NHL roundup: Penguins rally for wild win

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Kris Letang’s one-timer from the appropriate circle with Three:06 left in regulation broke a tie for good Wednesday to present the Pittsburgh Penguins a wild Eight-6 win over the visiting Vancouver Canucks.

Nov 27, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) strikes the puck forward of Vancouver Canucks proper wing Jake Virtanen (18) throughout the third interval at PPG PAINTS Area. Obligatory Credit score: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports activities

The Penguins erased a three-goal deficit within the third, a interval that featured a complete of eight objectives, six by Pittsburgh. Matt Murray gave up 4 objectives on 14 pictures earlier than being pulled. Tristan Jarry made six saves on eight pictures.

Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin had two objectives, together with an empty-netter, and three assists. Jake Guentzel had two objectives and two assists, Bryan Rust a aim and three assists, and Dominik Kahun and Zach Aston-Reese additionally scored for the Penguins.

J.T. Miller and Adam Gaudette every scored twice, Elias Pettersson and Jake Virtanen every had a aim and help, and Quinn Hughes had three assists for Vancouver.

Flames Three, Sabres 2 (OT)

Elias Lindholm scored 1:17 into additional time as Calgary salvaged the finale of its four-game street journey with a victory in opposition to Buffalo.

The Flames, who went 2-1-1 on their street swing, had been with out coach Invoice Peters, who’s being investigated by the staff and the NHL after allegedly utilizing racial slurs in opposition to certainly one of his gamers a decade in the past within the minor leagues. Affiliate coach Geoff Ward took command of Calgary’s bench.

TJ Brodie and Matthew Tkachuk additionally scored for the Flames, who received for simply the second time of their previous 9 video games (2-5-2). Calgary goaltender David Rittich made 34 saves. Jimmy Vesey and Victor Olofsson scored for the Sabres.

Bruins 2, Senators 1

Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara scored third-period objectives as Boston rallied to prime host Ottawa and submit a fifth consecutive victory.

The veteran Bruins duo scored Three half of minutes aside to erase a 1-Zero lead that the Senators grabbed within the first minute of the third interval.

Goalie Tuukka Rask stopped 33 of 34 pictures for Boston, which received each video games of its back-to-back and beat Ottawa for the second time. The Senators’ Thomas Chabot opened the scoring within the first minute of the third interval.

Maple Leafs 6, Purple Wings Zero

Andreas Johnsson had two objectives and an help, Frederik Andersen made 25 saves to notch the shutout, and visiting Toronto rolled previous reeling Detroit.

The Leafs are Three-Zero-Zero since Sheldon Keefe changed Mike Babcock as head coach. Tyson Barrie, William Nylander and John Tavares every had a aim and an help for the Maple Leafs. Travis Dermott additionally scored for Toronto.

Detroit’s winless streak elevated to seven video games (Zero-5-2). Purple Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard left the sport within the opening interval resulting from harm. He was changed by Jonathan Bernier, who was battling an sickness. Bernier made 37 saves on 40 pictures after Howard made 11 saves on 14 pictures.

Rangers Three, Hurricanes 2

Mika Zibanejad scored a power-play aim in his return from an upper-body harm, and Henrik Lundqvist made 41 saves as New York constructed a three-goal lead within the opening interval and held on to defeat visiting Carolina.

Zibanejad scored his fifth aim of the season however the first since getting a hat trick at Ottawa on Oct. 5. Brendan Smith and Fox additionally scored for the Rangers, who received a 3rd consecutive recreation for the primary time this season. in Lundqvist was showing in his 1,000th profession look for the Rangers, counting the common season and postseason.

Ryan Dzingel and Warren Foegele scored within the second interval for Carolina, which is 1-14-Three in its previous 18 journeys to Madison Sq. Backyard. Regardless of the loss, the Hurricanes are 6-2-Zero of their final eight video games.

Golden Knights Four, Predators Three (OT)

Paul Stastny scored at 1:52 of additional time after teammate Max Pacioretty had tied the sport with three-tenths of a second left in regulation as visiting Vegas rallied over Nashville.

Vegas acquired into additional time by pulling goaltender Malcolm Subban for an additional attacker with 1:05 remaining, and Pacioretty tied it with a shot from the underside of the appropriate circle off a feed from Mark Stone that simply beat the buzzer.

