NEW YORK (AP) — Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the surging Vegas Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Jonathan Marchessault and William Karlsson also scored to help the Golden Knights win for the 10th time in 13 games. Marc-Andre Fleury, making his 11th straight start, stopped 23 shots to take over the NHL victory lead with 18.
BLACKHAWKS 6, PENGUINS 3
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists, and the Blackhawks snapped an eight-game losing streak.
Marcus Kruger, Brent Seabrook, Andreas Martinsen, Brandon Saad each had a goal and an assist for Chicago. Alex DeBrincat scored a power-play goal, and Corey Crawford made 40 saves.
Toews became the 16th active player to reach 700 career points with the same franchise. He assisted on Saad’s empty-netter for his 701st point.
FLAMES 6, FLYERS 5, OT
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau scored 35 seconds into overtime, lifting the Flames to the win.
Calgary trailed 5-3 before Sean Monahan and Rasmus Andersson scored in the final 68 seconds of third period. Gaudreau then secured the Flames’ sixth win in seven games with his 13th goal of the season.
Matthew Tkachuk had four assists for the Flames (20-10-2), who leapfrogged idle Nashville for the top spot in the Western Conference. Monahan had two goals and an assist, and Gaudreau and Mark Giordano each had a goal and two assists.
DUCKS 6, STARS 3
ANAHEIM (AP) — Ondrej Kase scored three times for Anaheim in his first NHL hat trick, and Brandon Montour had four points in the third period.
Anaheim trailed 3-2 midway through the third before scoring three goals in a three-minute span for its fifth win in six games.
Miro Heiskanen, Blake Comeau and Alexander Radulov scored for Dallas, which has dropped its last two after winning four straight. Bishop made 30 saves.