Tuesday in the NHL | Leon Draisaitl scores twice in Oilers win

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2-1 overtime win against the Bruins

Leon Draisaitl found the back of the net at 2:18 of overtime, scoring both goals in a 2-1 victory for the Edmonton Oilers against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday.

Draisaitl had previously tied the game with 1:20 left in the third period. It was his 31e net of the countryside. He then ended the game with a one-timer following a pass from Connor McDavid.

Stuart Skinner made 25 saves and Evan Bouchard had two assists, as did McDavid. The latter extended his streak to 12 games with at least one point.

The Oilers, who limited the Bruins to five shots in the third period, won a fifth straight game.

Pavel Zacha scored the Bruins’ only goal early in the third period. Linus Ullmark stopped 24 pucks.

Bruins forward James Van Riemsdyk competed in a 1000e game in the National Hockey League. Brad Marchand is the only other player on the team to have reached this plateau.

Doug Alden, Associated Press

JT Miller decides in overtime for the Canucks, who defeat the Kings

PHOTO GARY A. VASQUEZ, USA TODAY SPORTS

JT Miller flashed the red light at 1:36 of overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Tuesday.

Miller scored his 31e net of the season with a slap shot. He extended his streak to eight games with at least one point, during which he totaled seven goals and 14 points.

Elias Pettersson tied the game at 16:36 of the second period for the Canucks. It was his 30e goal of the season. He is only one point away from 400, he who was competing for a 389e career match.

Quinn Hughes, who started the game, reached the 60 assist plateau for a third straight season.

Thatcher Demko made 23 saves for the Canucks, who won their second straight game. They were defeated 5-1 by the Kings on Thursday in Vancouver.

Trevor Moore scored for the Kings at 10:54 of the first period. Former Montreal Canadiens forward Phillip Danault collected an assist.

Cam Talbot finished his day’s work with 21 saves for the Kings, who had won their previous two games.

The Canadian Press

The Stars erase a deficit of 3 goals in 3e period and defeat the Sharks

PHOTO JOHN HEFTI, USA TODAY SPORTS

Logan Stankoven (11), Kaapo Kahkonen (36) and Calen Addison (33)

The Dallas Stars erased a three-goal deficit with just over seven minutes remaining in the third period, then Roope Hintz scored in overtime to give his team a 7-6 victory against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

Wyatt Johnston was at the heart of the comeback as he scored twice in 2:01 in the third to tie the game. He finished the game with five points, including his first career hat trick.

Logan Stankoven, with two goals, and Jamie Benn, with one, each had four points, as did defenseman Miro Heiskanen. Jake Oettinger made 14 saves in this third straight victory for the Stars.

The Texas club defeated the Sharks 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday in Dallas.

Quebecer Anthony Duclair stood out with a double and four points in the defeat. It was his second career four-point performance. He is also first among the Sharks with 16 goals.

Fabian Zetterlund also hit the target and added two assists. Ryan Carpenter, Filip Zadina and Mikael Granlund were the other scorers for the Sharks, who have lost eight games in a row.

Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 33 pucks in front of the local favorites’ cage.

The Canadian Press

A fourth victory in a row for the Islanders, who defeat the Blues

PHOTO FRANK FRANKLIN II, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bo Horvat (14) celebrates with his teammates a goal scored in the third period.

Bo Horvat scored the goal that gave the New York Islanders the lead early in the third period in a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.

Horvat made it 3-2 with an individual effort. He got around defender Nick Leddy, collected his own rebound and went around the net to score 55 seconds into the final period.

Kyle Palmieri, Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mathew Barzal also scored in this fourth victory in a row for the Islanders, who moved to within four points of the Philadelphia Flyers and third place in the Metropolitan Division.

Ilya Sorokin finished his evening’s work with 19 saves. He is 5-1-0 since losing 6-5 in overtime to the New York Rangers on February 18 at MetLife Stadium in the Stadium Series.

