Forbert, Quick help Kings beat Golden Knights 5-1
Stamkos scored twice in the first period and had two second-period assists. It was his franchise-best 13th four-point game.
Nathan MacKinnon scored for the Avalanche. Semyon Varlamov was pulled midway through the second period after allowing five goals on 23 shots. Colorado’s Mikko Rantanen got his NHL-leading 48th point with an assist that extended his points streak to 11 games (14 assists, 19 points).
Ovechkin extended his points streak to 11 straight games, with 10 goals and six assists during the stretch. He also picked up an assist on Boyd’s third-period goal.
James van Riemsdyk added a goal and an assist to help the Flyers open a five-game trip with their third win in 10 games. Ivan Provorov, Wayne Simmonds, Dale Weise and Travis Konecny also scored, Michael Raffl had two assists, and Anthony Stolarz made 28 saves.
Nikita Scherbak, Matt Luff, Jeff Carter and Nate Thompson also scored to help the Kings tie their season high from a 5-2 victory over Edmonton on Nov. 25. They have two wins in their last five games, and have a league-low 23 points and 65 goals.
Hayes also had a pair of assists. Zibanejad, Vladislav Namestnikov, Matt Beleskey and Fredric Claesson scored in regulation for the Rangers. Keith Yandle, Huberdeau, Aaron Ekblad and Aleksander Barkov scored for the Panthers, and Huberdeau added a pair of assists.
The Penguins were called for too many men on the ice, setting up the winning power play.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lukas Radil scored his first NHL goal to break a tie with 5:47 to play in San Jose’s victory over Arizona.
DETROIT (AP) — Matt Martin broke a tie with 16:36 remaining, capping New York’s comeback victory over Detroit.
Sean Monahan, Alan Quine and Elias Lindholm also scored to help the Pacific Division-leading Flames win their fifth straight and move one point ahead of Central-leading Nashville into first place in the Western Conference. Mike Smith stopped 25 shots to win his sixth straight.
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