Lindholm notches hat trick in OT win over Caps

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Elias Lindholm notched a hat trick, which was completed with an overtime-winner to help his team earn a victory over the Washington Capitals. His first goal of the night was scored 10:59 into the first period to put the Flames up 2-0. Under seven minutes later, he boosted his goal total to two with a short-handed score. Lindholm’s last, and most important, goal came 2:46 into additional minutes to help his team earn two points in this matchup. Lindholm now has six goals so far this season.

Andrew Mangiapane also saw the scoreboard in this game, as he notched a power play goal 9:27 into the first period. This goal would open the scoring in this matchup. In net for the Flames was Dan Vladar. He allowed three goals on 25 shots to finish his night off with a save percentage of .880.

On the Washington side of the ice, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Martin Fehervary, and Alex Ovechkin each picked up a goal. Fehervary’s goal was the first of his NHL Career. Vitek Vanecek played for 20 minutes in this game, during which he allowed three goals on just 13 shots. Ilya Samsonov played the remainder of this game and allotted just one additional goal.

NEW YORK 3 OTTAWA 2

Nick Paul opened the scoring just 41 seconds into this game to give Ottawa an early lead. His goal was assisted by Tim Stutzle and Connor Brown.

Josh Norris helped build upon the Ottawa lead with an unassisted goal scored just over a minute into the third period.

Chris Kreider was the first Rangers player to find the back of the net, as he scored on the power play 14:37 into the third. His goal was assisted by Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad.

Under a minute later, Ryan Lindgren tied the game up 2-2. His goal was assisted by Adam Fox and Chris Kreider.

Barclay Goodrow notched the game-winner just over two minutes after Ryan Lindgren’s goal. This gave the Rangers their first lead of the game and helped them secure a victory. This goal was assisted by Sammy Blais and Jacob Trouba.

Alexandar Georgiev allowed two goals on 28 shots to post a save percentage of .929.

Matt Murray played for 54:17 before leaving with an injury. During his time on ice he made 22 saves on 23 shots. Anton Forsberg entered the game in place of him, only to allow two goals on just three shots.

CALGARY 4 WASHINGTON 3 (OT)

Andrew Mangiapane opened the scoring for Calgary 9:27 into the first period on the power play. His goal was assisted by Milan Lucic and Noah Hanifin.

Elias Lindholm helped build the Flames lead under a minute later. Lindholm’s first goal was assisted by Johnny Gaudreau.

Lindholm secured goal number two 17:18 into the first. This was a short-handed goal that was unassisted.

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a short-handed goal 2:55 into the second period to kick off the Washington comeback attempt.

Martin Fehervary brought the Capitals within one with his goal scored 7:48 into the second period. His goal was assisted by Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin.

Alex Ovechkin secured a goal of his own with under two minutes remaining in the second to tie this matchup at 3-3.

No goals were scored in the third period, so this game went to overtime. 2:46 into additional minutes Elias Lindholm completed his hat trick and sealed the victory for the Flames. This goal was assisted by Johnny Gaudreau and Dan Vladar.

Dan Vladar allowed three goals on 25 shots to finish his night off with a save percentage of .880.

Vitek Vanecek played for 20 minutes in this game, during which he allowed three goals on just 13 shots. Ilya Samsonov played the remainder of this game and gave up one additional goal.

ANAHEIM 3 MINNESOTA 4 (OT)

Rickard Rakell opened scoring for the Ducks 1:18 after puck drop. His goal was assisted by Hampus Lindholm and Adam Henrique.

Brandon Duhaime then tied the game up 1-1 with his goal scored just over seven minutes into the first. This goal was assisted by Nico Sturm and Matt Dumba.

Jared Spurgeon helped give Minnesota their first lead of the game with a goal scored 9:05 into the first. This goal as assisted by Alex Goligoski and Jordan Greenway.

Troy Terry scored for the Ducks 11:11 into the first to tie the game at 2-2. His goal was assisted by Hampus Lindholm and Ryan Getzlaf.

Under two minutes into the second, Rickard Rakell secured his second goal of the night on the power play. This goal was assisted by Jamie Drysdale and Ryan Getzlaf. This put Anaheim up 3-2.

The lead would not last long, because just over ten minutes later, Jon Merrill tied the game up. His goal was assisted by Marcus Foligno.

This matchup would go all the way to overtime, where Ryan Hartman scored the game-winner. This goal was assisted by Mats Zuccarello and Jonas Brodin.

John Gibson made 32 saves on 36 shots to end his night with a save percentage of .889.

Cam Talbot allowed three goals on 24 shots to post a save percentage of .875 in this matchup.

NASHVILLE 4 WINNIPEG 6

Colton Sissons opened the scoring in this game for the Predators with a goal secured just over a minute after puck drop. This goal was assisted by Tanner Jeannot and Nick Cousins.

The lead did not last long because just over a minute later, Adam Lowry tied the game for the Jets. His goal was assisted by Dylan DeMelo and Jansen Harkins.

