Bruins beat Canes for NHL home record to start season

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins set the NHL record for most home wins to start a season with their 12th in a row, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in overtime on Friday with an advantage goal digital by David Pastrnak.

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins set the NHL record for most home wins to start a season with their 12th in a row, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in overtime on Friday with an advantage goal digital by David Pastrnak.

The Bruins beat the 11 mark set by the Chicago Blackhawks in 1963-64 and tied by the Florida Panthers last season.

Boston, which was trailing 2-0 late in the second period, tied the game with 9:33 left in regulation when David Krejci scored his second of the game on a straight shot.

In overtime, Carolina was shorthanded after being called for too many men on the ice when Pastrnak once caught a pass from Brad Marchand inside the far post above the left circle.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Stefan Noesen each scored a power-play goal for Carolina, and Pyotr Kochetkov made 38 saves. The Hurricanes lost their fifth in a row.

Boston starting goaltender Linus Ullmark made 28 saves but had to leave with 13:03 left in the third period with an undisclosed upper body injury. Jeremy Swayman made six relief saves.


BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Jack Hughes, Jesper Boqvist and Tomas Tatar scored and New Jersey won its ninth straight road game by defeating Buffalo.

Metropolitan Division-leading New Jersey rebounded from Wednesday night’s 2-1 loss at home to Toronto, which ended a record 13-game winning streak. The Devils’ road winning streak is the second-longest in team history, and their 11-1-0 record in November marks the most wins they have ever had in the league. course of the month.

New Jersey backup goaltender Akira Schmid has made 31 saves and improved to 4-0-0 this season. The 22-year-old Swiss lost in each of his four starts as a rookie last season.

Victor Olofsson scored for Buffalo and Craig Anderson stopped 41 shots.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and TJ Oshie both had a goal and an assist to help Washington beat Calgary.

Ovechkin scored career goal No. 791 at 12:24 of the third period, firing a quick wrist shot from the left circle past Calgary’s Jacob Markstrom on the power play to make it 3-0. The 37-year-old is now nine 800 goals and 11 shy of passing Gordie Howe for second place on the NHL’s all-time goals list.

Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored.

Calgary outshot Washington 32-25, but Washington goalie Darcy Kuemper walked away with his second shutout of the season. Markstrom made 22 saves.


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored twice in Seattle’s first win over Vegas since the Kraken entered the league last season.

Ryan Donato and Jordan Eberle added goals for Seattle, which improved to 6-1-1 on the road. Philipp Grubauer made 20 saves for the Kraken. It was Burakovsky’s second consecutive multi-point game and third of the season.

Nic Roy and Phil Kessel scored for Vegas, while Adin Hill stopped 24 shots.


DALLAS (AP) — The formidable Jason Robertson tied Dallas with two goals inside 2:12 of regulation time, but Winnipeg’s Josh Morrissey scored 34 seconds into overtime to give the Jets the win.

The Jets shot three points behind Central Division leader Dallas and tied for second place.

Robertson set a fast-paced first-period Stars record with at least one point in 16 straight games when he assisted on a Jamie Benn power-play goal. Robertson’s two late goals gave him the NHL lead with 18.

Adam Lowry had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg. Wheeler and Dylan DeMelo each had two assists. Cole Perfetti, Jansen Harkins and Kyle Connor also scored for the Jets, which never hung.

Rookie Wyatt Johnston scored the Stars’ first goal.


TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point had two goals and an assist and Nikita Kucherov had three assists to help Tampa Bay beat St. Louis.

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves and earned his 135th win in his 200th home game. Only Jacques Plante (138) has more in his first 200 home games.

The Lightning also got goals from Alex Killorn, Brandon Hagel and Nick Paul. Kucherov has 21 assists and 31 points this season, and hit 30 points in the first 20 games of a season for the second time; he also did so in the 2017-18 season.

St. Louis’ Jordan Binnington stopped 22 shots. Pavel Buchnevich and Jordan Kyrou both had a goal and an assist, and Robert Thomas had two assists for the Blues.


ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Calle Jarnkrok scored the game-clinching goal midway through the second period, and Toronto beat Minnesota to spoil the return to the net by Wild goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.

Mitch Marner scored the first for Toronto to extend its point streak to 15 straight games and extend the longest streak in the NHL this season. Zach Aston-Reese and William Nylander each scored a goal and John Tavares had two assists for the Maple Leafs.

Kirill Kaprizov scored on the power play and Matt Boldy scored the Wild’s second goal.


DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin was the lone scorer in the shootout against Arizona, giving Detroit a chance to extend its winning streak to four games.

Defender Filip Hronek scored his fifth goal in four power play games. Hronek, who added an assist, had 10 points in the last six games.

Jordan Oesterle scored his first goal this season and Andrew Copp added a power play goal. Lucas Raymond and Tyler Bertuzzi each had two assists, and Ville Husso made 20 saves for Detroit, as well as three shootout saves.

Arizona’s Jakob Chychrun scored his first goal of the season with 26 seconds left to send the game into overtime. Nick Schmaltz had a goal and two assists, and JJ Moser also scored for Arizona. Karel Vejmelka stopped 33 shots.


CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Caufield, Nick Suzuki and Kirby Dach scored in the shootout to give Montreal a win over Chicago.

Suzuki and Joel Edmondson scored in regulation time for Montreal, which earned its third win in four games. Chicago lost its season-high sixth straight game.

Traded from Chicago ahead of the NHL Draft, Dach beat goaltender Arvid Soderblom with a wrist shot, then held his right hand to his ear as the crowd booed.

Sam Montembeault made 30 saves for Montreal. Soderblom stopped 21 shots for Chicago.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Derick Brassard and Mathieu Joseph each had a goal and two assists, and Ottawa beat Anaheim.

Brady Tkachuk and Tim Stützle each scored a power play goal, helping the Senators snap a three-game losing streak. Artem Zub also scored, Drake Batherson had two assists and Cam Talbot made 31 saves.

Max Jones scored for Anaheim in the third period and Anthony Stolarz made 28 saves. The Ducks followed up their first regulation victory of the season on Wednesday with an unruly effort, yielding eight power plays.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Poehling scored two goals and Pittsburgh handed Philadelphia its ninth straight loss.

Sidney Crosby and Josh Archibald also scored in Pittsburgh’s fifth straight win. Teddy Blueger had three assists and Tristan Jarry made 29 saves.

Crosby’s team-leading 11th first-period goal was also his 52nd in 81 games against Philadelphia, breaking Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux’s record for most goals against the Flyers.


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brock Nelson scored his third winning game and New York picked up its third straight victory by defeating Columbus.

Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored, and Mathew Barzal had two assists for the Islanders. Ilya Sorokin stopped 24 shots.

Kent Johnson had a goal and an assist, Yegor Chinakhov scored and Johnny Gaudreau provided two assists for Columbus, which has lost three of its last four games, all at home. Joonas Korpisalo made 21 saves in his third straight loss.


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