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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:01:33 PST
With the Philadelphia Flyers in subpar form on Tuesday night, goalie Steve Mason made all the difference. Mason made 42 saves and Jakub Voracek scored with 8.6 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Flyers to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Florida Panthers. Wayne Simmonds had two goals for the Flyers, who are on their longest winning streak in five years.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:16:17 PST
Jaden Schwartz and the St. Louis Blues felt the comeback coming and followed through against the Eastern Conference leaders. Schwartz completed a late rally with a pair of goals, including one in overtime, to lead the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Paul Stastny also scored for St. Louis, which has won four of five.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:31:00 PST
Marian Hossa was back on top of his game and the Chicago Blackhawks got back in control of theirs. Hossa had two goals, Scott Darling made 22 saves and the tight-checking Blackhawks beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 on Tuesday night to snap a two-game slide. Artem Anisimov and Dennis Rasmussen also scored to help Chicago maintain a three-point lead over St. Louis in the Central Division.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:37:22 PST
The New York Islanders are playing their best hockey of the season, and they're doing it against some of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. Andrew Ladd scored in the second period and Jaroslav Halak stopped 36 shots to lead the Islanders to a 4-2 victory over the crosstown-rival Rangers on Tuesday night. John Tavares, Jason Chimera and Scott Mayfield also scored at Barclays Center to help the last-place Islanders improve to 4-0-1 in their last five games.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:36:16 PST
Henrik Zetterberg's attention to detail led to the game-winning shootout goal on Tuesday night. Zetterberg backhanded in the deciding tally and the Detroit Red Wings came back from a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night. The veteran forward watched how teammate Frans Nielsen almost scored on Connor Hellebuyck earlier in the shootout and followed his lead - with a little twist, making sure he lifted his shot high over the goalie.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:47:35 PST
Everyone knows Taylor Hall can score and set up teammates. Hall had a goal, assisted on a go-ahead tally by Kyle Palmieri and delivered a crushing check that knocked Vancouver defenseman Philip Larsen out of the game to lift the New Jersey Devils over the Canucks 3-2. Hall's second-period hit caused Larsen to be taken off the ice on a stretcher and driven to a hospital for observation.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:59:24 PST
Johnny Hockey is back with the Flames, and Calgary is rolling up the Pacific Division standings. Sean Monahan scored on a power play midway through the third period off a pass from Johnny Gaudreau, lifting Calgary over the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Tuesday night for its fourth straight win. Gaudreau dished to Monahan from behind the net into the slot, and Monahan slid a wrist shot past goalie Kari Lehtonen through a narrow opening at the bottom left corner of the net.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:54:11 PST
Rasmus Ristolainen had another busy night. Ristolainen scored from the left circle 57 seconds into overtime, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday. Ristolainen played almost 30 minutes in a 3-2 overtime loss at Washington on Monday night and then logged a similar number against Edmonton.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:03:40 PST
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne wasn't about to let a fellow Finn tie the game on their nation's Independence Day. Rinne made 25 saves, including a big one on countryman Mikko Rantanen, and Roman Josi scored a power-play goal 1:04 into the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night. With 9:08 remaining in the third and Colorado on a power play, Rinne quickly moved right to left and made a sweeping glove save on Rantanen to preserve a one-goal lead.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:49:11 PST
Sidney Crosby can't seem to find the right word for what's happening. If the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is being honest, he is not really interested in finding one. ''You can call it whatever you want,'' Crosby said.