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Jan 16, 2024 12:52 am

NHL roundup: Wild’s Marc-Andre Fleury moves into 2nd in career wins

Marc-Andre Fleury surpassed Patrick Roy for sole possession of second place in NHL history with 552 career victories as the Minnesota Wild earned a 5-0 win over the visiting New York Islanders on Monday evening in Saint Paul, Minn.

Fleury stopped all 21 shots he faced to record his first shutout of the season and the 74th of his career. With his 552nd win, he now trails only Martin Brodeur, who is No. 1 all-time with 691 victories.

Joel Eriksson Ek scored two goals to lead Minnesota, which snapped a four-game winless streak. Mats Zuccarello, Connor Dewar and Marcus Foligno added one goal apiece.

The Islanders were shut out for the third time this season. They have lost two games in a row and four of their past five contests.

Bruins 3, Devils 0

Jeremy Swayman pitched a 31-save shutout as Boston beat visiting New Jersey.

It was Swayman’s third shutout this season and the 12th of his career in only 112 regular-season games. David Pastrnak scored a goal after helping to set up Charlie Coyle’s game-winning tally early in the second period. Brad Marchand assisted on the first two goals for Boston, which has points in six straight games.

Nico Daws stopped 33 shots in the Devils’ goal.

Golden Knights 4, Predators 1

Mark Stone recorded the first regular-season hat trick of his career to help lead Vegas past Nashville in Las Vegas.

Jonathan Marchessault also scored a goal, Chandler Stephenson and Pavel Dorofeyev each added two assists and Logan Thompson made 34 saves for Vegas, which improved to 16-5-2 at home.

Luke Evangelista scored for Nashville. Juuse Saros finished with 25 saves for the Predators, who had a seven-game road point streak (6-0-1) come to an end.

Canadiens 4, Avalanche 3

Joel Armia scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:10 remaining and Montreal held on for a win against visiting Colorado.

Cole Caufield had a goal and an assist, Juraj Slafkovsky and Rafael Harvey-Pinard also scored, Nick Suzuki had two assists and Jake Allen made 32 saves for the Canadiens, who ended a three-game losing streak.

Cale Makar had a goal and two assists, Ross Colton and Devon Toews also scored and Alexandar Georgiev made 30 saves for the Avalanche, who had won three in a row.

Kings 5, Hurricanes 2

Trevor Moore scored twice and Phillip Danault had the first goal of Los Angeles’ third-period blitz as the visiting Kings snapped an eight-game winless streak with a win in Raleigh, N.C.

Alex Laferriere and Pierre-Luc Dubois also scored in the third for the Kings, who had been 0-4-4 during their skid. David Rittich made 30 saves in the win.

The Hurricanes had their eight-game points streak broken despite goals by Jordan Martinook and Jack Drury. Antti Raanta made 20 saves on 24 shots but he was pulled with 14:40 remaining and replaced by Yaniv Perets, who made his NHL debut and stopped one shot.

Sabres 3, Sharks 0

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 28 saves for his second career shutout while Casey Mittelstadt had a goal with two assists during Buffalo’s home victory against San Jose.

Mittelstadt had a hand in Alex Tuch’s second-period score and Jordan Greenway’s empty-netter as the Sabres improved to 2-2-0 on a five-game homestand. Luukkonen was solid all afternoon for his second shutout of the season. Luukkonen has stopped 133 of 140 shots faced during a 4-1-0 starting stretch.

Kaapo Kahkonen made 32 saves for San Jose, which was shut out for a league-high seventh time this season. The Sharks have been outscored 64-24 during their current 1-14-0 rut.

Blue Jackets 4, Canucks 3 (SO)

Kirill Marchenko scored the only tally of the shootout as Columbus earned a comeback win over visiting Vancouver.

Dmitri Voronkov recorded his first career two-goal game, Johnny Gaudreau had two assists and Yegor Chinakhov scored the Blue Jackets’ other goal. Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 of 30 shots to earn his eighth win in 24 starts.

J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist for Vancouver. Elias Pettersson and Conor Garland also scored for the Canucks. Casey DeSmith had a strong game in stopping 41 of 44 shots.

Ducks 5, Panthers 4 (OT)

Alex Killorn punched a wrist shot for a game-winner 48 seconds into overtime as Anaheim prevailed in Sunrise, Fla.

Killorn scored two goals and Frank Vatrano, who spent parts of five seasons with the Panthers, earned his second assist of the night on the deciding score. Adam Henrique had a goal and an assist, Jakob Silfverberg and Troy Terry also scored and John Gibson made 29 saves for the victory.

Sam Bennett scored twice for the Panthers. All-Star Sam Reinhart tallied a goal for the seventh consecutive game, Carter Verhaeghe had a goal and an assist and ex-Duck Anthony Stolarz made 21 saves.

Penguins 3, Kraken 0

Sidney Crosby scored twice and goaltender Tristan Jarry stopped all 22 shots he faced as Pittsburgh snapped visiting Seattle’s franchise-record nine-game winning streak.

Drew O’Connor also scored and Rickard Rakell had two assists for the Penguins, who had lost two straight games in overtime and were 9-3-3 in their previous 15 games.

Seattle goaltender Joey Daccord, who had wins in eight starts in a row, made 30 saves. The Kraken also had their 13-game point streak (11-0-2) halted.

Flyers 4, Blues 2

Owen Tippett scored the game-winning goal with 5:33 left to lift visiting Philadelphia past St. Louis for the Flyers’ fourth straight win.

Scott Laughton, Ryan Poehling and Joel Farabee also scored and Corey Hart made 28 saves in the win. Oskar Sundqvist and Brandon Saad scored for the Blues and Joel Hofer made 38 saves. Blues captain Brayden Schenn, playing in his 900th NHL game, earned two assists.

After shutting out the Winnipeg Jets Saturday, the tight-checking Flyers held the Blues scoreless for the first 38:19 of this game.

–Field Level Media

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