NHL-Highlights of Wednesday's games


Oct 30 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

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Red Wings 2, Canucks 1

Tomas Tatar's goal at 18:58 of the second period gave the Detroit Red Wings victory over the Vancouver Canucks.

The Red Wings (7-4-2) overcame a first-period deficit and held a 2-1 advantage at the end of the second en route to ending their four-game losing streak, while the Canucks (9-5-1) suffered their first loss in five outings.

Vancouver's Daniel Sedin opened the scoring 14:12 into the first period before Daniel Alfredsson scored Detroit's other goal, tying the game in the second period.

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Penguins 3, Bruins 2

Pittsburgh got goals from three different scorers to exact a small amount of revenge from the Bruins in their first meeting since last season's playoffs.

Boston swept the Penguins out of the Eastern Conference Finals, but in the rematch Chris Kunitz, Brandon Sutter and Jussi Jokinen all converted shots to lift the division-leading Penguins (9-4-0).

Patrice Bergeron and Jarome Iginla netted for the Bruins.

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Maple Leafs 4, Flames 2

Goaltender Jonathan Bernier made 41 saves as Toronto posted its first victory in Calgary since December of 2002.

The Maple Leafs (10-4-0) got goals from Joffrey Lupul, James van Riemsdyk, Mason Raymond and Paul Ranger each to win their third straight.

Matt Stajan and David Jones had the only goals on Bernier, who finished with a season-high save total.

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Kings 4, Sharks 3 (OT)

Anze Kopitar scored a power-play goal at 2:32 of overtime as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the San Jose Sharks.

Justin Williams added a goal and an assist, including scoring the game-tying goal in the third period to force overtime for Los Angeles, which improved to 9-5-0.

San Jose struck with a goal just 13 seconds into the contest and the teams traded scores through regulation. (Compiled by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by John O'Brien)

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