David Pasternack scored his 13th career hat-trick Sunday night as part of a four-point performance as the Boston Bruins beat the hosts Anaheim Ducks 7-1.
Pasternak scored three goals and added an assist to help pace the Bruins. The Bruins swept his three-game road trip in California before he improved to 11-0-3 in the last 14 games. Pastranak became his third player in the NHL to reach 30 goals this season.
Trevor Zegras scored the lone goal and John Gibson stopped back-to-back winning Anaheim’s 35 shots.
capital 1, blue jacket 0
Darcy Kemper made 38 saves and led Washington to a shutout at Columbus.
Kemper leads the NHL with four shutouts this season. Eric Gustafsson had his shot hit the skate of Columbus defenseman Timvarni just below the circle at 2:43 of the first period and deflected between the legs of goaltender Elvis Melzlikins for one. Scored the Capitals’ only goal as they took a -0 lead.
Merzlikins made 18 saves for the Blue Jackets in their 38-19 win over the Capitals.
Blues 3, Wild 0
Thomas Grace made 35 saves in his 16th career shutout as he traveled to St. Louis to beat Minnesota in St. Paul.
In his first appearance since December 20, Grace made 23 saves in the third period to seal the win for the Blues, who have scored points in 11 of their last 14 games. Brayden Shen scored his two goals for St. Louis, with Brandon Third scoring a goal and an assist.
Filip Gustafsson made 21 saves for the Wild and suffered his third loss of regulation in the last 13 games.
Stars 5, Panthers 1
Jason Robertson scored 2 goals and Jake Ettinger made 27 saves as Dallas thrashed the visit to Florida.
Defenders Nils Lundqvist and Esa Lindell each scored second period goals for the Stars, while fellow blueliner Milo Heiskanen added an empty net as Dallas set consecutive runs in the last two contests. Reorganized from Road Ross and achieved 3 consecutive victories. House.
Carter Verhaeghe scored for Florida, who went 0-4 on the power play, failing to make three straight win attempts for the first time this season. The Panthers have lost 9 of their last 14 games as they seek playoff berths in their Eastern conference.
Jets 7, Canucks 4
Kyle Conner scored a hat-trick as Winnipeg extended their winning streak to five games with a high-scoring victory over visiting Vancouver.
It was Conor’s second hat-trick of the season and fourth of his NHL career. It also helped him reach 20 goals in six consecutive seasons.
Pierre-Luc Dubois had 4 assists and David Ricci had 34 saves for the Jets in the win. JT Miller gave the Canucks a 3-point night as they were coming off victorious against the defending Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche.
4 penguins, 1 coyote
Jake Guentzel scored twice to give Pittsburgh a sixth straight loss in Tempe over hosts Arizona.
Jason Zucker and Jeff Carter also scored, and Sidney Crosby added two assists for the Penguins. The Penguins have been 0-4-2 in their last six games, going 0-for-6 on power plays and extending the drought to 0- but winning. for-21 in the last four games.
Barrett Hayton scored for the Coyotes as they went on a five-game losing streak, ending their three-game winning streak at home.
Maple Leaf 6, Flyer 2
Calle Jarnkrok and John Tavares had one goal and two assists respectively to propel Toronto to hosts Philadelphia.
Connor Timmins added one goal and one assist for the Maple Leafs on their two-game winning streak. Ouston Matthews, Zach Aston Reese and Timothy Liljegren each scored one goal, while Mitch Marner scored his three assists. Maple Leafs goaltender Matt Murray recorded his 34 saves.
Travis Koneckney and Nicholas Deslauriers each scored a goal for the Flyers as they posted a season-best four-game winning streak. Flyers goaltender Carter Hart stopped his 29 shots.
Blackhawks 4, Flames 3 (OT)
Max Domme scored the match winner at 1:04 into extra time, as Lucas Rachel scored a goal and two assists to propel hosts Chicago to Calgary.
Domi took a knee in the offensive zone but maintained control of the puck and dropped the pass behind him. Rachel feeds it back to Domi, who crashes the net to score the crucial goal.
Alex Sturrock stopped 44 shots to contribute to Chicago’s winning streak for the first time since October. Chicago was ahead of him 47-25, but beat out skating Calgary in the opener of a five-game road trip.
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