NHL results | Saturday
RANGERS 4, DEVILS 0
NEWARK, N.J. — Alexandar Georgiev stopped 33 shots for his third career shutout, leading the surging New York Rangers to a win over the short-handed New Jersey Devils.
New York improved to 4-0-1 in its last five games. Mika Zibanejad had a goal and an assist, and Jesper Fast, Adam Fox and Brady Skjei also scored.
FLYERS 4, CANADIENS 3, OT
MONTREAL — Ivan Provorov scored 31 seconds into overtime, and Philadelphia earned its fourth straight victory.
Oskar Lindblom, Kevin Hayes and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers (15-7-5), who were coming off a 6-1 win over Detroit on Friday. Brian Elliott made 39 saves.
MAPLE LEAFS 2, SABRES 1, OT
TORONTO — John Tavares scored at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist as Toronto split a home-andhome series with Buffalo.
Tavares’ 10th goal of the season helped Toronto improve to 4-1-0 in its last five games. William Nylander also scored for the Maple Leafs (13-11-4). Frederik Andersen made 29 saves in victory.
FLAMES 3, SENATORS 1
CALGARY, Alberta — Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading Calgary past Ottawa.
New Flames coach Geoff Ward won for the second time in as many games. He was also a winner on Wednesday night, when Calgary beat Buffalo 3-2 in overtime.
HURRICANES 3, LIGHTNING 2
TAMPA, Fla. — James Reimer made 36 saves, Sebastian Aho and Jaccob Slavin each had a goal and an assist, and Carolina beat Tampa Bay.
Carolina also got a goal from Jordan Martinook. Dougie Hamilton had two assists.
ISLANDERS 2, BLUE JACKETS 0
NEW YORK — Mathew Barzal had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov got his second shutout of the season, and New York beat Columbus.
Anders Lee also scored to help the Islanders get a win in the return from an 0-2-1 California trip that ended their franchise-record 17-game point streak. Thomas Greiss started and made nine saves before leaving with 5:54 left in the first period. Varlamov came on and stopped all 30 shots he faced to earn his 27th career shutout.
PANTHERS 3, PREDATORS 0
SUNRISE, Fla. — Chris Driedger posted a shutout in his first career start, Anton Stralman scored his first two goals of the season and Florida beat Nashville.
Driedger stopped 27 shots in his first appearance with Florida. The 25-year-old appeared in three games for Ottawa between 2014-17 but had never started in the NHL.
CAPITALS 5, RED WINGS 2
DETROIT — Alex Ovechkin completed a hat trick with two emptynet goals and Washington dealt Detroit its ninth straight loss.
Ovechkin reached 20 goals for the 15th consecutive season to start his career, a feat previously achieved by Marcel Dionne, Mike Gartner, Jaromir Jagr and Mats Sundin. The 34-yearold Ovechkin also had an assist.
BLUES 4, PENGUINS 1
ST. LOUIS — Justin Faulk and Nathan Walker each scored for the first time with the Blues, and St. Louis beat Pittsburgh.
Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist and Ivan Barbashev and Mackenzie MacEachern also scored for the Blues, who won their third straight game and have points in their last four. Jordan Binnington made 28 saves and improved to 13-4-4.
SHARKS 4, COYOTES 2
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Logan Couture scored twice and San Jose got four unanswered goals to rally past Arizona for ITS 11th win in 13 games.
Couture bookended San Jose’s comeback, starting it midway through the first period and completing it with an empty-netter. He has five goals and 14 points in his past 10 games.
AVALANCHE 7, BLACKHAWKS 3
DENVER — Mikko Rantanen had a goal and three assists in his return to Colorado’s lineup after missing 16 games due to injury, and Nazem Kadri and Joonas Donskoi each scored twice in the win over Chicago.
Nathan MacKinnon added a goal and two assists and Tyson Jost also scored to help Colorado sweep the two-game set.
KINGS 2, JETS 1
LOS ANGELES — Joakim Ryan and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored and Los Angeles beat Winnipeg.
Jack Campbell made 33 saves for the Kings, who have won six of their past eight home games.
Jack Roslovic scored but the Jets were unable to pick up an 11th win in their record-setting November. Winnipeg went 10-3-1, the most wins this month in franchise history. Laurent Brossoit made 32 saves.
Dustin Brown got his fourth point in the past four games with an assist.
CANUCKS 5, OILERS 2
EDMONTON, Alberta — Tanner Pearson recorded the first four-point game of his career, leading Vancouver over Edmonton.
Pearson had two goals and two assists, and Tyler Graovac, Loui Eriksson and Josh Leivo also scored for the Canucks.