NHL roundup: Streaking Bruins, Pastrnak high Canadiens once more

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David Backes scored the game-winner throughout a three-goal surge within the third interval, because the Boston Bruins rallied previous the visiting Montreal Canadiens Three-1 Sunday night time.

Dec 1, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins proper wing David Backes (42) carries the puck previous Montreal Canadiens defenseman Ben Chiarot (Eight) through the third interval at TD Backyard. Necessary Credit score: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports activities

David Pastrnak and Jake DeBrusk additionally tallied within the third, because the Bruins prolonged their successful streak to seven straight and their factors streak to 11 (Eight-Zero-Three). Tuukka Rask stopped 28 pictures in internet to assist Boston stay undefeated in regulation at residence (11-Zero-Four).

Joel Armia scored for the Canadiens, whose shedding streak prolonged to eight video games (Zero-5-Three). Carey Value had 31 saves and carried a shutout into the third interval earlier than the wheels got here off.

Pastrnak tied the sport at 1-1 with a depraved one-timer from the fitting circle off the submit on the 6:16 mark of the third. Pastrnak, who had a hat trick in a rout of Montreal 5 days prior, prolonged his league lead in targets to 25.

Oilers Three, Canucks 2

Leon Draisaitl’s second aim of the sport early within the third interval was the winner as Edmonton received at Vancouver to separate a home-and-home sequence on consecutive nights.

Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen made 30 saves and earned the victory because of Draisaitl’s marker 46 seconds into the ultimate body, his second power-play aim of the night time. Whereas the defenders have been targeted on his teammates, Draisaitl discovered a tender spot on the backside of the fitting circle and shortly launched the shot after taking a feed.

Draisaitl and Connor McDavid — who collected two assists — each reached the 50-point mark. They’re the primary Oilers teammates with 50 factors previous to the 30-game mark since Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri within the 1984-85 season.

Wild Three, Stars 2 (SO)

Minnesota captain Mikko Koivu, enjoying in his 1,000th profession recreation, scored the winner within the fourth spherical of a shootout because the Wild defeated visiting Dallas.

Kevin Fiala and Zach Parise scored in regulation for Minnesota and goaltender Alex Stalock stopped 26 pictures. The Wild prolonged their factors streak to 9 video games (6-Zero-Three).

John Klingberg and Blake Comeau tallied and goaltender Ben Bishop made 27 saves because the Stars dropped their third recreation in a row.

—Area Degree Media