Main menu


NHL Roundup: Lightning Kills Islanders Again

featured image

23 October – Braden Point and Brandon Hegel each scored a goal and an assist as the hosts Tampa Bay Lightning continued their winning streak with a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.

Corey Perry, Nicholas Paul and Alex Killone also scored in Tampa Bay. Brian Elliott stopped 32 of 35 shots to win for the first time in two starts. His top goalscorer in the NHL, Stephen Stamkos, failed to tally, failing to score in five consecutive games.

After beating the hosts Florida Panthers 3-2 in overtime on Friday, the Lightning improved to 8-2 in their last 10 games against the Islanders.

Register now for free, unlimited access to

Matt Martin, Anthony Beauvilliers and Ryan Plock scored for the Islanders, but they lost two games in a row and lost five in a row against the Lightning. Ilya Sorokin made 21 saves.

After playing the first 13 games away last season while the new arena was being completed, the Islanders were in their first away game in the fifth game of the season.

Devils 2, Sharks 1

Yegor Sharangovich and Dawson Mercer scored goals in the second period to lead New Jersey to victory in the San Jose visit.

The club entered the first break tied at zero, but the devil had already tipped the ice and carried the momentum into the second frame.

However, it was the middle frame that made a difference in the contest. The Devils outscored the visiting Sharks 20-8 for the period and outscored them 36-22 overall.

Bruins 4, Wild 3 (OT)

As hosts Boston beat Minnesota, Taylor Hall tore up a one-off feed from David Pasternak with 10.2 seconds remaining in overtime.

Hall led the Bruins offensively with three goals (1 goal, 2 assists), while David Craich (2 assists) and Pasternak (1 goal, 1 assist) each scored twice. Nick Foligno and Humpus Lindholm also scored, and Linus Urmark made 24 saves to give Boston its second straight victory over regulation.

Jared Spurgeon (1 goal, 1 assist) and Mats Zuccarello (2 assists) led Minnesota in multi-point efforts.

Senators 6, Coyote 2

Brady Tkachuk scored two goals as Ottawa visited and lost to Arizona.

Shane Pinto and Tyler Mott scored goals and assists respectively, while Anton Forsberg made 20 saves for Ottawa on a three-game winning streak.

Dylan Genther scored his first NHL goal, Clayton Keller also scored, and Karel Weimerka made 26 saves for Arizona.

Flames 3, Hurricanes 2 (OT)

Tyler Toffoli scored the winner with 30 seconds left in overtime as Calgary rallied to take the win against the Carolina visit.

Nazem Kadri scored and Brett Ritchie also scored for Calgary as they improved to 2-1-0 in an eight-game homestand. Goalkeeper Jacob Markstrom recorded his 25 saves.

Sebastian Ajo and Calvin de Haan scored for Carolina as they fell 2-1-1 in a five-game trip that ends Monday in Vancouver. Antti Raanta stopped 29 of his 32 shots.

Blues 2, Oilers 0

Jordan Binnington made 23 saves in his 11th career shutout as he defeated Edmonton on a trip to St. Louis.

Goals by Torey Krug and Justin Faulk gave the Blues their first three wins in the season opener. Jack Campbell stopped 20 of his 21 shots for the Oilers.

The Blues controlled the first eight minutes of the game and scored the first goal of the game on a power play. Vladimir Tarasenko dropped a pass to Krug at center point to give Campbell a 1–0 lead.

Capitals 4, Kings 3

Marcus Johansson closed out the rally with a tying goal at 14:35 in the third period, which Washington lost on a visit to Los Angeles.

Nick Dowd, John Carlson and Lars Eller also scored third-period goals for the Capitals, their third win in four games, and Dmitry Orlov had three assists. I recorded a save.

Victor Arvidsson added a goal and two assists, while Sean Durge and Philippe Danneau finished five games 3-2-0. Trevor Moore had two assists and Jonathan Quick stopped 28 of 32 shots.

Star 5, Canadiens 2

Joe Pavelski scored his sixth hat-trick of his career, the first in Dallas, where he scored a hat-trick and added an assist. The visiting Stars continued their strong start with a win over Montreal.

With 9 goals and 12 assists in 21 appearances against Montreal, the 38-year-old Pavelski has scored and scored a hat-trick in every period since 24 February 2019 against Detroit and San Jose. did.

With Jason Robertson adding a goal on an assist, Lupe Hintz and Jamie Benn adding two assists each, Esa Lindell also scoring and Jake Ettinger making 32 saves, the Stars finished the first five. Scored at least 1 point in the contest (4-0-1) for the first time since 2009-10.

Penguin 6, Blue Jackets 3

Sidney Crosby’s second of the night was a go-ahead goal in the third period, erasing two early two-point deficits to visit Pittsburgh and beat Columbus.

At 3-3, Crosby was wide open near the right hash mark and scored a one-timer from Brian Dumoulin on a left point that sailed over the right shoulder of goalkeeper Elvis Melzlikins at 5:38. I blew it away.

Josh Archibald scored the goal, Jan Rutta added a goal and added a helper, and Kasperi Kapanen added two assists for the Penguins.

Flyers 3, Predators 1

Joel Faraby had one goal and two assists as Philadelphia won in Nashville.

With goals and assists from Kevin Hayes, a score from Zach McEwen and 31 saves from Carter Hart, the Flyers started the season with four wins from five games.

Matt Duchen scored for the Predators and Juze Saros made 22 saves. The Predators won his first two games against San Jose’s Sharks in Prague, Czech Republic, but he’s 0-4-1 since returning.

Avalanche 3, Golden Knights 2

Nathan McKinnon, Valeri Nitschkin and Evan Rodriguez scored goals as the visiting Colorado beat Vegas.

Alexander Georgiev dodged 33 shots to help Colorado end a two-game losing streak and start a four-game road trip.

Jonathan Marcheseau and Chandler Stevenson scored, Mark Stone and Jack Eichel each had two assists, and Logan Thompson made 22 saves.

Maple Leaf 4, Jet 1

Jon Tavares scored two goals and Toronto beat Winnipeg to start a five-game trip.

David Kamp and Michael Bunting also scored goals for the Maple Leafs to secure their second consecutive title. Ouston Matthews added his 3 assists and Ilya Samsonov stopped his 30 shots in Toronto.

Pierre-Luc Dubois scored for the Jets on a two-game losing streak. Conor Hellebuik had 24 saves.

Sabers 5, Canucks 1

Victor Olofsson had two goals and an assist to help Buffalo visit and win over Vancouver.

Rasmus Darling had a goal and an assist, while Casey Mittelstadt and Rasmus Asplund each provided two assists for the Sabers, who are on a three-game winning streak. Craig Anderson made 29 saves. The tally made Darling the first defenseman in Sabers history to record a five-game scoring streak at any point in the season. He also became the first defenseman in NHL history to start a season with a five-game scoring streak.

With Conor Garland scoring and Thatcher Demko making 22 saves, the Canucks are winless in their first six games.

–Field level media

Register now for free, unlimited access to

Our standards: Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.