Jonathan Yuberdeau scored a goal and provided four assists when the Florida Panthers defeated the short-handed Tampa Bay Lightning 9-3 at Sunrise, Florida on Thursday night.
The Panthers used the Lightning team, which lacked the top two goalkeepers for the COVID-19 protocol, to achieve the highest total goal ever against Lightning. The previous high was won 8-2 on February 28, 2006. This was one goal below Florida’s record for any team.
Anton Lundell, Etu Luostalinen, Frank Vatrano and Alexander Barkov each scored goals and assists for the Panthers, with Anthony Duclair having two goals and assists. Maxim Mamin and Aaron Ekblad have added goals respectively.
The Panthers took advantage of the third-string Lightning Goalkeeper Maximuragase, who made 21 saves and allowed 6 goals before being lifted after the second period. The fourth stringer, Hugo Alnefelt, made seven saves and allowed three goals in the third.
Blue Jackets 4, Predators 3 (SO)
Gustav Nyquist won the winner in the fifth round of shootout and won Columbus’ visit to Nashville.
Boone Jenner scored goals and assists, and Patrik Laine and Alexander Texie also scored for the Blue Jackets, who had played their first match since December 16. Elvis Melslikins of Columbus finished with 31 saves.
Ryan Johansen, Nick Cousins and Michael McCarron scored goals and Matt Duchenne added assistance to the Predators. David Rittich made 26 saves.
Islanders 4, Sabers 1
Matthew Balzal played his first game following a stint in the COVID-19 protocol, scoring his first goal in New York and adding two assists to defeat Buffalo in Elmont, NY.
Keefer Bellows scored a winning goal in the game and provided assistance. Anders Lee and Noah Dobson also scored the Islanders, who played for the first time since December 19.
Kyle Okposo, who spent the first nine seasons of his career at Islanders, scored Sabers, who lost both ends of the set. Sabers goalkeeper Malcolm Subban recorded 28 saves.
Hurricane 4, Canadiens 0
Teuvo Terra Weinen scored short-handed and power-play goals when Carolina left Montreal blank in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Carolina’s four goals are on a special team, and Anti Laanta has shut out 26 saves. Nino Niederreiter and Seth Jarvis also scored hurricanes. Hurricane’s got three assists from Jacob Slavin and two assists from Sebastian Aho for his seventh victory in eight games.
Sam Montembo has made 34 saves for the 1-7-2 Canadians in the last 10 games.
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NHL Roundup: Panthers Pond Lightning 9-3
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