Islanders beat Panthers 2-1 for 11th win in 12 games
Mathew Barzal had a goal and an assist to help New York bounce back from a 4-3 home overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Thursday night. The Islanders earned a point for the 12th straight game, a stretch that followed a 1-3-0 start and began with a 3-2 shootout win against the Panthers at Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 12.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his sixth goal of the season, Jonas Siegenthaler added the first of his career and NHL-leading Washington beat Vegas in rematch of 2018 Stanley Cup finalists.
Kuznetsov revived his famous bird celebration, flapping his arms after scoring 58 seconds in, and added an assist in the Capitals’ sixth consecutive victory. Washington has won 10 of 11.
Tom Wilson beat Marc-Andre Fleury in the first period for his eighth. Nicklas Backstrom sealed it with a power-play goal and an empty-netter. Braden Holtby made nine of his 30 saves on the penalty kill.
Toronto also lost star winger Mitch Marner to an ankle injury early in the second period.
Pittsburgh beat the Blackhawks for the first time since March 30, 2014, by scrambling back from a two-goal deficit. Guentzel’s eighth of the season late in the second period gave the Penguins life, and Rust’s fifth since his return from injured reserve tied it midway through the third period.
Matt Murray finished with 29 saves for the Penguins and turned away Jonathan Toews and Alex DeBrincat in the shootout. Pittsburgh played most of the third period without captain Sidney Crosby, who left with an undisclosed injury.
Forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare left late in the second period after he was elbowed in the head by Nick Foligno. The Avalanche were already without forwards Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Colin Wilson as well as defenseman Nikita Zadorov and goaltender Philipp Grubauer.
Emil Bemstrom and Zach Werenski scored for Columbus.
WIND 4, COYOTES 3
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Minnesota overcame a two-goal deficit to beat Arizona.
Jared Spurgeon had two assists, including a long pass from the corner to Hartman at 4:54 of the third. Mikko Koivu, Kevin Fiala and Matt Dumba also scored, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 31 shots for the Wild.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — David Perron scored a power-play goal 2:46 into overtime to lift St. Louis to its seventh straight win.
Ryan O’Reilly and Ivan Barbashev also scored for the Blues, and Perron and O’Reilly each added an assist. Jordan Binnington stopped 27 shots to help the defending Stanley Cup champions complete a perfect four-game trip and with their fifth straight away from home.
SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier scored in the seventh round of the shootout to lift San Jose to its third straight win after losing seven of eight.
Filip Forsberg had a goal for the Predators, who lost for the fourth time in five games after winning four straight. Juuse Saros finished with 31 saves through the extra period and had didn’t allow anything to the first six San Jose skaters in the shootout.
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