NHL roundup: Blues win seventh straight, once more in OT


David Perron was the time beyond regulation hero as soon as once more, because the St. Louis Blues gained their seventh straight recreation with a Three-2 street victory over the Calgary Flames Saturday evening.

Nov 9, 2019; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) celebrates his aim with teammates in opposition to the Calgary Flames in the course of the time beyond regulation interval at Scotiabank Saddledome. Obligatory Credit score: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports activities

The defending Stanley Cup champions have used time beyond regulation to win 5 occasions throughout their seven-game spree, which has vaulted them atop the Western Convention.

Making the most of a four-on-three energy play in time beyond regulation, Perron one-timed a shot from the excessive slot for his third time beyond regulation winner of the win streak. He additionally gained video games in time beyond regulation on Oct. 27 and Nov. 1.

Goalie Jordan Binnington made 27 saves for the Blues, who blew a 2-Zero lead within the ultimate 10 minutes of regulation however regrouped to internet the win.

Capitals 5, Golden Knights 2

Nicklas Backstrom scored twice, and Evgeny Kuznetsov had a aim and an help as Washington defeated visiting Vegas.

Backstrom scored each of his objectives within the third interval — the ultimate two objectives of the sport and final into an empty internet. Tom Wilson and Jonas Siegenthaler every additionally scored because the Capitals gained their sixth consecutive recreation.

Jakub Vrana and John Carlson each added two assists, because the Caps are on a 10-Zero-1 roll. Goalie Braden Holtby earned the win with 30 saves and has gone 7-Zero-1 in his final eight video games.

Lightning 5, Sabres Three

Defenseman Victor Hedman scored the go-ahead aim in his house nation, Patrick Maroon tallied twice and Tampa Bay beat Buffalo within the NHL World Sequence in Stockholm. The Lightning swept the two-game sequence in Sweden after recording a Three-2 victory on Friday.

Hedman, who had an help Friday and was the lone Swede on Tampa Bay’s roster, snapped a tie at 1 on the ability play early within the second interval. Maroon recorded his ninth profession multi-goal recreation, netting his first tally late within the first interval on an influence play and including his second simply earlier than the second intermission.

Yanni Gourde and Mathieu Joseph scored within the third interval for the Lightning, who grew to become the fifth group to attain 5 objectives in a regular-season recreation performed exterior North America.

Penguins Three, Blackhawks 2 (SO)

Jake Guentzel and Jared McCann scored within the shootout, as Pittsburgh snapped a 10-game shedding streak in opposition to Chicago.

Guentzel beat Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford between the pads, and McCann blasted a shot previous Crawford’s stick. Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped Jonathan Toews and Alex DeBrincat, whereas permitting a aim to Patrick Kane.

The win was tempered as a result of Penguins captain and main scorer Sidney Crosby left early within the third interval with an unspecified damage. Coach Mike Sullivan referred to as it a “lower-body” damage and mentioned he would have extra data on Monday.

Avalanche Four, Blue Jackets 2

Rookie defenseman Cale Makar scored twice, Nazem Kadri had a aim and an help, and Colorado doubled-up on Columbus in Denver.

Pavel Francouz had 39 saves, Samuel Girard additionally scored and Tyson Jost completed with two assists for the depleted Avalanche, who gained their second straight following a five-game shedding streak.

Colorado ahead Pierre-Edouard Bellemare left the sport late within the second after he was elbowed within the head by Nick Foligno. The Avalanche had been already with out defenseman Nikita Zadorov, who underwent surgical procedure on Friday for a damaged jaw. Goaltender Philipp Grubauer (lower-body damage) missed his second straight recreation, however he’s anticipated to be with the group for the five-game street journey that begins Tuesday in Winnipeg.

Islanders 2, Panthers 1

Mathew Barzal had a aim and an help, and defenseman Scott Mayfield scored the go-ahead aim 6:50 into the third interval to guide host New York to a win over Florida.

Captain Aleksander Barkov scored Florida’s lone aim on the Barclays Middle, and he had appeared to tie the rating at 2 with 5:25 left within the third interval after he batted the puck out of the air and into the web. Upon overview, nevertheless, that obvious aim was worn out attributable to a high-sticking name.

New York’s Thomas Greiss, who final performed on Tuesday, made 37 saves and gained his sixth straight begin. Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves, together with two on breakaways within the ultimate three minutes.

Flyers Three, Maple Leafs 2 (SO)

Sean Couturier scored the decisive aim in a shootout to provide Philadelphia a victory in Toronto, its third straight win.

The shootout was tied 1-1 when Couturier scored the winner to finish the third spherical. He deked Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen to the proper earlier than coming again left and slipping the puck into the open facet of the web. The Maple Leafs defeated the Flyers after an 11-round shootout Nov. 2 in Philadelphia.

Philippe Myers and Oskar Lindblom scored for the Flyers in regulation time. William Nylander and Travis Dermott scored for Toronto, who trailed 2-Zero after one interval.

Canadiens Three, Kings 2

Shea Weber scored a pair of power-play objectives, and host Montreal held on after scoring three first-period objectives to edge Los Angeles.

Nate Thompson additionally scored, Jonathan Drouin had two assists, and Carey Worth made 31 saves for Montreal, which is 5-1-1 since Oct. 26. Blake Lizotte scored his first NHL aim and likewise had an help on Anze Kopitar’s aim, whereas Jonathan Fast made 34 saves for the Kings, who’re 1-6-1 since Oct. 24.

Weber’s first power-play aim gave the Canadiens a 1-Zero lead at 10:13 and was the 100th power-play aim of Weber’s 15-year NHL profession.

Sharks 2, Predators 1 (SO)

Timo Meier scored within the seventh spherical of a beforehand scoreless shootout to provide host San Jose the win over Nashville.

After Martin Jones stopped a Rocco Grimaldi attempt to begin the spherical, Meier looped in from the proper facet after which roofed a wrist shot over the blocker facet of Nashville goaltender Juuse Saros. Meier additionally had an help on the Sharks’ solely aim in regulation, scored by Tomas Hertl.

Jones, enjoying in his 300th NHL video games, had 24 saves for San Jose, which prolonged its profitable streak to a few video games. The Sharks gained for the primary time in 10 video games this season when trailing after two intervals, and the primary time in 9 when trailing after one. Filip Forsberg scored for Nashville, whereas Saros completed with 31 saves.

Wild Four, Coyotes Three

Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead aim early into the third interval, and Minnesota skated previous Arizona in Glendale, Ariz.

Captain Mikko Koivu scored his franchise-best 60th power-play — another than Marian Gaborik — and Kevin Fiala and Matt Dumba additionally tallied for the Wild. Former Coyotes goaltender Devan Dubnyk turned apart 32 photographs as Minnesota improved to Eight-2-1 report in its final 11 video games in Arizona.

Michael Grabner, Vinnie Hinostroza and defenseman Jakob Chychrun every scored, and former Wild goaltender Darcy Kuemper completed with 20 saves for the Coyotes, who’ve dropped a season-high three video games in a row.

Senators Four, Hurricanes 1

Vladislav Namestnikov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored 4 seconds aside late within the first interval, and Ottawa went on to defeat visiting Carolina.

Filip Chlapik and Brady Tkachuk additionally scored, and goaltender Anders Nilsson made 38 saves because the Senators gained their second straight recreation. Nilsson improved to Four-Three-1 this season.

Andrei Svechnikov scored the lone aim for the Hurricanes, who suffered their fourth consecutive defeat and continued to battle since profitable their first 5 video games of the season. Goalie James Reimer stopped 26 of 30 photographs and dropped to 2-Four-Zero.

—Discipline Stage Media