Nov. 9 (Reuters) – Nico Hischier scored the deciding goal in the third period Tuesday night with 8:10 left for the New Jersey Devils, who extended their longest winning streak in more than a decade by beating the Calgary Flames 3-3 in Newark, NJ :2 defeated
The Devils have seven straight wins – their longest winning streak since they won eight straight wins from February 6-22, 2011-1) from November 9-21, 2019.
The Devils led 2-1 into the third and had the first three shots of the third before the Flames scored 10 of the next 11. Calgary’s upswing included Tyler Toffoli, who scored a power play goal at the 5:13 mark just 20 seconds after Miles Wood was penalized for hooking.
New Jersey goalie Vitek Vanecek covered up a Nikita Zadorov shot about half a minute before the Devils launched an end-to-end onslaught. Devils winger Tomas Tatar, whose interception of a Nick DeSimone pass deep in the New Jersey zone led to the hosts’ first goal of the second period, came to a loose puck after a fight between teammate Jesper Bratt and Zadorov.
Islanders 4, Rangers 3
Anders Lee scored at 5:30 in the third period as the Islanders rallied for a win over host Rangers.
The Islanders won for the seventh time in eight games (7-1-0) and beat the Rangers for the second time this season by making their second straight comeback in the third period and fifth comeback win overall.
Adam Pelech and Brock Nelson started the Islanders’ comeback by scoring goals – Nelson’s on a power play – after Chris Kreider and Vincent Trocheck gave the Rangers a 3-1 lead on the second power play. Igor Shesterkin stopped 22 shots and fell to 1-6-1 against the Islanders.
Flyer 5, Blues 1
Noah Cates, Owen Tippett and Travis Konecny each had a goal and an assist to put hosts Philadelphia past the reeling St. Louis.
Wade Allison and Lukas Sedlak each added a goal for the Flyers, who won their second straight game. :Philadelphia goaltender Felix Sandstrom received the start because Carter Hart was scratched earlier in the day from an illness. Sandstrom made 27 saves for his first NHL win in his ninth start, his fourth start this season.
Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal for the Blues, who set a franchise record with their eighth consecutive regular loss.
Canucks 6, Senators 4
Bo Horvat scored twice and Elias Pettersson had a goal and an assist to guide Vancouver to a win in Ottawa.
Ilya Mikheyev, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Jack Studnicka also scored for the Canucks, who won for the second time in three games. Vancouver’s Conor Garland contributed two assists and Spencer Martin made 37 saves.
Tim Stutzle had a goal and an assist for the Senators, who also had a goal each from Drake Batherson, Travis Hamonic and Claude Giroux. Alex DeBrincat had two assists for the Senators, who lost their sixth straight game. Cam Talbot parried 22 shots.
Golden Knights 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT)
Reilly Smith scored his second goal of the game 23 seconds after overtime and the Vegas visit defeated Toronto.
Smith, who leveled the game with a man down in the third half, was sidelined by Shea Theodore for the winner. Nicolas Roy and Jack Eichel also scored for the Golden Knights, who have won eight straight games. William Karlsson added two templates.
Timothy Liljegren scored his first two goals of the season and Mitchell Marner added a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, who ended a three-game winning streak. Erik Kallgren stopped 16 shots.
Coyotes 4, sabers 1
Matias Maccelli, Liam O’Brien and Clayton Keller each had a goal and an assist as Arizona recorded an away win over Buffalo. Lawson Crouse scored Arizona’s other goal.
The Coyotes are 3-1-0 in their last four games, with victories in the first two contests of a 14-game road trip that runs through Dec. 7.
Tage Thompson scored the only goal for the Sabers, who have lost three games in a row.
Canadians 3, Red Wings 2 (SO)
Mike Hoffman scored twice in the first half, Jake Allen made 41 saves and the Montreal visit ended a three-game losing streak with a shootout win over Detroit.
The Canadiens won the shootout 2-1 when Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki got the puck past Ville Husso. Montreal also killed seven wing power plays.
Austin Czarnik scored his first goal in a Detroit jersey and Lucas Raymond scored his fifth goal of the season for the three-winning Red Wings. Husso stopped 31 shots.
Oiler 3, Lightning 2
Edmonton’s Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl had power play goals in the second period as the Oilers battled host Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay’s Brandon Hagel and Alex Killorn scored, and Brayden Point had two assists. Nikita Kucherov extended his points streak to 11 games with an assist on Hail’s tally. Andrei Vasilevskiy had 26 saves.
Oilers left winger Evander Kane was stable and was rushed to a local hospital for a procedure after sustaining a serious laceration to his left wrist during the second season.
Nozzles 5, Stars 1
Mark Scheifele scored two of Winnipeg’s three goals in a 2:45 span of the second period as the rising Jets won their third straight win, beating the visitors against Dallas.
After Jason Robertson gave Dallas a 1-0 lead at 3:06 of the second period, Winnipeg scored four straight goals in the frame. Scheifele’s goals surpassed Pierre-Luc Dubois’ tally, and Saku Maenalanen later scored in the second for the Jets, who are in a 6-0-1 stretch.
Dallas, who had bested their opponents 18-6 during a three-game winning streak, appeared shocked after Tuesday’s second-half results. Scott Wedgewood stopped 28 shots for the Stars.
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