The Associated Press
Feb. 21, 2016
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr scored twice to move into third place on the NHL career goals list and help the Florida Panthers beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Saturday night.
Jagr's goal 4:53 into the second period tied the score at 1-1 and tied Brett Hull for third with 741 goals. Only Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801) had more goals.
The 44-year-old Jagr then scored his 20th of the season and No. 742 for his career on a wrist shot from close range with 4:23 left in the third period to make it 3-1.
Reilly Smith had the go-ahead power-play goal early in the third period for Florida and Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots in his return after missing two games. The Panthers won for just the third time in eight games (3-3-2).
Nikolaj Ehlers scored and Michael Hutchinson finished with 25 saves for the Jets, losers of three straight (0-2-1).
FLYERS 5, MAPLE LEAFS 4, OT
TORONTO (AP) — Shayne Gostisbehere scored 29 seconds into overtime, extending his scoring streak to 15 games, and Philadelphia edged Toronto.
Gostisbehere is the first rookie to have four overtime goals in a season and his points streak is the longest by a defenseman since Chris Chelios in 1995-96. Chelios had 20 points in 15 games.
Gostisbehere already had the longest rookie scoring streak in Flyers history.
Sam Gagner and Jakub Voracek scored 39 seconds apart in the first period for the Flyers. Brayden Schenn and Matt Read also scored for the Flyers.
Nick Spaling snapped a 60-game drought and Byron Froese scored for the first time in two months for Toronto, his second goal of the season. Shawn Matthias, who was returning from a five-game absence because of whiplash, and Peter Holland also scored for Toronto.
Toronto has lost 15 of its past 19 games.
CAPITALS 4, DEVILS 3
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brooks Orpik scored his second goal of the season with 3:58 left and Washington rallied to beat New Jersey, becoming the first NHL team with 90 points this season.
Washington's T.J. Oshie tied the game with 6:05 left in his 500th NHL game. Orpik got his fourth assist of the season on Oshie's goal.
Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 38th goal and had an assist, and Evgeny Kuznetsov also had a goal and an assist for Washington.
Washington's Braden Holtby made 21 saves in his league-leading 37th win. New Jersey's Cory Schneider made 28 stops.
Travis Zajac, Kyle Palmieri and Reid Boucher scored for New Jersey.
Boucher had two assists before his goal put New Jersey ahead 3-2 midway through the third period.
BLUES 6, COYOTES 4
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko, David Backes and Alexander Steen each had a goal and an assist and St. Louis used a four-goal first period to beat Arizona.
The Blues have won five straight. Jaden Schwartz, Carl Gunnarsson and Patrik Berglund also scored and Colton Parayko added two assists. Brian Elliott stopped 18 shots.
Arizona has lost seven of 10 and are about to start a five-game trip. Max Domi scored twice, Kevin Connauton had a goal and two assists and Shane Doan also scored. Louis Domingue stopped 30 of 35 shots and was pulled for the second half of the first period before returning.
LIGHTNING 4, PENGUINS 2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tampa Bay forward Steven Stamkos became the third player in franchise history to reach 300 goals, and the Lightning ended a long losing streak in Pittsburgh.
Stamkos knocked in a rebound off Alex Killorn's shot midway through the first period to join Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis as the only Lightning players with 300 goals.
Anton Stralman, Matthew Carle and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay. Ben Bishop finished with 37 saves.
Tom Kuhnhackl picked up the first NHL goal of his career for Pittsburgh. Scott Wilson added his second in as many games but the Penguins fell to the Lightning at home in the regular season for the first time since Nov. 12, 2010.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 16 of 20 shots while making an impromptu start when Marc-Andre Fleury became ill during the pregame.
BRUINS 7, STARS 3
DALLAS (AP) — Brad Marchand scored twice to help Boston rally over Dallas.
David Krejci, Matt Beleskey, Loui Eriksson, Kevan Miller and Brett Connolly also scored for the Bruins, and Tuukka Rask had 26 saves.
Antoine Roussel had a goal and an assist, Ales Hemsky and Patrick Sharp also scored and Jason Demers had two assists for the Stars. Kari Lehtonen finished with 35 saves.
Dallas led 3-1 before Marchand scored his second goal with 6:36 left in the second period. Miller tied it 35 seconds later, and Eriksson put the Bruins ahead for good with 52 seconds left in the second.
KINGS 2, PREDATORS 1, OT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tanner Pearson scored 1:18 into overtime and Los Angeles beat Nashville to wrap a seven-game trip with a victory.
Jake Muzzin also scored for the Kings, and goalie Jonathan Quick made 33 saves. The Kings finished this trip 3-3-1 after going 0-2-1 in their previous three games.
Ryan Ellis scored a power-play goal for Nashville, though the Predators went 1 of 6 with the man advantage. Nashville also fell to 1-10 in overtime this season. Pekka Rinne made 28 saves.
The Kings played without Anze Kopitar, who missed his first game since leaving Thursday night's 2-1 overtime loss at St. Louis with a lower-body injury.
AVALANCHE 3, OILERS 2
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist and Colorado beat Edmonton.
John Mitchell also scored for the Avalanche, and Colorado has won four of its last five to remain in a playoff wild-card spot. Calvin Pickard made 25 saves.
Taylor Hall and Benoit Pouliot scored for Edmonton, and Cam Talbot made 26 saves. The Oilers have lost four in a row and seven of their last eight to drop into last place in the NHL.
SENATORS 3, RED WINGS 2, SO
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Kyle Turris had the only goal in the shootout and Dion Phaneuf got his first goal with Ottawa in a 3-2 win over Detroit.
Zack Smith also scored for the Senators. Ottawa has won three straight games for the first time since Nov. 19-24. Craig Anderson turned away 29 shots.
Andreas Athanasiou and Brad Richards scored for the Red Wings, and Petr Mrazek made 25 saves.