NHL Wrap: Roslovic scores 2, gets Blue Jackets past Capitals 7-6 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boone Jenner tied it with 46.9 seconds left in the third period, Jack Roslovic got his second goal of the game 2:43 into overtime and the NHL-worst Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Adam Boqvist also had two goals, and Eric Robinson and Emil Bemstrom also scored for Columbus. Johnny Gaudreau, Patrik Laine and Kent Johnson each had two assists, and Daniil Tarasov had 31 saves.
Nick Jensen scored twice and Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie, Conor Sheary and Sonny Milano each had a goal for the Capitals, who have lost three in a row and six of their past eight games.
BRUINS 2, SENATORS 1
BOSTON (AP) — Linus Ullmark made 40 saves, Jake DeBrusk had the go-ahead goal, and NHL-best Boston continued its pursuit of the league’s record for regular-season victories.
David Krejci added a power-play goal for Boston, which won its fourth straight. The Bruins have 54 wins — eight away the record of 62 set by Detroit in 1995-96 and matched by Tampa By in 2018-19 — with 12 games remaining.
Dylan Gambrell scored for the Senators and Mads Sogaard made 33 stops.
WILD 2, DEVILS 1 (OT)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Boldy scored with 1.3 seconds left in overtime and Filip Gustavsson made a career-high 47 saves to lift Minnesota over New Jersey.
After two scoreless periods, the Wild finally broke through 6:41 into the third when Mason Shaw scored his seventh goal of the season on a wraparound.
Timo Meier answered for the Devils five minutes later with his 35th goal on a wraparound of his own. Vitek Vanecek stopped 27 shots for New Jersey.
HURRICANES 3, RANGERS 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots and Carolina rallied to beat New York.
Jalen Chatfield and Stefan Noesen also scored for the Metropolitan Division-leading Hurricanes, who won for the third time in four games.
Tyler Motte and Kaapo Kakko scored for the Rangers, who had won four straight were 6-0-1 in their last seven. Igor Shesterkin finished with 36 saves.
CANADIENS 3, LIGHTNING 2
MONTREAL (AP) — Kirby Dach and Jonathan Drouin scored in the first period and Montreal beat Tampa Bay.
Mike Matheson also scored for the Canadiens, who had lost six of their previous seven — including a 5-3 defeat at Tampa Bay on Saturday. Sam Montembault stopped 31 shots to improve to 14-14-3 on the season.
Brayden Point and Pat Maroon had goals for Tampa Bay. Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 17 saves. The Lightning have lost two straight since winning four of five.
JETS 2, COYOTES 1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck stopped 29 shots to lead Winnipeg.
Nikolaj Ehlers and Adam Lowry scored for the Jets, who won for the second time in five games. Hellebuyck recorded his 31st victory in his 55th start of the season.
Barrett Hayton scored and Karel Vejmelka had 23 saves as Arizona snapped a four-game win streak and eight-game point streak (6-0-2).
KRAKEN 5, STARS 4
DALLAS (AP) — Adam Larsson scored on a breakaway backhander 1:52 into overtime and emergency callup goaltender Joey Daccord made 25 saves in his first NHL appearance since Nov. 1 to lead Seattle.
Brandon Tanev had two goals and an assist, fellow fourth-line forward Daniel Sprong had a goal and an assist and Jared McCann added his team-best 34th goal plus an assist for the Kraken, who bolstered their hold on the first wild card in the Western Conference.
Jamie Benn sent the game into overtime with the tying goal with 0.7 seconds left and had two assists. Miro Heiskanen and Joe Pavelski each had a goal and an assist and Wyatt Johnston also scored for the Stars, who rallied from a two-goal deficit in the final four minutes. Jake Oettinger stopped 22 shots.
FLYERS 6, PANTHERS 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Sanheim scored twice, Carter Hart made 41 saves and Philadelphia defeated Florida.
Joel Farabee added a goal and an assist, and Scott Laughton and Ivan Provorov also scored for the Flyers. Philadelphia won for just the fifth time in 16 games.
Brandon Montour had a goal and an assist, and Matthew Tkachuk and Sam Reinhart also scored for Florida. The Panthers had won three in a row and six of seven.
Florida outshot the Flyers 44-24 but remained only one point ahead of idle Pittsburgh for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference.
PREDATORS 7, SABRES 3
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Luke Evangelista scored twice in a 39-second span during Nashville’s four-goal second-period.
Matt Duchene also scored twice, including an empty-netter, to give him 21 goals on the season. Tommy Novak, Philip Tomasino and defenseman Ryan McDonagh each had a goal and an assist for the Predators. Juuse Saros stopped 28 shots and picked up an assist in beating the Sabres for the first time in seven career starts.
Evangelista also had two assists to become Nashville’s first rookie with a four-point game since Dan Hamhuis had a goal and four assists in setting the franchise record in 2004.
Tage Thompson, Jeff Skinner and Dylan Cozens scored for Buffalo. Craig Anderson allowed six goals on 20 shots before being pulled following McDonagh’s goal with 4:08 left in the second period. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen mopped up, stopping all six shots he faced.
ISLANDERS 7, MAPLE LEAFS 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck had two goals and an assist as New York got all its scoring in the last two periods.
Anders Lee and Noah Dobson each had a goal and an assist, and Zach Parise, Hudson Fasching and Simon Holmstrom also scored to help the Islanders win their third straight and improve to 7-2-1 in their last 10. Jean-Gabriel Pageau had two assists and Ilya Sorokin finished with 24 saves.
New York moved three points ahead of Florida for the top wild card in the Eastern Conference. The Panthers lost 6-3 at Philadelphia.
Sam Lafferty and Mitchell Marner scored for Toronto, which had won two straight. Ilya Samsonov had 22 saves.