NHL roundup: Pastrnak's heroics lift Bruins by Hurricanes
David Pastrnak scored three goals in the third period to complete a huge Boston comeback as the Bruins took down the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 on Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C.
Pastrnak notched a power-play goal with 3:30 remaining to give the Bruins
their first lead since it was 1-0. Brad Marchand, Matt Grzelcyk and Danton
Heinen also scored for Boston. Riley Nash and Marchand each provided two
assists while Pastrnak and Grzelcyk had one apiece.
Carolina's goals were scored by Sebastian Aho, Teuvo Teravainen, Justin
Williams and Brock McGinn. Elias Lindholm and Justin Faulk both had two
Predators 3, Jets 1
Goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 32 of 33 shots, and Nashville pulled away for a win
over visiting Winnipeg.
The Predators earned their 11th win in 12 games to increase their lead atop
the Western Conference's Central Division. The Predators reached 100 points,
which is tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning for most in the NHL.
Kevin Fiala, Austin Watson and Viktor Arvidsson scored for Nashville. Kyle
Connor scored in a losing effort for Winnipeg, which lost its third game in a
Avalanche 5, Wild 1
J.T. Compher scored two goals while Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots as
Colorado started a brief, critical late-season road trip with a win over
Nikita Zadorov, Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Jost also lit the lamp for
Colorado, which tied Dallas for the two Western Conference wild-card positions
at 82 points apiece.
Mikko Koivu scored the only goal for Minnesota.
Canadiens 4, Stars 2
Artturi Lehkonen had a pair of goals and Alex Galchenyuk and Jonathan Drouin
recorded two assists each as Montreal defeated visiting Dallas to snap a
five-match losing streak.
Canadiens goalie Antti Niemi made 36 saves.
The Stars have lost two straight matches, are 1-3-1 in their past five games
and 4-6-2 in their last 12. Radek Faksa and Jamie Benn scored for Dallas.
Senators 7, Lightning 4
Ryan Dzingel and Mike Hoffman both hit the 20-goal mark, and goalie Mike
Condon stopped 42 shots as visiting Ottawa handed Tampa Bay its first
regulation loss in 11 games.
Hoffman, who scored twice, has compiled 20 or more goals in all four of his
full NHL seasons. Dzingel, Marian Gaborik, Erik Karlsson and Tom Pyatt each
had a goal and an assist for the Senators.
J.T. Miller responded with three goals for the Lightning, his first career hat
trick. Ryan McDonagh added a goal for Tampa Bay.
Flames 1, Oilers 0
Gaudreau tallied at the 5:18 mark of the middle frame. Calgary's Micheal
Ferland won a board battle with Adam Larsson, then gave the puck to Sean
Monahan, who faked a shot before feeding a wide-open Gaudreau at the doorstep.
Gaudreau roofed a backhander over the shoulder of Oilers goalie Cam Talbot (31
Gaudreau's goal was his 80th point of the season, a career high.
Coyotes 4, Kings 3 (SO)
Alex Goligoski's goal in the fifth round of a shootout gave Arizona a win over
visiting Los Angeles.
Arizona led 3-0 midway through the second period before Los Angeles rallied to
force overtime. Rookie Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill stopped 34 shots for his
first career NHL win. Nick Cousins led the Coyotes with a goal and an assist.
Clayton Keller and Christian Dvorak also scored for Arizona in regulation.
Jeff Carter led the Kings with two goals, while Tanner Pearson supplied Los
Angeles' other goal. Los Angeles goaltender Jack Campbell recorded 26 saves.
--Field Level Media