With a spectacular somersault against the Philadelphia Flyers, the New York Islanders were able to keep their scoring streak alive.
The “Isles” are 13-0-1 in their last 14 games. It’s their longest streak since going 15-0-0 from Jan. 21 to Feb. 20, 1982.
However, the champion St. Louis Blues were not so lucky and saw their game scoring streak snap before reaching 10 at the hands of the Anaheim Ducks.
Saturday’s marathon NHL matchday also saw the Washington Capitals come out on top against the Boston Bruins in a battle of Eastern Conference powerhouses.
Additionally, Steven Stamkos , Jeff Carter , and Joel Quenneville all reached significant milestones within their careers.
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IT REACHES 400, BUT…
On a night where Steven Stamkos scored his 400th NHL goal, the Tampa Bay Lightning had their three-game winning streak snapped in a 4-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets at Amalie Arena.
Stamkos made it 3-2 at 17:44 of the third period at first touch off a pass from Victor Hedman .
Hedman and Anthony Cirelli also scored for Tampa Bay (9-6-2); Andrei Vasilevskiy had 23 saves.
In the win, Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for Winnipeg (12-8-1) which is 6-1-1 in its last eight games. Blake Wheeler and Josh Morrissey were the best of the offense with two assists apiece.
Darcy Kuemper made 37 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames at Gila River Arena.
Lawson Crouse had a goal and an assist for the Coyotes (12-7-2), who have won three of four games after going winless in three straight (0-2-1).
David Rittich made 22 saves for the Flames (10-9-3), who are 0-2-1 in their last three games.
DALLAS HAS A SPECTACULAR CLOSURE
Jamie Benn scored with 1:14 of overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place. The Texans rallied from a 2-4 deficit in the third period.
Tyler Seguin had a goal and two assists, and Benn, Jason Dickinson and Miro Heiskanen had a goal and an assist for the Stars (11-8-2), who are already on an eight-game scoring streak (7-0-1). .
With a goal and an assist, Draisaitl extended his point streak to 12 games in a loss to the Oilers (13-6-3). McDavid had three assists to extend his scoring streak to six games.
NIGHT OF 1,000
With his 1,000th NHL goal, Jeff Carter gave the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights at Staples Center.
Carter redirected a shot from Matt Roy at 12:42 of the third period.
Drew Doughty (a goal and an assist) and Nikolai Prokhorkin (scored his first NHL goal) stood out on offense, and Jonathan Quick had 28 saves for the Kings (8-11-1), who had three wins and went 4 -2-1 in his last seven games.
Max Pacioretty and William Karlsson had a goal and an assist for the Golden Knights (9-9-3), who are 0-4-1 in their last five games. Malcolm Subban had 21 saves.
Hurricanes are more
Andrei Svechnikov scored with 1:33 of overtime as the Carolina Hurricanes posted their third straight win by beating the Minnesota Wild 4-3 at the Xcel Energy Center.
Joel Edmundson , Brock McGinn and Warren Foegele all scored, and James Reimer made 32 saves for the Hurricanes (12-7-1).
Carson Soucy recorded his first goal for the Wild (7-11-2), which he scored three times in the second period to force overtime. Devan Dubnyk had 24 saves.
Robin Lehner had 39 saves, and Alex Nylander doubled for the Chicago Blackhawks in a 7-2 win over the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena.
The Blackhawks (8-7-4) won their third in a row and are 5-1-1 in their last seven. Patrick Kane had a point and an assist to extend his scoring streak to eight games. The striker has 16 points in this stretch (seven goals and nine assists).
Roman Josi also had a double for the Predators (9-7-3), who are 1-4-2 in their last seven games.
NO MORE STREAK
Derek Grant had his first NHL hat trick and John Gibson had 37 saves for the Anaheim Ducks, who snapped the champion St. Louis Blues’ nine-game scoring streak with a 4-1 win at the Enterprise Center.
Ryan Getzlaf recorded a goal and an assist for Anaheim (10-9-2), which is 0-3-2 in its last five games.
Vince Dunn scored, and Jordan Binnington made 21 saves for the Blues (12-4-5), who are 7-0-2 in their streak.
had 32 saves for the Penguins (11-7-2), who are 1-1-1 in their three games without Sidney Crosby (abdominal muscle surgery). ). Evgeni Malkin and Jake Guentzel had a goal and an assist.
For his part, Kasimir Kaskisuo had 32 saves in his NHL debut for Toronto (9-9-4), who are 0-4-1; his longest winless streak of the season.
ISLANDERS SAVE STREAK WITH TROLL
The New York Islanders staged a three-goal comeback in the third period to win 4-3 via shootouts against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center.
The “Isles” extended their point streak to 14 games.
Anthony Beauvillier doubled, and Mathew Barzal also scored for New York (14-3-1), which trailed 3-0 after the second inning. Thomas Greiss produced 28 saves.
New York tied the score 3-3 with 2:04 remaining in regulation with Beauvillier’s second goal of the night; it was his fourth in two games.
Sean Couturier , Ivan Provorov and Oskar Lindblom had a goal and an assist for Philadelphia (10-6-4). Brian Elliott recorded 33 saves in the gate.
‘PAL I REMEMBER…’
Remembrance Night for Quenneville Steven Stamkos, Jeff Carter and Joel Quenneville
Florida Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville scored his 900th NHL win with his team’s 4-3 win over the New York Rangers at the BB&T Center.
Evgenii Dadonov had a double, and Jonathan Huberdeau and Keith Yandle each had three assists for the Panthers (10-5-5), who have won three of their last four games. Sergei Bobrovsky had 30 saves in the gate.