Penguins 8, Senators 5
Bryan Rust had his first career hat trick and Evgeni Malkin and
Phil Kessel each had a goal and two assists as the Pittsburgh
Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 8-5 in a goal-fest.
Sidney Crosby, Matt Cullen and Justin Schultz also scored for
Pittsburgh, which won its third straight.
Ottawa had been 5-1-1 in its previous seven games.
Bruins 4, Panthers 3 (overtime)
David Pastrnak scored a spectacular goal in overtime, giving the
Boston Bruins their third straight victory, a 4-3 result over
the Florida Panthers.
Pastrnak, scoring his second goal of the game and 15th of the
season, broke around defenseman Michael Matheson, got goaltender
Roberto Luongo down on the ice and flipped the puck home,
handing Florida its first loss in six overtime decisions on the
Capitals 3, Sabres 2 (overtime)
Marcus Johansson scored in overtime to cap a two-goal
performance as the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 victory
over the Buffalo Sabres.
Johansson's slap shot snapped a three-game losing streak for the
Capitals. The final tally came after he tipped a John Carlson
perimeter shot in for the tying goal with 6:18 left in the third
Blue Jackets 4, Coyotes 1
Sam Gagner recorded two goals and two assists, and the Columbus
Blue Jackets beat the Arizona Coyotes for the 500th victory in
Tobias Rieder opened the game's scoring for Arizona before the
Blue Jackets added the final four goals.
(Editing by Andrew Both)
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