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NHL Roundup: Letang scores in OT, Penguins beat Rangers

NHL Roundup: Letang scores in OT, Penguins beat Rangers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang’s power-play objective 1:38 into extra time lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Letang’s ninth objective of the season got here after New York’s Artemi Panarin was referred to as for tripping Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin early within the additional interval. Letang’s blast from the purpose helped the Penguins strengthen their maintain on the primary wild-card spot within the Japanese Convention.

Jason Zucker scored for the ninth time in eight video games for Pittsburgh and Rickard Rakell added his twenty third. Tristan Jarry made 27 saves because the Penguins improved to 3-0-1 throughout a five-game homestand.

Barclay Goodrow picked up his eleventh objective of the season for New York and Chris Kreider’s objective halfway by the third interval tied it. Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Rangers.


DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin had a objective and two assists to assist Detroit beat Boston.

Moritz Seider had a objective and an help, and Alex Chiasson, Adam Erne and Andrew Copp additionally scored for the Pink Wings, who constructed a 4-0 late within the second interval, earlier than holding on to beat the league-best Bruins.

Lucas Raymond had two assists for Detroit, and Ville Husso completed with 31 saves. The Pink Wings gained for simply the second time in 9 video games.

David Pastrnak and Matt Grzelcyk every had a objective and an help, Jake DeBrusk additionally scored and Pavel Zacha had two assists to assist Boston pull inside one 6 1/2 minutes into the third. Jeremy Swayman completed with 21 saves for the Bruins, who misplaced for simply the second time in 13 video games.


TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter and Morgan Barron scored second-period targets, and Winnipeg held on to beat Tampa Bay.

Nate Schmidt additionally scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves — together with all 14 he confronted within the third interval —- to guide the Jets.

Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli scored for Tampa Bay, and Andrei Vasilevskiy completed with 19 saves. Victor Hedman hit the submit within the closing seconds.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Novak had two targets, together with the game-winner at 1:12 of extra time, to carry Nashville.

Novak, who additionally had an help, beat John Gibson on an odd-man rush and scored his twelfth objective of the season and third in two nights.

Philip Tomasino, Kiefer Sherwood and Yakov Trenin additionally scored for Nashville within the finale of a six-game journey. Roman Josi and Colton Sissons each had two assists and Juuse Saros made 33 saves.

Mason McTavish had two targets for Anaheim, Frank Vatrano and Troy Terry additionally scored, and Cam Fowler had three assists. Gibson completed with 31 saves.


TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Keller’s second objective of the evening at 4:09 of extra time lifted Arizona previous Minnesota.

Barrett Hayton had two targets and an help for Arizona. Keller’s pair gave him 29 for the season and Brett Ritchie scored his eighth — and second in three video games since being acquired from Calgary in a commerce involving his brother Nick. Ritchie additionally had two assists. Karel Vejmelka had 30 saves.

Minnesota tied its franchise document factors streak at 13 video games (10-0-3). The Wild matched the workforce mark (12-0-1) set from Dec. 2-29, 2016. However the Wild path Dallas by one level (85-84) within the Central Division.

Mats Zuccarello, Ryan Reaves, Matt Boldy and Connor Dewar had targets for Minnesota. Filip Gustavsson completed with 18 saves.


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored one objective and arrange two by Jesper Bratt as New Jersey tied Carolina atop the Metropolitan Division.

Vitek Vanecek had 32 saves for his third shutout of the season for the Devils.

New Jersey and Carolina each have 94 factors, though the Hurricanes have performed one fewer sport.

Pyotr Kochetkov made 20 saves for the Hurricanes, who have been coming off a 4-0 loss to Vegas on Saturday. The consecutive shutout losses have been the primary for Carolina since January 2014. The Hurricanes are scoreless of their final eight intervals.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pavel Dorofeyev scored his first NHL objective and Jiri Patera made 30 saves in his debut to guide Vegas.

Michael Amadio, Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson and Alex Pietrangelo additionally scored to assist the Golden Knights win for the sixth time in seven video games to broaden their lead over Los Angeles atop the Pacific Division to 3 factors.

Jordan Kyrou, Jakub Vrana and Tyler Pitlick scored for St. Louis, and Jordan Binnington stopped 26 of 30 photographs because the Blues dropped to 3-7-2 since Feb. 18.


CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elias Lindholm, Jonathan Huberdeau and Rasmus Andersson every had a objective and an help to guide Calgary.

Trevor Lewis and Noah Hanafin additionally scored, and Nazem Kadri and Mikael Backlund every had two assists because the Flames gained for the third time in 4 video games. Jacob Markstrom stopped 30 photographs.

Calgary remained six factors behind Winnipeg — which who gained 3-2 at Tampa Bay earlier Sunday — for the second wild card within the Western Convention.

Tim Stutzle scored his thirty second objective for Ottawa, and Kevin Mandolese completed with 35 saves. The Senators have misplaced three of 4 after profitable 5 straight. The Senators are six factors behind the New York Islanders for the second wild card within the Japanese Convention.

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