February 19, 2013

NHL Roundup: First win for Bishop

The Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. - Jakob Silfverberg beat Martin Brodeur to his stick side in the shootout and goalie Ben Bishop turned aside 30 shots for his first victory of the season, giving the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday.

Jonathon Blum, Milan Hejduk, Semyon Varlamov
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Jonathon Blum of Nashville circles the net against Colorado’s Milan Hejduk and goalie Semyon Varlamov on Monday in Denver. The Avalanche won, 6-5.

The Associated Press

Bishop, a former UMaine goalie, stopped Bobby Butler on the Devils' third shootout attempt to give Ottawa only its third road win of the season.

"We had a handful of quality scoring chances, but (Bishop) made a few big saves," Devils Coach Peter DeBoer said.


FLYERS 7, ISLANDERS 0: The line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points, helping Philadelphia win at Uniondale, N.Y.


AVALANCHE 6, PREDATORS 5: Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn scored 13 seconds apart in the second period, and Colorado snapped a nine-game losing streak against Nashville with a win at Denver.


MAPLE LEAFS 3, PANTHERS 0: Ben Scrivens notched his second consecutive shutout, and Clarke MacArthur and Nazem Kadri each had a goal and an assist to lead Toronto at Sunrise, Fla.

Scrivens, who got his first shutout last Saturday in a 3-0 victory over Ottawa, stopped 37 shots.

Phil Kessel also scored for the Maple Leafs, who won for the sixth time in seven games.


CANADIENS 3, HURRICANES 0: Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 18 seconds apart in the third period to seal host Montreal's fourth straight win.

Brandon Prust also scored in the third.

Peter Budaj made 19 saves for his second win and first shutout in a Canadiens uniform.


COYOTES 4, FLAMES 0: Mike Smith stopped 29 shots, Keith Yandle scored in the opening minute of the first period and Mikkel Boedker did the same to start the third, lifting Phoenix at Glendale, Ariz.


STARS: Dallas sent forward Tom Wandell on a conditioning assignment to Texas of the AHL, and recalled defenseman Jordie Benn and forward Matt Fraser.


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