NHL roundup: Oilers shut out Devils
|reuters.com 09 Nov 2019 at 04:41|
Alex Chiasson collected a goal and an assist while Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Joel Persson both registered two assists as the host Edmonton Oilers handily beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 on Friday.
Nov 8, 2019; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson (39) celebrates a third period goal against tNew Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
The two assists were the first points of Persson’s nine-game NHL career.
The Pacific Division-leading Oilers scored three goals in the second period and received a 29-save performance from goalie Mikko Koskinen to snap a two-game losing skid. Koskinen recorded his first shutout of the season and the fifth of his NHL career.
Edmonton has struggled to receive secondary scoring, and it finally received some against a Devils team that had high hopes before arriving in Alberta. New Jersey also lost 5-2 at Calgary on Thursday.
Lightning 3, Sabres 2
Nikita Kucherov, Alex Killorn and Yanni Gourde scored goals to help Tampa Bay beat Buffalo in the first of two meetings this weekend at the NHL Global Series in Stockholm.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves for the Lightning, who won in regulation for just the second time since Oct. 15.
Sam Reinhart scored twice, and Linus Ullmark made 31 saves for Buffalo, which has lost four in a row and is 1-4-1 since an 8-1-1 start.
Red Wings 4, Bruins 2
Robby Fabbri scored twice on the power play in his Red Wings debut as Detroit stunned visiting Boston.
Dylan Larkin and Anthony Mantha also scored, and Tyler Bertuzzi had two assists as the Red Wings snapped a four-game losing streak. Detroit entered the contest mired in a 1-11-1 funk.
David Krejci and Torey Krug tallied for the Bruins, who lost a second straight in regulation for the first time this season. Jonathan Bernier stopped 26 shots for the Red Wings. Tuukka Rask made 28 saves for the Bruins.
Jets 4, Canucks 1
Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist as Winnipeg defeated visiting Vancouver.
Jack Roslovic, Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry also scored and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 32 saves as the Jets improved to 3-0-1 this month.
J.T. Miller scored for the Canucks, who lost for the second consecutive night, and goalie Thatcher Demko stopped 31 of 34 shots. Vancouver had an eight-game points streak (5-0-3) snapped in a 5-2 defeat Thursday in Chicago.