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Sport Killorn, Johnson lead Lightning in 6-4 win over Sabres

07:25  01 january  2020
07:25  01 january  2020 Source:   ap.org

Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Lightning 4-3

  Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Lightning 4-3 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tyler Seguin scored three minutes into overtime, Anton Khudobin stopped 45 shots, and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night. After Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson missed a shot from close range, Alexander Radulov passed to Seguin, who skated in from left wing boards and got the winner from the low slot.Dallas also got goals from Radulov, Radek Faksa, and Jason Dickinson. Khudobin stopped Yanni Gourde's shot during a 2-on-none break in the third.Mikhail Sergachev, Alex Killorn and Ondrej Palat scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves for the Lightning.

Killorn scores twice, Lightning come back to beat Sabres 6 - 4 . Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli each added a goal and an assist, Kevin Shattenkirk also scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 18 shots as the Lightning opened a four-game road trip with their 12th consecutive win against an

Ondrej Palat scored twice before Alex Killorn netted the game-winner as the Bolts win a franchise record ninth straight game, 4 -3 in overtime.

a group of hockey players on the field: Buffalo Sabres forward Johan Larsson (22) stick-checks Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)© APWF Buffalo Sabres forward Johan Larsson (22) stick-checks Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli each added a goal and an assist, Kevin Shattenkirk also scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 18 shots as the Lightning opened a four-game road trip with their 12th consecutive win against an Atlantic Division opponent.

Sabres C Eichel day to day with upper body injury

  Sabres C Eichel day to day with upper body injury BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been listed as day to day with an upper body injury. Eichel practiced with the Sabres on Friday, and his status is uncertain for Saturday's game against the visiting Los Angeles Kings.The NHL's second-leading scorer was scratched 10 minutes before the start of Buffalo's 6-1 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday night after he participated in warmups.Eichel said Friday he was feeling better but provided no other specifics on the injury, other than noting it was something that has been bothering him for some time.Eichel has 24 goals and 50 points in 35 games.

In the final game of the decade, the Buffalo Sabres let a three-goal lead slip away in their 6 - 4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. The Lightning closed out the second period with a pair of goals. First, Alex Killorn scored on the power play with 6:03 remaining and then Tyler Johnson

Killorn scores 2 goals in Lightning win . Regular Season Series. TB wins 4 -0. Kyle Connor had three goals for his first regular season hat trick to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Colorado Avalanche 7- 4 Tuesday night.

Conor Sheary had a goal and two assists, and Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for Buffalo.

The Sabres also got goals from Jack Eichel and Jimmy Vesey in losing their fourth in a row. Linus Ullmark made 16 saves.

HURRICANES 3, CANADIENS 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Erik Haula had a goal and an assist, leading Carolina over Montreal.

Sebastian Aho also scored and Teuvo Teravainen had two assists for the Hurricanes (24-14-2), who won their second straight game after a three-game losing streak. Ryan Dzingel scored into an empty net.

Max Domi scored for the seventh straight game for the Canadiens (18-16-6), who dropped their third straight and closed out a seven-game trip with a record of 3-4.

Petr Mrazek stopped 28 of 29 shots for the Hurricanes. Charlie Lindgren made 33 saves in his first start of the season for the Canadiens.

Sabres trade Scandella to Montreal; acquire Flames' Frolik

  Sabres trade Scandella to Montreal; acquire Flames' Frolik BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres traded veteran defenseman Marco Scandella to the Montreal Canadiens and acquired forward Michael Frolik from the Calgary Flames on Thursday. Buffalo acquired a fourth-round draft pick from Montreal and sent it the Flames.Trading Scandella allowed Buffalo to free up space under the salary cap while opening room on its crowded blue line. The deal cleared the way for the Sabres to add much-needed forward depth in Frolik, who's production has dropped this season.

Sam Reinhart opened the scoring with a power-play goal and later added an assist while Chad Johnson made 32 saves in the Sabres ' 3-1 win .

Bryan Burns on Killorn leading the way, Sergachev providing the spark and the penalty kill coming The Lightning extended their win streak to a season-long four games on New Year's Eve, rallying from a 4-1 deficit to score five unanswered goals in a 6 - 4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo.

BLUE JACKETS 4, PANTHERS 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Zach Werenski got his first career hat trick, Elvis Merlikins stopped 36 shots in his first NHL start and battered Columbus beat Florida.

Werenski and the Blue Jackets served up a rude homecoming for Florida goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, who was making his first appearance in Columbus since leaving as a free agent last summer. Bobrovsky, who played in Columbus for seven seasons and won two Vezina Trophies, had 24 saves.

a hockey game in the snow: Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson (9) scores past Buffalo Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)© APWF Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson (9) scores past Buffalo Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Boone Jenner also scored for the Blue Jackets, who are missing 10 players to injuries and may have lost another, forward Alexander Texier, on Tuesday. Texier left the game with an upper-body injury in the first period and didn't return.

Eichel converts penalty shot, Sabres beat Oilers 3-2

  Eichel converts penalty shot, Sabres beat Oilers 3-2 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jack Eichel scored on a penalty shot 1:09 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Eichel was awarded the penalty shot after Edmonton's Oscar Klefbom interfered with the Sabres' captain as he attempted to break in alone across the Oilers' blue line. Eichel couldn't get a shot off on the delayed penalty, and Oilers goalie Mike Smith made an acrobatic save to prevent Sam Reinhart from scoring from the lower right circle.Eichel then scored when he drove in on net from the left wing and snapped a shot inside the far post.

