NHL: Ducks top Chicago with shootout stops

2013-02-13T00:00:00Z NHL: Ducks top Chicago with shootout stopsThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 13, 2013 12:00 am  • 

CHICAGO - Viktor Fasth made two stops in the shootout to remain perfect in six starts as Anaheim beat Chicago 3-2 in Tuesday's matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference. After Jonathan Toews converted the first shootout attempt for Chicago, Fasth stopped Patrick Kane's backhander and denied Brandon Saad on the right side of the goal. Nick Bonino and Corey Perry scored in the tiebreaker for Anaheim.

• Hurricanes 4, Devils 2: in Newark, N.J., Jiri Tlusty scored the two goals in the third period and Cam Ward made 26 saves as Carolina beat New Jersey, snapping the Devils' five-game winning streak.

• Senators 2, Sabres 0: In Ottawa, Craig Anderson made 42 saves and Erik Karlsson and Erik Condra scored less than two minutes apart for the Senators.

• Rangers 4, Bruins 3, SO: In Boston, Ryan Callahan scored as the final participant in the shootout as New York recovered after blowing a three-goal, third-period lead. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37 shots, plus three of the four attempts in the shootout.

• Capitals 6, Panthers 5, OT: In Sunrise, Fla., Troy Brouwer scored 32 seconds into overtime for Washington, which rallied from a late two-goal deficit.

• Predators 1, Sharks 0, OT: In Nashville, Colin Wilson scored at 2:08 of overtime for the victory. The goal ended a scoring drought of just more than 176 minutes in a three-game span.

• Canadiens 4, Lightning 3, SO: In Tampa, Carey Price stopped all three shots in the shootout, David Desharnais had the lone goal in the tiebreaker, and Montreal rebounded after blowing a three-goal lead.

• Flyers 3, Jets 2: In Winnipeg, Brayden Schenn, Kimmo Timonen and Tye McGinn scored to lead Philadelphia. Andrew Ladd scored both goals for the Jets.

• Stars 4, Oilers 1: In Edmonton, Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves and Dallas extended its winning streak to four games. Jaromir Jagr, Ryan Garbutt, Brenden Dillon and Eric Nystrom scored for Dallas.

• Canucks 2, Wild 1: In Vancouver, Robert Luongo made 25 saves in the Canucks' sixth straight win. Luongo hasn't lost a game in regulation this season.

Slap shots

One playoff appearance in more than five seasons wasn't good enough for Scott Howson to keep his job as Columbus Blue Jackets general manager. Howson was fired Tuesday by John Davidson, director of hockey operations.

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