Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Sports

Penguins thump Rangers

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH OUT OF HOSPITAL:

OLD MAN'S GAME:

MAPLE LEAFS:

Penguins3126
at Rangers1023

First Period1, Pittsburgh, Neal 2 (Malkin, Letang), 1:48 (pp). 2, N.Y. Rangers, Callahan 1 (Richards, Stepan), 9:55 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Kennedy 2 (Vitale, Despres), 15:05. 4, Pittsburgh, Niskanen 1 (Crosby), 18:50. PenaltiesGlass, Pit, major (fighting), :02; Asham, NYR, major (fighting), :02; Richards, NYR (interference), :37; Sutter, Pit (face-off violation), 9:23; Despres, Pit (holding), 9:23; Cooke, Pit (tripping), 19:41.

Second Period5, Pittsburgh, Pa.Dupuis 1 (Malkin, Kunitz), 9:11 (pp). PenaltiesDel Zotto, NYR (slashing), 8:03; Richards, NYR (freezing the puck), 19:02; Staal, NYR (delay of game), 19:07.

Third Period6, Pittsburgh, Neal 3 (Malkin, Martin), 5:06. 7, N.Y. Rangers, Pyatt 1 (Del Zotto, Richards), 6:04. 8, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 1 (Stepan), 14:45 (sh). 9, Pittsburgh, Letang 1, 18:08 (en). PenaltiesNeal, Pit (slashing), 8:09; Bickel, NYR (roughing), 13:23; Adams, Pit (slashing), 17:39; McDonagh, NYR (roughing), 17:39. Shots on GoalPittsburgh 14-14-11—39. N.Y. Rangers 13-9-12—34. Power-play opportunitiesPittsburgh 2 of 5; N.Y. Rangers 1 of 4. GoaliesPittsburgh, Vokoun 1-0-0 (34 shots-31 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 0-2-0 (18-14), Biron (9:11 second, 20-19).

Sharks0314
at Flames1001

First Period1, Calgary, Stempniak 1 (Bouwmeester, Backlund), 12:21 (pp). PenaltiesHavlat, SJ (goaltender interference), 10:56; Bouwmeester, Cal (hooking), 12:38.

Second Period2, San Jose, Marleau 1 (Thornton, Couture), 13:52 (pp). 3, San Jose, Havlat 1 (Vlasic, Clowe), 15:05. 4, San Jose, Marleau 2 (Boyle, Pavelski), 18:10. PenaltiesBurish, SJ (roughing), 5:35; Baertschi, Cal (tripping), 6:33; Butler, Cal (roughing), 13:45.

Third Period5, San Jose, Boyle 1 (Thornton, Pavelski), 19:00 (pp). PenaltiesHavlat, SJ (high-sticking), 1:52; Stajan, Cal (hooking), 16:13; Glencross, Cal (tripping), 18:36; Baertschi, Cal (holding), 18:36. Shots on GoalSan Jose 9-14-6—29. Calgary 16-4-12—32. Power-play opportunitiesSan Jose 2 of 6; Calgary 1 of 3. GoaliesSan Jose, Niemi 1-0-0 (32 shots-31 saves). Calgary, Kiprusoff 0-1-0 (29-25).

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Stars0000

First Period1, Minnesota, Parise 1 (Bouchard, Heatley), 8:11. PenaltiesKoivu, Min (tripping), :59; Goligoski, Dal (closing hand on puck), 6:11; Suter, Min (tripping), 6:18; Jagr, Dal (holding), 6:47; Cullen, Min (charging), 12:59.

Second PeriodNone. PenaltiesBrodziak, Min (tripping), 18:40.

Third PeriodNone. PenaltiesRobidas, Dal (interference), 9:02; Bouchard, Min (goaltender interference), 9:02; Daley, Dal (high-sticking), 17:59. Shots on GoalDallas 8-11-5—24. Minnesota 11-10-11—32. Power-play opportunitiesDallas 0 of 4; Minnesota 0 of 3. GoaliesDallas, Nilstorp 0-1-0 (32 shots-31 saves). Minnesota, Harding 1-0-0 (24-24).

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Flyers0202

First Period1, Buffalo, Ott 1 (Pominville, Vanek), 11:07 (pp). PenaltiesHartnell, Phi (roughing), 1:34; Foligno, Buf (roughing), 1:34; L.Schenn, Phi (roughing), 6:03; Foligno, Buf (roughing), 6:03; Grossmann, Phi (tripping), 9:35; Regehr, Buf (tripping), 12:40; Leopold, Buf (interference), 17:16.

Second Period2, Philadelphia, Couturier 1 (Foster, Voracek), 2:23. 3, Philadelphia, Giroux 2 (Timonen, Simmonds), 4:57 (pp). 4, Buffalo, Vanek 1 (Stafford, Pominville), 15:54 (pp). PenaltiesRegehr, Buf (tripping), 4:25; Timonen, Phi (roughing), 6:04; Kaleta, Buf (roughing), 6:04; Hartnell, Phi (boarding), 7:17; Philadelphia bench, served by Laughton (too many men), 13:50; L.Schenn, Phi (hooking), 15:27; Hartnell, Phi, major (fighting), 18:20; Stafford, Buf, major (fighting), 18:20; Ott, Buf (diving), 19:18.

Third Period5, Buffalo, Myers 1 (Ennis, Vanek), 14:57 (pp). 6, Buffalo, Hodgson 1 (Vanek, Sekera), 16:13. 7, Buffalo, Vanek 2 (Pominville), 19:12 (en). PenaltiesFedotenko, Phi (tripping), 7:26; L.Schenn, Phi (tripping), 14:00; Hartnell, Phi (goaltender interference), 15:47; Myers, Buf (interference), 15:47. Shots on GoalPhiladelphia 7-13-9—29. Buffalo 13-13-15—41. Power-play opportunitiesPhiladelphia 1 of 4; Buffalo 3 of 6. GoaliesPhiladelphia, Bryzgalov 0-2-0 (40 shots-36 saves). Buffalo, Miller 1-0-0 (29-27).

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