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Jackets end reign as lone winless team

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski and Nick Foligno each had a power-play goal and an assist as the Blue Jackets became the last team to win a game, beating the Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday. Tyler Motte and former Lightning forward Richard Panik scored for Chicago.

Game highlights: Johnny Boychuk's short-handed goal early in the third period gave the host Islanders a 3-2 win over the Coyotes. … The host Red Wings outscored the Predators 3-1 in the third period for a 5-3 win. Nashville got all its goals power plays.

Around the league: Forward Dale Weise became the third Flyer with a suspension in a season 9 days old when he was banned for three games for an illegal check to Ducks defenseman Korbinian Holzer's head Thursday. Flyers center Brayden Schenn began the season with a three-game suspension for a hit in last year's playoff series against the Capitals. Defenseman Radko Gudas has two games left on a six-game sentence for a preseason hit. … Capitals forward Daniel Winnik, the only Washington skater who doesn't wear a protective visor, lost a part of his right ear when he was stuck in the head blocking a shot against the Panthers on Thursday.

Jackets end reign as lone winless team 10/21/16 [Last modified: Friday, October 21, 2016 10:45pm]
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