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TUESDAY’S RESULTS
Home Team in Caps
BUFFALO 4, Philadelphia 1
CAROLINA 5, Columbus 3
Boston 5, ST. LOUIS 3
NASHVILLE 2, Vancouver 1 (OT)
CHICAGO 4, Detroit 3 (OT)
San Jose 5, EDMONTON 3
ANAHEIM 2, Dallas 0
 
LATE OVERTIME GOAL LIFTS PREDATORS OVER CANUCKS
The Canucks tied the game with 48.6 seconds remaining in regulation, but Calle Jarnkrokscored a shorthanded goal with 1.5 seconds left in overtime as the Predators snapped a six-game home losing streak (0-3-3).
 

 

 
* Elias notes that Jarnkrok became the first player in franchise history to score a shorthanded goal in overtime.
 
* Jarnkrok (4:58) also scored the latest overtime goal in franchise history, besting the mark of 4:44 by Andy Delmore on Jan. 7, 2003 vs. STL and Marek Zidlicky on Jan. 31, 2004 vs. SJS.

BLACKHAWKS MOVE WITHIN A POINT OF FIRST PLACE IN THE NHL
Duncan Keith (1-1—2) scored his second career regular-season overtime goal (also Dec. 19, 2008 at CGY) to lead the Blackhawks to their fourth straight win.
 
* At 27-12-5 (59 points), the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks climbed within a point of the Blue Jackets (28-8-4, 60 points) for first place in the NHL.
 
* Keith added an assist and extended his point streak to five games (1-5—6). He leads Blackhawks defensemen with 2-29—31 this season (44 GP).
 
THREE-POINT OUTINGS POWER CLUBS TO VICTORY
Several teams secured victories via three-point performances:
 
* Mikkel Boedker (3-0—3) scored the fourth hat trick of his NHL career to guide the Sharks to their fifth win in their last seven road games. Brent Burns (1-2—3) also registered three points and paces all defensemen in goals and points with 16-26—42 this season (41 GP).
 
* Brad Marchand (2-1—3) and David Pastrnak (0-3—3) combined for 2-4—6 as the Bruins improved to 3-1-1 in their last five road games. Marchand has scored in three consecutive games (5-1—6) and leads the team with 15-23—38 this season (44 GP).
 
* Jeff Skinner and Victor Rask each collected 1-2—3 as the Hurricanes defeated the NHL-leading Blue Jackets and improved to 12-1-1 in their last 14 home games. Skinner paces the club with 15-17—32 this season (40 GP), while Rask ranks second with 12-19—31 (41 GP).
 
Sam Reinhart (1-2—3) factored on three of four goals to help the Sabres extend their point streak to four games (3-0-1). Reinhart ranks tied for the team lead with 9-18—27 this season (40 GP).
 
LOOSE PUCKS
John Gibson (34 saves) recorded his second shutout in his last four appearances (also Jan. 4 vs. DET) to backstop the Ducks to their fourth win in their last five games . . . Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored to reach the 20-goal mark for the fourth consecutive season . . . Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou (1-0—1) has scored in three consecutive games (3-3—6) . . . The Blues aired a tribute video honoring Bruins forward David Backes, who played 10 seasons with the club including five as team captain . . . Mitsubishi Electric Sales Canada Inc. (Mitsubishi Electric) signed a multi-year corporate marketing agreement to become the official heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and hand dryer partner of the NHL in Canada . . . The NHL will celebrate the 100 Greatest NHL Players with THE NHL100, a star-studded primetime television special hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm.
 

 


SNEAK PEEK AT WEDNESDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Florida @ NY Islanders, 7 p.m., MSG+, FS-F
Montreal @ Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m., SN, RDS
Pittsburgh @ Washington, 8 p.m., TVAS, NBCSN
San Jose @ Calgary, 9:30 p.m., SN, SN1, CSN-CA
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PENGUINS, CAPITALS CLASH ON RIVALRY NIGHT
NBCSN’s Wednesday Night Rivalry features a Metropolitan Division matchup between the Penguins (26-8-5, 57 points) and Capitals (26-9-5, 57 points) at Verizon Center. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby enters the contest leading the NHL with 26 goals this season, while Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin (544-455—999) sits one point shy of becoming the first player in franchise history to reach the 1,000-point milestone.

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