NHL roundup: Flyers fall in high-scoring shootout

ASSOCIATED PRESS Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) scores past Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) during a shootout on Saturday in Tampa.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points and added a shootout goal and the Tampa Bay Lightning edged the Philadelphia Flyers 7-6 on Saturday.

Brayden Point had the shootout-deciding goal for Tampa Bay, which improved to 6-0-1 in its past seven games.

Victor Hedman had two goals and two assists and tied his career high with four points. Nikita Kucherov returned after missing two games because of an injury and added three assists.

Dan Girardi and J.T. Miller also scored for Tampa Bay. Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 37 saves, including four in overtime.

Claude Giroux, Nolan Patrick and Jakub Voracek each had a goal and assist for the Flyers. Ivan Provorov had a goal and two assists and Robert Hagg also scored for the Flyers and Petr Mrazek stopped 29 shots.

Hedman cut the Flyers lead to 3-2 at 5:57 of the second period while Girardi tied the game with his fifth of the season at 12:47.

The Flyers answered at 16:15 as Jori Lehtera beat Vasilevskiy through the pads to regain the lead. Provorov scored 1:06 in to the third period to give the Flyers 5-3 lead.

Miller scored his first with the Lightning in his third game since being acquired by the New York Rangers at the trade deadline to cut the lead to 5-4 at 4:23. Hedman put Tampa Bay in front at 10:03 before Giroux redirected a shot in front to tie the game again at 6-6 at 17:07 of the third.



BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 2:06 into overtime to lift Boston over Montreal.

Jake DeBrusk tied it for the Bruins with 2:45 left in regulation. Boston won its third straight and completed a four-game sweep of the season series with the Canadiens for the first time since 1994-95.

Anton Khudobin made 27 saves for Boston, allowing only Brendan Gallagherás goal.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Toews broke a tie on a power play with 1:58 left and Chicago beat Los Angeles to snap a seven-game road losing streak.

Chicago tied it with 5:36 to go when Los Angelesá Derek Forbort failed to clear the puck in front of the net, instead sending it right to Vinnie Hinostroza for a shot past goalie past Jonathan Quick.

Then, with Los Angelesá Tanner Pearson off for hooking, Toews beat Quick for his 17th of the season.

Patrick Kane added an empty-net goal for Chicago, Jordan Oesterle and Artem Anisimov also scored, and Anton Forsberg made 29 saves. Pearson, Alec Martinez and Alex Iafallo scored for the Kings.


DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn scored 3:04 into overtime to lift Dallas past St. Louis.

Benn scored from the high slot after Alexander Radulov pulled Dallas even with 2:56 remaining in regulation. Tyler Pitlick also scored for Dallas, and Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots.

Jaden Schwartz and Ivan Barbashev scored for St. Louis. The Blues have lost eight of nine.


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Antti Raanta made 23 saves and Arizona rallied to beat Ottawa.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Jordan Martinook scored to help NHL-worst Arizona improve to 8-2-1 in its last 11 games.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored his second goal in two nights for Ottawa, and Mike Condon made 25 saves. The Senators have lost six of their last seven games.