Bruins Beat Rangers in Shootout

Stars roll past Blue Jackets, Predators finally get over Blues
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 19, 2008 5:38 PM CST
Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara of Slovakia, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring the winning goal in a shootout as New York Rangers' Sean Avery and Scott Gomez (19) head for the locker...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Chuck Kobasew had two goals in regulation and the Boston Bruins went on to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in a shootout Saturday, reports the Associated Press. Kobasew's second goal tied the game with 9:50 left and Zdeno Chara and Phil Kessel scored goals in the shootout for the win. In other NHL action:

  • Backup goalie Mike Smith had 29 saves to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, snapping Columbus' 4-game win streak.
  • Scott Nichol scored two short-handed goals and Chris Mason had 24 saves as the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 for their first win in four tries against the Blues.