Penguins, Canadiens leave it late

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens needed late goals to claim wins in the NHL on Saturday.

Sidney Crosby scored with 14 seconds remaining before the Penguins had a 4-3 shoot-out win over the New Jersey Devils.

The Canadiens needed overtime, battling to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Kings stretched their winning run by edging the Chicago Blackhawks.

 

PENGUINS WIN... JUST

The Penguins held a second-period lead as Jake Guentzel and Tom Kuhnhackl scored after Michael Cammalleri's opener for the Devils.

However, Cammalleri scored again to go with a Vernon Fiddler effort to put the Devils ahead.

But Crosby tied the game in the final minute before Kris Letang scored the only goal in the shoot-out.

 

CANADIENS WIN IN OT

The Canadiens also had to come from behind.

Justin Abdelkader gave the Red Wings a lead before Brendan Gallagher tied the game and Alex Galchenyuk was the OT hero.

 

KINGS VICTORIOUS AGAIN

The Kings made it five straight wins by overcoming the Blackhawks 2-1.

Patrick Kane and Alec Martinez traded goals before Jeff Carter struck the winner in OT.

 

CALM CROSBY

SHOOT-OUTS!

Elsewhere, plenty of shoot-outs were needed.

The Florida Panthers (2-1 over the Columbus Blue Jackets), St Louis Blues (4-3 over the Minnesota Wild) and Vancouver Canucks (3-2 over the Colorado Avalanche) all needed shoot-outs.

The Ottawa Senators edged past the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1, the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 and the Toronto Maple Leafs had a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals.

 

SENATORS IN NEW YORK

The Senators (13-7-1) face the New York Rangers (15-6-1) in a blockbuster clash on Sunday.

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