Carter scores twice, Kings beat Maple Leafs
Jeff Carter scored two goals while Peter Budaj earned his second straight shutout as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dustin Brown, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli, Kyle Clifford and Dwight King also scored for the Kings. Toffoli also had an assist while defenseman Derek Forbort recorded three assists. Budaj, who was starting his 10th consecutive game, made 19 saves. He also got the shutout in Saturday’s 5-0 victory over the Calgary Flames. Frederik Andersen stopped 22 of 26 shots in the Maple Leafs’ goal before being replaced during the second period by Jhonas Enroth, who stopped 14 of 17 shots.
CANADIENS 3, BRUINS 2
Paul Byron scored the game-winner with just over a minute remaining to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. Byron poked home the rebound of an Alexander Radulov shot at 18:58 of the third period. The Bruins challenged for goaltender interference, but the call stood. Shea Weber and Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Montreal, while Radulov picked up two assists. Colin Miller and David Pastrnak connected for the Bruins. Carey Price stopped 41 shots for the Canadiens. Rookie netminder Zane McIntyre, making his second NHL start, made 20 saves for Boston (7-6-0).
DEVILS 3, HURRICANES 2 (SO)
P.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and converted his shot in a shootout, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Taylor Hall also scored in the shootout as New Jersey (6-3-3) earned its second consecutive win. Devils goalie Cory Schneider stopped both Carolina shootout attempts after making 31 saves through regulation and overtime.
PENGUINS 4, OILERS 3
Conor Sheary scored his second goal of the game with 1:42 remaining as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame the Edmonton Oilers’ top-line speed and a two-goal deficit. The Oilers’ fleet line of Patrick Maroon, Connor McDavid and Jordan Eberle capitalized on a succession of up-ice rushes to open a 3-1 lead in the second period, but Evgeni Malkin tied it in the third with a one-handed sweep of Phil Kessel’s pass. Eberle scored twice, and McDavid set up all three Oilers goals.
RED WINGS 3, FLYERS 2 (SO)
Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal as the sixth shooter of the shootout, snapping a shot past Flyers goaltender Steve Mason to give the Red Wings a 3-2 win. The win snapped a fivegame losing streak for the Red Wings. Jimmy Howard stopped 26 shots, including three in the shootout, to earn the win for the Red Wings (7-61). Mason made 35 saves, including two in the shootout in the loss for the Flyers (6-6-2). Left winger Tomas Tatar also scored for the Red Wings in regulation.
CANUCKS 5, NY RANGERS 3
Loui Eriksson and Alexandre Burrows scored their first goals of the season to help the Vancouver Canucks snap a nine-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory against the New York Rangers. Burrows added an empty-net goal with 3:06 remaining. Henrik Sedin and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Canucks. Goaltender Jakob Markstrom made 23 saves. Rick Nash, Pavel Buchnevich and Mike Zibanejad scored for the Rangers. Goaltender Antti Raanta stopped 20 of 22 shots.
SHARKS 3, CAPITALS 0
Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist, and Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Brent Burns scored as the San Jose Sharks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. Goalie Martin Jones, pulled early in the Sharks’ 5-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, finished with 24 saves. San Jose (7-6-0) ended Washington’s five-game winning streak.
JETS 8, STARS 2
Patrik Laine scored his second hat trick of the season to propel the Jets to an 8-2 victory over the Dallas Stars. Laine now leads the league in goal scoring with 11. He scored his first hat trick last month in a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Mark Scheifele had four points, giving him 18 on the season and propelling him into the NHL scoring lead.
PREDATORS 3, SENATORS 1
Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots as the Nashville Predators won for just the second time in seven games with a 3-1 decision over the Ottawa Senators. James Neal and P.K. Subban scored on Nashville’s first two shots of the second Chicago St. Louis Minnesota Winnipeg Nashville Dallas Colorado