© Reuters. NHL: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders
Mathew Barzal racked up three objectives and two assists whereas teammate Jordan Eberle added two objectives and an help as the New York Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals 8-4 on Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y.
Barzal accomplished his third profession hat trick by batting a puck out of the air and in with simply over a minute left.
Josh Bailey contributed a purpose and two assists for New York, which additionally bought objectives from Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas. Semyon Varlamov made 18 saves within the win. John Carlson led the Capitals with two objectives, and Daniel Sprong and T.J. Oshie additionally scored.
The Islanders improved to 14-1-2 at dwelling this season and snapped a two-game shedding streak. They additionally tied the Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins for first place within the East Division.
Panthers 3, Red Wings 2 (OT)
Alex Wennberg scored lower than 90 seconds into additional time and Chris Driedger made 25 saves as Florida beat 3-2 in Sunrise, Fla.
The Panthers, tied with Tampa Bay atop the NHL’s Central Division standings, have received 4 consecutive video games after sweeping their previous two collection towards Dallas and Detroit. Florida additionally closed out its season collection with the Red Wings with six wins in eight video games.
Noel Acciari and Frank Vatrano scored in regulation for Florida, and Adam Erne and Anthony Mantha tallied for Detroit. Red Wings goalie Thomas Greiss made 33 saves.
Rangers 3, Sabres 2 (OT)
Mika Zibanejad scored with 28 seconds remaining in additional time to raise visiting New York previous Buffalo. The Sabres had snapped the 18-game shedding streak the earlier evening.
Buffalo’s Tage Thompson compelled additional time with 3.6 seconds left in regulation on a wrist shot from the left circle with the additional attacker on.
Colin Blackwell and Filip Chytil additionally scored for the Rangers, who’ve received two straight after dropping a pair. Igor Shesterkin made 21 saves. Rasmus Aslund had a purpose for the Sabres, who bought 44 saves from Dustin Tokarski.
Canadiens 4, Senators 1
The line of Phillip Danault, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Tatar mixed for six factors as visiting Montreal collected a victory over Ottawa. Danault and Gallagher every had a purpose and an help whereas Tatar had two assists.
Montreal’s Jake Evans additionally had two assists for his first multi-point recreation within the NHL. Corey Perry and Paul Byron scored the opposite objectives for the Canadiens, who’ve received three straight video games and are 4-0-2 over their previous six video games.
Canadiens goalie Jake Allen stopped 22 of 23 photographs to finish a private six-game (0-2-4) winless drought. Connor Brown spoiled Allen’s shutout bid at 18:13 of the third interval. Senators goalie Filip Gustavsson stopped 34 of 38 photographs.
Penguins 4, Bruins 1
Pittsburgh by no means trailed and bought 30 saves from Casey DeSmith to beat host Boston for its fifth consecutive win.
Jason Zucker, Zach Aston-Reese, Mike Matheson and Jake Guentzel scored for the Penguins, who have been 0-8-2 of their earlier 10 visits to Boston. DeSmith, beginning with Tristan Jarry injured, improved to 9-3-0 and allowed two or fewer objectives for the seventh straight begin.
Brad Marchand scored for the Bruins, and Dan Vladar made 19 saves. Boston misplaced defenseman Brandon Carlo within the first interval to what the workforce referred to as an upper-body harm.
Lightning 3, Blue Jackets 2
Brayden Point’s second purpose of the sport late within the third interval lifted Tampa Bay to a 3-2 comeback win over visiting Columbus.
After Lightning rookie Ross Colton tied the sport at 2-2 together with his third tally of the season at 14:49 of the third, Point skated in from the left and tried a move throughout the purpose mouth. But the puck clipped the stick of sliding Columbus defender David Savard and went in at 15:54 for the game-winner.
The victory snapped the Lightning’s season-worst three-game shedding streak and gave them their NHL-leading twenty fifth win. Zach Werenski and Eric Robinson every had a purpose and an help for the Blue Jackets, and Max Domi assisted on each tallies.
Hurricanes 4, Blackhawks 3
Jesper Fast scored with 29 seconds left in regulation to raise Carolina to a win over host Chicago.
Warren Foegele scored two objectives on his twenty fifth birthday, Vincent Trocheck had a purpose and an help, and James Reimer made 22 saves for Carolina, which has received 4 of 5 heading into an eight-game homestand.
Dominik Kubalik, Brandon Hagel and Dylan Strome scored and Kevin Lankinen made 27 saves for the Blackhawks, who missed an opportunity to overhaul the Nashville Predators for fourth place within the Central Division.
Stars 4, Predators 1
Esa Lindell, Jason Robertson, Jamie Benn and Miro Heiskanen scored for Dallas en path to a victory at Nashville.
Goaltender Anton Khudobin made 21 saves for the Stars, who went into the conflict with only one win in six video games and desperately wanted a win to remain within the playoff hunt.
Colton Sissons scored the lone purpose for the Predators, who acquired a 27-save efficiency from goalie Juuse Saros and noticed their six-game profitable streak snapped.
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