The Associated Press
Feb. 14, 2015
CHICAGO (AP) — Marian Hossa scored his seventh goal in four games, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied for a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Hossa also had an assist on Jonathan Toews' tiebreaking goal in the third as the Blackhawks rebounded from a pair of losses at the start of an eight-game homestand. Kris Versteeg tacked on an empty-net goal, and Corey Crawford made 25 saves.
Peter Harrold scored in the first for New Jersey, which has dropped three in a row. Cory Schneider had 32 stops.
Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 3, OT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artem Anisimov scored 2:17 into overtime to lift the Blue Jackets to a come-from-behind win.
The Blue Jackets had been winless when trailing after two periods (0-20-0) and the Flyers had not lost in regulation when ahead going into the third period (13-0-2).
Flyers goalie Ray Emery stopped James Wisniewski's one-timer, but Anisimov jumped on the short rebound and shifted the puck to his forehand to beat Emery.
Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist, Cam Atkinson scored, and Jared Boll found the net for the first time in 64 games for the Blue Jackets. Curtis McElhinney had 22 saves.
Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist and Sean Couturier also scored for the Flyers, who had a seven-game points streak (5-0-2) end. Emery finished with 29 saves.
Stars 2, Panthers 0
DALLAS (AP) — Kari Lehtonen shut out the Florida Panthers, making 37 saves. But Dallas lost three players to injuries.
Lehtonen made the Stars' two first-period goals hold up for their third straight win. The Panthers have lost on consecutive nights.
Jamie Benn scored Dallas' third short-handed goal in two games; the Stars lead the NHL with nine short-handed goals.
Jason Spezza scored for the 2-0 lead.
Tyler Seguin, Dallas' leader with 29 goals and 59 points, was helped off the ice after being checked in the lower leg by defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in the third period. Patrick Eaves followed Seguin to the locker room 51 seconds later after teammate John Klingberg's wrist shot hit Eaves in the head.
A third Stars forward, Ales Hemsky, left in the first period with a lower body injury.
Florida goalie Al Montoya had 26 saves.
Sharks 4, Coyotes 2
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored three goals, Antti Niemi stopped 32 shots and the Sharks ended a three-game losing streak.
San Jose tightened up after falling into a 2-0 hole in the first period. Pavelski scored twice in the second to reach the 30-goal mark for the third time in his career. He added an empty-net goal for his fourth career hat trick.
Barclay Goodrow also scored to help Sharks coach Todd McLellan reach 300 wins in 515 career games. Anaheim's Bruce Boudreau is the only coach in NHL history to reach the milestone faster, 496 games.
Mark Arcobello had a goal in his Arizona debut to become the second player in NHL history with a point with four teams in the same season, joining Dennis O'Brien in 1977-78. Martin Erat also scored for the Coyotes.
Canucks 5, Bruins 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Shawn Matthias scored the first hat trick of his career with two goals in the opening period and one in the third.
Radim Vrbata and Jannik Hansen, into an empty net, had the other goals for Vancouver, while Zack Kassian added two assists. Ryan Miller made 21 saves to get the win in his 600th NHL game.
Patrice Bergeron and Chris Kelly replied for Boston, which got 20 saves from Tuukka Rask.
Matthias had scored two goals in a game six times before Friday.