Highlights of Sunday's NHL games
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[January 09, 2017]
Jan 8 (The Sports Xchange) -
Highlights of National Hockey League games on Sunday:
Blue Jackets 2, Flyers 1
It would take late game heroics from Philadelphia's Brayden Schenn
to send Sunday's game into overtime, but he couldn't beat the
overtime performance of Nick Foligno, who provided the game-winner
in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 2-1 win over the Flyers.
Foligno got the puck on his stick in the slot and fired one past
Steve Mason with 2:27 remaining in overtime. It was his 14th goal of
That came after Schenn, with the goaltender pulled for an extra
skater with 16.5 to play in regulation, tapped the puck around
Sergei Bobrovsky's left side for his 12th of the season.
Penguins 6, Lightning 2
Pittsburgh shook off the rust from its bye week, scoring four goals
in a row en route to a dominating win over Tampa Bay at PPG Paints
Conor Sheary, Eric Fehr, Chris Kunitz, Scott Wilson, Phil Kessel and
Kris Letang scored for the penguins, who won their fifth straight.
Hurricanes 4, Bruins 3
Sebastian Aho's second goal of the game came with 3:26 remaining in
overtime to give Carolina a victory against Boston at PNC Arena.
Derek Allen and Jay McClement also scored for the Hurricanes, who
have points in 12 of their last 13 home games. Aho, a rookie, has 10
goals. Cam Ward made 32 saves.
Senators 5, Oilers 3
Tom Pyatt's second-period goal stood as the winner, and Ottawa
snapped a four-game winless drought by defeating Edmonton at
Canadian Tire Centre.
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Stone led the way for Ottawa with a goal and two assists, while Mike
Hoffman, Zack Smith and Kyle Turris had the other Senators goals.
Smith and Turris each added an assist.
Blackhawks 5, Predators 2
Ryan Hartman recorded his first career hat trick with three goals in
the third period, including a pair of empty-net goals, and Chicago
Artemi Panarin and Niklas Hjalmarsson also scored for the
Blackhawks. Patrick Kane finished with three assists as the
Blackhawks won their third game in a row.
Wild 2, Ducks 1
Minnesota used two second-period goals to beat Anaheim at Honda
Matt Dumba and Jared Spurgeon scored less than two minutes apart in
the middle frame to account for the scoring and Devan Dubnyk stopped
23 shots for the Wild, who out-shot the Ducks, 36-24.
Ryan Kesler scored the Ducks lone goal.
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