Penguins 3, Flames 1
A depleted Pittsburgh Penguins shrugged off the absence of captain
Sidney Crosby to defeat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Friday.
Blake Comeau, Kris Letang and Rob Klinkhammer picked up the slack by
scoring the goals for Pittsburgh (19-6-3), who beat the Flames for
the eighth consecutive time.
Crosby missed the game with an undisclosed illness and is also
expected to miss Saturday's contest in Columbus.
The Flames (17-12-2) dropped their fourth straight game.
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Canadiens 6, Kings 2
Forty-five saves from goaltender Carey Price and a balanced attack
lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a big win over the Los Angeles
Jiri Sekac (twice) and Sven Andrighetto scored for Montreal
(19-10-2), along with P.K. Subban, Andrei Markov and David
Martin Jones made 14 saves for the Kings (15-10-5).
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Panthers 3, Red Wings 2 (SO)
Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri scored in the shootout to give
the Florida Panthers a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Tomas Fleischmann and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for Florida (12-8-7)
in the first 60 minutes. Goaltender Roberto Luongo made 23 saves in
regulation and in overtime.
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Riley Sheahan and Gustav Nyquist got the goals for Detroit (17-6-7)
in regulation. Jimmy Howard made 29 saves in total prior to the
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Ducks 4, Oilers 2
The Anaheim Ducks cruised to a 3-0 lead and held on to defeat
Edmonton in a match-up of the best and worst teams in the NHL.
Tyler Pitlick and Jeff Petry scored goals for Edmonton (7-18-5) to
trim the deficit before Nate Thompson put the game away with a
The Ducks improved their record to 20-6-5. (Compiled by Jahmal
Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by John O'Brien)
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