Blackhawks Win 10th Straight – NHL News And Scores For March 6th
UNDATED (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks set one team record and extended another league mark Tuesday night.
The Hawks broke a club mark with their 10th consecutive victory and extended their point streak to 29 games with a 5-3 win against the Minnesota. Bryan Bickell scored twice in the first period and Patrick Kane added an insurance tally after the Wild got within 4-3.
Brandon Saad had a goal and two assists for the Blackhawks, who improved to 20-0-3 to extend their season-opening record for points in consecutive games. The 29-game point streak dates to last season and is second-longest in NHL history, six behind the mark held by the 1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers.
Also on ice, The New York Islanders blew a 3-1 lead before Radek Martinek (mahr-TEE’-nehk) scored game-winner eight minutes into the third period of a 6-3 triumph over Montreal. John Tavares and Matt Martin each had a goal and an assist as the Isles dealt the Canadiens their first regulation loss in nearly a month.
In Washington, the Bruins coughed up a 3-0 lead and lost to the Capitals 4-3 on Eric Fehr’s (fehrz) goal 37 seconds into overtime. Fehr also assisted on goals by Tomas Kundratek and Wojtek Wolski (VOY’-chuk WAHL’-skee) after Mike Ribeiro’s second-period tally began the Caps’ comeback.
Shootout goals by Logan Couture (koo-TOOR’) and Joe Pavelski helped San Jose complete a 3-2 win over Vancouver. Brad Stuart assisted on goals by Scott Gomez and Adam Burish while the Sharks were building a 2-0 lead.
Nate Thompson scored twice and Tampa Bay snapped a five-game losing streak by beating New Jersey 5-2. Martin St. Louis (mahr-TAN’ san loo-EE’) and rookie Alexander Killorn each had a goal and an assist as the Lightning handed the Devils their sixth straight loss.
Carolina has a four-game winning streak after Alexander Semin (SHE’-mihn) and linemate Eric Staal each had three-point nights in the Hurricanes’ 4-3 triumph against Buffalo. Semin scored once and had two assists, while Staal set up three goals.
Rick Nash scored twice in the third period to push the New York Rangers past Philadelphia 4-2. Ryan Callahan scored two first-period goals and assisted on Nash’s second to help the Rangers pick up their third straight win.
Second-period goals by Johan Franzen and Niklas Kronwall were enough offense for Detroit in a 2-1 win over Colorado. Jimmy Howard made 15 of his 36 saves in the third period and blanked the Avalanche until Paul Stastny (STAS’-nee) scored with 90 seconds left.
Jonathan Huberdeau (HOO’-bur-doh) scored on a penalty shot and Jacob Markstrom turned back 21 shots in Florida’s 4-1 verdict over Winnipeg. Tomas Kopecky (koh-PEHTS’-kee), Shawn Matthias and Mike Santorelli also scored to support Markstrom’s first win of the season.
Sergei Bobrovsky (bah-BRAHV’-skee) made two spectacular short-handed saves in overtime and stopped both shots he faced in the shootout to lift Columbus over Edmonton 4-3. The Blue Jackets are the last NHL team to win back-to-back games this season.
Jake Muzzin scored twice and Los Angeles rallied from a 4-1 deficit to beat St. Louis 6-4. The Blues led 4-2 until Mike Richards, Muzzin and Jeff Carter scored during the first six-plus minutes of the third period.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers say forward Stephen Weiss will miss the rest of the season because of a wrist injury. It’s another blow for the reigning Southeast Division champions, who are missing more than a half-dozen key players because of injury. Weiss will be a free agent after the season, meaning his 11-year run with Florida could be over. Weiss had only one goal and three assists in 17 games this season.