NHL roundup: Down by three goals, Avs score 6 to top Stars


Mikko Rantanen and Andrew Cogliano scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, four teammates also scored, and the visiting Colorado Avalanche rallied from three goals down to beat the Dallas Stars 6-3 on Saturday night.

Valeri Nichushkin and Ross Colton had a goal and an assist each, Ryan Johansen and Miles Wood also scored and Cale Makar had three assists for the Avalanche. Alexandar Georgiev turned away 25 shots.

Tyler Seguin scored twice and Joe Pavelski had a goal as Dallas built a 3-0 lead, only to see Colorado six unanswered goals. Mason Marchment added two assists and Jake Oettinger made 32 saves for Dallas.

It was tied late into the third period when Colorado struck twice. Nichushkin sent a blind pass to Rantanen, who roofed a backhander to make it 4-3 at 14:32. It was his 11th of the season. Moments later, Cogliano tapped in a puck that was sitting in the crease to make it a two-goal lead at 14:43. It was his second of the season.

Senators 2, Wild 1 (SO)

Josh Norris scored the lone goal in the shootout to lift Ottawa over Minnesota in the NHL Global Series in Stockholm, Sweden.

Erik Brannstrom scored and Anton Forsberg made 24 saves for the Senators. Ottawa has won three straight and four of its past five.

Marco Rossi scored for the Wild, who have lost four in a row. Filip Gustavsson made 30 saves.

Predators 4, Blackhawks 2

Cole Smith scored two goals to help Nashville end a four-game losing streak with a win against visiting Chicago.

Yakov Trenin and Gustav Nyquist also scored, and Kevin Lankinen made 29 saves for the Predators, who had blown three two-goal leads in their past two games.

Philipp Kurashev and Tyler Johnson scored, and Arvid Soderblom made 28 saves for the Blackhawks, who have lost four of five to fall into last place in the Central Division.

Rangers 5, Devils 3

Jimmy Vesey scored twice, collecting the go-ahead goal late in the third period as New York beat New Jersey in Newark, N.J.

The Devils peppered Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin with four shots in 54 seconds before Vesey picked up a rebound and sent a no-look backhand past goalie Vitek Vanecek for a 4-3 lead with 2:49 left. Artemi Panarin scored twice and Blake Wheeler added an empty-netter with 1:33 left for the Rangers, who have won four straight.

Jack Hughes, who returned Saturday after being sidelined five games with an upper-body injury, scored the first goal for the Devils, who beat the Rangers last spring in a first-round playoff series. Ondrej Palat and Erik Haula also scored as New Jersey fell for the fifth time in seven games.

Flyers 4, Golden Knights 3 (OT)

Sean Couturier scored one minute into overtime as Philadelphia extended its season-best winning streak to four games at the expense of visiting Vegas.

Couturier stole the puck along the right boards and fired a wrist shot from the high slot that bounced through the pads of Vegas goaltender Logan Thompson. Couturier and Owen Tippett each had a goal and an assist, Tyson Foerster and Sean Walker also scored, and Travis Sanheim notched two assists for the Flyers. Carter Hart made 28 saves for Philadelphia

Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals and had an assist, Shea Theodore had two assists and William Karlsson also scored for Vegas, which lost for the fourth time in its last six games. Thompson made 34 saves in losing his third straight start.

Lightning 6, Oilers 4

Luke Glendening scored the game-winner in the middle of the third period as Tampa Bay rallied past visiting Edmonton.

After Steven Stamkos tied it 4-4 at 9:28, Glendening charged the net on a break 39 seconds later and tipped in his first goal on a pass from Cole Koepke, who notched his first career assist.

The Oilers’ Derek Ryan scored his first two goals this season, and James Hamblin and Evan Bouchard (200th NHL game) hit the net. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two assists.

Bruins 5, Canadiens 2

Trent Frederic registered his fourth career two-goal game and David Pastrnak had three assists to lead Boston past visiting Montreal.

The Bruins posted their second straight win and avenged last Saturday’s overtime loss in Montreal, scoring the game’s first three goals and four over the first two periods to build a lead that they would never relinquish.

