New York, NY (Sports Network) - Jakob Silfverberg's tally late in the third
period was the decider, as the Ottawa Senators snapped a four-game skid with a
3-2 decision over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Zack Smith
and Patrick Wiercioch also scored for the Senators, who hadn't won since Feb.
25 against Montreal and notched their first road victory since Feb. 18 at New
Jersey. Robin Lehner recorded 33 saves for the victory. Rick Nash and Brad
Richards provided offense for the Rangers, whose four-game win streak came to
an end. Henrik Lundqvist made 36 stops in defeat.
Final Score: Winnipeg 3, Florida 2 (OT)
Sunrise, FL (Sports Network) - Dustin Byfuglien scored the game winner with
40.5 seconds left in overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 victory over
the Florida Panthers on Friday. Andrew Ladd registered a goal and an assist,
while Blake Wheeler also lit the lamp for the Jets, who have won two straight
since a 4-1 setback in Florida on Tuesday. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 38 shots in
the triumph. Jonathan Huberdeau and Shawn Matthias each scored once, while
Jacob Markstrom allowed all three goals on 28 shots for the Panthers, who have
dropped two straight and five of their last six games.
Final Score: Nashville 6, Edmonton 0
Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Colin Wilson totaled two goals and two
assists, with Pekka Rinne adding 24 saves for his fourth shutout of the
season, as Nashville downed Edmonton, 6-0, at Bridgestone Arena. David
Legwand, Patric Hornqvist, Rich Clune and Zach Boychuk added scores for the
Predators, who put an end to a three-game losing streak. Devan Dubnyk was
pulled after allowing two goals on 13 shots in the first period for the
Oilers, losers in four straight outings. Yann Danis finished up by
surrendering four scores on 21 shots.
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