Brayden Point put the exclamation point on the Tampa Bay Lightning's success stretch at home. Point scored 36 seconds into overtime and the Lightning completed a perfect four-game homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. ''He's been an instrumental player all year long,'' Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper said.
In their first NHL season, the Vegas Golden Knights are getting big goals from players up and down the roster. This time, it was David Perron who got them started during a second-period flurry. Perron, Reilly Smith and Brayden McNabb scored in a span of 3:37 to turn a 1-all tie into a two-goal lead, […]
Artemi Panarin was the perfect setup man Friday night. The 26-year-old forward had a record-tying performance with five primary assists, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-3 win over the New Jersey Devils and a split of their home-and-home series. The five points also tied the Blue Jackets' mark for a single game, accomplished […]
The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers found themselves locked in a 2-2 tie in the third period, but it was the Capitals who were able to breakthrough for two goals late for the victory.Here's how Washington was able to get the win.An early lead
After believing in the Washington Capitals' potential during a slow start, Matt Niskanen did his part to push them further up the standings. Niskanen scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:22 remaining and the Capitals beat the New York Rangers 4-2 Friday night to move into a tie for first place with Columbus in the stacked […]
David Backes is on the board with the Boston Bruins – twice. Backes scored his first two goals of the season, helping the Bruins beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-1 on Thursday night. It was Backes' fourth game back after he missed 12 straight following surgery to remove part of his colon.
Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings are a veteran team on a roll. Overtime against the struggling Ottawa Senators certainly wasn't going to faze them. Doughty scored 32 seconds into overtime and the Kings beat the Senators 4-3 for their seventh consecutive victory.
Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist, and the Flyers beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Wednesday night for their second straight victory after losing 10 in a row. Jordan Weal, Dale Weise and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers (10-11-7), who won consecutive games for only the second time this season. Claude […]
Cory Schneider was terrific in his 100th win with the New Jersey Devils. Stefan Noesen, Taylor Hall and rookie Jesper Bratt each had a goal and an assist as New Jersey beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Tuesday night. Schneider stopped 41 shots and shut out the Blue Jackets in the last two periods.
The San Jose Sharks have had the number of the Washington Capitals over the years, but that was not the case on Monday. The Caps were finally able to beat San Jose and they did so in convincing fashion with a 4-1 win. With the Caps leading by one in the second period, Ovechkin was […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson broke out a scoring slump just in time to help the struggling Tampa Bay Lightning. Johnson scored twice in the third period to snap a 15-game drought and the Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 Saturday night. ''That
Facing one of the NHL’s supreme goaltenders in Sergei Bobrovsky, the Washington Capitals were glad to have another in Braden Holtby.