Thursday Night Hockey

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Calgary Flames v Florida Panthers

2-3  (SO)

The Calgary Flames lost their fourth consecutive game, a 3-2 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers.

James Reiner made a season-high 41 saves, backed up by goals from Evgenii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman in regulation, and Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck in the shootout, to secure the win for the Panthers who had lost their previous two.

Mark Jankowski and Elias Lindholm scored in regulation for the Flames, with the latter being the game-tying goal. Sean Monahan was the only player to convert his penalty in the shootout.

Mike Smith made 30 saves for Calgary, who are second in the Pacific Division and are 1-2-3 in their last six games after going 8-0-1 previously.

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SHOOTOUT

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** Winning Shot

Up Next:

Flames v Penguins – Saturday, February 16th (1pmESPN+)

Canadiens v Panthers – Sunday, February 17th (7pm)

 

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New York Islanders v Columbus Blue Jackets

3-0

Thomas Greiss made 31 saves for his third shutout in five starts, as the New York Islanders defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0.

Casey Cizikas scored twice and Josh Bailey had a goal and an assist for the Isles, who have won four of their last five and are 10-2-2 in their last 14.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 24 saves for the Blue Jackets, who had won four in a row.

 

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Up Next:

Oilers v Islanders – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

Blue Jackets v Blackhawks – Saturday, February 16th (8:30pm)

 

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Ottawa Senators v Detroit Red Wings

2-3

Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th NHL game as the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 3-2 victory.

Andreas Athanasiou scored twice and Frans Nielsen once for Detroit, who have won two straight after losing their previous three.

Brady Tkachuk and Matt Duchene scored and Anders Nilsson made 26 saves for the Senators, who have lost seven of their last nine.

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Up Next:

Senators v Jets – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

Red Wings v Flyers – Saturday, February 16th (1pm)

 

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Dallas Stars v Tampa Bay Lightning

0-6

Nikita Kucherov became the fastest player to reach 90pts in Tampa Bay Lightning history during their 6-0 slamming of the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

Kucherov had a goal and three assists, whilst becoming the first NHL player to reach 90pts in 58 of his team’s games since Alex ovechkin for the Washington Capitals in 2009/10. He leads the NHL with 92pts (26g, 66a).

Steven Stamkos scored a double, Mikhail Sergachev, Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn also scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season.

The Bolts have won four in a row and are 6-0-2 in their last eight games. Vasilevskiy recorded his 17th NHL shutout, tying him with Ben Bishop now of the Dallas Stars for the Lightning Record.

In place of the injured Bishop, Anton Khudobin made 16 saves on 21 shots, with Landon Bow making four on five in relief. The Stars have now lost three of our games and are 6-2-1 in their last nine.

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Up Next:

Stars v Canes – Saturday, February 16th (8pm)

Canadiens v Lightning – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

 

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Montreal Canadiens v Nashville Predators

1-3

Brian Boyle scored his first goal as a Nashville Predator in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Boyle, who was playing his fifth game for the Preds, was acquired in a trade from the New Jersey Devils on Feb. 6.

Ryan Hartman and Viktor Arvidsson also scored and Pekka Rinne made 34 saves for Nashville, who ended a three-game losing streak.

Tomas Tatar scored and Carey Price made 35 saves for Montreal, who have lost two in a row and are 4-1-2 in their last seven.

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Up Next:

Canadiens v Lightning – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

Predators v Knights – Saturday, February 16th (10pmESPN+)

 

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Colorado Avalanche v Winnipeg Jets

4-1

Colorado Avalanche ended their season-long eight-game losing streak with a strong 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Dominic Toninato scored his first NHL goal to open the scoring, Gabriel Landeskog, T.J. Compher and Sven Andrighetto followed suit with goals of their own. Matt Nieto assisted two and Nathan MacKinnon recorded his 46th assist of the season.

Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves for the Avs, who were 0-5-3 during their lose streak.

Brandon Tanev scored an unassisted consolation goal and Connor Hellebuyck made 21 saves for the Jets, who lost at home for the first time in regulation since December 29th.

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Up Next:

Blues v Avalanche – Saturday, February 16th (3pm)

Senators v Jets – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

 

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New Jersey Devils v Chicago Blackhawks

2-5

Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists for the Chicago Blackhawks, extending his point streak to 16 games and his assist streak to 15, in a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils at United Center.

