Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Monica McAlister on 10/07/13 at 06:28 AM ET
Welcome to the morning after! A recap of the games from the night before and quick hit hockey news.
In Case You Missed It
Philadelphia Flyers at Carolina Hurricanes
Another disappointing outing for the Flyers would start with Jay Harrison notching his first of the season for the Hurricanes as he put a wrist shot past Steve Mason in the first period.
A wrist shot from Luke Schenn would tie the game early in the second to keep the Flyers in the game.
Radek Dvorak would score his second of the season as he put a snap shot off of a pass from Jeff Skinner to notch a game winner for Carolina.
Anaheim Ducks at Winnipeg Jets
In case you missed it, Teemu Selanne made his final return to Winnipeg.
Ducks would get things started with a penalty call too Kyle Palmieri that would lead to the first goal of the season for Andrew Ladd on the power play to give the Jets the first lead of the game.
Anaheim held the lead in Winnipeg for just over a minute. Mathieu Perreault would even the score with a shot past Viktor Fasth.
Ladd would score his second of the game to regain the Jets lead before the first intermission.
The second period would see teams trading off penalties – giving each team the extra special teams practices before Andrew Cogliano would tie the game up with five seconds left in the period.
With the game tied to start the third it would be Corey Perry with an unassisted shot past Ondrej Pavelec for the game winner as the Ducks would beat the Jets 3-2.
Vancouver Canucks at Calgary Flames
It would take overtime to decide the battle between the Canucks and the Flames in Calgary.
Scoring would start off early as David Booth would get his first of the season after deflecting a shot past Joey MacDonald to give Vancouver the lead less than five minutes into the game.
Calgary would tie the game with a wrist shot from Mark Giordano.
The second period would see Vancouver sit in the penalty box three times while Calgary would be the only one to put the puck in the net.
Flames would be up 2-1 to start the third. It would take less than two minutes before Mikael Backlund would increase the goal differential to 3-1.
A snap shot form Jannik Hansen would see the Canucks bring it within one as Mike Santorelli would make it a tie.
With the game even at three in the third Dale Weise would net his first of the season to give the Canucks the lead in Calgary.
Less than a minute left in the game it would be a huge goal for Flames David Jones to force overtime.
It would take just over three minutes into the extra period when with his second of the night Santorelli would win it for Vancouver 5-4.
Wrap Around News
Rolston says Tallinder will be out about a week. Upper body injury. #Sabres
— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) October 5, 2013
Caps defenseman Jack Hillen underwent a successful surgery on Friday and will be out for 4-6 months (fractured tibial plateau)— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) October 5, 2013
Tonight’s Line Up
New Jersey Devils at Edmonton Oilers
New York Rangers at Los Angeles Kings
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