Game recaps, plus updates on Rick Nash, Nathan MacKinnon, Dustin Penner and more.
STLTODAY.COM: Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game-winner as the St. Louis Blues edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves in a losing cause.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Marian Hossa scored twice and Patrick Kane tallied the winning goal as the Chicago Blackhawks thumped the Dallas Stars 5-2.
TBO.COM: Teddy Purcell’s overtime goal gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, marking the first time in 19 years the Lightning have beat the Wings in Detroit.
ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Shane Doan game-tying goal late in the third set the stage for Mikkel Boedker’s shootout winner as the Phoenix Coyotes rallied back to down the Washington Capitals 4-3.
TWINCITIES.COM: Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville tallied for the Minnesota Wild in the shootout in a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, marking the Wild’s first shootout win of the season.
COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Ryan Johansen had his first three-point NHL game and James Wisniewski had a goal and an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New York Islanders 5-2.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Injured Rangers winger Rick Nash has returned to skating on his own but still has no timetable for his return. Nash says he intends to remain patient in his recovery.
THE DENVER POST: Colorado Avalanche rookie Nathan MacKinnon has adjusted well so far to life in the NHL.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Over six years after he left the Anaheim Ducks, Dustin Penner is enjoying his second go-around with the club.
PHILLY.COM: The proposed “Emery Rule” could mark the beginning of the end of fighting in the NHL.