NHL roundup: Isles set franchise mark with 16-game factors streak

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Brock Nelson, enjoying in his 500th profession recreation, scored with 43.5 seconds left in extra time Thursday evening because the red-hot New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins Four-Three in Brooklyn, N.Y., and set a franchise file for factors in consecutive video games at 16.

Nov 21, 2019; Brooklyn, NY, USA; New York Islanders middle Brock Nelson (29) scores the sport successful aim towards the Pittsburgh Penguins throughout extra time at Barclays Heart. Necessary Credit score: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Islanders have gone 15-Zero-1 in a span that started Oct. 12 to interrupt the earlier franchise-best factors streak set in 1978-79 and matched in 1980-81 and 1981-82, the final of which featured 15 straight wins. New York’s solely blemish in its present streak was an extra time loss to the Penguins on Nov. 7, additionally in Brooklyn, through which it blew a three-goal, third-period lead.

The Islanders’ level streak is the longest within the NHL because the Tampa Bay Lightning additionally went 15-Zero-1 in 16 straight video games from Nov. 29, 2018 by way of Jan. Three, 2019. The final staff to file factors in a minimum of 17 straight video games was the Boston Bruins with 19 video games final season.

Nelson additionally gave Islanders the lead with Four:52 left within the third, however Patric Hornqvist scored with 29.9 seconds remaining to pressure extra time.

Panthers 5, Geese Four (OT)

Defenseman Aaron Ekblad scored 22 seconds into extra time for his second aim of the sport as Florida rallied from a four-score deficit to defeat Anaheim at Dawn, Fla.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to earn the win. Panthers winger Brett Connolly scored two targets in a span of 27 seconds within the second interval, beginning Florida’s comeback. Ekblad scored with Eight:05 left within the third, and Dominic Toninato tied it Four-Four with Four:23 remaining.

Max Jones, Nick Ritchie, Rickard Rakell and Ondrej Kase scored for the Geese, who led Four-Zero late within the second interval. John Gibson made 23 saves for Anaheim, however he couldn’t cease the Panthers within the ultimate 22 minutes.

Blues 5, Flames Zero

Jordan Binnington stopped 40 photographs for his first shutout of the season and the sixth of his profession as host St. Louis blanked Calgary.

Zach Sanford had a career-high 4 factors with a aim and three assists. Oskar Sundqvist scored twice for the Blues, and David Perron and Vince Dunn additionally scored. David Rittich made 26 saves for the Flames.

The Blues are 9-1-2 of their final 12 video games. They’ve suffered simply 4 regulation losses in 23 video games. The Flames’ winless streak reached six video games (Zero-5-1). They’re Four-9-1 on the highway this season.

Stars 5, Jets Three

Jamie Benn scored for the third consecutive recreation, breaking a tie with Four:21 remaining, as host Dallas defeated Winnipeg. Benn’s aim got here 25 seconds after Winnipeg’s Luca Sbisa scored to tie it at Three-Three because the Jets overcame a three-goal deficit.

Tyler Seguin added an empty-netter to cap the scoring with 34.Eight seconds left. Mattias Janmark, Jason Dickinson and Radek Faksa additionally scored for Dallas, which gained its season-high fifth consecutive recreation and prolonged its factors streak to 10 video games (9-Zero-1). Corey Perry had three assists, and goaltender Ben Bishop made 23 saves.

Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine additionally scored for the Jets, who have been attempting to comb their four-game journey. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 31 of 35 photographs for the Jets, who have been 7-1-1 of their earlier 9 video games.

Bruins Three, Sabres 2

Brad Marchand tallied twice, David Pastrnak scored his 20th aim and Boston edged visiting Buffalo.

Tuukka Rask stopped a season-high 36 photographs, together with a highlight-reel save within the third interval, because the Bruins gained for the third time of their final 4 video games. Patrice Bergeron additionally earned a helper in his return to the lineup after lacking two video games with a lower-body damage.

Rasmus Ristolainen and Brandon Montour scored for the Sabres, who’ve misplaced 9 of their final 10 (1-7-2). Linus Ullmark stopped 24 photographs.

Lightning Four, Blackhawks 2

Anthony Cirelli, Brayden Level and Cedric Paquette scored third-period targets, and Tampa Bay held on for a win over host Chicago.

Mikhail Sergachev additionally scored for Tampa Bay, which snapped a two-game skid.

