Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Corey Perry deposited his second hat
trick of the season to back another strong showing from Frederik Andersen, and
the Anaheim Ducks stayed hot with a 4-1 win over the scuffling Buffalo Sabres
Andersen followed up his first career shutout on Sunday against St. Louis by
stopping 22-of-23 shots in Anaheim’s sixth straight win.
Ryan Kesler scored a goal and Ryan Getzlaf added two assists for the Ducks,
who defeated the Sabres, 5-1, in Buffalo on Oct. 13.
Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Nikita Nikitin scored the go-ahead goal in
the second period and the Edmonton Oilers hung on for a 3-2 win over the
Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Nikitin tallied on the power play off a high point one-timed slap shot at the
16:08 mark of the frame and Ben Scrivens made 13 of his 32 saves in the third
period to preserve the victory.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Justin Schultz also lit the lamp, while Teddy Purcell
dished out two assists for Edmonton, which continue
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – R.J. Umberger, Matt Read and Sean
Couturier tallied in the third period, as the Philadelphia Flyers continued
their domination at CONSOL Energy Center with a 5-3 decision over the
Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare picked up his first NHL score and Mark Streit also
lit the lamp for the Flyers, who bounced back nicely from a 4-0 defeat in
Chicago on Tuesday.
Claude Giroux and continue
St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up
another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center
Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.
No financial terms were disclosed by the club, but the Minneapolis Star-
Tribune reported it is worth $16 million for the duration with an average
annual value of $3.2 million. Coyle was due to be a restricted free agent in
Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Few things have gone right for the only
winless team in the NHL thus far.
On Wednesday, the injury bug struck again, causing the Carolina Hurricanes to
place captain Eric Staal on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.
To fill the roster spot, the ‘Canes recalled forward Brody Sutter from
Carolina of the American Hockey League. A member of the famous hockey family
from Viking, Alberta, the 23-year-old, made his NHL debut in Carolina’s 2-1