>>Blues Beat Rangers In Shootout
(New York, NY) -- Vladimir Tarasenko [[ tare-uh-SANK-oh ]] scored the winning goal in the shootout as the Blues beat the Rangers 4-3 at Madison Square Garden. Tarasenko also had a goal and an assist in regulation, while Patrik Berglund and Jay Bouwmeester [[ BOE-mee-stir ]] both scored third period goals for St. Louis, which won its fifth straight. Bouwmeester's game-tying tally came with 5:27 to go in the third. Brian Elliott stopped 36 shots plus two of three shootout attempts. Martin St. Louis netted a pair of third period goals for the Blueshirts, who are 1-0-and-2 in their last three games. Chris Kreider [[ CRY-der ]] also lit the lamp and Cam Talbot had 31 saves in defeat.
>>Blackhawks Battle Canadiens Tonight In Montreal
(Montreal, Quebec) -- The Blackhawks battle the Canadiens tonight in Montreal. The 'Hawks will then return home to start a three-game homestand on Friday against the Washington Capitals. Chicago is 6-5-and-1 on the season after Sunday's 1-0 home loss to Winnipeg. Montreal sits at 8-3-and-1.