Tuesday's NHL Capsules
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Bozak scored two goals and added an assist and Tim Connolly had a goal and two assists to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 7-1 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Clarke MacArthur, Joe Colborne, Joffrey Lupul and Joey Crabbe also scored for the Maple Leafs, who had lost four of five.
Vincent Lecavalier scored for Tampa Bay, which has lost four of five.
Lupul has two goals and five assists during a four-game point streak.
KINGS 3, BLUES 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Richards had a goal and an assist and Willie Mitchell scored the winner on his first goal of the season.
The Kings got a team-leading 10th goal from Anze Kopitar, and Jonathan Bernier stopped 23 shots in only his fourth start of the season as the Kings won in St. Louis for only the third time in 11 tries.
Alex Steen and Vladimir Sobotka scored for the Blues, who only lost for the second time in regulation in 10 home games. Jaroslav Halak stopped 25 shots.
Mitchell’s shot from the left point got through after the Blues’ Scott Nichol went down to block the shot, but it beat Halak on the near side with 5:49 remaining.
OILERS 6, PREDATORS 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist and Shawn Horcoff scored twice for Edmonton.
Ales Hemsky and Jeff Petry also scored, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth each added a pair of assists and Devan Dubnyk made 30 saves for Edmonton.
Jordin Tootoo and Jonathon Blum scored for the Predators.
Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne gave up three goals on 13 shots in the first period and was replaced by Anders Lindback to start the second.