Recaps of Sunday’s NHL games featuring Canadian teams, plus the latest on Taylor Hall, James van Riemsdyk, Max Pacioretty and more.
CALGARY HERALD/ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Jarome Iginla scored twice and Curtis Glencross netted the game-winner as the Calgary Flames rallied from a 4-3 deficit to edge the Phoenix Coyotes 5-4. Iginla scored the game-tying goal and Glencross got the winner 23 seconds apart late in the third period. Raffi Torres scored twice for the Coyotes.
WINNIPEG SUN/NORTHJERSEY.COM: Goals by Grant Clitsome, Evander Kane and Andrew Ladd rallied the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-2 win over the slumping New Jersey Devils. Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little each collected two assists. The Devils were without goalie Martin Brodeur, who was sidelined by back pain suffered in the pre-game warm-up.
DETROIT NEWS/VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Damien Brunner’s four-point performance helped carry the Detroit Red Wings to an 8-3 thumping of the Vancouver Canucks. Henrik Zetterberg and Niklas Kronwall each has three-point nights. The Wings scored six unanswered goals overcoming an early 3-2 deficit.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Not the best performance for Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo, who was lit up for all eight goals. Considering how well he’s played this season, expect him to rebound quickly from this setback.
EDMONTON SUN: Oilers winger Taylor Hall agrees to disagree over his two-game suspension for kneeing Minnesota’s Cal Clutterbuck.
TORONTO SUN: Everyone in James van Riemsdyk’s New Jersey hometown is pleased he’s no longer playing for the Flyers.
LA PRESSE: Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty won’t receive supplemental discipline for boarding NY Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh during Saturday’s game between the two clubs.
OTTAWA SUN: With Craig Anderson sidelined, depth in the Senators crease has been a godsend.