Coyotes’ Phil Kessel gets hat trick, Adin Hill gets shutout
Phil Kessel had a hat technique and likewise avoided an objective as the Arizona Coyotes finished a two-game sweep of the checking out San Jose Sharks with a 4-0 triumph on Saturday night in Glendale, Ariz.
Clayton Keller included an objective and 2 helps and Adin Hill made 34 conserves for his 2nd profession nothing as the Coyotes won their 3rd successive video game and their 4th in the previous 5.
Sharks goaltender Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 of the 26 shots he dealt with.
San Jose’s Patrick Marleau played in his 1,756th NHL video game, connecting Mark Messier for 2nd put on the league’s all-time list. Marleau is 11 video games behind profession leader Gordie Howe.
Panthers 4, Stars 3 (OT)
Aaron Ekblad scored with 9.3 seconds staying in overtime as Florida snapped a three-game losing streak by beating host Dallas.
Ekblad took a pass from Jonathan Huberdeau in the slot and after that beat Anton Khudobin with a backhand shot on his blocker side for the game-winner, his 11th objective of the season. Carter Verhaeghe scored his 2nd profession hat technique and likewise helped on the winning objective for Florida. Noel Acciari included 2 helps and Sergei Bobrovsky completed with 31 conserves to enhance to 15-1-1 all-time versus destiny.
Joel L’Esperance, Denis Gurianov and John Klingberg scored objectives and Joel Hanley had 2 helps for Dallas which was up to 2-9 in video games that have actually been chosen after guideline. Khudobin stopped 24 of the 28 shots he dealt with.
Maple Leafs 4, Oilers 3 (OT)
Auston Matthews scored his very first objective in 6 video games at 54 seconds of overtime and host Toronto, which scored two times in the 3rd duration, returned to beat Edmonton.
Matthews, who earlier had a help, scored on a shot from the left circle that was deflected two times prior to entering into the web for his 22nd objective of the season. William Nylander had an objective and a help for Toronto, and Pierre Engvall and John Tavares each scored an objective. Alex Galchenyuk included 2 helps.
Leon Draisaitl had an objective and 2 helps for the Oilers. Tyson Barrie included an objective and a help, and Darnell Nurse scored an objective. Connor McDavid contributed 2 helps. Edmonton goaltender Mike Smith stopped 27 shots, and Toronto’s Jack Campbell stopped 17.
Bruins 3, Sabres 2
Craig Smith scored the consent objective with 3:50 staying in the 3rd duration to move host Boston to a success over skidding Buffalo.
Matt Grzelcyk scored one objective, Nick Ritchie gathered an objective and a help and Dan Vladar completed with 25 conserves for the Bruins, who have actually won 3 of their previous 4 video games. Boston played without star forward Brad Marchand after he was put on the COVID-19 procedure list.
Kyle Okposo and Sam Reinhart each scored and Linus Ullmark turned aside 33 shots for the Sabres, who extended their franchise-worst winless streak to 17 video games (0-15-2).
Flyers 2, Rangers 1
Sam Morin scored his very first profession objective, Nolan Patrick included one objective and host Philadelphia beat New york city. Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott made 24 conserves as they stopped a four-game losing streak.
Philadelphia was outscored 17-3 in the previous 2 losses to the Rangers.
Mika Zibanejad scored the only objective for the Rangers. Zibanejad has 13 points — 7 objectives and 6 helps — in the last 3 video games versus the Flyers.
Golden Knights 3, Avalanche 2 (OT)
Max Pacioretty tapped in his own rebound 1:56 into the additional session, and checking out Vegas beat Colorado.
Alec Martinez and William Provider likewise scored objectives and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 shots for Vegas, which took sole ownership of top place in the West Department.
Joonas Donskoi and Devon Toews scored, and Philipp Grubauer had 31 conserves for the Avalanche. Colorado had its seven-game house winning streak snapped.
Red Wings 3, Blue Jackets 1
Adam Erne and Robby Fabbri scored 29 seconds apart in the very first duration, and Detroit snapped a three-game losing streak with its win over checking out Columbus.
Anthony Mantha likewise scored, Dylan Larkin had 2 helps and Calvin Pickard stopped 21 shots in his very first start considering that November 2019 for the Red Wings, who played among their much better video games of the season after being outscored 12-1 over the previous 3 contests.
Nick Foligno scored and Elvis Merzlikins made 31 conserves for Columbus, which is defending a playoff area however bogged down in an 0-2-1 rut.
Penguins 6, Islanders 3
Bryan Rust had a hat technique and Sidney Crosby had an objective and a help for Pittsburgh, which developed a five-goal lead en path to a simple win over checking out New york city.
Frederick Gaudreau and Evan Rodrigues likewise scored, and Jared McCann, Kris Letang and Jake Guentzel each had 2 helps for Pittsburgh, which won its 3rd straight. Goaltender Tristan Jarry stopped 29 New york city shots.
Mathew Barzal had an objective and help, and Anthony Beauvillier and Jordan Eberle likewise scored for the Islanders, who had actually won 3 straight and were 14-2-1 in their previous 17.
Hurricanes 4, Lightning 3
Martin Necas scored two times, consisting of the consent power-play objective late in the 3rd duration, and included 2 helps as Carolina beat Tampa Bay in Raleigh, N.C.
Necas ripped house the game-winning marker — his ninth objective of the season — from above the best circle on the Hurricanes’ 6th power play at 16:07. The tally assisted them transfer to 3-3-0 versus Tampa Bay in their last regular-season video game hosting the first-place Lightning.
Sebastian Aho produced an objective and an assistant and Cedric Paquette scored. James Reimer stopped 19 of 22 shots to win for the 5th time in his last 7 starts (5-1-1).
Predators 3, Blackhawks 1
Juuse Saros stopped 29 shots and Luke Kunin had 2 helps as Nashville beat host Chicago to run its winning streak to 4 video games.
Ryan Johansen, Rocco Grimaldi and Mikael Granlund scored objectives for the Predators, who reached within 2 points of Chicago for 4th location in the Central Department by winning for the 6th time in 7 video games.
Chicago’s only objective came early in the 3rd duration from novice Pius Suter, who scored in his 3rd straight video game. His 11th of the season rose him into a tie with Minnesota’s Kirill Kaprizov for the league novice lead in objectives. Kevin Lankinen made 31 conserves for the Blackhawks.
Flames 4, Jets 2
Third-period objectives by Andrew Mangiapane and Sam Bennett were the distinction as host Calgary snapped a four-game losing by beating Winnipeg.
Goaltender David Rittich made 22 conserves, while Josh Leivo and Mark Giordano likewise scored for the Flames, who recuperated after blowing a 2-0 lead.
Mason Appleton and Logan Stanley responded for the Jets, who saw their three-game winning streak snapped. Laurent Brossoit stopped 29 shots in web. The clubs finish a three-game set Monday in Calgary.
–Field Level Media
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.