Posts Tagged Professional hockey

Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2

San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, of Finland, and teammate Justin Braun celebrate the team's 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Matt Nieto and the San Jose Sharks are finding their stride in a tangled playoff race.

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Maple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injured

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Peter Holland (24) scores the game winning goal against Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya as Florida Panthers’ Steven Kampfer (3) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. The Maple Leafs won 3-2.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — It took goalie chaos on the Florida Panthers bench for the Toronto Maple Leafs to earn their first road win in 2015.

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Cogliano scores 2, lifts Ducks over Coyotes 4-1

Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf (15) and Arizona Coyotes' Shane Doan (19) start to fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Andrew Cogliano scored twice, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks got a point from one of their newcomers in a 4-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

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Eakin scores in OT, Stars beat Islanders 3-2 to stop skid

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) and defenseman Calvin de Haan (44) watch the puck hit the back of the net to end the game on a goal from Dallas Stars center Cody Eakin (20) during an overtime period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Dallas. Dallas won the game 3-2.  (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

DALLAS (AP) — Cody Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

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Coyle nets winner in shootout, Wild stop Senators 3-2

Minnesota Wild’s Charlie Coyle, right, makes the winning shot in the shootout past Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond of Sweden in an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored the winner in a shootout, Matt Dumba had two goals in regulation and the Minnesota Wild beat Andrew Hammond and the Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop Ottawa’s five-game winning streak.

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