x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Shootout glee for the Devils thanks to Parise

The captain Chris Drury scored the lone goal of the shootout as the New York Rangers secured a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.

Chris Clark of the Washington Capitals skates against Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils during Saturday's game.
Chris Clark of the Washington Capitals skates against Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils during Saturday's game.

The captain Chris Drury scored the lone goal of the shootout in the fourth round as the New York Rangers overcame a late two-goal deficit to post a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. Nigel Dawes and Markus Naslund netted in the final six minutes five seconds of the third period for New York, who improved to 10-1-2 in their last 13 meetings with Boston. Darcy Tucker scored with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime and then netted in the fifth round of the shootout to rally the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 triumph over the Edmonton Oilers.

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored four times in the third period to extend their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 triumph over the Buffalo Sabres, with Jordan Staal scoring twice and Alex Goligoski, Evgeni Malkin and Ruslan Fedotenko also on target. Elsewhere, JP Dumont scored a power-play goal with 2:28 left in the third period to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.

Loui Eriksson scored twice, including the winner late in the second period, as the Dallas Stars skated to a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Zach Parise scored the lone goal of the shootout in the first round as the New Jersey Devils edged the Washington Capitals 6-5. Willie Mitchell and Daniel Sedin scored almost five minutes apart in the second period and Roberto Luongo stopped 28 shots as the Vancouver Canucks coasted to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Defenceman Marek Zidlicky scored the decisive goal in the first round of the shootout and Antti Miettinen also tallied in the third round as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2. Jon Sim recorded a goal and an assist as the New York Islanders built a three-goal lead and held on to post a 3-2 triumph over the Ottawa Senators. * Reuters