Lightning top Flyers for team-record 11th straight home win
Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point, Cedric Paquette and Carter Verhaeghe scored for Tampa Bay, which won its 11th game in a row on home ice. The Lightning also won their 10th consecutive game overall to become the third team in NHL history to have two separate winning streaks of at least 10 games in the same season.
The 1929-30 and 1970-71 Boston Bruins are the only other teams with multiple winning streaks of 10 or more games in the same season.
Vasilevskiy improved to 19-0-2 in his past 21 starts.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Col. (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored twice in the final minute to complete a hat trick and Los Angeles beat Colorado at the Air Force Academy in the third and final outdoor game in the NHL this season.
Toffoli put Los Angeles ahead 2-1 with 54 seconds remaining, then scored an empty-netter with 4.3 seconds left.
The Kings won their second straight, improving to 4-12-1 since New Year’s Day.
At 6,621 feet above sea level, this was the highest altitude ever for an NHL game.
Colorado goaltender Philipp Grubaurer stopped 14 of 15 shots before leaving after teammate Ian Cole slammed into him early in the third period and sent him tumbling. He was replaced by backup Pavel Francouz with 17 1/2 minutes remaining.
COYOTES 3, CAPITALS 1
Raanta was sharp all night and made a tough early save against Ovechkin, who has gone four straight games without a goal for the first time this season. He went three games without a goal before notching No. 600 with his wife in the stands in 2018.
Holtby stopped 27 shots and Carl Hagelin scored for Washington.
Fleury finished with 19 saves for his fourth shutout this season.
Vegas is 6-3-2 since coach Pete DeBoer replaced the fired Gerard Gallant on Jan. 15.
Fleury improved to 26-11-6 with five shutouts in his career against the Islanders. The wins are the third-most against any opponents for Fleury, while the shutouts are tied for second-most.
Semyon Varlamov finished with 42 saves for the Islanders, who were shut out for the second straight game.
It was the sixth loss in seven games for the Panthers, who are 2-6-1 since the All-Star break. Florida had entered the break on a six-game win streak.
Jusse Saros made 24 saves to improve to 11-9-4 on the season.
BRUINS 4, RED WINGS 1
Brad Marchand scored his 25th goal of the season and assisted on Pastrnak’s goal for the Bruins, who have won eight of their last nine. Charlie McAvoy added a goal and an assist and Charlie Coyle had his 13th goal. Tuukka Rask finished with 25 saves to improve to 14-0-6 at home this season.
Cassidy has 153 victories with Boston and 47 with the Washington Capitals.
Melker Karlsson added an empty-net goal for San Jose, which won for the fourth time in five games after learning earlier in the day it would be without leading scorer Erik Karlsson and leading goal-scorer Evander Kane.
Karlsson, the defenseman who leads the team with 34 assists and 40 points, is out for the rest of the season after breaking his thumb in Friday’s win at Winnipeg. Kane, who has 21 goals, was suspended three games for elbowing Jets defenseman Neal Pionk in the same game.
Alex Stalock made 19 saves for Minnesota, which lost its first game under interim coach Dean Evason a day after firing Bruce Boudreau.
Campbell improved to 3-0-1 since Toronto acquired him on Feb. 5.
Connor Brown and Cody Goloubef scored for the Senators, who fell to 1-5-2 in their last eight games. Marcus Hogberg was pulled after giving up three goals on 16 shots. Craig Anderson stopped all 14 shots he faced.
Mattias Janmark and Blake Comeau scored in regulation for the Stars, who trailed 3-0 before rallying. Joe Pavelski had two assists as the Stars extended their winning streak to four games and improved to 6-1-1 in their last eight games.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Nylander had two goals and Chicago snapped a five-game losing streak with a win over Calgary.
After entering with two goals in his previous 34 games, Nylander scored twice in the second as Chicago took advantage of several defensive miscues to outscore the Flames 4-1 in the period despite being outshot 14-7.
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