1:11 into the second, Pierre-Luc Dubois gave Winnipeg their first lead of the night. His goal was assisted by Nate Schmidt and Evgeny Svechnikov.

A little over a minute later Paul Stastny helped build the lead with a power play goal. This goal was assisted by Kyle Connor and Neal Pionk.

Nick Cousins brought the Predators within one with a power play goal of his own, scored 13:27 into the second period. His goal was assisted by Thomas Novak and Philip Tomasino.

Kristian Vesalainen was the last player to score in the second, as he put the Jets up 4-2. His goal was assisted by Nate Schmidt and Pierre-Luc Dubois.

Roman Josi scored for Nashville at the start of the third. His goal was assisted by Dante Fabbro and Thomas Novak.

Paul Stastny then notched goal number two to put the Jets up 5-3. This goal was assisted by Neal Pionk and Brenden Dillon.

Kyle Connor followed up with another Jets goal less than three minutes later. His goal came on the power play and was assisted by Nate Schmidt, his third assist of the night, and Nikolaj Ehlers.

Philip Tomasino closed the scoring in this game with one last power play goal to bring the Predators goal total to four. His goal was assisted by Nick Cousins and Thomas Novak.

Juuse Saros had a tough performance in this game, allowing six goals on 29 shots to post a save percentage of .793.

Connor Hellebuyck made 26 saves on 30 shots to earn a save percentage of .867.

DETROIT 1 MONTREAL 6

Dylan Larkin scored the only Red Wings goal in this game 5:25 into the first. The goal was scored on the power play and was assisted by Moritz Seider.

Montreal then dominated the rest of this game with Ben Chiarot, Mike Hoffman, and Christian Dvorak picking up a goal each. This was followed up by Mathieu Perreault scoring three consecutive goals to earn himself a hat trick.

Additionally, Jonathan Drouin and Sami Niku had two assists in this game. Cole Caufield, Christian Dvorak, Tyler Toffoli, Ben Chiarot, and David Savard all tallied one assist each.

Jake Allen allowed just one goal on 27 shots to post a save percentage of .963.

Thomas Greiss had an incredibly tough night, as he allowed five goals on 17 shots during just around 30 minutes of play. Alex Nedeljkovic played the remainder of this game and stopped all of the six shots he faced.

COLORADO 4 TAMPA BAY 3 (SO)

In regulation, the three Colorado goals were scored by Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen, and Nathan MacKinnon. In addition to his goal, MacKinnon also secured two assists. Cale Makar also had two assists on the night. Bowen Byram and Gabriel Landeskog had one assist each.

The three regulation Lightning goals were scored by Mathieu Joseph, Steven Stamkos, and Brayden Point. Anthony Cirelli, Alex Killorn, Ondrej Palat, Ryan McDonagh, Victor Hedman, and Steven Stamkos all logged one assist each.

This game would go all the way to shootout, where Colorado came out on top thanks to a successful shootout attempt by Cale Makar.

Darcy Kuemper made 29 saves on 32 shots to finish his night with a .906 save percentage.

Andrei Vasilevskiy is still not back to his normal level of play, as he allowed three goals on 27 shots to earn another sub-.900 save percentage.

BUFFALO 1 NEW JERSEY 2 (OT)

Dylan Cozens opened the scoring in this game for the Sabres 3:19 into the first period on the power play. His goal was assisted by Jacob Bryson and Kyle Okposo.

Later in the third, Nico Hischier tied the game 1-1. His goal was assisted by Dougie Hamilton and Tomas Tatar.

This game would be decided in overtime, where Pavel Zacha’s goal helped the Devils come out on top. His goal was assisted by Damon Severson and Yegor Sharangovich.

Dustin Tokarski stopped 37 out of 39 shots to earn himself a save percentage of .949.

Nico Daws allowed one goal on 25 shots to end his game with a win and a save percentage of .960.

FLORIDA 4 PHILADELPHIA 2

Jonathan Huberdeau opened the scoring in this game with a power play goal, scored 17 minutes after puck drop. This goal was assisted by Aaron Ekblad and Patric Hornqvist.

Early in the second, Claude Giroux responded with a power play goal of his own. This goal was assisted by Sean Couturier.

The Flyers then secured their first lead of the night thanks to a short-handed goal scored by Cam Atkinson.

Owen Tippett tied the game up 2-2 with his goal, scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the second. His goal was assisted by MacKenzie Weegar and Jonathan Huberdeau.

Jonathan Huberdeau picked up his second goal of the night in the third on the penalty kill. This goal would end up being the game-winner. The sole assist on the goal was allotted to Sam Bennett.

Sam Reinhart closed the scoring in this game 18:48 into the third. His goal was assisted by Mason Marchment and Anton Lundell.

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed two goals on 29 shots to earn himself a save percentage of .931.

Carter Hart made 27 saves on 30 shots to end his game with a save percentage of .900.

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TORONTO 1 PITTSBURGH 7

Drew O’Connor was the first player to find the back of the net, as he scored 11:53 into the first to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. His goal was assisted by Marcus Pettersson and Mark Friedman.

