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NHL roundup: Senators edge Wings in OT in Sweden

Field Level Media
17 Nov 2023, 18:05 GMT+10

(Photo credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports)

Tim Stutzle scored with two seconds remaining in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL Global Series Sweden on Thursday in Stockholm.

During a scramble in the Wings' zone, Drake Batherson sent a pass that deflected off a defender's stick. Stutzle took a waist-high whack at the puck as goaltender James Reimer ducked. The puck sailed over Reimer's head and into the net.

Ottawa, which led 4-0 midway through the second period, got two goals from Brady Tkachuk. Jake Sanderson and Josh Norris had the Senators' other regulation goals. Joonas Korpisalo made 37 saves.

Lucas Raymond, Daniel Perron, Alex DeBrincat and Shayne Gostisbehere scored four straight goals in the second period for the Red Wings. Gostisbehere finished with three points and Reimer made 29 saves.

Golden Knights 6, Canadiens 5

Mark Stone scored the game-winner on a power play with 1:12 remaining and also had two assists as visiting Vegas rallied for a wild victory over Montreal.

Shea Theodore had a goal and three assists, Jack Eichel added a goal and two assists and Jonathan Marchessault, Brett Howden and Brayden McNabb also scored goals for the Golden Knights. Adin Hill finished with 23 saves for Vegas, which extended its winning streak against Montreal to six games.

Jesse Ylonen scored two goals, Alex Newhook had a goal and an assist and Johnathan Kovacevic and Justin Barron also scored goals for Montreal, which lost its third straight game. Nick Suzuki and Mike Matheson each added two assists, and Cayden Primeau made 36 saves for the Canadiens.

Lightning 4, Blackhawks 2

Victor Hedman notched the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period as visiting Tampa Bay broke a two-game goalless drought by beating Chicago.

Former Blackhawk Brandon Hagel tallied into an empty net with 49 seconds left for the final margin. Brayden Point had a goal and two assists and Hedman added a helper for a two-point night. Mikhail Sergachev recorded a goal and an assist as Tampa Bay broke a three-game skid.

Lukas Reichel and Corey Perry scored goals for Chicago, which took its third loss in four games.

Flames 5, Canucks 2

Elias Lindholm scored once in a three-point game and Jonathan Huberdeau snapped his goal-scoring drought while adding an assist as host Calgary claimed a victory over Vancouver.

MacKenzie Weegar, Dillon Dube and Noah Hanifin also scored for the Flames, who won consecutive games for just the second time this season. Calgary goaltender Jacob Markstrom made 20 saves, and Blake Coleman collected two assists.

Elias Pettersson and Nils Hoglander scored for the Canucks, who went into the night's action atop the Western Conference and on a 10-1-1 run. Goalie Casey DeSmith stopped 34 shots.

Kings 2, Panthers 1

Kevin Fiala had a goal and an assist and host Los Angeles held on to beat Florida, ending the Panthers' five-game winning streak.

Anze Kopitar also scored and Cam Talbot made 30 saves for the Kings, who ended a two-game losing streak. Los Angeles is 7-1-2 in the past 10 games.

Sam Reinhart scored and Sergei Bobrovsky made 25 saves for the Panthers, who went 0-for-5 on the power play after going a combined 4-for-7 over the previous two games.

Kraken 4, Islanders 3 (SO)

Kailer Yamamoto had a goal and an assist and scored the winner in the eighth round of a shootout as Seattle defeated visiting New York.

Matty Beniers and Alex Wennberg also tallied for Seattle, which went 3 for 4 on the power play to snap a three-game losing streak (0-2-1). Goaltender Philipp Grubauer made 20 saves, then was beaten just twice on eight shootout attempts.

Anders Lee, Casey Cizikas and Noah Dobson scored for New York, which is winless in its past seven games (0-4-3). Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 of 32 shots, then yielded three goals in the eight shootout rounds.

Coyotes 3, Blue Jackets 2

Arizona maintained its trend of alternating wins and losses as Lawson Crouse scored the winning goal 10:07 into the third period for a victory at Columbus.

Barrett Hayton and Logan Cooley also scored for the Coyotes, and Connor Ingram made 39 saves.

The Blue Jackets took their seventh straight loss (0-5-2) despite getting two goals from Damon Severson. Elvis Merzlikins stopped 29 shots.

Devils 5, Penguins 2

Curtis Lazar and Jesper Bratt each had a goal and an assist as New Jersey snapped a three-game losing streak with a win at Pittsburgh.

Nathan Bastian, Alexander Holtz and Tyler Toffoli also scored, and Erik Haula and Luke Hughes each had two assists for the Devils, who scored four straight after trailing 2-1. New Jersey goaltender Vitek Vanecek made 21 saves.

Bryan Rust scored twice for the Penguins, who had their five-game winning streak snapped. Pittsburgh goaltender Tristan Jarry made 26 saves.

Sharks 5, Blues 1

Mike Hoffman scored twice as San Jose dispatched visiting St. Louis to earn just its third victory in 17 games.

Givani Smith and Luke Kunin each had a goal and an assist for the Sharks, who snapped the Blues' three-game winning streak. William Eklund also scored for San Jose, and Kaapo Kahkonen made 44 saves for his first victory of the season.

Pavel Buchnevich scored for the Blues. Joel Hofer allowed four goals in 21 shots before being replaced after 22:55. Jordan Binnington took over and stopped 13 of the 14 shots he faced.

--Field Level Media

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