Georgiev makes 33 saves, Rangers shut out Devils 4-0
Georgiev had 11 saves in the first, 10 in the second and 12 in the third to get New York’s first shutout of the season.
Mackenzie Blackwood had 19 saves for New Jersey, which went 0 for 8 on the power play while giving up two short-handed goals. It lost for the fourth time in six games.
Provorov used a nifty move to get around Max Domi before beating Kinkaid for his sixth of the season.
The game marked the home-coaching debut for Sheldon Keefe. The former NHLer from Brampton was named head coach of the Maple Leafs on Nov. 20 after the team dismissed Mike Babcock.
New Flames coach Geoff Ward won for the second time in as many games. He was also a winner on Wednesday night, when Calgary beat Buffalo 3-2 in overtime.
Calgary head coach Bill Peters resigned on Friday amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of players in previous jobs. Peters’ resignation came after a lengthy process that included investigations by the Flames and the NHL.
Dillon Dube also scored for Calgary (13-12-4). The Flames improved to 3-0-1 in their last four games.
Marcus Hogberg had 24 saves for Ottawa in his first start of the season and the fifth of his career.
Anders Lee also scored to help the Islanders get a win in the return from an 0-2-1 California trip that ended their franchise-record 17-game point streak. Thomas Greiss started and made nine saves before leaving with 5:54 left in the first period. Varlamov came on and stopped all 30 shots he faced to earn his 27th career shutout.
Driedger stopped 27 shots in his first appearance with Florida. The 25-year-old appeared in three games for Ottawa between 2014-17 but had never started in the NHL.
Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots for Nashville.
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Ovechkin completed a hat trick with two empty-net goals and Washington dealt Detroit its ninth straight loss.
Ovechkin reached 20 goals for the 15th consecutive season to start his career, a feat previously achieved by Marcel Dionne, Mike Gartner, Jaromir Jagr and Mats Sundin. The 34-year-old Ovechkin also had an assist.
Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist and Ivan Barbashev and Mackenzie MacEachern also scored for the Blues, who won their third straight game and have points in their last four. Jordan Binnington made 28 saves and improved to 13-4-4.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Logan Couture scored twice and San Jose got four unanswered goals to rally past Arizona for ITS 11th win in 13 games.
Couture bookended San Jose’s comeback, starting it midway through the first period and completing it with an empty-netter. He has five goals and 14 points in his past 10 games.
The Sharks extended their NHL record by winning their 45th consecutive game in which they have allowed fewer than three goals. They broke the mark in a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday.
Nick Schmaltz and Derek Stepan scored on the Coyotes’ first two shots, but Martin Jones stymied the Coyotes the rest of the way. Jones made 21 saves while starting on back-to-back days for the first time this season.
DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists in his return to Colorado’s lineup after missing 16 games due to injury, and Nazem Kadri and Joonas Donskoi each scored twice in the win over Chicago.
Patrick Kane scored his 14th goal late in the third to extend his points streak to 15 games, the longest of the season in the NHL. Brandon Saab and Dominik Kubalik also scored. Crawford stopped 13 shots.
KINGS 2, JETS 1
Jack Campbell made 33 saves for the Kings, who have won six of their past eight home games.
Jack Roslovic scored but the Jets were unable to pick up an 11th win in their record-setting November. Winnipeg went 10-3-1, the most wins this month in franchise history. Laurent Brossoit made 32 saves.
Dustin Brown got his fourth point in the past four games with an assist.
Pearson had two goals and two assists, and Tyler Graovac, Loui Eriksson and Josh Leivo also scored for the Canucks. Bo Horvat also chipped in with three assists to help Vancouver snap its three-game losing streak.
Edmonton slipped to 16-9-3, and holds the Pacific Division lead. The Canucks are five points back at 13-10-4.
Jacob Markstrom (8-6-3) made 27 saves in the victory, while Mike Smith (7-7-1) turned aside 33 of 38 shots for Edmonton.
- Alexandar Georgiev
- Carolina Hurricanes
- Colorado Avalanche
- Edmonton Oilers
- Florida Panthers
- Los Angeles Kings
- Montreal Canadiens
- New York Islanders
- New York Rangers
- Philadelphia Flyers
- San Jose Sharks
- St. Louis Blues
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Vancouver Canucks
- Washington Capitals