Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0
Craig Anderson made 37 saves for the Senators, who were shut out for the second straight game and have lost three straight. Ottawa has gone 125 minutes, 17 seconds, since its last goal.
The Central Division-leading Jets entered 2-4-2 in their previous eight games but rebounded from an embarrassing 7-1 loss at Colorado on Wednesday to improve to 12-3-2 against Pacific Division opponents this season. The Jets are 22-4-4 in their last 30 games versus the Pacific Division since last season.
The victory was Paul Maurice’s 685th as an NHL coach. He passed Pat Quinn for eighth on the career list.
Fleury has lost five in a row and eight of his past 10 starts, allowing 24 goals over his last six games.
The Golden Knights are 3-9-1 in the past month. They have just one win in their last eight home games (1-6-1).
Eric Staal added a goal in the second for the Wild, who are 3-6-3 in their last 12 games but occupy the final playoff spot in the Western Conference after sweeping back-to-back road games against the Rangers and Red Wings.
Patrick Kane scored his 39th goal to extend his point streak to 20 games and goal-scoring run to five straight. Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat also scored for the Blackhawks. Jonathan Toews and Erik Gustafssson each had two assists.
Collin Delia made 26 saves as Chicago lost for just the third time in 13 games. Kane has 17 goals and 26 assists during his point streak.
Colorado is one point behind Minnesota for the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference.
The rookie left wing tried to pass the puck across to Garnet Hathaway on a 2-on-1. Instead it hit Ducks defenseman Jaycob Megna and came right back to Mangiapane, who ripped a shot over the shoulder of goalie Ryan Miller.
Making his fifth consecutive start for the first time this season, Mike Smith had 25 saves to improve to 18-11-2.
Derek Grant scored for Anaheim, which dropped to 1-1-0 on a four-game road trip. The Ducks had won three of their first four under interim coach Bob Murray.
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- Matt Duchene
- Ottawa Senators
- Vegas Golden Knights
- Winnipeg Jets