February 20, 2019 / 7:45 AM / 4 months ago

NHL roundup: Blues win record 11th straight

Ryan O’Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

Feb 19, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) salutes the fans after the Blues defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in overtime at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist, and Colton Parayko scored a goal for the Blues, who built a 2-0 lead in the first period. Tyler Bozak added two assists.

Zach Hyman and Auston Matthews scored in the third period for the Maple Leafs, who ended the Blues’ shutout streak at 233 minutes and 50 seconds, second in franchise history to a run of 258:30 from March 16-29, 2016.

Jordan Binnington, who made his first career start Jan. 7, recorded 31 saves for St. Louis. He is 13-1-1 with nine straight wins, a franchise record for a rookie goaltender. Frederik Andersen made 38 saves for Toronto.

Lightning 5, Flyers 2

J.T. Miller and Ryan McDonagh had a goal and an assist apiece, and Alex Killorn, Mikhail Sergachev and Yanni Gourde each scored a goal to lead visiting Tampa Bay past Philadelphia.

Backup goaltender Louis Domingue was terrific with 28 saves as the Lightning won their seventh in a row. Domingue also won his 11th in a row.

Oskar Lindblom scored a goal, his third in two games, and Travis Konecny also scored, but the Flyers had their three-game winning streak snapped. Sean Couturier had two assists for Philadelphia.

Predators 5, Stars 3

Roman Josi scored twice in the third period — the deciding goal and clinching empty-netter — and Ryan Ellis racked up three assists as visiting Nashville defeated Dallas.

Josi netted the game-winner at the 7:35 mark of the third period as his shot deflected off the stick of Dallas’ Andrew Cogliano then floated lazily over the head of goaltender Anton Khudobin and into the net.

The Predators also got goals from Rocco Grimaldi, Brian Boyle and Filip Forsberg. Esa Lindell, Tyler Seguin and Jason Spezza scored for the Stars.

Coyotes 3, Oilers 2 (SO)

Vinnie Hinostroza scored once and then netted the shootout winner as visiting Arizona claimed a victory over Edmonton, which was without star forward Connor McDavid because of illness.

Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 35 saves through overtime — including seven in the extra frame — and stopped three of four Oilers in the shootout.

Edmonton’s Ryan Nugent-Hopkins forced overtime by scoring with 11 seconds remaining in regulation. Mikko Koskinen made 33 saves for overtime for the Oilers, who had veteran defenseman Andrej Sekera in the lineup for the first time this season. He had been sidelined due to a torn Achilles tendon.

Ducks 4, Wild 0

Ryan Miller made 31 saves, Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry, Ryan Kesler and Hampus Lindholm scored, and visiting Anaheim won at Saint Paul, Minn.

Devan Dubnyk made 20 saves for the Wild, who have lost five straight games and haven’t scored in the past seven periods and part of an overtime.

Miller posted the 44th shutout of his NHL career, moving into a tie with Miikka Kiprusoff for 34th on the NHL’s all-time list.

Canadiens 3, Blue Jackets 2

Tomas Tatar scored the go-ahead goal with 6:52 left in the third period, and Montreal snapped a four-game skid Tuesday night with a win over visiting Columbus, which was minus ill star Artemi Panarin.

Carey Price made 31 saves for the Canadiens, who prevailed despite blowing a 2-0 lead and earned at least a point in their seventh consecutive home game. Tatar proved to be hero, taking a nifty feed from Jordie Benn for the eventual winner.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves for the Blue Jackets, whose four-game road winning streak ended.

Rangers 2, Hurricanes 1

Vladislav Namestnikov scored with 13:50 remaining, and the goal held up as New York won at Raleigh, N.C.

Namestnikov’s goal came on the second rebound of a sequence and just seconds after a Rangers power play had expired. Connor Brickley scored earlier for the Rangers. Jordan Martinook collected Carolina’s goal just before the midway mark of the second period.

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made 43 saves and was under heavy pressure late in the game. Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney stopped 24 shots.

Penguins 4, Devils 3

Pittsburgh scored three consecutive goals spanning the first and second periods to take a lead it never relinquished in a victory at Newark, N.J.

Bryan Rust’s go-ahead goal was the second score in the flurry for the Penguins. Zach Aston-Reese, Nick Bjugstad and Chad Ruhwedel also scored for Pittsburgh, which has won two straight and four of five. Matt Murray made 33 saves.

Jesper Bratt and Marcus Johansson scored go-ahead goals in the first for the Devils, while Miles Wood scored late in the third to close the Penguins’ lead to 4-3. Keith Kinkaid recorded 24 saves for New Jersey, which had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Panthers 4, Sabres 2

Jonathan Huberdeau, Jayce Hawryluk and Aleksander Barkov scored 2:35 apart in the third period as Florida rallied to defeat Buffalo in Sunrise, Fla.

Huberdeau then scored again, a spectacular goal with 3:15 left in the third period, deking All-Star Jeff Skinner and then making another move, this one on Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark.

Panthers goalie James Reimer made 32 saves and won his third straight start, a stretch that coincides with Florida’s three-game win streak. Buffalo got goals from Jack Eichel and Vladimir Sobotka. Ullmark finished with 37 saves.

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