Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games:
Penguins 4, Lightning 2
Rookies Bryan Rust and Brian Dumoulin scored their first career goals as the Sidney Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins registered a 10th consecutive victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie also scored for the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins (20-6-4) as Crosby sat out his third game because of mumps. The star is one of 14 NHL players to have contracted the illness in recent weeks.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves in winning his seventh straight start against the Lightning (19-10-3), who are tied for the Atlantic Division lead with the Detroit Red Wings.
Islanders 3, Devils 2 (SO)
Josh Bailey's goal in the fifth round of the shootout capped a two-goal comeback by the New York Islanders, who edged the New Jersey Devils. The win was the second in a row for the Islanders (21-10-0), who are the only NHL team yet to lose in overtime. Continued...