Hockey Headlines: Capitals’ Streak Ends; Blues Invite Vets to Practice

Here are your hockey headlines for Thursday, Oct. 28:

The Penguins ended the Capitals’ five-game winning streak, defeating them 3-1. [WPXI] The Capitals honored a 12-year-old cancer survivor in the contest. [For The Win]

Splitting Crosby and Phil Kessel was probably the right move. [Today’s Slapshot]

Brooks Orpik called Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby are “opposites.” [Pro Hockey Talk]

Craig Anderson was stellar between the pipes in a win against the Flames. [Ottawa Sun] Mika Zibanejad netted the winner in overtime. [Newsday]

Jonas Hiller left the game after a collision with Bobby Ryan. [Puck Daddy]

The Blues have invited Martin Havlat and Dainius Zubrus to practice on a try-out basis. [Arch Authority]

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Pekka Rinne was the difference in the Sharks’ 2-1 loss to the Predators. [Fear The Fin] Martin Jones made a nice save on Filip Forsberg. [The Score]

Bruce Boudreau may not last much longer in Anaheim. [SBNation]

Dylan Larkin will be staying on the Red Wings’ roster. [ESPN]

Sam Bennett’s first regular season goal was an important one. [Hockey Feed]

Kicked-in goals explained by former referee Paul Stewart. [Hockey Buzz]

The odds weigh heavily in the Blackhawks’ favor in 3-on-3. [Deadspin]

Time is not on Eric Gelinas’ side. [All About the Jersey]

Jeremy Roenick lunged at a gator on a golf course. [CBS Sports]