Gilmour scores 400th goal as Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2
Gilmour scores 400th goal as Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2
Travis Green had two goals and an assist and Greg Adams added a third-period goal and assist as the Phoenix Coyotes overcame a two-goal deficit and dealt the Colorado Avalanche their first home loss, 5-3 Saturday.
Jeremy Roenick and Jyrki Lumme also scored for Phoenix, which is unbeaten in five straight meetings (4-0-1) with the Avalanche. Goalie Bob Essensa stopped 15 shots for the Coyotes, who last lost to Colorado on March 19, 1998.
Sandis Ozolinsh had two goals and Stephane Yelle a goal and an assist for the Avalanche, who lost for the first time in three games in the Pepsi Center. Patrick Roy stopped 25 shots.
Green, who has eight goals, got the game-winner at 13:55 after Roy stopped Keith Carney's shot. Green added an empty-net goal in the final minute.
Bruins 3, Sabres 0
In Boston, Sergei Samsonov scored two goals, and John Grahame made 26 saves to earn his first career shutout as the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0.
After starting out the season without a victory in their first nine games, the Bruins are 4-0-1 since. The Sabres, who lost in the Stanley Cup Finals last year to the Dallas Stars, continued to struggle on the road as they remained winless in six games.
Grahame, who is battling with Robbie Tallas for the backup role now that Dafoe has returned, won his second NHL game in only his seventh NHL start.
Maple Leafs 2, Flames 1
In Toronto, Curtis Joseph made 29 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 for their fourth straight win.
Bryan Berard and Igor Korolev scored for the Maple Leafs, who won four straight games for the first time in five years.
Toronto had its shutout streak stopped at 210 minutes, 49 seconds after Valeri Bure scored for the Flames at 11:13 of the third period. The streak was the third-longest in team history. The longest was a five-game stretch from Nov. 13-22, 1930.
Rangers 2, Canadiens 2
In Montreal, Saku Koivu's power-play goal 30 seconds into the third period lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-2 tie with the New York Rangers.
Martin Rucinsky had a power-play goal in the first period for Montreal, and Brian Leetch and Mike Knuble scored for New York, as both teams ended four-game losing streaks.
Koivu tied the game 2-2 on a low shot from the point to beat Rangers goalie Mike Richter.
Hurricanes 4, Islanders 0
In Uniondale, New York, Jeff O'Neill had a goal and three assists and Eric Fichaud stopped 24 shots for his second career shutout as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-0.
Fichaud made just his second start of the season to help Carolina to its sixth straight win against the Islanders since a 2-0 loss on Jan. 30, 1998.
Sean Hill, Sami Kapanen and David Tanabe also scored for the Hurricanes, who have played 10 of their 11 games on the road so far and have a 5-3-3 record.
Flyers 5, Devils 3
In Philadelphia, Dan McGillis and John LeClair scored off goaltender Martin Brodeur as the Philadelphia Flyers overcame another lost third-period lead with three straight goals to defeat the New Jersey Devils 5-3.
After John Madden's goal gave the Devils a 3-2 lead with just over 11 minutes left in the game, Mark Greig put in a rebound past Brodeur to tie the game.
McGillis then fired a slap shot from just beneath the blue line off a faceoff to regain the lead, and LeClair's slap shot gave the Flyers a two-goal lead.
It was the second straight game Philadelphia lost a third-period lead only to win it later. On Thursday, Colorado evened a 4-0 Flyers lead with four goals in the third period before Valeri Zelepukin's goal in overtime gave Philadelphia the win.
DENVER: the win.
Senators 5, Panthers 0
In Kanata, Ontario, Ron Tugnutt stopped 21 shots in the Ottawa Senators' victory over the Florida Panthers for his second shutout this season.
Wade Redden, Radek Bonk, Shawn McEachern and Marian Hossa each had a goal and an assist. Joe Juneau scored in his first game with the Senators, and Jason York added two assists.
Staked to a 2-0 lead, Tugnutt closed the door on the Panthers, stopping Pavel Bure on a rush late in the third to earn his 13th career shutout.
Kings 3, Blackhawks 1
In Chicago, Stephane Fiset made 35 saves as the Los Angeles Kings won their fourth straight.
Glen Murray, Brad Chartrand and Rob Blake scored as the Kings beat the Blackhawks for the ninth straight time despite being outshot 36-22. Chicago has not defeated Los Angeles since Feb. 1, 1997.
The Blackhawks' Alex Zhamnov scored midway through the third period to ruin Fiset's bid for a second shutout this season.
Blues 5, Detroit 4, OT
In St. Louis, Chris Pronger scored with 34.4 seconds left in regulation and set up Pavol Demitra's game-winner 56 seconds into overtime in St. Louis' victory over the Detroit Red Wings.
The Blues led 3-2 entering the final period, but Steve Yzerman and Nicklas Lidstrom scored 2:19 apart late in the third to give Detroit a 4-3 lead. With under a minute to go, Pronger, who had four points in the game, rushed the net and tipped home a pass from Pierre Turgeon to send the game to overtime.
On the first shift of OT, Pronger slid a pass between Lidstrom and Larry Murphy to send Demitra in alone on Detroit goalie Ken Wregget. Demitra put a backhander under Wregget for his fifth goal.
Lightning 2, Stars 1
In Dallas, Vincent Lecavalier and Fredrik Modin scored first-period goals and Tampa Bay made them hold up for the Lightning's first road win this season.
Tampa Bay, which savored its first lead after one period this season, beat Dallas for the first time since Feb. 19, 1996. It was only the second time the Lightning have won in Reunion Arena, the other coming in 1993.
The Stars, who were playing with Joe Nieuwendyk and Richard Matvichuk for the first time in two weeks, managed only a power-play goal by Brett Hull in the first period.Reuse content