HUN­WICK LEADS PEN­GUINS TO OVER­TIME WIN

The Denver Post - - SPORTS -

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.

THURS­DAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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.

FOOT­NOTES

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.

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