Latest NHL Metropolitan Division News

Devils rally from two goals down to beat Rangers 5-3

Nov. 29, 2022 00:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes and Michael McLeod scored in the second period, Vitek Vanecek stopped 35 shots and the surging New Jersey Devils rallied from an early two-goal deficit to beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Monday night. Yegor Sharangovich had two goals and Tomas Tatar...

Cotter scores in shootout to lift Vegas past Columbus 3-2

Nov. 28, 2022 22:45 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Paul Cotter scored in his first-ever shootout attempt and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Monday night to stop a two-game skid. The shootout went four sudden-death rounds after each team scored once — Gustav Nyqvist for...

Hughes has first NHL hat trick, Devils beat Capitals 5-1

Nov. 27, 2022 11:22 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes had his first career NHL hat trick, Vitek Vanecek made 38 saves against his former team and the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 on Saturday for coach Lindy Ruff’s 800th victory. “It’s exciting,” Hughes said. “Couple of...

Islanders score 3 times in 3rd, beat Flyers 5-2

Nov. 26, 2022 23:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Anthony Beauvillier scored 22 seconds apart early in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 for their fourth straight victory. The teams will complete the home-and-home set in...

Marner extends point streak, Maple Leafs beat Penguins 4-1

Nov. 26, 2022 23:02 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Marner extended his point streak to 16 games with a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night. Auston Matthews became the seventh player in team history with 200 career even-strength goals, William...

Pesce's 1st goal of season lifts Hurricanes past Flames 3-2

Nov. 26, 2022 20:04 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brett Pesce’s first goal of the season snapped a third-period tie and the Carolina Hurricanes ended a five-game winless streak with a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday. Seth Jarvis and Martin Necas also scored for Carolina, which played its last...

Oilers score 4 times in third period to defeat Rangers

Nov. 26, 2022 16:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored on the power play with just over two minutes to play and the Edmonton Oilers rallied for four third-period goals to shock the New York Rangers 4-3 Saturday. Jack Campbell made 20 saves, while defenseman Evan Bouchard scored twice and Dylan...

Devils beat Sabres 3-1, extend road win streak to 9 games

Nov. 25, 2022 23:37 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Hughes, Jesper Boqvist and Tomas Tatar scored and the New Jersey Devils won their ninth consecutive road game, 3-1 over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Metropolitan Division-leading New Jersey bounced back from Wednesday night’s 2-1 loss at home...

Nelson's game-winner lifts Islanders over Blue Jackets 3-2

Nov. 25, 2022 23:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brock Nelson scored his third game-winning goal of the season and the New York Islanders extended their winning streak to three games with a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored, and...

Crosby scores again against Flyers to lead Pittsburgh to win

Nov. 25, 2022 20:57 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Poehling had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Philadelphia Flyers their ninth straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday. Sidney Crosby and Josh Archibald also scored in Pittsburgh’s fifth consecutive victory. Teddy Blueger had three...