London, Fleury on a mini roll

London 6, St. Petersburg 3 Defenseman Jake Gardiner recorded a hat trick as the London Dons downed the notoriously slow-starting St. Petersburg Red Stars 6-3 on Tuesday for their third straight win. Gardiner played 29 minutes and also had 3 hits and 2 blocked shots. London was 3-6 until three games ago, when they shut…

Pacioretty heating up as Inferno beat Minsk

Frankfurt 6, Minsk 3 Max Pacioretty and Steven Stamkos were too hot to handle Monday, as each scored two goals and assisted on the other’s pair of goals. The victim of it all was Minsk goalie Carey Price, who still made 29 saves in the lopsided contest. For both Pacioretty and Stamkos, it was goals…

Madrid too much for Belfast

Madrid 5, Belfast 3 Belfast scored two quick goals and were able to tie the game in the third period, but Madrid was the better team and got the win they deserved. R.J. Umberger got the Royals into the game with a pair of goals in the first period, his 5th and 6th of the…

Key Dupont goal helps Zurich conquer Bern

Zurich’s Micki Dupont is known more for his rough play than for his scoring prowess, but he put one in the Bern goal during the third period Wednesday to break a 1-1 tie and shift momentum from the Bears to the Lions. With Bern star Jason Spezza in the penalty box for interference, Zurich winger…

Berlin blitzes Bern; all 3 German teams win

Berlin 7, Bern 3 Almost 20,000 Berlin fans watched their team crush the Bern Bears Tuesday, but their cheers were tempered by the loss of center Logan Couture, who went down and out with a shoulder injury in the third period. Couture contributed to the win with a plus 2 effort that included a goal…

Fantastiskt! Both Swedish teams earn wins

Stockholm 5, London 2 Mikko Koivu scored twice to start a five-goal Stockholm run in the third period, adding a hat trick goal into an empty net to cap it. London looked good after Michal Repik and Zach Bogosian scored to give them a 2-0 lead heading into the final period, but Stockholm stormed back…

St. Petersburg gets even with Russian rival

St. Petersburg 3, Moscow 0 The Red Stars snapped out of a three-game losing streak and got revenge for a loss to Moscow a week earlier. Pekka Rinne shut out Spartak, but had a lot of help from his mates. They outshot Moscow 33-17. Jarome Iginla, who came into the game with just 2 points,…