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                ***** National Hockey League Game Capsules *****
                              (Friday, October 31)
 
                       Final Score: Toronto 4, Columbus 1
 
 Columbus,  OH  (SportsNetwork.com) - Phil Kessel  and Daniel Winnik both had a
 goal and  two assists, leading the  Toronto Maple Leafs  to a 4-1 win over the
 Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. David Clarkson and Nazem Kadri also
 scored, and Jonathan Bernier made 28 saves for  the Maple  Leafs, who have won
 two  in  a row and  three of their last  four games. Curtis McElhinney allowed
 four goals on 27 shots in Columbus' fourth consecutive loss.
 
 
                     Final Score: Detroit 5, Los Angeles 2
 
 Detroit,  MI (SportsNetwork.com)  - Gustav Nyquist scored twice on power plays
 and had an assist during a four-goal first period that carried the Detroit Red
 Wings  to a  5-2 win  over the  Los Angeles  Kings at  Joe Louis  Arena. Pavel
 Datsyuk  contributed  to the  early  barrage  with a  goal  and  a helper  and
 added  an  empty-netter in  the third  period after the  Kings closed the gap.
 Jimmy  Howard made  28 saves for the  Red Wings, who have won two straight and
 five  of their  last seven games. Tyler Toffoli and Alec Martinez supplied the
 goals  for  Los Angeles,  which has  lost each of  its first  three stops on a
 five-game  road trip.  Jonathan  Quick  was beaten  four  times  on 12  first-
 period shots, but  made 22 saves over the last two frames.
 
 
                     Final Score: Anaheim 2, Dallas 1 (OT)
 
 Dallas,  TX (SportsNetwork.com)  - Nate  Thompson's goal  with 2:30  played in
 overtime  lifted Anaheim  to a 2-1 decision over Dallas from American Airlines
 Center.  Corey Perry  accepted a  drop pass  from Cam  Fowler just  inside the
 Dallas  blue  line, took one  stride before making a  hard stop below the left
 circle  and hammering  a shot towards the net. The puck deflected off Thompson
 and  sailed  by Kari Lehtonen to  end the contest. Perry added a second-period
 marker  for the  Ducks, while Frederik Andersen made 21 saves. Antoine Roussel
 produced  the  lone offense for the  Stars, with Lehtonen stopping 22 pucks in
 defeat.
 
 
                      Final Score: Calgary 4, Nashville 3
 
 Calgary,  AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Gaudreau scored the deciding goal as
 the  Calgary Flames used three third-period tallies to fuel a 4-3 victory over
 the  Nashville  Predators on Friday. Sean  Monahan and Gaudreau each tallied a
 goal  and an  assist, while  TJ Brodie  and Jiri  Hudler also  scored for  the
 Flames,  who rebounded  from a 2-1 shootout loss to Montreal on Tuesday. Jonas
 Hiller turned aside 28 shots in the win. James Neal led the Predators with two
 goals, Craig Smith also lit the lamp and Pekka Rinne stopped 26-of-30 shots in
 defeat.
 
 
 
 
 
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