Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Weiss and Danny Cleary scored in a
span of 2:20 midway through the second period, as the Detroit Red Wings
squeezed past the Boston Bruins, 3-2, in matinee action from TD Garden. Henrik
Zetterberg also provided a goal for the Red Wings, who avenged a 4-1 loss
in the Hub on Oct. 5 and earned their fourth win in six games this
season. Jonas Gustavsson made 28 saves for the win in relief of Jimmy Howard,
who was a late scratch with a hand injury. Loui Eriksson and Milan Lucic
tallied for the Bruins, who have dropped two of three after beginning the year
with two straight home wins. Tuukka Rask stopped 24 shots in defeat.
Final Score: Washington 4, Edmonton 2
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Alexander Ovechkin tallied a goal and an
assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers
at Verizon Center. Nicklas Backstrom assisted on three goals, while Braden
Holtby turned away 28- of-30 shots to help the Capitals end a three-game
losing streak. Boyd Gordon and Will Acton both lit the lamp in the defeat.
Netminder Jason LaBarbera allowed four goals on 20 shots as the Oilers lost
their third straight game.
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