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Blue Jackets rally to beat Maple Leafs,Panarin scores in OT
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Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky had a hard time holding back his smile after a come-from-behind victory over Toronto.

Artemi Panarin scored 3:11 into overtime to help the Blue Jackets overcome a two-goal deficit and beat the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Monday night.

Bobrovsky made 35 saves, when he took a pass off his skate and kicked it to his stick for the winner., including a handful of big ones to keep his team within 2-0 before a third-period rally. Columbus scored twice in the final 4:35 of the third period to set up Panarin's OT goal

lots of happiness,"Those kind of wins make good atmosphere in the locker-room," Bobrovsky said., lots of energy

Nick Foligno and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored in the third for Columbus. Foligno scored after goalie Frederik Andersen lost a bouncing puck before it found its way behind him, snapping a wrist shot blocker side on Andersen from the slot., then Dubois tied it with 2:47 left

" Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella. "The saves (Andersen) made during the game and that one goes in ... it's a funny game.","We knew if we scored one somehow that it changes momentum

James van Riemsdyk and William Nylander scored for the Maple Leafs. Andersen stopped 30 shots.

yeah,"At least 50 minutes or so we played great, I think we could have put it away in the third and we didn't. Then they get a good bounce and," Andersen said., it's tied up

deflecting Roman Polak's point shot past Bobrovsky for his 18th goal.,Andersen kept the Leafs in it long enough for van Riemsdyk to open the scoring at 11:09 of the second period

shooting a wrist shot over the glove of a screened Bobrovsky for his ninth.,Nylander doubled the lead on the power play with 3:58 to go in the second

Blue Jackets forward Sonny Milano left the game in the second period with an upper-body injury and didn't return after being on the receiving end of a check from Andreas Borgman.

who turned away Connor Brown and Nazem Kadri on point-blank chances.,The Leafs started the third the way they finished the second and could have put the game away if it wasn't for Bobrovsky

" Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said.,"Some nights when you're ahead you get on your heels and the other team takes it to you. That wasn't the case at all. It was the opposite way around. But they scored on their opportunities that we gave them

The Devils were back on the ice for practice after their bye week and defenseman Mirco Mueller was back on the ice with his teammates for the first time since fracturing his left clavicle on Nov. 12.

Mueller, was expected to miss 10-12 weeks. He’s been skating on his own since just before Christmas., 22

Devils coach John Hynes listed Mueller as day to day after practice and said he still needs some more practices before being re-inserted into the lineup.

physically, obviously,"I think, I'm ready to play, I felt really good. I think I was able to hold a decent pace during practice.," Mueller said after practice. "I'd be ready to play tomorrow with the injury. That's all healed up. I think now it's just, I haven't really played or practiced with anyone for a while. That's kind of the other part. I've got to get back a bit. I've been skating for a while now on my own, which obviously helps a bit. Conditioning-wise

"It's more the battle," Mueller added. "I was trying to be a little cautious at the beginning.", getting confident again

The Devils practiced today at Barnabas Health Hockey House at Prudential Center and will host the Flyers on Saturday night (Faceoff: 7 p.m.; Television: MSG Plus; Radio: digital WFAN.com, five-round shootout loss to the Islanders at Barclays Center., One Jersey Network) in their first game since a 5-4

“That was one of the reasons we practiced the way we did today, their read and reacting, just to put them in some tight-area situations,Authentic Carter Hutton jersey, four days off does not de-condition them. It’s just they’re a little rusty. so I think it’s more about just getting ourselves mentally prepared to play and making sure we have our details down.”, where there’s not a lot of time and space and they’ve got to have their thought process, making decisions," Hynes said. "Then we did some things where they had to go up and down the ice in similar situations. We’ll have another quick skate tomorrow and we expect them to be ready. They’re fresh and the thing with them

The Devils are looking to snap a season-high five-game losing streak (0-2-3) in their first of four meetings with the Flyers this season. It’s the second in a string of five straight games against Metropolitan Division opponents. Twenty of the Devils’ final 41 games are against divisional foes.

Mueller participated fully in the drills and it did not look like there were any restrictions.

210-pound Mueller,Authentic Jake Allen jersey,Acquired from the Sharks in the offseason to bolster their defense corps, the 6-foot-3,adidas Philipp Grubauer jersey, has two assists in 13 games for the Devils., an offensive-minded defenseman

He said he knew immediately at Chicago when he was checked by John Hayden just 18 seconds into the first period of a 7-5 win on Nov. 12 what he had injured.

"Yeah, I remembered the pain of that. It was the same thing so when I was skating off I was like 99 percent sure that’s what it was.,adidas Steven Stamkos jersey," Mueller said. "The funny thing is I broke the same exact bone when I was like 10 years old. When it happened

I haven’t really watched it,"It was an awkward play, I was kind in a tough spot. He just finished his hit and caught my shoulder."," Mueller added. "Thinking back

the sale price is 13.5% more than our valuation of the NHL team last month.,Media outlets are reporting the value of the sale as $550 million. Not true. Two people with first-hand knowledge of the sale have told me the enterprise value was $420 million. Still

Dundon now owns 61% of the Hurricanes (the $420 million valuation is for 100%) with outgoing owner Peter Karmanos retaining 39%. Dundon has an option to purchase the remainder in three years.

