NHL roundup: Lightning pummel Rangers with 9 objectives

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Nikita Kucherov collected a aim and three assists, whereas Steven Stamkos and Yanni Gourde every scored a power-play aim and added two assists because the Tampa Bay Lightning returned dwelling from Sweden and rolled to a 9-Three victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night time.

Nov 14, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning proper wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates with the puck as New York Rangers proper wing Jesper Quick (17) defends in the course of the third interval at Amalie Enviornment. Obligatory Credit score: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Lightning gained their third straight and impressively adopted up consecutive wins over the Buffalo Sabres in Stockholm by going 5-for-Eight on the facility play. They tied a staff report by scoring 9 objectives for the second time in staff historical past and likewise outshot the Rangers 45-23.

Tampa Bay noticed 14 gamers get at the very least one level and 6 gamers register multi-point video games, together with Victor Hedman, who had three assists, and Alex Killorn, who scored twice (each on the facility play) and had an help.

Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves. He recorded his 131st profession win, tying Ben Bishop for probably the most in staff historical past. Chris Kreider scored within the first interval, and Filip Chytil tallied twice within the third for the Rangers.

Oilers 6, Avalanche 2

Captain Connor McDavid recorded his second hat trick in three video games to spotlight his six-point efficiency, a career-high, as host Edmonton skated previous Colorado. McDavid’s sixth profession hat trick got here two video games after he scored thrice in Edmonton’s 6-2 win at Anaheim.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins tallied twice, Zack Kassian scored in his third straight recreation, and Mike Smith made 31 saves because the Oilers improved to 7-2-1 at dwelling this season.

Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl had a career-high 5 assists to increase his level streak to 11 video games, whereas McDavid has collected at the very least one level in six consecutive contests. Andre Burakovsky scored each of the Avalanche’s objectives.

Sharks 5, Geese Three

Brent Burns and Evander Kane scored third-period objectives as San Jose rallied previous host Anaheim to increase its successful streak to 5 video games.

Tomas Hertl added two objectives for the Sharks, who had misplaced 5 in a row earlier than occurring their successful streak. Logan Couture sealed the victory with a aim within the last minute.

Rickard Rakell, Jakob Silfverberg and Max Jones scored objectives for the Geese, who misplaced their fifth consecutive recreation, all at dwelling. The Geese went 2-Three-2 on a season-long seven-game homestand.

Jets Four, Panthers Three

Middle Mark Scheifele had the go-ahead, third-period aim and added two assists, main Winnipeg previous Florida in Dawn, Fla.

Scheifele, who leads Winnipeg with 20 factors, was supported by Patrik Laine, who had three assists. Josh Morrissey, Nikolaj Ehlers and Adam Lowry additionally scored for the Jets.

Backup goalie Laurent Brossoit had 34 saves because the Jets began their four-game highway journey in profitable trend.

Hurricanes 5, Sabres Four (OT)

Dougie Hamilton scored halfway by way of extra time as Carolina recovered after surrendering a two-goal result in win at Buffalo.

Hamilton, a defenseman, is tied for the staff lead with 9 objectives. He was arrange by Martin Necas’ rush into the zone with the puck earlier than ending the sport on the 2:28 mark.

Jordan Staal, Sebastian Aho, Teuvo Teravainen and Andrei Svechnikov additionally scored for the Hurricanes. Teravainen and Svechnikov each assisted on two objectives whereas Hamilton and Aho added one help apiece.

Wild Three, Coyotes 2

Jordan Greenway notched the game-winning aim within the third interval as Minnesota defeated Arizona for the second time in six days, this time at dwelling.

Minnesota’s Joel Eriksson Ek gained a faceoff, and Jonas Brodin’s blast from close to the blue line caromed off Coyotes defenseman Aaron Ness after which Greenway for the latter’s first aim at 12:11.

Zach Parise notched a aim and an help, Kevin Fiala scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 27 pictures for the Wild, who gained Four-Three in Arizona on Saturday.

Stars Four, Canucks 2

Tyler Seguin had a aim and an help as Dallas prolonged its factors streak to seven video games on the expense of host Vancouver.

Justin Dowling, Blake Comeau and Alexander Radulov additionally scored for the Stars, who’re 6-Zero-1 over their previous seven video games and 9-1-1 after opening the season 1-7-1. Joe Pavelski notched two assists, and goaltender Anton Khudobin made 32 saves to enhance to Four-Zero-2 in his profession in opposition to Vancouver.

Jake Virtanen and Troy Stecher scored for the Canucks, who dropped to 1-Four-1 of their previous six video games. Goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped 25 of 29 pictures.

Kings Three, Pink Wings 2 (OT)

Alex Iafallo was the extra time hero as host Los Angeles tied the sport in opposition to Detroit late in regulation after which claimed victory 23 seconds into the additional interval.

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On the successful aim, Drew Doughty’s shot went off the glass however rebounded to Iafallo on the doorstep, and he had a tap-in tally. Jonathan Fast made 19 saves for the Kings, who’ve gained two straight video games.

Anze Kopitar and Adrian Kempe additionally scored for Los Angeles, whereas Tyler Bertuzzi netted each objectives for Detroit, which had a three-game successful streak snapped. Goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 28 pictures.

—Area Degree Media