National Hockey League Game Capsules

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Updated: March 31, 2013

Final Score: Chicago 7, Detroit 1

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) – Brandon Saad and Dave Bolland each scored twice and Corey Crawford posted 33 saves, as the Chicago Blackhawks dominated the Detroit Red Wings, 7-1, on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena. Jonathan Toews tallied a goal and two assists, while Jeremy Morin and Nick Leddy also lit the lamp for the Blackhawks, who have won six straight over the rival Red Wings. Chicago, which owns a comfortable 16-point lead over Detroit atop the Central Division, has won two of its last three overall. Cory Emmerton netted the lone Detroit goal, while Jimmy Howard allowed four goals on 14 shots before being removed early in the second period. Jonas Gustavsson gave up three goals on 12 shots in relief for the Red Wings, who have lost two straight.

Final Score: Columbus 2, Anaheim 1 (OT)

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) – Mark Letestu scored the game-winning goal with 1:00 left in overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Derick Brassard also tallied and Sergei Bobrovsky turned away 29 shots for the Blue Jackets, who move into eighth place in the Western Conference with 37 points. Emerson Etem scored the lone goal for the Ducks, losers in five of their last six games. Jonas Hiller had 16 saves in the setback.

Final Score: Los Angeles 3, Dallas 2

Dallas, TX (Sports Network) – Brad Richardson picked a good time to tally his first goal of the season, while Justin Williams added the difference-maker shortly afterward in the third period as the Los Angeles Kings downed the Dallas Stars, 3-2, on Sunday. Richardson, who was appearing in just his third contest of the season, returned to the lineup to help his team break a 1-1 tie. Jeff Carter scored his 20th goal of the season and Williams provided a tall that made it a 3-1 contest for the Kings, who bounced back from a shootout loss at Minnesota on Saturday and have now won three of their last four. Los Angeles netminder Jonathan Bernier made 13 saves as his team held a commanding 40-15 shot advantage in the victory. Jamie Benn scored a goal and Ray Whitney supplied a power-play tally for the Stars, who have dropped two of three overall and nine of their last 11 matchups in Dallas against the Kings. Kari Lehtonen stopped 37-of-40 shots faced in defeat.

Final Score: Philadelphia 5, Washington 4 (OT)

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Kimmo Timonen tied the game with 9.5 seconds left in regulation and assisted on Ruslan Fedotenko’s game-winner in overtime, as the Philadelphia Flyers rallied past the Washington Capitals, 5-4. Timonen had three assists for the Flyers, who have won two in a row and sit two points behind the New York Rangers and Islanders for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. Claude Giroux had a goal and two assists for Philadelphia, which took two of three from Washington this season. Maxime Talbot and Matt Read also lit the lamp. Talbot left the game late in the second period with a lower-body injury. Ilya Bryzgalov made 25 saves for the victors. Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for the Capitals, who are four points behind the Winnipeg Jets for first place in the Southeast Division. Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green and Alex Ovechkin also lit the lamp. Braden Holtby stopped 29-of-34 shots in defeat.

Final Score: Boston 2, Buffalo 0

Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) – David Krejci scored the game-winning goal with 7:06 left to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-0 decision over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Anton Khudobin turned away all 26 shots he faced to notch his first shutout of the season, and the second of his career. Krejci also had an assist, while Nathan Horton chipped in with a goal and an assist for the Bruins, who stopped a two-game skid. With the win, Boston trails the Montreal Canadiens (49) by one point for first place in the Northeast Division. Ryan Miller stopped 29 of the 31 shots faced for the Sabres, who have dropped four straight.