Sharks win 2-1 in OT as Islanders’ point streak goes to 17
Couture scored at 2:30 of the extra period to lead the Sharks to their eighth win in nine games.
Marcus Sorensen also scored and Martin Jones stopped 27 shots for San Jose. The Sharks tied an NHL record with their 43rd straight win in a game it allowed two goals or fewer. The streak, with matched the mark set by Pittsburgh from Feb. 21, 2012 to Oct. 17 2013, dates back to March 10, 2018.
Barrie, who was traded to the Maple Leafs in July, got a warm reception from fans during a timeout in the first period.
Nazem Kadri, who was sent to Colorado in the deal, had two assists against his former team.
Carolina, which entered leading the NHL with 18 goals by defensemen, got two more as Pesce delivered the Hurricanes’ first score of the game and Hamilton broke a 2-all tie off a feed from Teuvo Teravainen with 2:15 remaining in the second period.
Brayden Point had two goals, and Nikita Kucherov, Pat Maroon, Anthony Cirelli and Ondrej Palat also scored for the Lightning, who have won five of their last seven games. Vasilevskiy moved past former teammate Ben Bishop atop the team’s win list.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped 32 shots and then denied seven more during an extended shootout, helping the Canucks to the road win.
Elias Pettersson scored his 10th goal for Vancouver, which earned its second straight win since a stretch of seven losses in eight games. It was the Canucks’ 12th power-play goal in their last seven games.
Bo Horvat scored the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout.
Washington managed just one goal for the third time this season despite Vancouver losing defenseman Alexander Edler to an upper-body injury.
COYOTES 3, KINGS 2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arizona’s Lawson Crouse scored the go-ahead goal before a scary fall that forced him to leave the game.
Crouse’s goal off a rebound in the second period put Arizona ahead 2-1. He left in the third period after he fell and hit his head awkwardly into the boards. After being checked by a trainer, he was helped off the ice, and he walked to the locker room.
Trouba’s shot from the point went off Jeff Petry and in with 7:50 left.
Backup goalie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 38 shots in the second game in two nights for New York following a 4-1 loss in Ottawa on Friday.
Victor Rask, Eric Staal, Kevin Fiala and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild, who were on the verge of sending Boston to its first regulation loss at home this season but fell to 3-0-2 in their last five games. Alex Stalock had 34 saves.
The Bruins remained the only NHL team yet to lose in regulation at home (9-0-4).
Krug cut between a pair of Minnesota players and slipped a shot between Stalock’s pads for the game-winner.
The Stars are 10-0-1 during an 11-game point streak.
Chicago had two possible goals disallowed in the third.
Ethan Bear and Markus Granlund also scored for the Pacific Division-leading Oilers. Mike Smith stopped 25 shots to earn his 250th career victory. Smith, 7-6-1 this season, bounced back from a 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday when he allowed three first-period goals before being replaced by Mikko Koskinen.
Edmonton, 7-3-2 in its last 12 games, moved into a first-place tie with St. Louis Blues atop the Western Conference with 33 points.
Mattias Ekholm, Colton Sissons and Calle Jarnkrok also scored as the Predators won in St. Louis for the first time since December 2017. Saros improved to 2-5-1 this season as he earned his first win since Oct. 26 at Tampa Bay.
The game featured the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference. Both had only seven wins coming in. New Jersey started the night in 15th place with 18 points, one more than Detroit.
- Arizona Coyotes
- Boston Bruins
- Calgary Flames
- Carolina Hurricanes
- Colorado Avalanche
- Dallas Stars
- Edmonton Oilers
- Minnesota Wild
- Nashville Predators
- New Jersey Devils
- New York Islanders
- New York Rangers
- San Jose Sharks
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Tyson Barrie
- Vancouver Canucks
- Winnipeg Jets