which is run by the hockey team,Authentic Philipp Grubauer jersey,For Karmanos, the building's economics are challenging., the $420 million (3.9 times 2016-17 revenue) is a huge win. The Hurricanes generally have been losing money and with no basketball team to help anchor PNC Arena

was $500 million. And the next expansion team,For the NHL, the $420 million enterprise value hammers home the point that expansion team prices do not equate to a floor for team values. The expansion fee paid by Vegas Golden Knights, which joined the league this season, may indeed go for over $600 million., possibly in Seattle

thinly capitalized franchise and Karmanos--who bought the team for $47.5 million in 1994--has wanted out for a few years.,But the Hurricanes were a debt-laden

does Dundon have the money to market and support the franchise?,The Hurricanes now have a much stronger balance sheet. Prior to the sale the team was saddled with some $260 million of debt. The team's debt is now roughly $100 million. The question for Hurricanes supporters is this: With much of the money to buy the team used pay off past bills

Anderson rebounded to make 44 saves and the Senators beat the Maple Leafs 4-3 on Wednesday night in the final game for both teams before their bye weeks.,A night after being yanked in a blowout home loss to Chicago

he only played 30 minutes (against Chicago),"I knew right away, for me when you look at it," Boucher said. "I was very confident he would come in and have a rebound game and that's exactly what he did.", it gives me the chance to play him the next day

Anderson allowed four goals on 26 shots in the 8-2 loss to the Blackhawks.

" Anderson said. "You have to leave that in the past and move on.","You have to put it behind you as quickly as possible

Tom Pyatt broke a tie with 3:05 left. He took a feed from Matt Duchene on a 3-on-1 — after Toronto defenseman Morgan Rielly got caught pinching at Ottawa's blue line — and beat Frederik Andersen high to the blocker side.

" Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "We had two pinches with no (forward back) that cost us two goals. In the end you have to play right. "Give Anderson credit. He was pulled last night and a proud guy came back tonight and played real well.","We had lots of opportunities but we got impatient

Chabot opened the scoring when he attempted a cross-crease pass only for the puck to bounce in off Roman Polak's foot idway through the first.

Hoffman got inside position on van Riemsdyk in front of the Leafs' net and finished off a pass from Duchene with an easy tap-in to make it 2-0 just 1:52 into the second period.

Toronto couldn't solve Anderson through 36 minutes despite having the first three power plays of the game and 28 shots against the Ottawa netminder up to that point — including eight alone from van Riemsdyk.

Borgman got one past Anderson from the point with 1:50 to play in the second. Van Riemsdyk didn't make a mistake with his ninth shot of the night,Finally, taking a pass from Tyler Bozak and going through his legs with the puck before beating the goalie from in close 56 seconds into the third period., after killing off Ottawa's first power-play chance of the game

" van Riemsdyk said. "He made a lot of point-blank saves.","I thought their goalie played extremely well and you've got to tip your cap to him for that

Dumont put Ottawa back ahead 3-2 only 1:21 later, beating a screened Anderson with a point shot at 12:28., following up his initial shot off the end boards that bounced out front of the net for a second attempt. Rielly evened the score once again

Jan. 26-27 in Tampa.,The only good news was that Auston Matthews was named to the all-star event

The Leafs were their own worst enemy on a night of own goals and giveaways.

Morgan Rielly, got caught on a questionable pinch that led to an Ottawa three-on-one and Tom Pyatt’s game-winning goal at 16:55 of the third., who had tied the game 3-3

Andreas Borgman scored late in the second, after Ottawa opened a two-goal lead on goals from Thomas Chabot and Mike Hoffman., and James van Riemsdyk in the opening minute of the third for Toronto

Less than two minutes after van Riemsdyk’s goal, necessitating Rielly’s equalizer., Gabriel Dumont put Ottawa again

Senators goalie Craig Anderson outdueled his Toronto counterpart, Authentic Michael Hutchinson jersey,Andersen 32., Frederik Andersen: Anderson faced 47 shots

A Battle of Ontario game that should have tilted very much in Toronto’s favour leaned heavily toward Ottawa for most of the game.

meanwhile,Ottawa had lost 8-2 at home to Chicago the night before, and the team arrived so late to their Toronto hotel they cancelled their morning skate. Coach Guy Boucher lamented a number of injuries and didn’t express a great deal of confidence in either goalie. The Leafs, riding 2-0-1 run while holding a commanding points advantage over their provincial rival., adidas Jake Allen jersey,seemed to be firing on all cylinders

but failing to convert any of them.,adidas Carter Hutton jersey,The Leafs swarmed Ottawa to start the first period with Matthews getting three chances in close

Anderson looked to be having the bounceback game the Senators were hoping for after he had given up four goals in less than 30 minutes of action before getting yanked Tuesday night.

but the Senators had the 1-0 lead after Chabot’s centring pass banked off Roman Polak’s skate and past Andersen.,Authentic Steven Stamkos jersey,The Leafs outshot Ottawa 16-12

Mitch Marner got a breakaway on the next shift, but shot wide.

but Ottawa maintained its one-goal lead,Toronto had a 32-24 shots lead after 40 minutes,Authentic Nicklas Backstrom jersey, up 2-1.

and Toronto seemed to go through the motions after that until Borgman’s slapshot was redirected by a Senator at 18:10 of the second period — his third goal of the season,Hoffman scored at 1:52 of the second, first on home ice.

The game was of particular interest to about 20 scouts on hand. Calgary, Los Angeles and Columbus — which sent GM Jarmo Kekalainen — doubled up. Typically,adidas Nicklas Backstrom jersey, the New York Rangers, between nine and 12 are in attendance at a Leaf game.

a shadow of the team that went to the conference final last year,The Senators are struggling, and playoff-bound teams are beginning their bargain hunting.

Injuries are a big reason for the Senators’ struggles. They were without forwards Bobby Ryan and Nate Thompson as well as defenceman Mark Borowiecki.

that’s what it’s about for us right now,“If we can get players back,adidas Michael Hutchinson jersey,” said Boucher. “You can’t expect to lose those big players and play with the same rhythm. Getting those guys back would be huge for us.”
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