TORONTO (AP) — Brady Tkachuk scored twice, Anton Forsberg made 31 saves and the Ottawa Senators defeated Toronto 6-2 on Friday night in the Maple Leafs' first game since losing All-Star Auston Matthews to a knee injury. Ilya Samsonov, who was scheduled to get the night off, made a surprise start and finished with 28 saves as the Leafs suffered just their fourth regulation home loss of the season.
DALLAS (AP) — Jack Hughes scored his second goal of the game 20 seconds into overtime, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night. “Just shoot the puck,” said Hughes, the No.
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Samsonov held the net early as Murray dealt with injuries, only for them to swap places once Samsonov was injured in November. But in his next five games from Dec. 15 – Jan. 7, Samsonov had a .867 save percentage and minus-4.73 goals saved above average at 5-on-5, placing him 64th out 68 goalies and last out of the 33 goalies to play five games in that span.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Oilers and Kyle Connor of the Winnipeg Jets are the only two players in the NHL with as many points who did not get invited to the festivities in South Florida." "Erik Karlsson of the San Jose Sharks is the lone defenseman on the Pacific Division roster and there are a few others who could have been selected, including Alex Pietrangelo of the Golden Knights.
DALLAS — Martin Necas scored 1:34 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night. Sebastian Aho had a short-handed goal and Brent Burns also scored for the Hurricanes, who lead the Metropolitan Division in the Eastern Conference.
We just don’t have a lot of confidence for whatever reason in overtime,” coach Pete DeBoer said. Jason Robertson scored his 33rd goal for Dallas, and 19-year-old rookie Wyatt Johnston got his 13th.
2 Devils On Sunday, Jack Hughes scored his 30th goal of the season, and he is well on his way to eclipsing the 50-goal mark this season. York has 10 points in 22 games since making his season debut on Dec. 9, and he has some of the best underlying numbers on the team.
Boston Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark is enjoying the best season of his NHL career by far, and on Sunday night he broke a league and team record that had stood for more than 90 years. Ullmark, as a result, became the fastest goalie to 25 wins in league history.
He has yet to suit up for the Senators in an NHL game in his career, though he skated in the second line with Alex DeBrincat and Claude Giroux at practice. According to head coach Peter DeBoer, forward Roope Hintz will be a game-time decision for the Dallas Stars against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday after he participated in an optional skate in the morning.