Mon, Nov 07, 2011 - Page 19 News List

Pens edge LA in shootout


Pittsburgh’s Chris Kunitz scored the tying goal with 2:57 left in regulation and netted the deciding tally in the fourth round of a shootout to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

Steve Sullivan also scored — his first of the season — for the Penguins, who lead the NHL with 21 points.

Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist and Simon Gagne also scored for the Kings.

Coyotes 4, Oilers 2

In Glendale, Arizona, Phoenix held off Edmonton, snapping the Oilers’ six-game winning streak.

Daymond Langkow, Adrian Aucoin and Boyd Gordon scored for Phoenix and Ray Whitney added an empty-net goal with 11 seconds left.

Rookie sensation Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the No. 1 overall draft pick this year, scored his sixth goal for Edmonton. Theo Peckham netted his first of the season for the Oilers.

The victory was the 100th for Dave Tippett in 177 games as Phoenix coach.

Sabres 3, Senators 2, SO

In Ottawa, Derek Roy scored on Buffalo’s sixth shootout attempt to give the Sabres victory over Ottawa.

Both teams converted their first two attempts, but had failed to net thereafter, until Roy snapped a shot past Craig Anderson. Thomas Vanek and Brad Boyes also scored in the shootout for Buffalo.

Derek Roy and Jordan Leopold scored 2:16 apart midway through the second period for the Sabres.

Milan Michalek and Erik Condra scored for Ottawa.

Bruins 7, Maple Leafs 0

In Toronto, Tyler Seguin scored his first-career hat trick as Boston smashed Toronto.

Milan Lucic added two goals and an assist for Boston, while David Krejci had a goal and two assists. Shawn Thornton also scored, while Tim Thomas made 24 saves for his first shutout of the season, as the defending Stanley Cup champions showed their class after a sluggish start to the season.

Rangers 5, Canadiens 3

In New York, the hosts scored three times in the first period and overcame a 1-for-9 record on the power play to beat Montreal.

Erik Christensen, defensemen Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto also scored in the opening period when the Rangers had a 16-3 shot advantage.

New York have won three in a row, all at home.

Max Pacioretty and Andrei Kostitsyn scored in the second and Brian Gionta added a goal late in the third for Montreal, who had their four-game winning streak snapped.

In other NHL action, it was:

‧ Devils 3, Jets 2, OT

‧ Predators 4, Sharks 3, OT

‧ Wild 2, Blues 1

‧ Islanders 5, Capitals 3

‧ Red Wings 5, Ducks 0

‧ Flyers 9, Blue Jackets 2

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