NHL Caps

first_img (SO) Cam Ward stuffed Sidney Crosby in the shootout to complete a stellar outing in his first NHL start, and Cory Stillman’s goal in the tiebreaker was enough to lift the Hurricanes. With Carolina ahead in the shootout after Stillman scored in the first round, Crosby was Pittsburgh’s last chance. The 18-year-old phenom shot low, but Ward stopped it after Mario Lemieux and Ziggy Palffy failed to beat him in the first two rounds. Jon Sim had the go-ahead goal, and Simon Gagne scored twice for the Flyers, who came back from a 2-0 deficit. Sim put the Flyers ahead 3-2 just 39 seconds into the third period. Calgary 3, at Columbus 1 Jarome Iginla set up Daymond Langkow’s go-ahead goal early in the third period to boost the Flames. Iginla’s assist tied him with Gary Roberts for seventh place on the Flames’ career points list with 505. Atlanta 7, at Washington 3 Peter Bondra made a successful return to Washington, scoring the opening goal and adding two assists to send the Thrashers to the win. Marc Savard had a goal and his 200th career assist. at Buffalo 4, Boston 1 Ryan Miller made 35 saves to help lift the 2-0 Sabres against the winless Bruins. Glen Murray scored Boston’s lone goal in the third period to break up Miller’s shutout bid. at Chicago 6, San Jose 3 Rookie Pavel Vorobiev had two goals and an assist, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 21 saves for his first win with the Blackhawks, who had three power-play goals. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! At Carolina 3, Pittsburgh 2 center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 at Florida 2, Tampa Bay 0 Roberto Luongo made 27 saves for his second shutout in a row and Juraj Kolnik broke up a scoreless game with 2:27 left to lead the Panthers. Luongo blanked Atlanta in the season opener. at Philadelphia 5, New Jersey 2 last_img

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