HUNWICK LEADS PENGUINS TO OVERTIME WIN
PITTSBURGH» Matt Hunwick scored 1:29 into overtime, lifting the Penguins over the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night.
Pittsburgh led 3-1 in the third period, but the Islanders tied it with goals in the final 4:53. Hunwick ended the game with his third of the season by pushing one in during a scramble in front of the net.
David Backes scored his first two goals of the season, helping the Bruins beat the Coyotes 6-1. … Micheal Haley scored the goahead goal midway through the third period to lead the Panthers over the Jets 6-4. … Sean Monahan scored his second goal of the game 1:14 into overtime, lifting the Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Canadiens. … Jake Allen made 29 saves as the Blues beat the Stars 3-0.
Billionaire to buy ’Canes. Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon has signed a purchase agreement to buy a majority stake in the Hurricanes from longtime owner Peter Karmanos. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the team would not move. … Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk was suspended one game by the NHL for a spearing incident in Wednesday’s game against Toronto.