Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – John Gibson stopped 16 shots for his first
win of the season as the Anaheim Ducks topped the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-1,
Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Sami Vatanen each had a goal and an assist,
while Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for the Ducks, who have won seven
straight since opening the season with a loss at Pittsburgh.
Scott Hartnell scored the only goal of the game for the Blue Jackets, who were
coming off a win in continue
Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Leon Draisaitl notched his first career
goal and the Edmonton Oilers scored three unanswered goals in the third period
to defeat the winless Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3, on Friday.
Jordan Eberle finished with two goals and an assist while Jesse Joensuu, Matt
Hendricks and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins all lit the lamp for Edmonton, which has won
its three last games after an 0-4-1 start to the season.
Ben Scrivens made 27 saves in the win.
Jeff Skinner and Riley Nash both scored, Jay Harrison supplied a goal and an
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – Jarome Iginla notched two goals and an assist
to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on
Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Erik Johnson gave a goal and an
assist, while Jamie McGinn, Daniel Briere and Gabriel Landeskog all had a goal
for the Avalanche, who snapped a four-game losing streak.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 26-of-29 shots for Colorado, which won for just the
second time in eight games on the young season.
“We’ve had some continue
Winnipeg, MB (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonathan Drouin scored his first career
goal and added one assist, while Ben Bishop stopped 40 shots, as Tampa Bay
claimed a 4-2 victory over Winnipeg at MTS Centre.
Ondrej Palat notched a score and a helper, while Steven Stamkos and Vladislav
Namestnikov also tallied for the Lightning, who improved to 3-1-0 on a five-
game road trip which ends in Minnesota on Saturday.
Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler each scored once for the Jets, who stumbled to
their fifth loss in six continue
Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Jamie Benn scored in a fifth consecutive game
and added a goal in the shootout as the Dallas Stars edged the New Jersey
Devils 3-2 on Friday night.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 25 shots and Patrick Eaves had the other goal in
regulation for the Stars, who improved to 4-0-1 in their last five games.
Damien Brunner and Eric Gelinas lit the lamp for New Jersey, which lost an
18th straight shootout, extending its NHL record.
The Devils remain continue