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WASHINGTON (AP) Brayden Point scored two first-period goals Anthony Beauvillier Jersey Womens , Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots to earn his NHL-leading 35th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Tuesday night in a matchup between division leaders.Chris Kunitz also scored in the opening period, which ended with Tampa Bay up 3-0. That was enough of a cushion for Vasilevskiy, an All-Star who came in with a 2.34 goals-against average.After Alex Ovechkin notched his NHL-high 36th goal for Washington to make it 3-2 at 11:02 of the third period, Nikita Kucherov clinched it with a breakaway goal with 7:02 remaining.Article continues below ...The victory improved Tampa Bay’s NHL-best record to 40-17-3 and kept the Lightning ahead of surging Boston in the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference.Lars Eller scored a power-play goal for the Capitals, who lead Pittsburgh by one point in the Metropolitan Division.FLYERS 3, CANADIENS 2, OTPHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jakub Voracek scored the tying goal with 1:25 left in regulation and then got the game-winner 1:26 into overtime to lift Philadelphia past Montreal.Voracek also had an assist and Nolan Patrick had the other goal for Philadelphia, which improved to 7-0-2 in its last nine games. The Flyers, third in the Metropolitan Division, pulled two points behind second-place Pittsburgh and three behind first-place Washington.Paul Byron and Jeff Petry scored for Montreal, which lost its sixth straight. The Canadiens‘ NHL-worst road record fell to 8-19-2.With Philadelphia goalie Alex Lyon pulled for an extra attacker, Voracek sent the game to overtime with a slap shot from the point that deflected off Montreal’s Max Pacioretty and through goalie Carey Price’s five-hole.Voracek netted the game-winner when he skated to the slot and fired a wrist shot past Price’s glove side.BLUE JACKETS 2, DEVILS 1NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Defenseman Scott Harrington broke a second-period tie with his second goal of the season, and slumping Columbus snapped a three-game skid and ended New Jersey’s four-game winning streak.Boone Jenner also scored as the Blue Jackets moved into the second wild-card position in the Eastern Conference with 65 points, one ahead of Carolina and the Islanders. Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves in helping the Blue Jackets win for the fifth time in 15 games (5-9-2).Taylor Hall scored for the Devils to extend his point-scoring streak to 12 games, tying David Pastrnak of the Bruins for the league-high this season. He also pushed his personal point-scoring streak to 19 games. He missed three games with a thumb injury, so the league does not consider that to be part of his current streak.Keith Kinkaid had 17 saves for New Jersey, which holds the first wild-card spot in the conference.PREDATORS 3, RED WINGS 2DETROIT (AP) – Viktor Arvidsson scored his third goal in two games and Nashville ended its seven-game skid to Detroit.Scott Hartnell and Kyle Turris also scored Dustin Tokarski Jersey Womens , and Juuse Saros stopped 34 shots for the Predators, who ended a three-game losing streak in Detroit since a win on Nov. 19, 2013.Andreas Athanasiou and Tomas Tatar scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard finished with 26 saves.SHARKS 3, BLUES 2ST. LOUIS (AP) – Logan Couture and Mikkel Boedker each had a goal and an assist, sending San Jose to a victory over slumping St. Louis.Joonas Donskoi also scored and Martin Jones made 30 saves for the Sharks, who have won five of their last six games.Ivan Barbashev and Vladimir Tarasenko had the goals for the Blues, who have lost a season-high four straight.All five goals were scored in the second period.KINGS 4, JETS 3WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Dion Phaneuf scored on the power play for his third goal in four games with Los Angeles, helping the Kings cap a seven-game road trip with a win over Winnipeg.Alec Martinez also scored on the power play, Dustin Brown’s goal late in the third period stood as the winner and Torrey Mitchell had the other goal for the Kings. Darcy Kuemper stopped 30 shots to win his fifth straight start.Anze Kopitar picked up an assist on Brown’s goal, giving him his 800th NHL point in his 900th career game.Patrik Laine scored on the power play with 49 seconds left to trim the deficit for Winnipeg. Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien had the other Jets goals, and Laine added an assist.Connor Hellebuyck made 28 saves for the Jets, who completed a 6-3-1 homestand.It was the third consecutive win for the Kings, who were coming off a 3-1 victory at Chicago the night before and went 4-3 on their trip.MAPLE LEAFS 1, PANTHERS 0TORONTO (AP) – Frederik Andersen made 40 saves, James van Riemsdyk scored his 25th goal with 28 seconds left in the first period and surging Toronto blanked Florida.The shutout was Andersen’s career-best fifth of the season. The 28-year-old goalie has reached 30 wins for the third time.The Maple Leafs have won 11 of 12 and improved to 14-4-2 since Jan. 4.The Panthers have dropped back-to-back games after opening their five-game road trip with three straight wins. Florida entered the night six points out of a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots in the loss.BRUINS 