Antelope Valley Press

National Hockey League results | Monday


Canucks 6, Rangers 3

NEW YORK — Elias Pettersson and Nils Hoglander each scored twice, Thatcher Demko made 39 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the New York Rangers in battle of first-place teams.

JT Miller and Brock Boeser also scored goals while and Pettersson, Boeser and Filip Hronek had two assists apiece for Vancouver, which won for the third time in four games.

Vincent Trocheck had two goals and Artemi Panarin also scored for the Rangers, who lost their second straight for just the second time this season.

Stars 4, Wild 0

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Matt Murray stopped 23 shots for his first career NHL shutout, and Dallas scored two shorthande­d goals to snap a three-game losing streak.

Tyler Seguin and Roope Hintz each had a goal and an assist for Dallas.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 16 saves but missed in his first chance to pass Patrick Roy for sole possession of second place on the NHL’s career wins list.

Penguins 4, Flyers 1

PHILADELPH­IA — Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a victory over the Philadelph­ia Flyers in a scrappy contest.

Rickard Rakell, Erik Karlsson and Chad Ruhwedel also scored for Pittsburgh, and Alex Nedeljkovi­c made 36 saves.

Owen Tippett scored for the Flyers, who have lost seven of nine.

Avalanche 4, Bruins 3, SO

DENVER — Valeri Nichushkin scored the only goal in the shootout, and Colorado won for the fifth time in six games.

The first five shooters couldn’t convert but Nichushkin beat Jeremy Swayman with a shot under his glove.

Sam Malinski, Mikko Rantanen and Logan O’Connor had goals and Alexandar Georgiev had 24 saves through overtime and three more in the shootout for the Avalanche.

Nathan MacKinnon had an assist to continue his dominant play in Denver, where he has 16 goals and 29 assists.

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