Wild end Sabers winning streak at 5 with shootout victory

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild ended the Buffalo Sabres’ five-game winning streak with a 3-2 shootout victory at the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday. Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves, and Joel Eriksson Ek and Jared Spurgeon scored for Minnesota (27-17-4), which had misplaced three of 4. It was the final recreation earlier than … Read more

Couture has 5 factors, Sharks defeat Penguins to end 4-game skid

PITTSBURGH — Logan Couture had an NHL career-high 5 factors, together with scoring the go-ahead purpose with 4:25 remaining within the third interval, for the San Jose Sharks in a 6-4 win towards the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday. Couture, who completed with two targets and three assists, gave San Jose a … Read more

Lightning defeat Kings, set team record with 12th straight home win

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record with their 12th consecutive home win, 5-2 towards the Los Angeles Kings at Amalie Arena on Saturday. Nick Perbix had three assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves for the Lightning (32-15-1), who’ve gained three in a row, all at home, and performed their ultimate … Read more

Hughes gives Devils OT victory against Stars

DALLAS — Jack Hughes scored his second purpose of the sport 20 seconds into time beyond regulation to provide the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win against the Dallas Stars on the American Airlines Center on Friday. Hughes scored from the left face-off circle on a shot that deflected off the stick of Stars ahead … Read more

Necas, Hurricanes rally for OT victory against Sharks

RALEIGH, NC — Martin Necas scored 55 seconds into time beyond regulation after tying the sport with 12 seconds left within the third interval to provide the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 win against the San Jose Sharks at PNC Arena on Friday. Necas tied it 4-4 at 19:48 on a rebound from the left face-off … Read more

Vatrano gets hat trick, Ducks rally for victory against Avalanche

DENVER — Frank Vatrano scored a hat trick, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied for a 5-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena on Thursday. Adam Henrique and Mason McTavish scored 24 seconds aside within the third interval, and John Gibson made 41 saves for the Ducks (15-29-5), who’ve received three of their previous … Read more

Zuccarello, Wild recover for OT victory against Flyers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mats Zuccarello scored at 2:08 of extra time, and the Minnesota Wild recovered for a 3-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday. Zuccarello, who additionally had an help, received it when he skated with the puck into the offensive zone, slid the puck between the skates … Read more

Hedman, Lightning end Bruins winning streak at 6

TAMPA — Victor Hedman broke a tie within the third interval, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Boston Bruins’ six-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory at Amalie Arena on Thursday. Brayden Point had a aim and two assists, and Nikita Kucherov had three assists for the Lightning (31-15-1), who tied their file with … Read more

Los Angeles Kings, Pacific Division show how extra time, shootouts are bad for NHL

The Los Angeles Kings are not goodPhoto: AP The concept that the NHL common season is simply an 82-game preseason is possibly the final vestige of a time when 16 of the then 21 groups made the playoffs. These days, when precisely half the groups are killed, some genuinely respectable groups do not make it. … Read more

Devils defeat Penguins in OT, extend point streak to 7

NEWARK, NJ. — Dougie Hamilton scored a power-play aim at 2:07 of time beyond regulation to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 win in opposition to the Pittsburgh Penguins on the Prudential Center on Sunday. Hamilton gained it with a one-timer from the highest of the left face-off circle off a move from Jack … Read more