Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 22, 2008
PITTSBURGH ó An injury to Roberto Luongo put a chill into the Vancouver Canucks’ winning streak.
The two-time Vezina Trophy finalist hurt his groin less than five minutes into Vancouver’s game against Pittsburgh on Saturday, but Pavol Demitra scored twice and Daniel and Henrik Sedin had three points each in the Canucks’ 3-1 win over the Penguins.
Islanders 4, Sabres 2
BUFFALO, N.Y. ó Joey MacDonald made 35 saves, and the Islanders sent the reeling Sabres to their fifth straight loss.
Blue Jackets 2, Thrashers 0ATLANTA ó Rick Nash extended his goal streak to five games, knocking in a backhander in the first period that helped the Blue Jackets over the Thrashers.
Flyers 4, Coyotes 3, OT
PHILADELPHIA ó Mike Richards’ wrist shot from the slot 1:35 into overtime extended the Flyers’ winning streak to four games.
Blackhawks 5, Maple Leafs 4, OT
TORONTO ó David Bolland scored 49 seconds into overtime to give the Blackhawks a win after the Maple Leafs retired Wendel Clark’s No. 17 to the rafters at Air Canada Centre.
Bruins 3, Canadiens 2, SO
MONTREAL ó Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout and Tim Thomas stopped all three Montreal attempts to give the Bruins a win over the Canadiens, who retired Patrick Roy’s No. 33 jersey in a pre-game ceremony.
Senators 4, Rangers 1
OTTAWA ó Daniel Alfredsson and Jesse Winchester scored late in the second period and Ottawa ended a six-game skid.
Blues 2, Wild 1
ST. PAUL, Minn. ó Brad Boyes scored twice and backup goaltender Chris Mason made a season-high 31 saves to lift the Blues over the Minnesota Wild.
Ducks 2, Stars 1, SO
DALLAS ó Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf scored in the third round of the shootout after Jonas Hiller denied two of three Dallas shooters.