COLUMBUS, CAROLINA WIN FOURTH IN A ROW
* Columbus forward Alexander Wennberg scored the game-winning goal with 54 seconds left in the third period to lead the Blue Jackets 3-2 over the Washington Capitals. The Blue Jackets won their fourth straight game, improving to 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. Sergei Bobrovsky (19 saves) improved to 7-1-0 in his last nine appearances and 10-4-1 overall (2.19 GAA, .931 SV%, 3 SO).
* Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward made 21 saves and Victor Rask (1-0—1) scored the game-winning goal for the second straight game to give Carolina their fourth straight win and fourth consecutive win at home.
Carolina went three-for-three on the penalty kill and have now killed off 19 straight penalties to lead the League (91.3%).
DID YOU KNOW?
Calgary Flames forward Garnet Hathaway (Naples, Fla.) scored his first career goal (18 GP) against Detroit, becoming the sixth Florida-born player to score an NHL goal joining Jakob Chychrun (Boca Raton, Fla.), Dan Hinote (Leesburg, Fla.), Blake Geoffrion (Plantation, Fla.), Jayson Megna (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Shayne Gostisbehere (Pembroke Pines, Fla.).
Mark Scheifele 1-0—1 scored the lone goal for Winnipeg and now leads the League in scoring with 23 points (11-12—23, in 21 games) . . . Aleksander Barkov scored a one-handed goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 win. . . Florida defenseman Keith Yandle (1-0—1) scored his first goal as a Panther against his former Rangers teammates . . . New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist appeared in his 700th NHL game, all with Rangers . . . Calgary defenseman Dougie Hamilton (0-3—3) had his second three-point game of the season (2-1—3 Oct. 28 vs. OTT) in the Flames 3-2 win over Detroit . . . The New York Rangers honored broadcaster Sam Rosen, recognizing his Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, prior to Sunday’s game.
SNEAK PEEK AT MONDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Calgary @ Buffalo 7 p.m., SN, FS-O, CSN-DC
NY Rangers @ Pittsburgh 7 p.m., MSG, ROOT
Colorado @ Columbus 7 p.m., ALT, FS-O
Tampa Bay @ Nashville 8 p.m., TVAS, SUN, FS-TN
Minnesota @ Dallas 8:30 p.m., FS-N, FS-SW+
Chicago @ Edmonton 9:00 p.m., SN, SN1, CSN-CH
New Jersey @ San Jose 10:30 p.m., MSG+, CSN-CA
Source: NHL Public Relations