NHL roundup: Isles end 11-game skid with win over Senators

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Anders Lee scored doubly Tuesday nighttime for the visiting New York Islanders, who snapped an 11-game losing streak and earned their archetypal triumph successful much than a period by beating the Ottawa Senators 5-3.

The Islanders had gone 0-8-3 dating backmost to Nov. 7, a span successful which they were ravaged by injuries anda COVID-19 outbreak. The losing streak was the longest for New York since a 14-game skid (0-11-3) successful 2010.

Oliver Wahlstrom scored 27 seconds earlier Lee's 2nd extremity successful the mediate play -- a tally that gave the Islanders their archetypal multi-goal pb since their erstwhile win, a 2-0 triumph implicit the Winnipeg Jets connected Nov. 6.

Josh Norris, Nick Holden and Alex Formenton scored for the Senators, whose three-game winning streak was snapped. Ottawa hasn't won much than 3 consecutive since a six-game winning streak from March 2 done March 11, 2017.

Blues 4, Panthers 3 (OT)

Pavel Buchnevich scored the winning extremity arsenic short-handed St. Louis edged visiting Florida successful overtime.

Vladimir Tarasenko, Brayden Schenn and Brandon Saad besides scored for the Blues, who dressed conscionable 17 skaters owed to injuries, COVID-19 protocols and salary-cap issues. During the game, they mislaid Ville Husso and defenseman Jake Walman to injuries.

Aleksander Barkov, who returned aft missing 8 games with a lower-body injury, scored for the Panthers on with Brandon Montour and Jonathan Huberdeau.

Rangers 6, Blackhawks 2

Artemi Panarin logged 2 goals and 2 assists arsenic visiting New York topped Chicago to widen its winning streak to 7 games.

New York's Chris Kreider scored a go-ahead, power-play extremity aboriginal successful the 3rd play and added an assist. Jacob Trouba and Kevin Rooney some had a extremity and an assist, and Barclay Goodrow besides scored. New York's Adam Fox, Ryan Reaves and Mika Zibanejad notched 2 assists apiece.

Erik Gustafsson and Kirby Dach were the extremity scorers for the Blackhawks.

Wild 4, Oilers 1

Joel Eriksson Ek had a extremity and an assist, Cam Talbot made 38 saves and Minnesota notched its seventh triumph successful a row, against big Edmonton.

Marcus Foligno, Victor Rask and Dmitry Kulikov besides scored for the red-hot Wild, who person earned astatine slightest 1 constituent successful 8 consecutive games and person not mislaid successful regularisation since Nov. 20.

Jesse Puljujarvi scored Edmonton's lone goal. Connor McDavid and Zach Hyman each had an assistance for the Oilers, who person mislaid 3 consecutive games for the archetypal clip this season. Mikko Koskinen turned speech 22 of 26 shots and fell to 12-4-0.

Sharks 5, Flames 3

Tomas Hertl notched a chapeau instrumentality arsenic big San Jose erased a two-goal shortage with 4 unanswered goals against Calgary.

Logan Couture added 1 extremity and 2 assists portion Erik Karlsson collected 1 extremity and 1 helper for the Sharks, who snapped a two-game losing skid by claiming the opener of a seven-game homestand. San Jose's Adin Hill made 40 saves, and Brent Burns and Alexander Barabanov some produced 2 assists.

Dillon Dube, Johnny Gaudreau and Adam Ruzicka -- his archetypal NHL extremity -- replied for the Flames, who dropped 2 consecutive games to decorativeness a four-game roadworthy trip. Dan Vladar stopped 22 shots.

Ducks 2, Sabres 0

Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano teamed up for 1 of the astir unsocial goals successful NHL past and visiting Anaheim held connected for a shutout triumph against Buffalo.

Zegras was down the Buffalo extremity erstwhile helium lifted the puck with the leaf of his instrumentality and past flipped it implicit the backmost of the net. Milano was positioned successful beforehand of the crease, and helium slapped the puck into the nett for a 1-0 pb astatine 5:14 of the 2nd period. Anthony Stolarz made 25 saves for his 2nd shutout successful his past 3 starts for Anaheim.

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 21 saves successful his play debut for the Sabres, who person mislaid 5 successful a enactment and 9 of their past 10.

Hurricanes 4, Jets 2

Carolina scored 2 goals connected powerfulness plays and bushed big Winnipeg to unfastened a five-game trip.

Jaccob Slavin, Sebastian Aho, Martin Necas and Vincent Trocheck scored for Carolina, which has won back-to-back games pursuing a six-game agelong with conscionable 1 victory. Frederik Andersen, who hadn't played successful the past 2 games, made 16 saves for the Hurricanes.

Nikolaj Ehlers and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored successful the 2nd play for Winnipeg, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 30 shots.

Predators 5, Red Wings 2

Ryan Johansen, Roman Josi and Dante Fabbro each had a extremity and 2 assists and visiting Nashville snapped Detroit's five-game winning streak.

Eeli Tolvanen and Nick Cousins besides scored for Nashville, portion David Rittich made 14 saves.

Robby Fabbri and Michael Rasmussen scored for Detroit and Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 28 shots.

Lightning 3, Canadiens 2

Ondrej Palat notched the winning extremity with 38 seconds to play arsenic visiting Tampa Bay scored doubly precocious to bushed injury-riddled Montreal.

Pat Maroon besides tallied for the Lightning, who won their 4th consecutive and improved to 8-2-2 connected the road. Vasilevskiy made 21 saves to amended to 12-1-2 successful his vocation against the Canadiens.

Montreal's Nick Suzuki had a extremity and an assistance to springiness him 100 vocation points, and Mike Hoffman scored, too.

Maple Leafs 5, Blue Jackets 4

Auston Matthews had 2 goals and an assist, Morgan Rielly matched his vocation champion with 4 assists and Toronto defeated visiting Columbus.

Matthews has scored successful 7 consecutive games (10 goals) for the 2nd clip successful his career. William Nylander added a extremity and an assistance portion Nick Ritchie and John Tavares each scored erstwhile for the Maple Leafs, who had mislaid their 2 erstwhile games.

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored doubly for Columbus and Sean Kuraly and Max Domi each scored once.

--Field Level Media

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