Sunday's NHL Capsules
Games played Oct. 27, 2013
Sunday, October 27, 2013
DENVER (AP) — Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist in the third period, Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots, and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Sunday night.
Matt Duchene and Jan Hejda also scored for the Avalanche, who under coach Patrick Roy are 10-1 for the first time in franchise history. Gabriel Landeskog added two assists.
Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little had a goal and assist each for the Jets.
The Avalanche trailed 2-1 entering the third but came out strong at the start of the period. They put nine quick shots on goalie Al Montoya before Hejda tied it with 12:47 left on an assist by Stastny.
Stastny netted the winner with 5:28 left to give Colorado its fourth straight victory.
Montoya stopped 33 shots before being pulled for an extra skater with 1:30 left.
KINGS 2, OILERS 1, SO
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored the deciding goal in a shootout and Los Angeles beat Edmonton for its seventh victory in nine games.
The Kings outshot the Oilers 48-18 in regulation and overtime. Nail Yakupov scored for Edmonton on a power play in the second period and Mike Richards tied it less than 14 minutes later.
The Kings are 5-0 in games that have gone past regulation. Jonathan Quick improved to 4-0 in shootouts, having stopped 10 of 11 shots he's faced in tiebreakers. In 2010-11, he led the NHL with 10 shootout wins and had an .818 save percentage.
Richard Bachman made a career-high 47 saves in his Oilers debut after getting recalled Sunday from Oklahoma City of the American Hockey League.
DUCKS 4, BLUE JACKETS 3
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Corey Perry scored with 2:25 remaining, and Anaheim snapped Columbus' three-game winning streak.
Perry wristed a shot over sprawled goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for his sixth of the season.
The Ducks lost Saku Koivu late in the second period on a hit that resulted in the ejection of Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky.
Artem Anisimov scored twice, rebounding from a first-period hit by Francois Beauchemin, and Blake Comeau scored his first of the season for Columbus, which went 3-1 on its homestand.
Bobrovsky, last season's Vezina Trophy winner, stopped 28 of 32 shots.
Ryan Getzlaf, Peter Holland and Emerson Etem scored for Anaheim.
Anaheim is 2-2 halfway through its eight-game road trip after starting the season by winning seven of its first eight games. Rookie Frederik Anderson made 18 saves to improve to 3-0.
SHARKS 5, SENATORS 2
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Alex Stalock stopped 38 shots in his first NHL start to lead San Jose over Ottawa.
The 26-year-old Stalock made 16 saves in the first period and helped the Sharks jump out to a 3-1 lead.
Tomas Hertl, Andrew Desjardins, Tommy Wingels, James Sheppard and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks (10-1-1), who played the fourth game of a five-game road trip.
The Senators (4-5-2) got goals from Erik Karlsson and Marc Methot, who netted his first of the season. Craig Anderson made 24 saves.
The Sharks were outshot for the first time this season.
LIGHTNING 4, PANTHERS 3, SO
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and Valtteri Filppula both scored in the shootout to give Tampa Bay a win over Florida. Stamkos made some nice moves and slipped the puck past Jacob Markstrom for the deciding goal.
Stamkos, Radko Gudas, and Martin St Louis all scored in regulation for Tampa Bay, which has won five of six. Anders Lindback stopped 29 shots and turned aside three of four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker. Stamkos also had an assist.
Brad Boyes, Nick Bjugstad and Shawn Matthias scored, and Markstrom made 25 saves for Florida. Boyes also had a shootout goal. Jonathan Huberdeau, Aleksander Barkov, and Dmitry Kulikov all missed.
The Panthers lost for the fifth time in seven games, including two shootouts.
Florida rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the third period to tie it.
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