Brent Seabrook and Dylan Strome scored for the Blackhawks. Chicago has misplaced back-to-back video games after successful the earlier 4 in a row.

Kings 5, Oilers 1

Los Angeles defused highly effective Edmonton with a scoring flurry of its personal and turned a quick begin right into a victory, extending its dwelling successful streak to 5 video games.

First-period targets from Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter, together with three assists for the sport from Drew Doughty, helped maintain the Kings undefeated at dwelling within the month of November. Regardless of the entire native success, the Kings are nonetheless in final place within the Western Convention.

Connor McDavid added a aim early within the second interval, extending his level streak to 9 video games, and Edmonton pulled goalie Mike Smith after one interval. The Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl noticed his 13-game level streak come to an finish. It was tied for longest within the NHL.

Blue Jackets 5, Crimson Wings Four

Boone Jenner scored the go-ahead aim and host Columbus scored three third-period targets to get previous Detroit.

Alexandre Texier, Cam Atkinson, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Eric Robinson tallied the opposite targets for the Blue Jackets. Joonas Korpisalo had 22 saves.

Tyler Bertuzzi scored twice and Filip Hronek and Luke Glendening collected the opposite targets for the Crimson Wings. Jimmy Howard made 32 saves.

Sharks 2, Golden Knights 1 (OT)

Logan Couture scored the extra time game-winner, and goaltender Aaron Dell supplied a scintillating efficiency to backstop San Jose to a win in Las Vegas.

Dell, the Sharks’ backup goalie, made 37 saves — together with 4 in extra time — to earn his squad its seventh win in eight video games. Timo Meier scored for San Jose within the second interval.

Brayden McNabb tied the sport for Vegas simply earlier than the halfway level of the third. Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves for the Golden Knights, who had gained two straight.

Flyers 5, Hurricanes Three

Claude Giroux scored his second aim of the sport with Eight:44 remaining to interrupt a tie and carry Philadelphia over Carolina in Raleigh, N.C.

Giroux was left unattended and had a tap-in aim for his game-winner. He has seven targets this season, and he added two assists for the Flyers, who ended a four-game shedding streak (Zero-2-2). Philadelphia’s Travis Konecny picked up three assists.

Sebastian Aho, Teuvo Teravainen and Lucas Wallmark scored for the Hurricanes, who had a four-game successful streak snapped.

Wild Three, Avalanche 2

Jason Zucker scored a tiebreaking aim within the third interval, Mats Zuccarello and Jordan Greenway additionally scored, and Minnesota beat Colorado in Saint Paul, Minn.

Alex Stalock stopped 25 photographs, and Ryan Suter had two assists for the Wild.

Cale Makar had two targets, Andre Burakovsky had two assists, and Philipp Grubauer made 28 saves for the Avalanche.

Canucks 6, Predators Three

Elias Pettersson had a aim with two assists, and Vancouver scored a season-high 5 power-play targets in beating host Nashville to finish a three-game shedding streak (Zero-2-1). The Predators have misplaced six in a row (Zero-5-1).

Jacob Markstrom made 45 saves, Quinn Hughes recorded three assists, and Brock Boeser, J.T. Miller and Bo Horvat every had a aim with an help. The Canucks are Eight-for-9 with the man-advantage towards the Predators in 2019-20 after changing all however one probability.

Calle Jarnkrok had a aim and an help for the Predators, who outshot the guests 48-23 however went 1-for-6 on the facility play. Nashville netminder Pekka Rinne entered with a 6.72 goals-against common throughout a three-game shedding streak, and he was pulled after permitting 5 targets on 17 photographs by way of two intervals.

Maple Leafs Three, Coyotes 1

Tyson Barrie, Pierre Engvall and Auston Matthews scored targets as Toronto, enjoying its first recreation underneath coach Sheldon Keefe, defeated Arizona in Glendale, Ariz., to finish a six-game shedding streak.

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It was the primary recreation as an NHL coach for Keefe, who was promoted from the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies Wednesday after Mike Babcock was fired. Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen made 30 saves and didn’t enable a aim till Vinnie Hinostroza scored his third of the season at 19:43 of the third interval. Ilya Mikheyev added two assists for Toronto.

Darcy Kuemper stopped 30 photographs for the Coyotes, who had gained their two earlier video games by shutout. The Coyotes had not allowed a aim in simply over 147 minutes.

—Area Degree Media