PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Sidney Crosby had two. On Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained first place in the East Division with a over the Philadelphia Flyers.
, who moved two points ahead of idle Washington. Marcus Pettersson, Jason Zucker, Mark Friedman, and John Marino also scored, and Tristan Jarry had 30 saves.
The Capitals have two games in hand over the Penguins with one week left in the.
The Flyers got goals from Justin Braun, Sean Couturier, and Travis Konecny. Brian Elliott had 24 saves in the loss.
HURRICANES 6, BLACKHAWKS 3
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Andrei Svechnikov stopped an eight-game goal drought by, sending Carolina to the victory. Svechnikov also assisted Teuvo Teravainen’s third-period goal for the Hurricanes, who erased a 2-0 deficit and maintained momentum toward winning the franchise’s first Presidents’ Trophy.
Teravainen also had a three-point game, assisting on both of Svechnikov’s goals. Nino Niederreiter suffering a lower-body injury., and Martin Necas had a goal and an assist. Petr Mrazek had 27 saves in his first appearance in nearly two weeks after
Alex DeBrincat scored twice for the Blackhawks, who have dropped six in a row.
two goals in regulation and then had the deciding shootout goal. For the second straight night, Cody Eakin also scored for the last-place Sabres, who the playoff-bound Islanders. Victor Olofsson had two assists.
Sabres goaltender Michael Houser made 45 saves and stopped all three shots he faced in tis second. shootoutCal Clutterbuck had a goal and an assist for the Islanders, who lost ground in securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs. Anthony Beauvillier and Ryan Pulock also scored, and Ilya Sorokin made 28 saves.
DEVILS 4, BRUINS 3, OT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Pavel Zacha scored his second goal of the game 2:42 into overtime, and the Devils.
Jesper Boqvist and Yegor Sharangovich scored for New Jersey, whichwith a 7-18-3 record. Mackenzie Blackwood had 33 saves in winning his fourth .
Patrice Bergeron, Taylor Hall, and Sean Kuraly scored for the Bruins, who blew two one-goal third-period leads. In more than a month, Jaroslav Halak made 17 saves in his first start as Boston fell to 10-2-1 in its past 13.
OILERS 4, CANUCKS 1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Leon, and Darnell Nurse had a goal and an assist, leading Edmonton to the victory.
Evan Bouchard also scored for Edmonton, which improved to 10-3-1 in its last 14 games dating to April 2.had two assists, and Mike Smith made 28 saves.
The Oilerswith a 5-3 win over the Canucks on Monday night. The teams play again at Edmonton on and Saturday night.
Last-place Vancouver dropped its sixth straight game. Brock Boeser scored his 19th goal for the Canucks, and Thatcher Demko made 23 stops.
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