Columbus seal fourth straight NHL win

Kevin Connauton scores his first Blue Jackets goal as Philadelphia are edged out in OT, while Chicago beat NJ.

    Connauton's goal was his first for the Blue Jackets [Getty Images]
    Connauton's goal was his first for the Blue Jackets [Getty Images]

    Defenceman Kevin Connauton scored his first Blue Jackets goal as Columbus edged Philadelphia 3-2 in overtime to record their fourth straight victory.

    Centre Boone Jenner and left winger Scott Hartnell also scored for the Blue Jackets, while goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky continued his superb run of form with 19 saves.

    Elsewhere, centre Jonathan Toews and right winger Patrick Kane scored shootout goals, leading Chicago past New Jersey 3-2.

    New Jersey goaltender Keith Kinkaid made 37 saves in his first NHL start, but he could not match Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling in the shootout. Darling finished with 22 saves through overtime.

    Other results:

    Maple Leafs 4, Flames 1

    Sabres 1, Kings 0

    Capitals 5, Lightning 3

    Canadiens 3, Canucks 1

    Wild 5, Islanders 4

    Jets 5, Stars 2

    Predators 3, Avalanche 0

    SOURCE: Reuters


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