Goligoski, Wild defeat Hurricanes in OT to end three-game slide

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Alex Goligoski scored 1:12 into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 come-from-behind win against the Carolina Hurricanes at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday. Goligoski, who was honored by the Wild in a pregame ceremony for playing in his 1,000th NHL game on Oct. 20, won it off a pass … Read more

Stamkos lifts Lightning past Predators in OT for fourth straight win

NASHVILLE — Steven Stamkos scored a power-play goal at 2:26 of overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday. Stamkos scored on a one-timer from the high slot following a high-sticking penalty on Mattias Ekholm. “It was one of those games where both goaltenders … Read more

Benn gets three points to spark Stars past Islanders

DALLAS — Jamie Benn scored the go-ahead goal and had two assists, helping the Dallas Stars defeat the New York Islanders 5-2 at American Airlines Center on Saturday. “Every time I showed up at work this summer after I took the job, he was the first guy in the gym,” Dallas coach Peter DeBoer said … Read more

Crosby has two goals, two assists to push Penguins past Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sidney Crosby had two goals and two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Minnesota Wild 6-4 at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday. Jake Guentzel had a goal and two assists, and Tristan Jarry made 19 saves for the Penguins (7-7-3), who won for the third time in their past five … Read more

Hintz’s two goals help Stars hold off Panthers

Roope Hintz scored twice and extended his point streak to 10 games, helping the Dallas Stars defeat the Florida Panthers 6-4 at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida, on Thursday. Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn and Ty Dellandrea each had a goal and an assist for the Stars (10-5-2), who led 4-0 after the first period … Read more

Kucherov scores twice, Lightning defeat Flames for third straight win

TAMPA — Nikita Kucherov scored twice for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Amalie Arena on Thursday. Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 39 saves for the Lightning (10-6-1), who have won three in a row. “[The Flames] are a working team, … Read more

Boeser scores twice for Canucks in win against Kings

VANCOUVER — Brock Boeser scored his first two goals of the season for the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena on Friday. Boeser entered with nine assists in his first 11 games. He has seven points (two goals, five assists) in a six-game point streak. “A little … Read more

Parssinen scores twice, Predators hold off Islanders

Juuso Parssinen scored twice and had an assist, and Roman Jose had four assists in the Nashville Predators’ 5-4 win against the New York Islanders at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Thursday. Parssinen, a 21-year-old forward, has four points (three goals, one assist) in three NHL games since being recalled from Milwaukee of the American … Read more

Sharangovich, Devils defeat Maple Leafs in OT for 11th straight win

TORONTO — Yegor Sharangovich scored 57 seconds into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils their 11th straight win, 3-2 against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday. Sharangovich put in a rebound in the slot from Jack Hughesshot for the win. “I think it’s really good for the team because we keep … Read more

Parise, Islanders rally to defeat Blue Jackets in OT

Zach Parise scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at UBS Arena in Elmont, New York, on Saturday. Parise scored blocker side on Joonas Korpisalo off a pass from Jean-Gabriel Pageau on a 2-on-1. The Blue Jackets had started overtime with forwards Johnny … Read more