NHL roundup: Bruins grow to be quickest group to 50 wins



Garnet Hathaway scored with 6:06 remaining in regulation because the Boston Bruins overcame an early two-goal deficit to down the visiting Detroit Pink Wings 3-2 on Saturday afternoon, turning into the quickest group to 50 wins in NHL historical past.

The Bruins reached 50 wins in 64 video games, bettering the mark of 66 shared by the 1995-96 Pink Wings and 2018-19 Tampa Bay Lightning.

Hathaway’s first purpose as a Bruin capped a powerful general efficiency by Boston’s fourth line, as he drove arduous to the online and buried the rebound of an A.J. Greer shot that popped out to the left crease.

Hampus Lindholm and Patrice Bergeron additionally scored for Boston, which bounced again from a Thursday loss that broke a 10-game win streak. Boston’s Linus Ullmark made 29 saves, together with 15 within the third interval. Andrew Copp and Alex Chiasson scored for the Pink Wings, who fell to 1-6-1 of their final eight video games. Magnus Hellberg stopped 35 Bruins photographs.

Lightning 3, Blackhawks 1

Brayden Level scored the game-winning purpose — his second of the sport — with 59.7 seconds left in a victory over visiting Chicago, however Tampa Bay misplaced star heart Steven Stamkos to an harm.

Level, who has 11 objectives previously 11 video games, prolonged his career-high mark to 43 this season by blistering a shot from the excessive slot off a cross from Nikita Kucherov for the winner. Brandon Hagel scored his twenty third purpose of the season into an empty web with two seconds remaining. Taylor Raddysh scored a purpose for Chicago, and Petr Mrazek was sturdy in web with 34 saves.

In a largely uneventful first interval, the information grew to become unhealthy for the house aspect with just below three minutes remaining. Stamkos, 33, injured his left leg after getting fallen on by a Blackhawks participant and getting up awkwardly throughout his sixth shift. Because the group’s captain regained his ft, his left knee buckled. The 2-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner then clutched the knee, left for the tunnel and headed to the dressing room.

Stars 4, Kraken 3 (OT)

Miro Heiskanen scored at 3:26 of extra time as Dallas rallied for a victory towards host Seattle.

That got here after the Stars’ Joe Pavelski tallied at 18:50 of the third interval to tie the rating with the Dallas web empty and an additional attacker on the ice. Roope Hintz and Mason Marchment additionally scored for Dallas, which improved to 6-1-1 in its previous eight video games. Goaltender Jake Oettinger made 28 saves.

Jordan Eberle, Ryan Donato and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored for Seattle, which misplaced for simply the second time in its previous seven video games (5-1-1). Vince Dunn added two assists. Philipp Grubauer stopped 21 of 25 photographs.

Predators 2, Kings 1 (SO)

Kevin Lankinen made 26 saves and stopped all three makes an attempt in a shootout to assist visiting Nashville to a victory towards Los Angeles.

Tommy Novak scored in regulation and Matt Duchene had the lone purpose within the shootout for the Predators, who improved to 6-2-1 of their previous 9 video games.

Mikey Anderson scored and Pheonix Copley made 29 saves for the Kings, who had their season-long, five-game successful streak snapped within the opener of a seven-game homestand.

Colorado 3, Arizona 2 (OT)

Cale Makar scored 1:38 into extra time, Nathan MacKinnon had a purpose and an help and the Avalanche beat the Coyotes in Denver.

Denis Malgin additionally scored, Mikko Rantanen had two assists and Alexandar Georgiev turned away 18 photographs for the Avalanche.

MacKinnon set a franchise document with a purpose in his ninth consecutive dwelling recreation. Clayton Keller and Jack McBain every had a purpose and Connor Ingram made 41 saves for Arizona, which was held and not using a shot within the third interval and extra time.

Jets 5, Panthers 4 (OT)

Mark Scheifele scored two objectives – together with the game-winner with 28 seconds left in extra time – as Winnipeg defeated host Florida in Dawn, Fla.

Vladislav Namestnikov additionally scored twice and added one help for Winnipeg. The Jets additionally obtained one purpose and two assists from Nikolaj Ehlers, 44 saves by Connor Hellebuyck, three assists by Kyle Connor and two helpers by Blake Wheeler. Scheifele, who has a team-high 38 objectives, rebounded his personal shot for the winner previous Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (22 saves).

Florida, which had its season-high-tying, three-game win streak snapped, obtained two objectives from Matthew Tkachuk and one every from Sam Reinhart and Marc Staal. Tkachuk has 30 objectives, second-best on the group behind Carter Verhaeghe (32). The Panthers obtained two assists every from Brandon Montour and Aleksander Barkov.

Maple Leafs 7, Oilers 4

John Tavares had two objectives and an help and host Toronto got here again to attain 5 straight objectives to defeat Edmonton.

Noel Acciari added two objectives and Mitchell Marner had a purpose and three assists for the Maple Leafs, who have been enjoying their first recreation after a 3-2 journey. William Nylander and Auston Matthews every had a purpose and an help. Matt Murray made 24 saves.

