(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games:
Anders Lee scored twice and John Tavares picked up two assists and added an empty-net goal as the New York Islanders knocked off the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 5-3 victory on Saturday.
Josh - Bailey - Assists - Brock - Nelson
Josh Bailey had three assists, Brock Nelson and Andrew Ladd also scored, and Josh Bailey had two assists for New York. Thomas Greiss stopped 36 shots in the win.
The Islanders have won three consecutive games for the second time this season.
Yanni - Gourde - Ondrej - Palat - Goal
Yanni Gourde scored twice and Ondrej Palat added one goal for Tampa Bay, which suffered its first regulation loss since Oct. 28.
Artem Anisimov scored the go-ahead goal as Chicago continued its dominating run against Pittsburgh.
Gustav - Forsling - Chicago - Row - Pittsburgh
Gustav Forsling also scored for Chicago, which has won eight in a row against Pittsburgh, including a 10-1 pasting in the teams’ first meeting this season on Oct. 5.
Anisimov’s goal in the second period came 21 seconds after Matt Hunwick scored short-handed to tie it for the Penguins.
Home - Regulation - Loss - Pittsburgh - PPG
It was the first home regulation loss for Pittsburgh, which is 6-1-1 at PPG Paints Arena.
T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist, Braden Holtby stopped 30 shots and Washington defeated Minnesota.
Dmitry - Orlov - Evgeny - Kuznetsov - Goals
Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov also had goals for Washington.
Nino Niederreiter scored for the Wild, who had a four-game winning streak stopped.
Aho - Goal - Carolina - Buffalo
Sebastian Aho scored the go-ahead goal with 4:45 remaining to lead Carolina over Buffalo.
After a mistake by Justin Falk, who mishandled a bouncing puck, Aho grabbed the puck and raced toward the Buffalo net. He beat Robin Lehner with a wrist shot.
Justin - Williams - Joakim - Nordstrom - Empty-netter
Justin Williams and Joakim Nordstrom (empty-netter) also scored for the Hurricane. Scott Darling made 24 saves.
Evander Kane scored for Buffalo and Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots.
Frederik - Andersen - Saves - Straight - Shutout
Frederik Andersen made 33 saves for his second straight shutout and Toronto beat Montreal for its sixth win in...
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