Kane scores 2, Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-4 in OT
DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game winner with 2:18 left in overtime, extending his point streak to 19 games and lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Dylan Larkin and Andreas Athanasiou scored two goals each for the Red Wings, who rallied from a 4-1 third-period deficit to tie it.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Austin Czarnik and Johnny Gaudreau scored 29 seconds apart in the third period to lead Calgary.
Mikael Backlund and Travis Hamonic also scored as Calgary won its third straight after a four-game skid. Mike Smith stopped 17 shots.
Casey Cizikas and Anders Lee scored for the Islanders, who had tied it earlier in the third after trailing 2-0 following one period. Thomas Greiss finished with 28 saves in New York’s third regulation loss in 16 games.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Bostontp its season-high seventh straight victory.
Jake DeBrusk and Brad Marchand scored in regulation as the Bruins improved to 8-1-1 in the last 10 on the road — including wins in the first four games of a western trip. The win streak is their longest since a 12-game run in 2014. Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 shots.
The Bruins, who are 9-0-3 in their last 12 overall, haven’t lost in regulation since a 3-2 setback to the New York Rangers on Jan. 19.
Reilly Smith and Nate Schmidt scored for Vegas, while Marc-Andre Fleury finished with 25 saves. Fleury has lost four in a row and seven of his last nine starts. He has allowed 19 goals in last five starts, and 28 in the nine-game span.
DeBrusk scored for Boston in the first round of the shootout and William Karlsson tied it for Vegas in the second.
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and Colorado won two in a row for the first time since late November.
Carl Soderberg, Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost, Gabriel Landeskog and A.J. Greer also scored for the Avalanche. In addition, MacKinnon’s power-play goal snapped an 0-for-29 dry spell on the man advantage.
The only score Varlamov allowed was to Kyle Connor with Colorado staked to a 4-0 lead.
Connor Hellebuyck stopped 39 shots for the Jets, who lost to the Avalanche for the second time inside of a week.
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Colorado Avalanche
- Detroit Red Wings
- Patrick Kane