Alexey Toropchenko and Jordan Kyrou made the red light shine for the Blues, who suffered a first defeat in three games. Joel Hofer made 29 saves.

Scott Charles, Associated Press

A 500e point for Smith in victory against the Blue Jackets

PHOTO GENE J. PUSKAR, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Reilly Smith and Evgeni Malkin

Jeff Carter and Reilly Smith scored just over a minute apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Tuesday.

Smith added two assists to reach 500 career points in the National Hockey League.

Jesse Puljujarvi, Evgeni Malkin and Rickard Rakell were the other scorers for the Penguins, who beat their Metropolitan Division rivals for 10e times in 11 meetings. Ryan Graves was complicit in two goals.

Tristan Jarry stopped 33 pucks and the Penguins bounced back from a tough four-game trip out west (1-3-0) that dealt a big blow to their playoff chances.

Johnny Gaudreau, Andrew Peeke and Jack Roslovic moved the ropes for the Blue Jackets. Rookie Jet Greaves made 26 saves in his fourth career start.

Will Graves, Associated Press

A first victory in eight games for the Blackhawks

PHOTO MARK J. REBILAS, USA TODAY SPORTS

Philip Kurashev (23)

Seth Jones scored twice and the Chicago Blackhawks ended a seven-game losing streak by defeating the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday.

Jason Dickinson scored the winning goal by breaking the tie at 14:10 of the second period. Nick Foligno and Philipp Kurashev scored the other goals for the Blackhawks.

Tyler Johnson had three assists, one more than rookie Connor Bedard.

The visitors scored four times in five power plays in this meeting.

Arvid Soderblom made 37 saves to sign just his third victory in 24 games this season. His last win was on November 24, against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Nick Bjugstad and Michael Carcone scored for the Coyotes, who had won their last three games against the Illinois team.

Connor Ingram stopped 27 pucks as his team sought its third straight victory.

Clayton Keller competed in a 500e game in the National Hockey League. He was shut out of the scoresheet in 21:58 of play.

The Canadian Press

The Panthers win 5-3 against the Devils

PHOTO NOAH K. MURRAY, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Goalkeeper Akira Schmid (40), Sam Reinhart (13) and Gustav Forsling (42)

Nick Cousins ​​scored twice and the Florida Panthers won 5-3 to spoil interim head coach Travis Green’s debut as the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.

Eetu Luostarinen, Evan Rodrigues and Sam Reinhart also scored for the Panthers, who have won their last six games and 12 of their last 13. They lead the National Hockey League standings with 43 wins and 90 points.

Anthony Stolarz made 21 saves as 35-year-old veteran Sergei Bobrovsky enjoyed a day off after an excellent performance against the New York Rangers on Monday.

Jack Hughes, Timo Meier and Colin Miller responded for the Devils, who were playing their first game since general manager Tom Fitzgerald fired head coach Lindy Ruff. The move came less than a year after he led the club to its best ever points season.

Akira Schmid stopped 26 pucks.

Tom Canavan, Associated Press

The Kraken has the upper hand 4-3 over the Jets

PHOTO FRED GREENSLADE, THE CANADIAN PRESS

Justin Schultz (4) celebrates a goal scored in the first period.

Andre Burakovsky scored the game-winning goal on a power play with 2:39 remaining in the third period and the Seattle Kraken defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday.

After Jets forward Mason Appleton blocked a shot, Burakovsky collected the puck and beat Connor Hellebuyck with an over-the-glove shot.

Jared McCann had a goal and two assists in the victory. Justin Schultz and Tomas Tatar also made moves for the Kraken.

Joey Daccord made 30 saves, helping the Kraken earn at least a point in eight of their last 10 games (7-2-1).

Kyle Connor, Adam Lowry and Nino Niederreiter responded for the Manitoba team. Appleton was complicit in two goals. Hellebuyck stopped 20 shots.

With an assist, Jets forward Mark Scheifele reached the plateau of 700 points in the National Hockey League, having played 778e career match.

Judy Owen, The Canadian Press


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