WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson scored the winner in overtime and the Washington Capitals came back to beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Monday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season.
Carlson scored with 45.4 seconds left on the clock in OT, his first goal in 16 games, after T.J. Oshie whiffed on his shot attempt. Devante Smith-Pelly and Alex Ovechkin scored in regulation for Washington, which got 24 saves from Braden Holtby.
RANGERS 5, BLUE JACKETS 3
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Grabner had two goals and New York scored four times in the third period to rally past Columbus for its fourth straight victory.
Kevin Shattenkirk, Chris Kreider and Pavel Buchnevich scored in the third for the Rangers, with Mika Zibanejad getting an assist on all three goals. New York trailed 2-0 before Grabner got his first of the game at 12:41 of the second. He sealed it on an empty-netter with 49 seconds left.
BRUINS 5, WILD 3
BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk and Frank Vatrano each scored a first-period goal, and Boston held off Minnesota for its third victory in the last 11 games against the Wild.
Sean Kuraly and Torey Krug both scored in the second for the Bruins, shut out in two matchups versus Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk last season. Tim Schaller wrapped it up with an empty-netter in the final minute.
MAPLE LEAFS 4, KNIGHTS 3, SO
TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner scored in the shootout to lift Toronto over Vegas after the Maple Leafs blew a two-goal lead.
Nazem Kadri had two goals and James van Riemsdyk also scored for Toronto, which led 3-1 after the first period. Frederik Andersen made 22 saves and stopped three skaters in the shootout.
JETS 4, STARS 1
DALLAS (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored in the opening minute and final seconds, and Blake Wheeler had four assists to help Winnipeg beat Dallas.
Patrik Laine scored on the power play and Kyle Connor also had a goal for the soaring Jets, who took a 3-0 lead after one period and are 8-1-3 in their last 12 games. Connor Hellebuyck (8-0-2) made 33 saves for the win.
RED WINGS 3, CANUCKS 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:14 left to lift Detroit over Vancouver.
Martin Frk and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, who have won four of five following a six-game losing streak. Jimmy Howard stopped 26 shots after Petr Mrazek’s 36-save shutout in Edmonton the night before.