Connor McDavid had a purpose and two assists for the Oilers, who accomplished a 2-2 highway journey. Mattias Ekholm, Evander Kane and Leon Draisaitl additionally scored. Stuart Skinner stopped 31 photographs.

Golden Knights 4, Hurricanes 0

Jonathan Fast made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season to guide Vegas over host Carolina in Raleigh, N.C.

Fast, obtained on the commerce deadline from Los Angeles, improved to 3-0-0 with the Golden Knights with the 58th shutout of his profession, transferring him right into a tie with John Roach for twenty first place on the NHL’s all-time shutout checklist. Jonathan Marchessault, Reilly Smith, Paul Cotter and Brett Howden scored objectives.

Frederik Andersen stopped 20 of 23 photographs for Metro Division-leading Carolina, which suffered simply its eighth regulation dwelling loss (23-8-2) of the season.

Rangers 2, Sabres 1

Artemi Panarin scored a power-play purpose with 2:58 remaining in extra time as New York beat host Buffalo.

The Rangers managed possession for the complete extra time and gained an influence play with 3:48 remaining when Mika Zibanejad drew a hooking penalty on Buffalo defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.

Jeff Skinner scored for Buffalo, which has misplaced 4 video games in a row however performed considerably higher defensively than Thursday’s 10-4 dwelling loss to the Dallas Stars.

Devils 3, Canadiens 1

Nico Hischier collected one purpose and one help to guide visiting New Jersey to a victory over Montreal.

Nathan Bastian and Tomas Tatar additionally scored for the Devils, who’re on a 6-1-1 run that has them two factors again of the Carolina Hurricanes within the chase for prime spot within the Metropolitan Division. Dawson Mercer collected one help to run his level streak to 12 video games. It’s the longest level streak in franchise historical past for a participant beneath 22. Goalie Akira Schmid made 23 saves.

Denis Gurianov scored for the injury-plagued Canadiens, who’re winless in six video games, 5 of them by one purpose, and close to the underside of the league standings. Goalie Jake Allen stopped 34 photographs in a powerful outing that gave his membership an opportunity.

Penguins 5, Flyers 1

Jake Guentzel and Mikael Granlund every had a purpose and an help as Pittsburgh downed visiting Philadelphia.

Pittsburgh’s Mike Sullivan grew to become the fortieth NHL coach to succeed in 400 profession wins (400-234-15-87). Rickard Rakell, Sidney Crosby and Jason Zucker additionally scored, and Marcus Pettersson had two assists for the Penguins, who’re 6-1-1 of their previous eight video games.

Kieffer Bellows scored for the Flyers, who’ve misplaced three straight. Goaltender Carter Hart made 27 saves. Pittsburgh goaltender Casey DeSmith made 31 saves.

Blues 5, Blue Jackets 2

Jordan Kyrou scored a three-goal hat trick as visiting St. Louis defeated Columbus.

Sammy Blais had a purpose and two assists for the Blues, who gained for simply the third time of their final 11 video games.

St. Louis obtained two-point video games from Brandon Saad (purpose, help), Brayden Schenn (two assists) and Robert Thomas (two assists). Thomas Greiss made 37 saves to earn the victory. Patrik Laine and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets, who misplaced their fourth straight recreation. Johnny Gaudreau had two assists and Michael Hutchinson made 19 saves.

Capitals 5, Islanders 1

Anthony Mantha, Nic Dowd and Nicklas Backstrom scored within the third interval for visiting Washington, which bolstered its playoff hopes by pulling away for a win over New York in Elmont, N.Y.

Dylan Strome and T.J. Oshie scored within the first interval for the Capitals, who gained for simply the fourth time in 13 video games (4-8-1). Washington is 5 factors behind the Islanders and the Pittsburgh Penguins within the race for Japanese Convention wild-card berths. Goalie Darcy Kuemper made 18 saves.

Pierre Engvall scored for the Islanders, who had their three-game successful streak snapped. Goalie Semyon Varlamov recorded 22 saves.

Wild 5, Sharks 2

Jared Spurgeon, Marcus Johansson, Mats Zuccarello and Matt Boldy all collected one purpose and one help to guide visiting Minnesota to a victory over San Jose.

Frederick Gaudreau additionally scored for the Wild, who’re on a 10-0-2 roll and sit two factors behind the Dallas Stars for the highest spot within the Central Division. Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves, 18 of them within the first interval, whereas Ryan Hartman and John Klingberg each posted two assists.

Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl each netted one purpose and one help for the Sharks, who’ve one win in 9 video games (1-7-1) and sit on the backside of the Western Convention. Goalie James Reimer stopped 24 photographs.

Canucks 5, Senators 2

Andrei Kuzmenko scored two objectives and Vancouver defeated visiting Ottawa for its fourth straight win.

J.T. Miller and Nils Aman every had a purpose and an help for the Canucks. Dakota Joshua had two assists and Thatcher Demko made 18 saves.

Claude Giroux and Nick Holden scored third-period objectives for the Senators, who’ve misplaced two of their previous three video games after successful 5 straight. Tim Stutzle had two assists and Mads Sogaard made 25 saves for the Senators.

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