Ducks 2, Coyotes 1
The Anaheim Ducks fended off a third-period surge to beat the
Arizona Coyotes 2-1.
Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon scored for the Ducks (13-4-5),
while defenseman Keith Yandle scored the Coyotes' lone goal in the
third where Arizona (9-11-2) fired off 17 shots.
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Canucks 4, Blackhawks 1
Jannik Hansen scored three goals and rookie center Bo Horvat
collected the first three assists of his career as the Vancouver
Canucks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1.
Hansen, who has seven goals this season, has scored in three
consecutive games. Derek Dorsett also had two assists.
The win improves Vancouver's record to 14-6-1.
Chicago's loss snaps a three-game win streak and leaves them at
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Blues 4, Jets 2
Ryan Reaves scored the game-winning goal early in the third period
as the St. Louis Blues (14-6-1) downed the Winnipeg Jets 4-2.
Reaves picked up a rebound off a shot from Steve Ott, spun and fired
the puck past Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec at 2:25 of the third period
to break a 2-2 tie.
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The Jets (10-9-3) suffered their second straight loss on home ice,
getting goals from Bryan Little and Jim Slater.
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Rangers 5, Canadiens 0
Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots as the New York Rangers
easily handled the Montreal Canadiens 5-0.
The shutout was the 54th of Lundqvist's career and second straight
for the Rangers -- backup Cam Talbot made 31 saves in a 2-0 win
against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday.
Five different players scored for New York (9-7-4), including Rick
Nash, who netted his 14th goal of the season.
The league-leading Canadiens (16-5-1), who have 33 points in 23
games, had won eight of nine entering this game. (Editing by Peter
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