, who made five saves.
Final Score: Montreal 2, Detroit 1 (OT)
Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) - David Desharnais scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Bell Centre on Tuesday. After P.K. Subban fired a shot from above the left circle, Max Pacioretty took the rebound and had his wrister denied by Jimmy Howard. Desharnais gathered the loose puck at the left side of the net and swatted a backhander over a falling Howard for the game-winner. Alex Galchenyuk scored the game-tying goal for Montreal with 3:09 to play in the third period and Carey Price made 27 saves in the win. Henrik Zetterberg netted Detroit's lone goal and Howard turned aside 34-of-36 shots for the Red Wings, who were coming off two straight wins over Toronto in a home-and-home set. Pavel Datsyuk, who missed the first five games of the season with a separated right shoulder, tallied an assist in his season debut.
Final Score: Nashville 4, Arizona 3 (SO)
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Ellis had a goal and two assists in regulation and scored the winner in a shootout, leading the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday. Mike Ribeiro and James Neal also scored for the Predators, with Neal's goal in the third period tying the game. Pekka Rinne made 33 saves and stopped former Predator Martin Erat in the fourth round of the shootout to seal the win. Ellis had put Nashville ahead at the other end with a nice two-deke move to beat Devan Dubnyk, who had 23 saves in the loss for Arizona. The Predators improved to 4-0-2 -- the first time since 2010 they are without a regulation loss after six games. Keith Yandle and Martin Erat had power-play goals for the Coyotes and Rob Klinkhammer also scored.
Final Score: Winnipeg 3, Carolina 1
Winnipeg, MB (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Ladd and Adam Lowry scored early goals and the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 decision over the still-winless Carolina Hurricanes. Dustin Byfuglien also tallied to support a 21-save effort from Ondrej Pavelec, as the Jets sent the Hurricanes to 0-3-2 on the young season under first-year head coach Bill Peters. Jiri Tlusty had Carolina's lone score on a first-period power play, with Anton Khudobin stopping 23 shots in defeat.
Final Score: Chicago 4, Philadelphia 0
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Kane scored a pair of power-play goals and Antti Raanta stopped all 32 shots he faced in his first start of the year, as Chicago silenced Philadelphia, 4-0, at United Center. Raanta notched his second career shutout and improved his overall record to 14-5-4 in 26 lifetime appearances. Brandon Saad and Bryan Bickell also lit the lamp for the Blackhawks, who rode a three-goal opening period to up their record to 4-0-1. Patrick Sharp added two assists for the hosts. Steve Mason was under siege at times, finishing with 39 stops for the Flyers, who fell to 1-3-2 on the season.
Final Score: Dallas 6, Vancouver 3
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Erik Cole scored a pair of goals to help the Dallas Stars in a 6-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Ryan Garbutt, Tyler Seguin, and Jamie Benn each scored a goal with an assist, and Cody Eakin also lit the lamp for the Stars, who have won five straight over Vancouver. Kari Lehtonen stopped 43-of-46 shots in the win. Ryan Miller was lifted in the second period after he allowed five goals on 13 shots for the Canucks, who have dropped two straight after opening the season with three straight wins. Radim Vrbata, Zack Kassian and Jannik Hansen each scored in the setback.
Final Score: Florida 4, Colorado 3 (OT)
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Brad Boyes scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Florida Panthers clawed their way back for a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Florida went on the power play 1:26 into the extra session after Brad Stuart went off for tripping. Once the Panthers got set up in the offensive zone, Jussi Jokinen sent a pass from the right circle down to Jonathan Huberdeau below the goal line. Huberdeau dished the puck to Boyes, who raced in from the blue line and fired the deciding marker past Reto Berra for the win. Brandon Pirri, Aleksander Barkov and Sean Bergenheim all scored and Boyes had an assist for the Panthers, who were coming off a tough 2-1 shootout loss to Washington on Saturday. Roberto Luongo made 30 saves in the win. Tyson Barrie, Alex Tanguay and Gabriel Landeskog each lit the lamp and Berra stopped 32-of-36 shots for Colorado, which has lost four straight games.
Final Score: Tampa Bay 2, Calgary 1 (OT)
Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Ondrej Palat scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Tuesday night. Valtteri Filppula tied the game with 2:16 left in regulation and Palat's tally came three minutes into overtime. Anton Stralman drove a right point slap shot on net and Palat lifted his backhand past Karri Ramo for the deciding marker. Evgeni Nabakov made 21 saves for the Lightning, who improved to 4-2-1 so far on the young season.
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