The Dallas Morning News
Ducks win marathon shootout
Anaheim pulls into third place in Pacific; Malkin: 900th point
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Nick Ritchie scored in the 11th round of a shootout, and John Gibson stopped the final seven shooters in the Anaheim Ducks’ 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
After the teams combined for 13 straight misses, Ritchie beat Devan Dubnyk.
Ryan Getzlaff and Ondrej Kase also scored for Anaheim in the shootout after Kase and Corey Perry scored in regulation. Gibson made 36 saves through overtime to help the Ducks, 4-11 in their last six, pass Calgary and move into third place in the Pacific Division.
Mikko Koivu and Jason Zucker scored in regulation for Minnesota, Nino Niederreiter and Zach Parise connected in the shootout, and Dubnyk made 28 saves. The Wild are 9-3-3 in their last 15. Red Wings 3, Predators 1: In Nashville, Petr Mrazek stopped 30 shots to improve to 6-0-0 in his career against the Predators. Defenseman Luke Witkowski scored his first NHL goal, and Gustav Nyquist and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, who beat Nashville for the seventh straight time. Blackhawks 7, Capitals 1: In Chicago, Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists as the Blackhawks brought a resounding end to their eight-game losing streak.
Penguins 5, Maple Leafs 3: In Pittsburgh, Olli Maatta scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists to top 900 points for his career, becoming the sixth Russian-born and the fourth player in team history to reach the milestone. Malkin has 19 goals and 31 points in his last 20 games.
Bryan Rust, Zach Aston-Reese and Carl Hagelin also scored for the Penguins, who have won 11 straight at home and four in a row overall.
Coyotes 1, Oilers 0: In Glendale, Ariz., Antti Raanta made 39 saves for his first shutout of the season and Arizona won its fourth straight, scoring on its first shot in a victory over Edmonton.
Senators 6, Rangers 3: In Ottawa, Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists to help Ottawa beat New York. Kings 4, Sabres 2: In Buffalo,
N.Y., Anze Kopitar and rookie Michael Amadio each scored twice and Los Angeles beat Buffalo GA to snap a three-game skid. 159
139 Devils 4, Lightning 3: In 170 171 Tampa, Fla., Eddie Lack made 178 48 saves, including a terrific 199 185 glove save on Brayden Point’s 195 GA in-close shot midway through 167 the second. 178 179 Golden Knights 6, Canadiens 168 3: In Las Vegas, Reilly 214 164 Smith had two goals and an assist 177 184 to lead the Golden Knights. Brad Hunt, Tomas Nosek, Ryan Carpenter, Nate Schmidt also scored for Vegas, while Jonathan 1 Marchessault had three assists.
Canucks 6, Bruins 1: In Vancouver, British Columbia, 7:00 ex-Star Loui Eriksson had a pair of goals for the Canucks. Panthers 6, Flames 3: In Calgary, Alberta, Alexander Barkow had a goal and two assists and Mike Matheson had two goals as Florida won its third straight. Dougie Hamilton had a hat trick for Calgary.