It allowed the Lightning to reclaim a two-goal lead after Franson had cut the margin seven minutes earlier. Killorn pounced on a turnover in Buffalo's zone Game notes Lightning LW Jonathan Drouin returned after missing seven games with an upper body injury. The Sabres ' Dan Bylsma became

TB wins 4-0. Lightning . Alex Killorn scores in the second and third period in Tampa Bay's 6 - 4 win vs. Buffalo. Kyle Connor had three goals for his first regular season hat trick to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 Tuesday night.

Columbus won for the first time in three games, but extended its points streak to 11 games (7-0-4).

Colton Scevior had the lone goal for Florida, which had a two-game win streak snapped.

RED WINGS 2, SHARKS 0

DETROIT (AP) - Jonathan Bernier made 34 saves, Tyler Bertuzzi scored his 15th goal and Detroit snapped a six-game losing streak with a victory over San Jose.

It was Bernier's first shutout of the season and 18th of his career. Filip Hronek also scored for Detroit, which had dropped all six games during its skid in regulation.

Martin Jones stopped 21 shots for San Jose, which has lost 11 of its last 13 (2-9-2).

MAPLE LEAFS 4, WILD 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Auston Matthews and William Nylander each had a goal and an assist and Toronto beat Minnesota.

Alexander Kerfoot also scored and John Tavares added an empty-net goal for Toronto, which improved to 7-0-1 in its last eight games. Toronto has won 13 of 18 games since Sheldon Keefe took over as coach. Frederik Andersen stopped 26 shots.

Ryan Suter had a goal and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves for Minnesota. The Wild, 10-4-3 at home, lost the first two games of a stretch in which they play 16 of 19 games at Xcel Energy Center.

Big injury losses: Sabres’ Olofsson, Islanders’ Pelech

  Big injury losses: Sabres’ Olofsson, Islanders’ Pelech Olofsson out 5-6 weeks; Pelech lost for regular season. Ouch.Let’s ponder these losses for each team, and the larger outlook for the Sabres and Isles.

Haula helps Hurricanes earn 3-1 win over Montreal. CAR leads 2-0. Hurricanes. Canadiens. Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6 - 4 on Tuesday night for their fourth

Radio broadcaster Dave Mishkin recaps Tampa Bay's 6 - 4 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday. Third, Alex Killorn scored on that Lightning power play at 13:52, cutting the deficit to 4-2. But when Kevin Shattenkirk tied it at four with 13:40 remaining, the Lightning found their defensive game (as promised earlier, more on 1. Alex Killorn - Lightning . Two goals and assist. 2. Tyler Johnson - Lightning .

GOLDEN KNIGHTS 5, DUCKS 2

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jonathan Marchessault scored twice, and Vegas beat Anaheim.

Vegas closed out December with a 9-4-2 mark, and on a 13-6-3 run since Nov. 17, and remained in sole possession of first place in the Pacific Division.

Mark Stone, Alex Tuch and Reilly Smith also scored for the Golden Knights, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves and improved to 15-4-0 against Anaheim. Fleury earned his 455th win to take over sole possession of sixth place all time, passing Curtis Joseph.

Korbinian Holzer and Jakob Silfverberg scored for the Ducks and John Gibson made 38 saves while dropping to 2-8-1 against Vegas.

ISLANDERS 4, CAPITALS 3

WASHINGTON (AP) - Casey Cizikas scored twice for the first time this season and Tom Kuhnhackl scored the go-ahead goal as the Islanders topped Washington.

Former Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 shots in the victory. Brock Nelson also scored in the first period for the Islanders, who won their second straight to close a three-game trip.

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his 14th and 15th goals for Washington, which lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season.

Tom Wilson also scored for the Capitals, and Braden Holtby made 18 saves.

DEVILS 3, BRUINS 2, SO

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Damon Severson scored in the sixth round of the shootout to give New Jersey a victory over Boston.

Severson beat Jaroslav Halak with a backhand and Mackenzie Blackwood clinched the win by stopping Patrice Bergeron.

Blake Coleman and Jesper Bratt scored for the Devils in regulation and Blackwood stopped 28 shots as New Jersey earned its second straight win.

Brad Marchand and Joakim Nordstrom scored for Boston and Jaroslav Halak stopped 42 shots. The loss snapped the Bruins' winning streak at three but they did extend their points streak to eight games (4-0-4).

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Devils end Lightning team record tying 10-game win streak .
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Louis Domingue stopped 26 shots against his former team as the New Jersey Devils beat Tampa Bay 3-1 Sunday night, ending the Lightning's franchise record-tying 10-game winning streak. Travis Zajac, Andy Greene and Miles Wood scored for the disappointing Devils, who fired general manager Ray Shero less than two hours before the start of the game. New Jersey made the playoffs once in his four-plus year tenure. Tyler JohnsonTravis Zajac, Andy Greene and Miles Wood scored for the disappointing Devils, who fired general manager Ray Shero less than two hours before the start of the game. New Jersey made the playoffs once in his four-plus year tenure.

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