NHL roundup: Habs use Four-goal interval to high Caps

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Tomas Tatar had a objective with three assists, and Phillip Danault recorded one objective and two helpers because the visiting Montreal Canadiens used a four-goal second interval to beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Friday.

Nov 15, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber (6) celebrates with teammates after scoring a objective towards the Washington Capitals within the second interval at Capital One Area. Obligatory Credit score: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Canadiens received their third straight whereas ending the Capitals’ 13-game level streak.

Shea Weber, Jordan Weal and Nick Suzuki additionally scored for the Canadiens, who’ve earned not less than one level in 5 consecutive video games (Four-Zero-1) and are 7-1-1 of their final 9. Carey Worth made 26 saves for Montreal.

Alex Ovechkin scored his 14th on the facility play and Evgeny Kuznetsov additionally delivered within the third interval for Washington, however by that point it proved too late. The Capitals, who entered Friday an NHL-leading 32 factors, have been amid an 11-Zero-2 stretch earlier than falling Friday.

Bruins Four, Maple Leafs 2

Brad Marchand scored two objectives within the third interval to assist Boston win at Toronto. Charlie Coyle added a objective and an help, and Zdeno Chara scored a objective for the Bruins, who ended a four-game shedding streak.

Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen scored for the Maple Leafs, who’ve misplaced 4 in a row. Boston’s Tuukka Rask made 29 saves, and Toronto’s Frederik Andersen stopped 30 pictures.

Marchand gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead with a wrist shot solely 11 seconds into the third interval after going round a defenseman. Kapanen tied the sport lower than 4 minutes later, however Marchand put Boston on high once more at 5:08 when he scored on a wrist shot off his personal rebound. Chara’s empty-netter ended the scoring.

Devils 2, Penguins 1

MacKenzie Blackwood made a season-high 38 saves and New Jersey held on to high Pittsburgh in Newark, N.J., for its fourth win in seven video games.

The Devils prevented shedding for the fifth time when holding a lead by two intervals. They held on two nights after permitting three objectives within the last 6 1/2 minutes towards Ottawa.

Travis Zajac and Blake Coleman scored within the opening two intervals for the Devils, who’re Four-Zero-Four in one-goal video games this season. Defenseman Jack Johnson scored within the third interval for Pittsburgh, which has trailed by not less than two objectives in 5 straight video games. The Penguins misplaced their first recreation since asserting Sidney Crosby could be out not less than six weeks with a core muscle harm.

Blue Jackets three, Blues 2

Zach Werenski scored an additional time power-play objective to guide Columbus previous visiting St. Louis.

The Blue Jackets, who additionally received objectives from Vladislav Gavrikov and Pierre-Luc Dubois, received for simply the second time in 9 video games (2-5-2). Joonas Korpisalo made 25 saves for the victory.

The Blues, who received objectives from Mackenzie MacEachern and Brayden Schenn, prolonged their factors streak to 9 video games (7-Zero-2). They’ve misplaced simply thrice in regulation in the course of the first 20 video games of the season.

Senators 2, Flyers 1

Tyler Ennis and Filip Chlapik scored second-period objectives to carry host Ottawa previous Philadelphia.

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Goaltender Anders Nilsson made 26 saves, and the Senators received for the second straight recreation and the fourth time in 5 contests.

Tyler Pitlick scored the lone objective for the Flyers, who had their seven-game factors streak snapped (5-Zero-2). It was their first regulation loss since an Oct. 29 setback at Pittsburgh.

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