Kane‘s point streak (12g, 23a) is the longest active in the NHL. He has passed Stan Mikita‘s 14-game assist streak from 1967 for the longest in Blackhawks history.

Drake Caggiula, Jonathan Toews and Artem Anisimov scored, Brandon Saad scored one, assisted one and Cam Ward made 41 saves for Chicago, who are 8-1-0 in their last nine games. Saad reached 301 NHL career points.

Damon Severson and Travis Zajac scored in the first period for the visitors and Cory Schneider made 31 saves for the Devils, who are 1-4-1 in their last six and have won just three of their last 12.

 

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Up Next:

Devils v Wild – Friday, February 15th (8:30pm)

Blue Jackets v Blackhawks – Saturday, February 16th (8:30pm)

 

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St Louis Blues v Arizona Coyotes

4-0

Jordan Binnington made 21 saves for his third shutout of the season and Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice for the St Louis Blues in their 4-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Tarasenko has nine goals and eight assists in an NHL career-high 10-game point streak. Meanwhile Joel Edmundson and Robert Bortuzzo also netted for the visitors, whose eight game win streak is the longest active streak in the NHL and their longest since they won nine in a row from Oct. 15 – Nov.5, 2002.

Binnington has won seven in a row, matching Brent Johnson‘s two seven-game winning streaks in 2000/2001 for the longest by a rookie goalie in franchise history. He is 11-1-1 in his first 13 starts.

Darcy Kuemper made 20 saves for Arizona, who lost for the first time in three games and for the sixth time in their last eight.

 

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Up Next:

Blues v Avalanche – Saturday, February 16th (3pm)

Leafs v Coyotes – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

 

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Toronto Maple Leafs v Vegas Golden Knights

6-3

Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly scored 55 seconds apart in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 6-3.

Matthews had two goals an an assist, Mitch Marner, Morgan Rielly and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist for Toronto.

Andreas Johnson also scored, Kasperi Kapanen and Jake Muzzin each had two assists, and Frederik Andersen made 30 saves for the Leafs, who have won two in a row and are 7-1-1 in their past nine.
Paul Stastny, Oscar Lindberg and William Karlsson scored and Marc-Andre Fleury made 37 saves for Vegas, who have lost five in a row at home, a team record, they are also 2-7-0 in their last nine.

 

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Up Next:

Leafs v Coyotes – Saturday, February 16th (7pm)

Predators v Knights – Saturday, February 16th (10pmESPN+)

 

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Vancouver Canucks v Los Angeles Kings

4-3 (SO)

Brock Boeser had a goal and scored the winner in the shootout for the Vancouver Canucks in their 4-3 win over the L.A. Kings.

Elias Pettersson and Adam Gaudette each had a goal and an assist in regulation, and Jacob Markstrom, who was starting for the second consecutive night, made 35 saves for Vancouver, who are tied with the Minnesota Wild for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference.

Austin Wagner, Michael Amadio and Alex Martinez scored for the Kings, who lost their third in succession. Jonathan Quick made 24 saves.

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SHOOTOUT

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** Winning Shot

Up Next:

Canucks v Sharks – Saturday, February 16th (10pm)

Bruins v Kings – Saturday, February 16th (10:30pm)

 

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Washington Capitals v San Jose Sharks

5-1

The Washington Capitals put an end to the San Jose Shark’s six-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory on Thursday.

T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th of the season, Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist each, and Braden Holtby made 25 saves for the Caps, who won for the fourth time in six games and are three points behind Metropolitan Division leaders, the New York Islanders.

Ovechkin became the fourth player in NHL history with at least ten 40-goal season. Joining the elite club of Wayne Gretzky (12), Marcel Dionne (10) and Mario Lemieux (10).

 

Kevin Labanc scored and Martin Jones made 24 saves for the Sharks, who are tied with the Calgary Flames for first in the Pacific Division. They’re also joint first with the Flames and Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference.

Joe Thornton‘s assist on Labanc‘s goal was his 1,458th point, moving him past Teemu Selanne for 15th in league history.

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Up Next:

Capitals v Ducks – Sunday, February 17th (9pmESPN+)

Canucks v Sharks – Saturday, February 16th (10pm)

 

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