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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, November 05, 2017 1:00 am


Blue Jackets rally, but Lightning wins shootout

Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. – Steven Stamkos had a power-play goal in regulation and the lone goal during the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Saturday night.

Stamkos is 9 for 38 in the shootout over his career.

Brayden Point, Nikita Kucherov and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 30 saves.

Columbus got goals from Seth Jones, Zach Werenski, Markus Hannikainen and Brandon Dubinsky, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 32 shots.

Hannikainen, on a wraparound, and Dubinsky scored 1:59 apart midway through the third to tie it at 4. It was Dubinsky's first goal in 17 games dating to last season

BLACKHAWKS 2, WILD 0: In St. Paul, Minnesota, Artem Anisimov scored a power-play goal with 5:42 left in the third period to lead Chicago.

Corey Crawford made 24 saves for his second straight shutout as the Blackhawks won their second straight after three straight losses.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots for Minnesota.

With Minnesota's Luke Kunin serving a double-minor for high-sticking, Duncan Keith's shot from just inside the blue line was deflected in front by Anisimov.