3, OILERS 2EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – David Krejci broke a tie with 1:04 remaining and Boston rallied for three goals in the third period to beat Edmonton.Noel Acciari and Matt Grzelcyk also scored for the Bruins Valtteri Filppula Jersey Womens , who have won seven of nine and are one point back of Tampa Bay for first place in the Atlantic Division and overall NHL standings.Ryan Strome and Jujhar Khaira had the goals for the Oilers, who have lost seven of eight.Strome got the Oilers on the scoreboard on a 2-on-1 break with 1:31 left in the first period as Edmonton was being outshot 13-2 to that point. Khaira made it 2-0 with about 8 1/2 minutes left in the second.Boston, which had a 29-14 advantage on shots through 40 minutes, got on the board 4:37 into the third when Acciari swung a puck that bounced off Strome and in. Grzelcyk put the puck past a diving Talbot during a flurry to tie it with eight minutes left.AVALANCHE 5, CANUCKS 4, OTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Nathan MacKinnon scored Colorado’s fifth power-play goal of the game 3:36 into overtime, lifting the Avalanche past Vancouver to cap a comeback from three goals down.With Daniel Sedin off for hooking, Tyson Barrie passed to MacKinnon, who fired a shot from the faceoff circle past Canucks goalie Anders Nilsson.Barrie, who had four assists, tied it with 3:01 remaining in the third period.Tyson Jost, Mikko Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for Colorado. MacKinnon also had three assists, Rantanen added two and Landeskog one. Semyon Varlamov finished with 24 saves.Brandon Suter and Nikolay Goldobin each had a goal and an assist for the Canucks in a wild second period. Darren Archibald and Bo Horvat also scored for Vancouver. Nilsson stopped 29 shots. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Jeff Carter’s return from ankle surgery has been a big boost for the playoff-hopeful Los Angeles Kings.Carter scored his second goal of the game with 33.8 seconds left on the clock in overtime and Los Angeles recovered after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday night.”The puck just finds that guy,” said defenseman Drew Doughty, who had three assists. ”It’s unbelievable. It really is unbelievable. Two big goals again for us tonight. He’s scored in almost every game he’s been in, I feel like, since he got back. He’s a goal scorer. He does it every single night, so he did a great job for us there once again.”Tanner Pearson and Dustin Brown also scored for the Kings Fredrik Claesson Jersey Womens , who pulled into a tie with Anaheim for third place in the Pacific Division with 86 points – and they hold the tiebreaker over the Ducks.Jonathan Quick made 24 saves for Los Angeles, which appeared headed to a second straight loss until Brown tipped home a point shot from Doughty with 46.5 seconds left in regulation after Minnesota had taken a lead with 2:31 remaining.”To come back, that’s a huge two points for a team that we’re quite honestly fighting with for position in the conference,” Kings coach John Stevens said. ”It had its ebbs and flows for sure, but I thought the guys showed a lot of professionalism in terms of staying with it.”Joel Eriksson Ek scored for the first time in 13 games to give the Wild a short-lived lead. Eric Staal added his 39th and Zach Parise had his second goal in three games for Minnesota.Devan Dubnyk stopped 26 shots for the Wild, who are third in the Central Division, four points ahead of Colorado.”They need points; so do we,” Staal said. ”But when you have that lead with a minute left, you want to be able to execute and get that job done. Tonight, we didn’t and they got the extra one in overtime.”Pearson scored his 15th with 1:13 left in the first and Carter added his first of the game on the power play in the second. Carter has eight goals and two assists in 12 games since returning on Feb. 24 from surgery to repair a tendon in his ankle.”I’ve been in the right place at the right time for a lot of my goals,” Carter said.Parise started Minnesota’s comeback with his ninth of the season and Staal tied the game with 56 seconds remaining in the second. Staal has 13 goals in the past 14 games.”Every point you get right now is great,” Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said. ”To get into the next category, the 90 points, is really big. Again, we had the lead with a minute to go and then we didn’t do the right things in the overtime.”NOTES: Los Angeles F Trevor Lewis left the game with an upper body injury and did not return. … Kings D Derek Forbort left the game in the first after he was cut near his ear by Zach Parise’s skate but did return in the second. … Per the Elias Sports Bureau, Staal could join Gordie Howe as the only players in NHL history with at least nine seasons between 40-goal campaigns. Staal has his most since scoring 40 in 2008-09. … Los Angeles C Alex Iafallo was scratched for the first time since Jan. 4, a span of 32 games. Andy Andreoff was in the lineup after being scratched 11 games in a row. … Minnesota got three assists from its defensemen. Wild defenseman have now accounted for 36 goals and 142 assists this season. Their 178 points from the blue line is second only to Nashville’s 181 this season.UP NEXTKings: At Winnipeg on Tuesday night.Wild: Are off until hosting Nashville on Saturday.—


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