Skip to main content

NHL Capsules @NHLdotcom

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -Jason Williams scored a power-play goal with 5:03 left in a wild third period, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

Pavel Datsyuk scored his first two goals of the season for Detroit (4-4-2) in a third period that featured six goals and three comebacks. Datsyuk's second score put the Red Wings ahead for the first time, but Henrik Sedin scored his second of the game on a 5-on-3 power play to tie it with 7:57 left.

Tomas Holmstrom had a goal and an assist and Niklas Kronwall also scored as the Red Wings snapped a three-game winless skid.

Christian Ehrhoff and Mathieu Schneider also scored and Roberto Luongo finished with 37 saves for the Canucks (6-6-0).

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Craig Anderson stopped 25 shots for his second shutout of the season to lead Colorado.

Wojtek Wolski had two goals and Milan Hejduk also scored as the Avalanche (9-1-2) won their third in a row and fifth of their last six. Colorado also improved to 5-1-2 on the road.

The Oilers (6-5-1) have now lost three in a row and have not scored in their last seven periods, stretching to the second period of a 5-2 loss at Calgary on Saturday. Edmonton was then blanked 2-0 at Vancouver on Sunday.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Alexander Semin returned from a two-game absence with a tiebreaking goal and an assist, Jose Theodore stopped Darroll Powe's penalty shot later in the third period, and Washington beat Philadelphia.

Alex Ovechkin scored two goals - including an empty-netter in the final minute - and Nicklas Backstrom had four points for the Capitals. The Southeast Division leaders rallied from a 2-0 deficit to stretch their winning streak to five games.

After a scoreless opening period, Scott Hartnell and Braydon Coburn put in power-play goals in the second to put the Flyers ahead.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.