Flyers score 5 goals in 3rd period, beat Blue Jackets 7-4
James van Riemsdyk had two goals and an assist, Jake Voracek added a goal and two assists, Shayne Gostisbehere had a goal and an assist, and Michael Raffl and Travis Konecny also scored for Philadelphia. Hayes and Ivan Provorov also each had two assists, and Brian Elliott finished with 22 saves to help the Flyers end a five-game losing streak to their Metropolitan Division rivals.
Anderson’s goal 2:15 into the third period gave the Blue Jackets a 4-2 lead. The Flyers then scored five times in an 8:54 stretch in the latter half of the period to get the win.
Calle Jarnkrok and Roman Josi also scored, and Juuse Saros stopped 28 shots for Nashville, which improved to 13-1-2 against Tampa Bay in the last 16 meetings. The Lightning’s lone regulation win against the Predatrs this decade came Dec. 19, 2013.
Josi got Nashville even at 2 on the power play at 14:47 of the third. He added two assists, including on Ellis’ game-winner.
Little scored off a 2-on-1 with Kyle Connor, tucking the puck under Rittich at the corner of the net.
The NHL’s 28th outdoor game since 2003 took place at the 33,350-seat Mosaic Stadium, which was built in 2017 to be the new home of the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders, and was sold out and liberally sprinkled with Flames red, Jets blue and Roughrider green.
With the game tied at 1, Staal took a pass from Jason Zucker at the blue line, skated in alone on Quick’s left and beat him over his far shoulder for his third goal of the season at 17:04 of the second.
It was the first meeting between the teams since St. Louis won its first Cup last season, skating with the trophy around the TD Garden ice in Boston on June 12 after a 4-1 victory in Game 7.
Anders Bjork also scored for Boston. Brandon Carlo added an empty-net goal with 49 seconds left.
Rask recorded his 47th career shutout. He’s 5-0-1 in six starts this season, picking up his solid play that carried Boston to the final.
Jake Muzzin and Andreas Johnsson scored for the Maple Leafs, who were playing the second game of a back-to-back. Backup Michael Hutchinson made 33 saves. Frederik Andersen led Toronto to a 4-1 victory over San Jose on Friday.
Adam Henrique and Carter Rowney scored in the first period, and Max Comtois and Jakob Silfverberg had goals in the third as the Ducks handed the Avalanche their first home loss of the season. Hampus Lindholm had three assists for Anaheim.
Anaheim handed Colorado its last regular-season home loss, a 5-3 win on March 15. The Avalanche won their last six home games of last season and the first four in Denver to begin this year.
Brandon Tanev added an empty-net goal with 1:14 to play.
Kahun’s first goal came in his 12th NHL game. Rust was playing in his first game this season after being injured in the final preseason game.
Both goals came from near the net against Ben Bishop, who stopped 24 shots.
The Penguins totaled only 11 shots on goal in the first two periods but outshot Dallas 16-3 in the third.
Chicago has lost four straight.
- Anaheim Ducks
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- Minnesota Wild
- Nashville Predators
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Winnipeg Jets