Crawford stays hot in 'Hawks' win
CHICAGO – Corey Crawford made 33 saves in his NHL-best fifth shutout, and Teuvo Teravainen had two goals and an assist as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Toews added a goal and two assists in a strong performance by Chicago's top line. Marian Hossa had three assists as the Blackhawks won for the third time in four games.
It was Crawford's third shutout in his past four starts and No. 17 for his career. He got over to make a nice right pad stop on Mark Letestu with about three minutes left in the second period.
Cam Talbot also had 33 stops for Edmonton.
•HE'S TOO QUICK: Jonathan Quick made a season-high 45 saves, Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty scored and the Kings beat the Canadiens 3-0 in Montreal. Marian Gaborik added an empty-net goal for the Kings.
•NICE BANK SHOT: Brent Burns, a former Wild defenseman, banked the winning goal off Toronto center Peter Holland's leg 2:13 into overtime, giving the Sharks to a 5-4 win over the host Maple Leafs. Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Matt Nieto scored in regulation for San Jose, and Martin Jones had 28 saves. Toronto played in its third overtime game in a row
•BLUES RALLY: Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 20th goal of the season, on a power play with 5:20 left in the third period, to give St. Louis a 2-1 win over visiting Nashville. David Backes also had a goal for the Blues, scoring early in the third period. Roman Josti scored for the Predators in the opening period.
•FINALLY, A HOME WIN: Steve Mason made 36 saves and Michael Raffl and Sean Couturier each scored, leading the host Flyers to a 2-0 win over the Canucks. Mason earned his first victory in his past eight home starts. The Canucks lost their eighth in 10 games.
•SHUTOUT BY SABRE: Chad Johnson made 41 saves for his first shutout in nearly 21 months, leading the Sabres to a 3-0 victory over the Ducks in Buffalo. Evander Kane, Jack McCabe and Jamie McGinn scored for the Sabres, who rebounded from Tuesday's shutout loss to New Jersey. Johnson got his fourth career shutout, and first since March 21, 2014 when he played for Boston.
•SEVEN IN A ROW: Karri Ramo stopped 35 shots to help the Flames beat the Stars 3-1 in Dallas for their seventh straight win.
•D-MAN DELIVERS: Defenseman Francois Beauchemin scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal late in the third period, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots as Colorado beat New York 2-1 in Denver for its fourth straight win