Wednesday in the NHL | Avalanche win 5-2 in Detroit

Check out the reports of Wednesday’s NHL games.

Updated yesterday at 11:19 p.m.

Gabriel Landeskog scores twice in Avalanche win

Gabriel Landeskog had two goals as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Wednesday.

Landeskog scored first 1:12 after the initial face-off. He completed the evening by heading a puck into an empty net, for a 25e goal this season.

Tyson Jost, Nazem Kadri and Valeri Nichushkin scored the Avalanche’s other goals.

Pavel Francouz was beaten 31 times by Filip Zadina and Robby Fabbri.

Thomas Greiss made 26 saves.

Accomplice of the goals of his own, Dylan Larkin has reached the plateau of 200 assists in the National League.

Moritz Seider also provided two assists.

Detroit will host Toronto on Saturday night.

Dana Gauruder, Associated Press

The Stars defeat the Jets 3-2


Jamie Benn (14) and Jake Oettinger (29)

Tyler Seguin scored 54 seconds into overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night.

Seguin’s inbounds shot was blocked by Connor Hellebuyck, but the forward pushed the return fly toward the net.

Defender Josh Morrissey tried to stop the disc from crossing the red line and the officials let the streak continue.

After video review, it was confirmed the puck had entered the net and the Stars ran away with the win.

Jamie Benn and Denis Gurianov scored in regulation time for the Stars, while Jake Oettinger stopped 20 shots.

Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele provided the reply for the Jets, who could count on 36 saves from Hellebuyck.

Crowds were less than usual at the American Airlines Center due to freezing temperatures and poor road conditions in the Dallas area.

Associated Press

A 400e goal for Corey Perry in Lightning win


Corey Perry (10) scored his 400e career goal.

Corey Perry hit the 400-goal milestone and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Wednesday.

Perry deflected a Mikhail Sergachev shot in the second period on the power play.

His 14th goal of the season gave the team a 4-1 lead at 15:24.

Pat Maroon, Steven Stamkos, Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov scored the other goals for the Lightning, undefeated in their last three games.

Kucherov has 21 points in 11 games against the Oilers.

Andrei Vasilevskiy a stoppe 27 tirs.

For the Oilers, Connor McDavid scored twice and Zach Hyman scored in a fifth straight game.

Leon Draisaitl has been in every net, giving him eight points in his last five games.

McDavid and Draisait lead the league with 73 points.

McDavid has scored in his last six road games.

Mike Smith made 18 saves.

Beaten a second time in a row, the Oilers still have a 5-2 record under Jay Woodcroft.

Mark Didtler, Associated Press

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