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Postby officialsbaseball » Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:39 am
COLUMBUS Philadelphia Flyers Hats Womens , Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets had to come from behind twice Saturday night to stay in the thick of the Eastern Conference wild-card race.Josh Anderson scored in the third period and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 31 shots to lift the up-and-down Blue Jackets to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in front of a sellout crowd at Nationwide Arena.Pierre-Luc Dubois had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jackets, who had lost four of five. Cam Atkinson also scored.”We’re a resilient group,” Atkinson said. ”We’ve got to keep fighting because these points and these wins and these games are so crucial for us.”David Kampf and Tomas Jurco scored for last-place Chicago in the second leg of a back-to-back. Rookie Anton Forsberg had 26 saves against his former team.The Blackhawks had won two in a row and three of four.Chicago jumped in front when Kampf redirected a shot from Ryan Hartman for his third goal just 1:28 into the game. But Columbus tied with 2:08 left in the period when Atkinson sent a power-play shot from the top of the right circle over the shoulder of Forsberg, who was screened by Columbus’ Alexander Wennberg.The teams exchanged goals again in the second. Chicago probably should have had more, with Vinnie Hinostroza hitting the post twice and the team failing to capitalize on a pair of power plays.Jurco got his first goal of the season at 9:20 with a wrist shot from the slot.”We were sitting in a good spot, 2-1 there in the second,” Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said. ”Those are the games you have to find ways to least get points. It’s been kind of a season where we’ve struggled to do that.”Columbus tied it again at 14:30 when former Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin picked off a Chicago pass in the neutral zone and carried it all the way back Custom Philadelphia Flyers Jerseys , delivering a perfect cross-ice pass for Dubois to shovel in.”As soon as he got it I knew it was coming to me, so I was ready,” Dubois said. ”It was a really nice pass, and it was pretty easy for me.”Anderson got the game-winner 11:14 into the third when he carried the puck down the left side, pulled up in the circle and slammed it past Forsberg.Bobrovsky shut down the Blackhawks from there.”You can sit there and say we played good, we had chances, whatever www.pittsburghpenguinsteamshops.com , but once again we just didn’t get the job done,” Kane said.Columbus coach John Tortorella said the come-from-behind victory was a boost for a team that has struggled to find traction all season.”It’s a confidence thing with our team,” he said. ”We’re just trying to find a way to string something together.”NOTES: Panarin extended his point streak to four games. … Columbus F Oliver Bjorkstrand played in his 100th career NHL game. … Chicago F Brandon Saad played his first game in Nationwide Arena since being traded for Panarin. … Panarin’s assist on Dubois’ goal was his team-leading 33rd of the season. … Referee Garrett Rank bloodied the ice when he left in the third after Chicago’s Jan Rutta caught him in the face with a stick. He returned later in the period. … Four of the Blue Jackets’ last five games have been decided by a single goal.UP NEXTBlackhawks: Visit San Jose on Friday.Blue Jackets: Host Washington on Monday.— NEW YORK (AP) Riley Nash and Zdeno Chara scored first-period goals and Patrice Bergeron added two in the second to help the surging Boston Bruins swamp the New York Rangers 6-1 on Wednesday night.The Bruins won for the 18th time in their last 23 games, getting 21 saves from backup netminder Anton Khudobin. The Bruins (33-11-8) are just a point behind Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay.Tim Schaller’s goal that made it 4-1 at 7:25 of the second period chased Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and brought boos from the crowd at Madison Square Garden.Sean Kuraly also scored for Boston. Rick Nash scored for New York.MAPLE LEAFS 3, PREDATORS 2, SOTORONTO (AP) – James van Riemsdyk scored in regulation and again in the seventh round of a shootout in Toronto’s victory over Nashville.Kasperi Kapanen also scored in regulation to help the Maple Leafs win for the sixth time in seven games. Frederik Andersen made 44 saves to improve to 7-1-0 against Nashville.Colton Sissons and Viktor Arvidsson scored for the Predators, and Pekka Rinne stopped 30 shots.KINGS 5 Pittsburgh Penguins T-Shirts Womens , OILERS 2LOS ANGELES (AP) – Paul LaDue scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play with 5:27 remaining, and Los Angeles pulled away late against Edmonton.Darcy Kuemper made 25 saves for his fourth straight win, although his shutout streak ended at 193:58 – the second-longest in Los Angeles history behind Jonathan Quick’s mark of 202:11 in October 2011. Adrian Kempe and Kyle Clifford also scored for the Kings, who are 5-2-0 after losing six in a row.Connor McDavid scored for the third straight game and Leon Draisaitl had a power-play goal for the Oilers, who failed to earn a point for the second time in their past eight games (5-2-1). Cam Talbot made 23 saves.LaDue put the Kings back in front 3-2 with his second NHL goal. Alex Iafallo and Anze Kopitar added empty-netters.—
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