CROSBY LEADS PENGUINS’ FLURRY IN WIN OVER STARS
pittsburgh» Sidney Crosby broke the game’s final tie and assisted on another score in the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Thursday night.
Crosby scored his leagueleading 16th goal in the second period and assisted on Conor Sheary’s sixth as Pittsburgh scored three goals in the final four minutes. Eric Fehr’s third of the season was the 100th of his career and Patric Hornqvist’s seventh came on the power play. Nick Bonino and Ian Cole both scored their third for Pittsburgh.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves for Pittsburgh.
Dallas has three wins in 14 road games this season.
Marian Hossa scored his teamleading 12th goal through a screen at 1:31 of overtime to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over the Devils. Hossa’s shot through traffic from high in the slot beat Cory Schneider on the glove side, moments after New Jersey’s Mike Cammalleri hit the post on a prime chance against Chicago’s Corey Crawford. … Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals and Kevin Shattenkirk added two to lead the Blues to a 5-4 victory over the Lightning. The Blues have won three in a row and six straight at home. Tampa Bay lost its season-high fourth consecutive game. Tarasenko, who leads the team with 13 goals, recorded his fourth career hat trick. He scored twice in the game’s opening 9:37 to stake his team to a 2-0 lead. … Aleksander Barkov scored on a breakaway 2:04 into overtime, lifting the Panthers to a 2-1 win over the Red Wings and giving interim coach Tom Rowe his first victory with the team. … Shane Prince, Brock Nelson and Jason Chimera produced three goals in less than 4½ minutes of the third period, leading the Islanders to their first three-game winning streak of the season with a 3-0 victory over the Capitals. Goalie Jaroslav Halak made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season and 40th of his career. … Jack Eichel scored two goals in the third period, and the Sabres beat the Rangers 4-3. … Ryan Spooner and David Pastrnak scored in a shootout, lifting the Bruins toa 2-1 victory over the Hurricanes. … Claude Giroux scored his second goal of the game 40 seconds into overtime to give the Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Senators. … Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl each had two goals and an assist and the Oilers used their power play to double up the Jets 6-3. Edmonton went 3-for-4 on the power play. … Trevor Lewis scored off a turnover with 4:05 left and the Kings held on to beat the Coyotes 4-3.