Jason Spezza then got Toronto on the board just over a minute later to tie the game up at 1-1. His goal was assisted by Pierre Engvall and Wayne Simmonds. This would be the only time the Maple Leafs would find the back of the net.

The rest of the game was heavily dominated by the Penguins. Drew O’Connor picked up another goal, assisted by Danton Heinen and Marcus Pettersson. In addition to O'Connor, Mike Matheson, Jason Zucker, Marcus Pettersson, Brian Boyle, and Evan Rodrigues all scored a goal.

It was a tough night for Jack Campbell, who allowed five goals on 21 shots in 40 minutes of play. Michael Hutchinson then allowed an additional two goals on 12 shots during his 20-minute stint.

Tristan Jarry helped his team come out of this game with a huge win, as he stopped 28 out of 29 shots to earn himself a save percentage of .966.

CAROLINA 5 COLUMBUS 1

The Hurricanes had four different goal scorers in this game. Jesper Fast, Jordan Staal, and Sebastian Aho all netted a goal each. Vincent Trocheck picked up two goals over the course of the evening.

Andrei Svechnikov tallied two assists in this matchup. Jordan Staal, Vincent Trocheck, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Teuvo Teravainen, Brett Pesce, Jaccob Slavin, and Tony DeAngelo all notched one assist each.

The only Columbus player to find himself on the scoreboard was Boone Jenner. His goal was scored 7:19 into the second on the power play. It was assisted by Jakub Voracek and Patrik Laine.

Frederik Andersen stopped 27 out of 28 shots to post a save percentage of .964 in this game.

Joonas Korpisalo allowed five goals on 33 shots to end his night with a save percentage of .848.

LOS ANGELES 3 ST. LOUIS 7

Alex Iafallo opened scoring 11:29 into the first to give the Kings a 1-0 lead. His goal was assisted by Alexander Edler.

David Perron tied the game up 1-1 with his first of the night, scored 14:36 into the first on the power play. His goal was assisted by Torey Krug and Vladimir Tarasenko.

Ivan Barbashev gave the Blues their first lead with a short-handed goal scored 18:47 into the first. This goal was assisted by Marco Scandella.

45 seconds into the second, Perron notched his second goal of the night. This goal was assisted by Torey Krug and Klim Kostin.

Jake Neighbours then scored his first NHL goal and put the Blues up 4-1. This goal was assisted by Brayden Schenn and Kyle Clifford.

Ryan O’Reilly netted a power play goal 7:06 into the second to put St. Louis up 5-1. This goal was assisted by Brayden Schenn and David Perron.

James Neal scored St. Louis goal number six 38 seconds into the third on the power play. His goal was assisted by Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou.

Dustin Brown scored 1:33 into the third to set the score at 6-2. His goal was assisted by Sean Walker and Viktor Arvidsson.

Carl Grundstrom then notched a goal just over four minutes later to bring the Kings within three. His goal was assisted by Alexander Edler and Blake Lizotte.

David Perron then ended the scoring by capping off his hat trick with a power play goal. This goal was assisted by Vladimir Tarasenko and Torey Krug.

Cal Petersen had a tough night, as he allowed seven goals on 40 shots to post a save percentage of .825.

Jordan Binnington allowed three goals on 35 shots to earn himself a .914 save percentage and he continues to remain undefeated.

NEW YORK 3 ARIZONA 0

The Islanders opened scoring with a goal scored by Cal Clutterbuck 16:32 into the first. His goal was assisted by Adam Pelech.

Brock Nelson put the Islanders up 2-0 in the second with a power play goal. This goal was assisted by Josh Bailey and Noah Dobson.

In the third, Anthony Beauvillier completed the scoring in this matchup with a goal that was assisted by Brock Nelson and Kyle Palmieri.

Ilya Sorokin picked up his first shutout of the season by stopping all of the 26 shots he faced.

Karel Vejmelka made 21 saves on 24 shots to finish his game with a save percentage of .875.

VANCOUVER 4 SEATTLE 2

Vince Dunn opened scoring in the home opener for the Kraken with a goal secured 19:56 into the first. This goal was assisted by Adam Larsson and Joonas Donskoi.

Bo Horvat tied the game up 11:09 into the second with a goal assisted by Conor Garland.

Just over five minutes into the third, Mark Giordano put Seattle back in the lead with a goal assisted by Jared McCann and Alexander Wennberg.

Bo Horvat responded with his second goal of the night, scored on the power play 12:52 into the third. This goal was assisted by Quinn Hughes and J.T. Miller.

Just over three minutes later, Conor Garland scored the game-winning goal.

Justin Dowling closed the scoring in this matchup with his goal scored a minute before the end of this game. His goal was assisted by J.T. Miller and Brock Boeser.

Thatcher Demko allowed two goals on 31 shots to earn himself a save percentage of .935.

Philipp Grubauer allowed three goals on 25 shots to end his night with a save percentage of .880.

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