Scoring summaries from Wednesday’s NHL games:Oilers 4 at Flames 6First Period1. Edmonton, Grebeshkov 2 (Cole, Gagner) 1:332. Calgary, Iginla 17 (Conroy, Cammalleri) 3:533.
CALGARY – Jarome Iginla and Michael Cammalleri each scored twice and set up three others to lead the Calgary Flames to a 6-4 win over the Edmonton Oilers on New Year’s Eve.
Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:National Hockey LeagueBOSTON BRUINS-Placed F Patrice Bergeron on injured reserve. Assigned F Martin St.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Rookie Steve Mason became the first Columbus goalie to post shutouts in three consecutive games, and Craig MacDonald scored in his Blue Jackets debut, leading them to a 2-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.
OTTAWA – After an unpromising start, Canada passed its toughest test of the world junior hockey championship Wednesday.
An overhyped and scattered Canadian team quickly fell behind 3-0 to the U.
DALLAS – Loui Eriksson scored Dallas’ first short-handed goal of the season, Mark Parrish added a power-play goal, and the Stars won a rare game with their special teams.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Peter Mueller’s 21-game goal drought is fading into memory.Mueller scored twice in a 2:05 span of the second period and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Wednesday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Sergei Samsonov had two goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the Atlanta Thrashers, 3-1 on Wednesday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Brent Burns scored at 1:38 of overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.
WINNIPEG – Guillaume Desbiens scored 1:47 into overtime to lead the Manitoba Moose to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves in an American Hockey League matinee Wednesday.
CHICAGO – Hockey returned to its frozen outdoor roots at Wrigley Field on Wednesday and there wasn’t a complaint to be heard.A cold spell sent a chill through the city as the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings each went through their final preparations ahead of the Winter Classic.
OTTAWA – Cabin fever hasn’t set in yet for Canada’s players even though they spend most of their time at their hotel when not on the ice trying to win yet another gold medal at the world junior hockey championship.
OTTAWA – Andre Petersson and Sweden’s national junior team put Russia away early.
Petersson, an Ottawa Senators draft pick, scored twice as Sweden (4-0) registered four first-period goals to beat Russia 5-0 and secure a semifinal berth Wednesday at the world junior hockey championship.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Mike Comrie scored twice in New York’s three-goal second period – first with his skate and then with his stick – as the Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday.
OTTAWA – Former national team hockey players have established an alumni association to link their small community.
Hockey Canada announced the formation of a Team Canada alumni organization at the world junior hockey championship Wednesday.
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins held a players-only meeting following their fourth consecutive home loss, a 5-2 defeat to the Boston Bruins that exposed the many differences between them and the Eastern Conference leaders.
BOSTON – Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, who hasn’t played since suffering a concussion Dec. 20, was placed on injured reserve Wednesday and will miss at least another week.
DAVOS, Switzerland – Czech forward Peter Cajanek scored a hat trick and Moscow Dynamo hung on for a 5-3 win over Canada on Wednesday in the final of the Spengler Cup.
The Chicago Blackhawks may be a rising power in the NHL, but the defending Stanley Cup champions put them in their place.Ty Conklin made 36 saves for his seventh NHL shutout, and Johan Franzen scored twice to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-0 win that snapped the Blackhawks’ team-record, nine-game winning streak.
EDMONTON – Desperate to end a massive road losing streak, the Ottawa Senators decided to approach their regular-season match with the Edmonton Oilers with the intensity of a playoff game.