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Ducks Knock Out Flames in Punchy Game

Blue Jackets pull together a swift late rally to shock Canucks in OT

(Newser) - The Ducks all but shut down the Flames last night, cruising to a 3-1 victory on 22 saves by Jean-Sebastien Giguere, the Los Angeles Times reports. The raucous contest, which included 82 minutes of penalty time for both teams, saw first blood when Mathieu Schneider scored 35 seconds in, and... More »

St. Louis Bests Columbus 5-1

Blues prove mighty on the power play

(Newser) - St. Louis ranks last in the NHL on the power play; Columbus ranks third in penalty-kills. So it was an unlikely surprise when the Blues scored three power play goals against the Blue Jackets in a 5-1 win today. Brad Boyes, the Blues first 30-goal scorer in four years, tacked... More »

All-Star Game Has Unlikely Hero

Boston's Savard hits last-minute game-winner for the East in 8-7 ripsnorter

(Newser) - No Crosby, no problem; the East won hockey's 2008 All-Star Game in an 8-7 thriller, with Boston's pass-first forward Marc Savard scoring the game-winner with twenty seconds left on the clock. The East had blown a 5-1 lead, trailing 7-6 midway through the third period; Eric Staal of Carolina had... More »

Rookie Russell Lifts Jackets Past Stars

Ellis, Predators shut out Avalanche, Flames pull out win against Wild

(Newser) - Columbus scored three third-period goals and rallied to defeat the Dallas Stars 4-2. Blue Jackets rookie Kris Russell scored the tie-breaking goal on a power play; Russell scored his first NHL goal earlier in the second period. Pascal Leclaire had 26 saves for Columbus. The loss snapped Dallas’ three-game winning... More »

Blue Jackets Outshoot Blackhawks

Nash scores 2, extends goal streak to 4 games in Columbus' 7-4 win

(Newser) - The Columbus Blue Jackets scored twice in 33 seconds to start the first period in last night's goalfest against the Chicago Blackhawks. Rick Nash and Jiri Novotny each slipped two goals past Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin, and Patrick Kane scored two for Chicago. It was the Blackhawks' first victory this... More »

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