Pacioretty, Stone and Reilly Smith every had a aim and an help, and Schmidt added two assists for Vegas, which snapped a three-game dropping streak in addition to a five-game street dropping streak. Mikael Granlund, Ryan Ellis and Matt Duchene had been the Predators’ goal-scorers.

Kings Four, Islanders 1

Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Matt Roy and Alex Iafallo scored objectives as Los Angeles overcame a quick first-period deficit to earn a victory over visiting New York.

Jonathan Fast had 24 saves because the Kings received for simply the second time of their final 5 video games and earned the victory after dropping consecutive video games at house.

Derick Brassard scored a aim for the Islanders, who not solely noticed their 17-game level streak finish Monday at Anaheim, however they misplaced all three video games of their journey to California.

Flyers Three, Blue Jackets 2

Tyler Pitlick, Scott Laughton and Claude Giroux every scored a aim and Philadelphia acquired a uncommon win in regulation in Columbus.

It was the Flyers’ first street win in Columbus in regulation since Dec. 13, 2005. The Flyers additionally received for simply the second time within the final 15 video games in Columbus.

Nick Foligno and Seth Jones had one aim apiece for the Blue Jackets, who had received 4 of 5 coming into this recreation. Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo made 19 saves however had his four-game successful streak snapped.

Blues Four, Lightning Three

Zach Sanford scored the tiebreaking aim slightly earlier than the halfway level of the third interval, and visiting St. Louis went on to edge Tampa Bay.

Oskar Sundqvist scored twice within the second interval, and Brayden Schenn scored what proved to be the game-winning aim, a power-play tally lower than three minutes after Sanford’s aim for the Blues, who snapped a two-game dropping streak. St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington made 32 saves.

Nikita Kucherov, Anthony Cirelli and Brayden Level scored for the Lightning, who had a three-game successful streak snapped. Kucherov added two assists, and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded 29 saves.

Coyotes Four, Geese Three (SO)

Christian Dvorak scored two objectives in regulation and the game-winner within the shootout to elevate Arizona to a win in opposition to Anaheim in Glendale, Ariz.

Alex Goligoski additionally scored for the Coyotes, and Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves and stopped three of 4 shootout makes an attempt as a late alternative for Antti Raanta, who was ailing.

Brendan Guhle scored his first NHL aim, fellow children Sam Metal and Troy Terry additionally scored, Cam Fowler had two assists, and John Gibson made 25 saves for the Geese, who’re 2-5-Four of their previous 11 video games.

Capitals Four, Panthers Three

Lars Eller and Brendan Leipsic scored third-period objectives as Washington defeated visiting Florida to snap a two-game dropping streak. The Panthers dropped their third in a row.

Florida outshot Washington 40-20 and got here up with quite a few scoring probabilities, however Capitals goalie Braden Holtby made 37 stops, and the hosts got here by means of within the ultimate 20 minutes.

Alex Ovechkin and Richard Panik additionally scored for the Capitals. The Panthers acquired objectives from Brett Connolly, Mike Hoffman and Vincent Trocheck, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 16 saves.

Avalanche Four, Oilers 1

Nathan MacKinnon had a aim and an help, Nazem Kadri, Matt Nieto and Logan O’Connor additionally scored, and Colorado beat Edmonton in Denver.

Joonas Donskoi had two assists, and Philipp Grubauer stopped 19 pictures for the Avalanche, who snapped a two-game dropping streak.

Jujhar Khaira scored, and Mikko Koskinen had 46 saves for the Oilers, whose two-game win streak ended.

Jets 5, Sharks 1

Patrik Laine scored as soon as and added two assists, and visiting Winnipeg scored 5 unanswered objectives in a convincing win over San Jose.

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Kyle Connor netted one aim and one help, David Gustafsson collected his first NHL aim, and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stopped 32 pictures for the Jets, who’ve received 5 of six video games and are on a 9-2-1 run. Mark Scheifele and Jack Roslovic additionally scored for Winnipeg.

Aaron Dell made 21 saves for the Sharks, who went into the sport with a three-game successful streak. Melker Karlsson had the lone San Jose aim.

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