NHL results | Tuesday
Lightning 6, Sabres 4
BUFFALO, N.Y. — 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 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.
Hurricanes 3, Canadiens 1
RALEIGH, N.C. — 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.
Blue Jackets 4, Panthers 1
COLUMBUS, Ohio — 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.
Red Wings 2, Sharks 0
DETROIT — 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.
Maple Leafs 4, Wild 1
ST. PAUL, Minn. — 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.
Islanders 4, Capitals 3
WASHINGTON — 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 threegame trip.
Devils 3, Bruins 2, SO
NEWARK, N.J. — 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.
Jets 7, Avalanche 4
DENVER — Kyle Connor had three goals for his first regularseason hat trick, leading Winnipeg over Colorado.
Blake Wheeler scored twice and Mark Sheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers had empty-net goals for Winnipeg. Scheifele had three assists and Ehlers had two. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 39 shots.
Coyotes 3, Blues 1
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Phil Kessel scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Arizona Coyotes beat St. Louis to halt the Blues’ eight-game winning streak.
Conor Garland also scored, Jakob Chychrun assisted on both goals and Antti Raanta stopped 38 shots as the Coyotes ended a three-game losing streak. Nick Schmaltz added an empty-net power-play goal.
Blackhawks 5, Flames 3
CALGARY, Alberta — Patrick Kane had two goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks raced out to a fourgoal lead and held on to beat the Calgary Flames.
Kane set up goals by Olli Maatta at 4:14 and Alex Debrincat at 5:35 and then made it 3-0 at 12:44 of the first period when he cut across the slot and beat David Rittich with a wrist shot from 30 feet out.
Oilers 7, Rangers 5
EDMONTON, Alberta — James Neal had three goals and an assist and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and three assists as Edmonton built a six-goal lead and held on to beat New York.
Leon Draisaitl, Josh Archibald and Kailer Yamamoto also scored for the Oilers (21-17-4) who snapped a two-game losing skid and won for just the third time in 11 games.