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Marian Hossa helps Blackhawks extend win streak

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by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com
BLACKHAWKS, RANGERS EXTEND WINNING STREAKS

The Chicago Blackhawks (9-3-1, 19 points) and New York Rangers (10-3-0, 20 points) won Sunday to extend their impressive winning streaks:

* Marian Hossa (1-1-2) scored with 28.7 seconds left in overtime to lead the Blackhawks to their sixth straight win and a 7-1-1 home record this season. Hossa, had an assist earlier in the game, became the fourth active player with 1,100 career points (505-595-1,100). Artem Anisimov (1-1-2), who leads the NHL with 17 points, extended his career-high point streak to 11 games (8-9-17).

Video: DAL@CHI: Hossa nets OT goal for 1,100th career point

* Five players scored to power the Rangers to their fifth consecutive win and sixth straight at home. The Rangers have outscored their opponents 26-8 during their five-game winning streak, scoring at least five goals in each contest. They have scored at least five goals in five or more consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 26, 1978 - Jan. 14, 1979, a nine-game streak.

 

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

Home Team in Caps

ST. LOUIS 5, Colorado 1
Edmonton 2, DETROIT 1
New Jersey 4, CAROLINA 1
CHICAGO 4, Dallas 3 (OT)
NY RANGERS 5, Winnipeg 2
ANAHEIM 4, Calgary 1

 

DUCKS EARN RECORD-SETTING WIN OVER FLAMES

Ryan Kesler (2-0-2), Ryan Getzlaf (0-3-3) and Corey Perry (0-3-3) combined for 2-6-8 to help the Anaheim Ducks to their 24th straight regular-season home victory against the Calgary Flames, dating to April 4, 2004 (CGY: 0-19-5).

* Anaheim's 24-game run is the longest regular-season home winning streak against one opponent in NHL history and eclipsed the previous streak by the Philadelphia Flyers, who defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 23 straight times on home ice from Feb. 17, 1980 - Jan. 29, 1987.

* With three assists, Getzlaf moved into a tie with Teemu Selanne for first on the Ducks' all-time assists list (531).

Video: Kesler, Bernier lead Ducks to 4-1 win against Flames

 

CAMMALLERI NOTCHES SIXTH NHL HAT TRICK

Michael Cammalleri opened the scoring with three consecutive goals for his sixth NHL hat trick and first since Feb. 13, 2013 against the Dallas Stars, as a member of the Flames, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes.

* Cammalleri had the first natural hat trick of his NHL career and became the first Devils player with one since Zach Parise on Nov. 30, 2007 against the Montreal Canadiens, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Video: NJD@CAR: Cammalleri lights the lamp three times

 
LOOSE PUCKS

The Rangers' 10 wins are tied for the most through the first 13 games of a season in franchise history. They also did it 1990-91 and 2008-09. … In his first start of the season, Jonas Gustavsson made 22 saves to backstop the Edmonton Oilers (9-3-1, 19 points) to a 2-1 victory. It was the Oilers' first road win against the Detroit Red Wings since a 4-1 win Dec. 3, 2009, ending a 10-game losing streak (0-7-3) in their final visit to Joe Louis Arena. … Five players scored as the St. Louis Blues improved to 5-1-1 at Scottrade Center this season. … Winnipeg Jets rookie Patrik Laine (1-0-1) shares the NHL lead with eight goals (8-3-11). … Stars forward Gemel Smith scored the first two goals of his NHL career, in his seventh game. … Rangers forward Kevin Hayes (1-0-1) has points in an NHL career-high four consecutive games (4-2-6). … Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader (1-0-1) opened the scoring Sunday at Joe Louis Arena, the site where he recentlyproposed to his girlfriend. … Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal skated in his 700th NHL game. … The Blues and Hurricanes each hosted their Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness nights. … Military police dog Corporal Nero dropped the ceremonial puck as part of Anaheim's Military Appreciation Night at Honda Center. … The Blackhawks honored the World Series-winning Chicago Cubs in a pre-game ceremony at United Center.

Video: CGY@ANA: Bomb-sniffing dog drops the puck

 

SNEAK PEEK AT MONDAY'S ACTION

Buffalo @ Boston, 7 p.m., SN, TVAS, NESN, MSG-B, NHL.TV

Vancouver @ NY Islanders, 7 p.m., NHLN-US, MSG+, SNP, NHL.TV

Tampa Bay @ Florida, 7:30 p.m., FS-F, SUN, NHL.TV

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