Juraj Slafkovsky had a goal and an assist, and Johnathan Kovacevic also scored for Montreal, which has lost four straight. Jake Allen made 39 saves.

Islanders 5, Flames 4 (SO)

Oliver Wahlstrom scored the shootout-winning goal and Brock Nelson collected one goal and one assist as visiting New York beat Calgary to end a seven-game skid.

Hudson Fasching, Kyle Palmieri and Mathew Barzal also scored for the Islanders, who received a 35-save performance from goaltender Ilya Sorokin in the final game of their road trip.

Martin Pospisil, Blake Coleman, MacKenzie Weegar and Yegor Sharangovich scored for the Flames. Goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped 29 shots through overtime. Rookie winger Connor Zary and Nazem Kadri both collected two assists.

Capitals 4, Blue Jackets 3

Aliaksei Protas and Hendrix Lapierre each collected a goal and two assists to fuel host Washington past reeling Columbus.

Washington’s Sonny Milano scored and set up a goal against his former team. Superstar captain Alex Ovechkin also tallied and Charlie Lindgren made 33 saves for the Capitals, who have won a season-high four in a row and improved to 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.

Columbus’ Johnny Gaudreau celebrated playing in his 700th career game by scoring a goal early in the second period. Defenseman Ivan Provorov and Justin Danforth also scored, and Elvis Merzlikins turned aside 22 shots for the Blue Jackets, who have lost eight straight games (0-6-2) and 12 of their last 13 games (1-8-4).

Kraken 4, Canucks 3

Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists and Matty Beniers added one of each as Seattle defeated host Vancouver.

Jamie Oleksiak and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Kraken, who extended their point streak to three games (2-0-1). Goaltender Philipp Grubauer made 21 saves.

J.T. Miller, Quinn Hughes and Nils Hoglander scored for the Canucks, who have lost back-to-back games for just the second time this season. Tyler Myers had two assists and Thatcher Demko stopped 22 of 26 shots.

Hurricanes 4, Penguins 2

Seth Jarvis scored a go-ahead goal at the 11:52 mark of the third period to boost Carolina past Pittsburgh in Raleigh, N.C.

Just 2:36 after Pittsburgh evened things at 2-2, Jarvis, from the top of the crease, tipped in a pass by Jaccob Slavin, who picked up his second assist of the night. Jarvis finished with two goals and an assist, scoring an empty-netter with 37.7 seconds left. Brent Burns and Sebastian Aho each added a goal and an assist, and Carolina goaltender Antti Raanta made 26 saves.

Sidney Crosby scored both goals for the Penguins, who have dropped back-to-back games. Kris Letang picked up his 700th career point by assisting on Crosby’s second goal. Pittsburgh goaltender Tristan Jarry made 30 saves.

Kings 5, Blues 1

Adrian Kempe scored a short-handed goal and also had an assist to highlight a four-goal first period as host Los Angeles beat St. Louis.

Quinton Byfield, Blake Lizotte, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Kevin Fiala also scored for Los Angeles, which closed to within five points of the first-place Vegas in the Pacific Division with two games in hand. The Kings also improved to 8-1-2 over their last 11 games.

Jake Neighbours scored a goal and Jordan Binnington finished with 25 saves for St. Louis, which lost its second straight game.

Jets 5, Coyotes 2 Mark Scheifele had a goal with two assists, and Kyle Connor scored his 14th goal of the season as Winnipeg won its third straight, beating visiting Arizona. Scheifele scored to tie the game late in the first period, then set up Connor to go top shelf with 8:34 remaining in the second. At 4:15 into the third, Scheifele assisted via a two-on-one with Josh Morrissey, who buried an insurance goal. Connor, who entered Saturday tied for first in the NHL in goals, also had an assist, while Vladislav Namestnikov and Mason Appleton added goals and Laurent Brossoit stopped 16 of 18 shots for Winnipeg. Matias Maccelli and defenseman Matt Dumba each scored for Arizona, which finished a 2-2-1 trip. The Coyotes got 21 saves from Karel Vejmelka.