BLUES 1, FLYERS 0
ST. LOUIS • Ryan Miller stopped 31 shots and T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk scored in a shootout in the St. Louis Blues’ 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Western Conference leader St. Louis has 109 points, one fewer than East leader Boston for the top spot in the NHL.
Miller, who earned his 29th career shutout, made a skate save against Vincent Lecavalier and a glove save on Claude Giroux in the shootout.
One of Miller’s best saves came with 1:30 to go in overtime when he stretched out and denied Jakub Voracek’s bid to slide the puck under his pads.
SHARKS 5, OILERS 4
SAN JOSE, Calif. • Patrick Marleau scored his 32nd goal of the season with 7:29 left in the third period to lift San Jose over Edmonton.
The Sharks had blown a 3-1 lead and were 0 for 5 on power plays before Marleau rocketed a shot past Ben Scrivens after the goalie had deflected a one-timer by San Jose’s Brent Burns.
Dan Boyle, Andrew Desjardins and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who moved within one point of first-place Anaheim in the Pacific Division.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two goals and two assists for Edmonton, which lost for the fourth time in five meetings between the teams this season. Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle also scored for the Oilers.
SABRES 3, DEVILS 2
BUFFALO, N.Y. • Tyler Ennis scored twice in the third period and again in the shootout.
Ville Leino had the winner in the ninth round of the shootout and Nathan Lieuwen made 33 saves for his first NHL win.
The Devils are 0-11 this season in shootouts. They are three points out of the Eastern Conference’s final wild card spot.
Dainius Zubrus gave New Jersey a 1-0 lead in the second period and Tuomo Ruutu tipped Andy Greene’s shot past Lieuwen at the 6:58 mark of the third to tie it 2-2.
Cory Schneider made 25 saves for New Jersey.
AVALANCHE 3, BLUE JACKETS 2, OT
COLUMBUS, Ohio • Gabriel Landeskog scored twice, including a power-play goal at 4:27 of overtime to help the Avalanche extend their winning streak to four.Next Page >
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