NHL roundup: Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa scores 500th goal in victory

By The Sports Xchange

CHICAGO -- Marian Hossa scored his 500th career goal and Artemi Panarin and Artem Anisimov each scored twice as the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the the Philadelphia Flyers 7-4 on Tuesday night at the United Center.

Panarin's second goal came at 16:03 of the third period after Anisimov snapped a 4-4 tie with a wrist shot at 10:24 of the third period. Anisimov added an empty-netter. The three goals came after Chicago allowed four straight goals.


Hossa, who became the 44th player in NHL history to reach the 500-goal plateau, left the game in the third period after being hit by a puck.

The Flyers erased a four-goal deficit after Wayne Simmonds pounded a power-play rebound past Corey Crawford with 3:49 gone in the third period. Crawford finished with 23 saves.


Lightning 4, Panthers 3 (SO)

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay tied the game with 5.5 seconds left in regulation on a goal by Steven Stamkos and went on to defeat Florida in a shootout.

Rookie Brayden Point scoring the winning shot in the sixth round of the shootout. Ben Bishop, who made 30 saves in regulation and overtime, stopped four shots in the shootout for the Lightning.

The Panthers' Michael Matheson scored with 4:08 left to give the Panthers a 3-2 lead. Stamkos got a loose puck behind the Florida goal late, passing out to Victor Hedman, who passed back to him for a wide shot to the far top corner of the net and his second goal of the season.

Capitals 3, Avalanche 0

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- T. J. Oshie tallied two goals, Alex Ovechkin scored his first of the season and Philipp Grubauer registered his first career shutout as Washington downed Colorado.

Grubauer had 18 saves in his first appearance of the young season in relief of Braden Holtby. The Capitals outshot the Avalanche 20-5 in the first period and 37-18 overall one night after Colorado won at defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh.


Varlamov, who began his NHL career with Washington, made 34 stops.

Canadiens 4, Penguins 0

MONTREAL -- David Desharnais scored twice and Al Montoya was sharp in goal to lead Montreal over Pittsburgh.

Montoya, making his third consecutive start while starter Carey Price recovers from illness, made 36 saves in earning his sixth career shutout and first with the Canadiens. Max Pacioretty and Alexander Radulov also scored for Montreal, which earned the 3,300th victory in the franchise's NHL history.

Marc-Andre Fleury, making his second start in as many nights, stopped 28 shots as the Penguins (2-1-1) lost for the first time in regulation.

Stars 2, Predators 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jason Spezza snapped a 1-1 tie with his first goal of the season at 9:15 of the third period as Dallas shut down Nashville.

Kari Lehtonen made 27 stops for the Stars, including a skate save on Calle Jarnkrok's glorious chance at the right goalpost early in the third period.

Pekka Rinne stopped 35 shots for the Predators, who lost their second straight after a season-opening victory over Chicago.


Wild 6, Kings 3

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota blasted past still-winless Los Angeles, scoring five times on their first 15 shots as the Kings continue to struggle without injured goaltender Jonathan Quick.

Erik Haula, Jason Pominville, Charlie Coyle, Mikko Koivu and Teemu Pulkkinen scored for Minnesota. Jared Spurgeon added a 190-foot empty-net goal with 2:18 to play to cap the scoring.

Los Angeles got two goals from Tanner Pearson -- one in the opening minute. Kings starting goaltender Jeff Zatkoff had 11 saves on 16 shots in the first two periods. He was pulled in favor of Peter Budaj, who made nine third-period saves.

Sharks 3, Islanders 2

NEW YORK -- Joe Pavelski scored the winning goal on a deflection with 2:11 left as San Jose edged New York.

Pavelski was whistled for delay of game with 1:06 left, but the Sharks held the Islanders to two shots -- including one by Brock Nelson that deflected off goaltender Aaron Dell as time expired -- on the abbreviated power play.

Melker Karlsson scored in the first period and Hertl added a goal in the waning moments of the second period for San Jose, which bounced back from a 7-4 loss to the New York Rangers on Monday night. Dell notched 21 saves to record the win in his NHL debut.


Canucks 2, Blues 1 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Henrik Sedin scored at 1:40 of overtime to give Vancouver a victory over St. Louis.

The Canucks' Bo Horvat tied the game with 2:55 left in the third period, marking the third time in three games this year the Canucks battled back from a deficit to win a game. Jacob Markstrom made 23 saves for Vancouver.

Vladimir Tarasenko scored for the Blues while Jake Allen made 24 saves.

Devils 2, Ducks 1

NEWARK, N.J. -- Taylor Hall scored his first two goals with New Jersey as the Devils defeated undisciplined Anaheim for their first victory of the season.

The Ducks had a chance to tie late when New Jersey's John Moore was whistled for delay of game with 3:04 remaining, but their power play came up empty.

The Devils' Cory Schneider stopped 23 shots. Anaheim received its goal from Sami Vatanen while John Gibson made 26 saves.

Senators 7, Coyotes 4

OTTAWA -- Ottawa scored four goals in the third period to defeat Arizona.


Bobby Ryan, Tom Pyatt, Zack Smith, Mark Stone, Chris Kelly, Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson made 31 saves.

Jordan Martinook scored twice for the Coyotes while Tobias Rieder and Oliver Ekman-Larsson had the others.

Arizona lost goaltender Mike Smith with what appeared to be a left leg injury with 12:42 left in the third. Smith made 27 saves, while his replacement, Louis Domingue, stopped eight of 11 shots.

Flames 4, Sabres 3 (OT)

CALGARY, Alberta -- Sean Monahan scored at 2:26 of overtime to lead Calgary over Buffalo for its first victory of the season.

Micheal Frolik, Micheal Ferland and rookie Matthew Tkachuk (first career goal) also scored for the Flames while goaltender Chad Johnson made 18 saves against his old team.

Zemgus Girgensons, Ryan O'Reilly and Marcus Foligno scored for the Sabres while goalie Robin Lehner stopped 30 shots.

Oilers 3, Hurricanes 2


EDMONTON, Alberta -- Anton Slepyshev scored his first career goal to help Edmonton defeat Carolina.

Jordan Eberle scored his third of the season and Tyler Pitlick also scored for the Oilers, who led 3-0 after two periods. Edmonton goaltender Cam Talbot, whose wife is scheduled to deliver twins by caesarian section Tuesday morning, stopped 31 shots.

Lee Stempniak scored both goals for the Hurricanes while Cam Ward made 25 saves.

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