Blue Jackets Snap Skid, Beat Blackhawks

Sharks best Stars, Oilers top Canucks, Lightning over Hurricanes
By Max Brallier,  Newser User
Posted Nov 15, 2007 6:05 AM CST
Edmonton Oilers Ales Hemsky's shot goes past Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo during a shootout NHL hockey action at GM Place in Vancouver, British Canada, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007. (AP Photo/The...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Rick Nash, Sergei Fedorov and Jason Chimera each recorded a goal and an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Blackhawks 4-2 last night. The Blue Jackets, 6-2-1 at home, are now second in the Central Division. Columbus is 7-1-1 when scoring first.

Elsewhere in the league:

  • Vincent Lecavalier recorded his fifth career hat trick as the Lightning defeated the Hurricanes 6-1.
  • The Stars lost 4-3 to the Sharks after failing to score on a power play in overtime.
  • The Oilers got the best of the Canucks in a 1-0 victory.