Archive for Friday, January 26, 2001

Blues slip past Devils in OT

January 26, 2001


— Pierre Turgeon scored his second goal of the game on a deflection with 1:43 to go in overtime as the St. Louis Blues cooled off the New Jersey Devils 4-3 Thursday night.

The Blues won after squandering a pair of two-goal leads. They handed the defending Stanley Cup champions, playing for the second straight night, only their second loss in 17 games.

Turgeon deflected Todd Reirden's shot past Martin Brodeur for the winner. Jamal Mayers and Alexander Khavanov also scored for St. Louis.

Alexander Mogilny scored his 20th goal in 21 games, and Patrik Elias and Scott Gomez added goals for the Devils.

Maple Leafs 2, Thrashers 1

Atlanta Bryan McCabe scored 39 seconds into overtime as Toronto extended Atlanta's winless streak to 13 games. Gary Roberts tied it up for Toronto with 7:12 left in regulation before McCabe's fourth goal of the season gave the Maple Leafs just their sixth victory in 20 games.

Senators 5, Lightning 2

Tampa, Fla. Mike Fisher scored the go-ahead goal with 3:12 left and Ivan Ciernik had his first two NHL goals as Ottawa handed Tampa Bay its eighth straight loss. Shawn McEachern and Rob Zamuner also scored for the Senators.

Flyers 5, Blackhawks 1

Chicago Brian Boucher made 25 saves for his first victory since Dec. 6 as Philadelphia beat Chicago. Simon Gagne scored twice and Keith Primeau, Dan McGillis and Jody Hull also connected for the Flyers, who have won three straight and are 7-1-2-1 in their last 11 games. Ryan VandenBussche scored for Chicago.

Flames 3, Kings 0

Los Angeles Fred Brathwaite made 21 saves and Derek Morris snapped a scoreless tie with a power-play goal late in the second period as Calgary beat Los Angeles. The Flames won consecutive games for the first time this month and ended a five-game skid.

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