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NHL ROUNDUP

on March 14, 2013 10:00 AM

JETS 5, MAPLE LEAFS 2: Blake Wheeler scored twice and Ondrej Pavelec made 24 saves to lead Winnipeg over Toronto. Nik Antropov, Kyle Wellwood and Evander Kane also scored for the Jets, who have won three of four. Phil Kessel scored both goals for Toronto, which has lost three straight. The Leafs visit Pittsburgh on Thursday.

 

SABRES 3, RANGERS 1: Marcus Foligno scored twice and backup goalie Jhonas Enroth made 18 of his 32 saves in the third period of Buffalo’s win over the New York Rangers. Enroth earned his first victory since Nov. 26, 2011. He was 0-9-3 in 16 appearances since then.

 

HURRICANES 4, CAPITALS 0: Riley Nash scored twice, Joe Corvo put one in off the goaltender’s mask, and Justin Peters got his second career shutout as surging Carolina beat slumping Washington in the first game of a key home-and-home set. Patrick Dwyer added an empty-net goal, and Peters made 26 saves for the Hurricanes, who have won six of seven and have a 10-point lead over the host Capitals. Washington lost its third straight — all by at least a three-goal margin.

 

CANUCKS 2, BLUE JACKETS 1: Mason Raymond scored the only goal in the shootout, and seldom-used Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots through overtime to lead Vancouver past Columbus. Luongo, playing in his second game in 16 days, stopped all three Blue Jackets in the shootout.

 

LIGHTNING 3, PANTHERS 2: Steven Stamkos snapped a third-period tie with his NHL-leading 20th goal, and Tampa Bay held on to beat Florida despite recording a season-low 13 shots. Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis also scored for the Lightning.

 

BLUES 4, SHARKS 2: Rookie Jake Allen made 39 saves, Chris Stewart led a balanced attack with two goals, and St. Louis beat San Jose for the second time in three nights. The Sharks have lost four in a row and have dropped 10 of 12 to the Blues, including the first round of the playoffs last season. Allen has won six of his first seven career NHL starts, also besting the Sharks in San Jose.

 

DUCKS 2, WILD 1: Luca Sbisa scored the winning goal with 3:04 left in the third period, Jonas Hiller made 30 saves, and Anaheim rallied to beat Minnesota. Patrick Maroon also scored for the Ducks, who have won four straight and have earned a point in eight consecutive games.

 

PREDATORS 4, STARS 0: Pekka Rinne made 32 saves for his NHL-leading fifth shutout of the season, and Shea Weber and Gabriel Bourque scored power-play goals to lift Nashville over Dallas. The Predators snapped a six-game road losing streak (0-5-1) on the first stop of a five-game trip.

 

OILERS 4, AVALANCHE 0: Devan Dubnyk stopped 36 shots for his first shutout in nearly a year and Shawn Horcoff scored a goal in his second straight game since returning from a broken knuckle, helping Edmonton beat Colorado. Sam Gagner, Magnus Paajarvi and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored.

 

COYOTES 5, KINGS 2: Mikkel Boedker scored twice and Phoenix took a four-goal lead en route to its second victory in a row and fourth in six games. Shane Doan and Raffi Torres had a goal and assist apiece for the Coyotes, who led 4-0 before Mike Richards and Dustin Brown scored power-play goals for the Kings.

 

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