***** National Hockey League Game Capsules *****
(Sunday, March 1)
Final Score: Winnipeg 5, Los Angeles 2
Winnipeg, MB (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Ladd had two goals as the Winnipeg
Jets grabbed a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. Drew
Stafford, Tyler Myers and Blake Wheeler each scored a goal for the Jets,
who had lost three of four coming in. Michael Hutchinson turned aside 18 shots
in the win. Jeff Carter scored both goals for the Kings, who have lost
three straight following an eight-game winning streak. Jonathan Quick allowed
four goals on 21 shots through two periods before being replaced by Martin
Jones, who stopped all seven shots he faced in relief.
Final Score: Florida 4, Tampa Bay 3
Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jaromir Jagr posted a goal and an assist to
lead the Florida Panthers in a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
Jonathan Huberdeau had three assists, while Aaron Ekblad, Aleksander Barkov
and Brad Boyes all scored for the Panthers, who have won their past two after
losing four straight. Al Montoya stopped 20 shots in the win. Anton Stralman
had a goal and an assist while Tyler Johnson and Steven Stamkos also scored
for the Lightning, who had won three of four coming in. Ben Bishop turned
aside 22 shots in the loss.
Final Score: Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 3
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Evgeni Malkin picked up two goals and one
assist as Pittsburgh toppled Columbus by a 5-3 count at CONSOL Emergy Center.
Steve Downie, David Perron and Derrick Pouliot also lit the lamp for the
Penguins, winners of four straight games after dropping three in a row. Kris
Letang and Sidney Crosby each contributed a pair of assists while Marc-Andre
Fleury came up with 22 saves. James Wisniewski, Ryan Johansen and Nick Foligno
scored for the Blue Jackets, whose losing streak reached six consecutive
games. Curis McElhinney played well in defeat, making 36 stops.
03/01 20:11:39 ET