NHL roundup: Domingue wins 10th straight as Tampa Bay rolls
Backup goalie Louis Domingue won his 10th straight start as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the host Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday night in Sunrise, Fla.
Domingue (18-4-0), who made 25 saves, is 3-0 against the Panthers this season
and hasn't lost to anyone since Nov. 27.
Tampa Bay got two goals and one assist from Nikita Kucherov, who has 24 goals
this season and leads the NHL with 84 points. Tampa Bay also got goals from
Steven Stamkos (No. 29), Ryan Callahan (his sixth) and Brayden Point
(team-high No. 32).
Florida got goals from Frank Vatrano, his 19th, and Denis Malgin, his sixth
this season and his first in exactly one month. Vatrano leads the Panthers in
even-strength goals with 17.
Blackhawks 5, Red Wings 2
Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist and host Chicago extended its
winning streak to seven games by topping Detroit.
Dylan Strome supplied a goal and two assists for the Blackhawks, who have
climbed to 23-24-9 to reinvigorate their playoff hopes. Patrick Kane stretched
his point streak to 14 games with a third-period goal and added an assist.
Jonathan Toews also had a goal and an assist. Cam Ward made 43 saves.
Christoffer Ehn and Gustav Nyquist scored for Detroit, which has dropped three
straight. Jonathan Bernier made 31 saves.
Blues 5, Predators 4 (OT)
Vladimir Tarasenko recorded a hat trick, including the game-winner 16 seconds
into overtime, as visiting St. Louis won its sixth straight game and its
second over Nashville in 24 hours.
Viktor Arvidsson tallied a pair of goals, Roman Josi had a goal and an assist,
and Filip Forsberg scored for Nashville. Ryan Ellis and Ryan Johansen each had
two assists. Blues goalie Jake Allen got the nod in net for the first time
since Jan. 17 and made 40 saves, while Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots for the
Jets 3, Sabres 1
Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal at 16:05 of the third period as
Winnipeg snapped a season-worst three-game losing streak by beating host
Andrew Copp also scored and Mark Scheifele added an empty-netter for the Jets,
who salvaged the finale of their three-game trip. Winnipeg had been outscored
13-6 during its skid, including a 5-2 defeat Saturday at Ottawa.
Wheeler and Scheifele each had a goal and an assist and goaltender Connor
Hellebuyck made 35 saves. Buffalo goalie Carter Hutton stopped 26 of 28 shots,
and Jack Eichel scored the Sabres' lone goal.
Devils 3, Hurricanes 2
Marcus Johansson scored two goals as New Jersey snapped a three-game losing
streak by defeating Carolina in Newark, N.J., the Devils' only victory as they
concluded a four-game homestand.
Pavel Zacha also scored for New Jersey, and Nico Hischier supplied three
assists. New Jersey goalie Keith Kinkaid made 33 saves. He had played in only
one of the team's previous four games, but he improved his record to 15-16-6
Dougie Hamilton and Teuvo Teravainen scored for the Hurricanes. Nino
Niederreiter assisted on both goals. Carolina goalie Petr Mrazek stopped 18
Bruins 2, Avalanche 1 (OT)
Brad Marchand scored at 4:03 of overtime, Jaroslav Halak had 35 saves and John
Moore also scored for host Boston, which edged Colorado.
Marchand got the winner when his shot went off the skate of Colorado forward
Matt Calvert and past goaltender Semyon Varlamov. It was Marchand's 21st of
the season. Boston is 4-0-3 in its last seven games.
Nathan MacKinnon scored and Varlamov had 34 saves for the Avalanche, who have
lost seven in a row, the last three in overtime. Colorado is 1-11 in games
decided after regulation.
Islanders 2, Wild 1
Devon Toews scored the decisive goal early in the second period and host New
York continued its remarkable performance in the second game of back-to-back
sets by edging Minnesota.
Anthony Beauvillier scored in the first period for the Islanders, who have won
three straight and are 9-0-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets this
year. Goalie Thomas Greiss made 26 saves for the Islanders.
Mikael Granlund scored in the second period for the Wild, who have lost five
of six (1-3-2). Goalie Devan Dubnyk recorded 32 saves.
--Field Level Media