NHL roundup: Dan Ellis leads Hurricanes over Senators

Dan Ellis made 33 saves for his first shutout in more than two years and Eric Staal scored to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 1-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators Friday night in Raleigh, N.C.

Ellis, making only his second start of the season in place of Cam Ward, earned his 13th career shutout and first since Nov. 9, 2010, against Toronto while he was with Tampa Bay.

Carolina improved to 9-0-1 in its last 10 home games against the Senators.


Canucks 2, Blackhawks 1 — Jordan Schroeder fired a low, hard shot that squeaked through the pads of goalie Corey Crawford to give host Vancouver the victory over Chicago in a shootout.

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Capitals 3, Flyers 2 — Troy Brouwer and Wojtek Wolski scored third-period goals, and Braden Holtby made 29 saves to help host Washington slip by Philadelphia.

Red Wings 5, Blues 3 — Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals, and his second assist of the game set up Pavel Datsyuk’s tiebreaking goal at 9:38 of third period to help host Detroit handle St. Louis.

Ducks 3, Wild 1 — Kyle Palmieri scored two goals on his 22d birthday, breaking a tie early in the third period of Anaheim’s victory over visiting Minnesota.

Stars 4, Coyotes 3 — Jaromir Jagr and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout to lift host Dallas over Phoenix.


Lightning 8, Jets 3 — Cory Conacher had two goals and an assist as host Tampa Bay routed Winnipeg.