Thursday, November 23, 2017

Halak, Islanders keep Jackets cold


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jaroslav Halak stopped 37 shots for his 37th career shutout Tuesday to lead the surging Islanders to their fourth straight win, 4-0 over the winless Blue Jackets.

Nikolay Kulemin gave New York the lead late in the first period, and Thomas Hickey, Cal Clutterbuck and John Tavares all scored in the third. Halak made a second straight start after returning from an upper-body injury.

Columbus extended its franchise-worst start and became the third team in modern history to open a season 0-7.

at Canadiens1113

First1, Montreal, Pacioretty 5 (Plekanec, Gallagher), 18:27. PenaltiesMarkov, Mon (interference), 18:59.

Second2, Montreal, Semin 1 (Galchenyuk, Eller), 4:52. PenaltiesOtt, StL, major (fighting), 5:01; Beaulieu, Mon, major (fighting), 5:01; Gilbert, Mon (tripping), 13:13; Edmundson, StL (cross-checking), 17:03.

Third3, Montreal, Mitchell 2 (Subban, Smith-Pelly), 11:53. PenaltiesJaskin, StL (high-sticking), 16:29; Ott, StL, misconduct, 18:26; Emelin, Mon (closing hand on puck), 19:51. ShotsSt. Louis 17-11-10—38. Montreal 11-13-12—36. PPSt. Louis 0 of 3; Montreal 0 of 2. GoaliesSt. Louis, Allen 1-2-0 (36 shots-33 saves). Montreal, Price 6-0-0 (38-38).

at Jackets 0000

First1, N.Y. Islanders, Kulemin 2 (Zidlicky, Hamonic), 18:58. PenaltiesCalvert, Clm (tripping), 6:14; Martin, NYI (roughing), 12:51; Campbell, Clm (roughing), 12:51; Hickey, NYI (hooking), 13:56; Boychuk, NYI, major (fighting), 15:03; Hartnell, Clm, major (fighting), 15:03.

SecondNone. PenaltiesZidlicky, NYI (tripping), 5:29.

Third2, N.Y. Islanders, Hickey 1, 11:20. 3, N.Y. Islanders, Clutterbuck 2 (Nelson), 13:36. 4, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 4 (Martin, Lee), 16:46 (en). PenaltiesCizikas, NYI (delay of game), 1:22; Nelson, NYI (delay of game), 4:10; Nelson, NYI (hooking), 6:43; de Haan, NYI (slashing), 10:54; Foligno, Clm (roughing), 10:54; Martin, NYI (high-sticking), 13:53. ShotsN.Y. Islanders 14-10-5—29. Columbus 12-13-12—37. PPN.Y. Islanders 0 of 1; Columbus 0 of 6. GoaliesN.Y. Islanders, Halak 2-0-0 (37 shots-37 saves). Columbus, McElhinney 0-2-0 (28-25).

at Devils 01113

FirstNone. PenaltiesStone, Ari (interference), 2:16; Matteau, NJ (hooking), 15:16.

Second1, New Jersey, Zajac 1 (Josefson, Larsson), 19:33 (sh). PenaltiesChipchura, Ari, major (fighting), :02; Tootoo, NJ, major (fighting), :02; Arizona bench, served by Downie (too many men), :57; Chipchura, Ari (holding stick), 6:24; Gelinas, NJ (high-sticking), 11:17; Palmieri, NJ (interference), 18:51.

Third2, Arizona, Duclair 5 (Domi, Hanzal), :47 (pp). 3, New Jersey, Cammalleri 2 (Zajac), 7:09. 4, Arizona, Boedker 1 (Ekman-Larsson, Stone), 19:09. PenaltiesO'Neill, NJ (hooking), 3:17; Greene, NJ (tripping), 4:59.

OT5, New Jersey, Larsson 1 (Zajac, Stempniak), :43. PenaltiesNone. ShotsArizona 2-10-7-1—20. New Jersey 5-12-7-1—25. PPArizona 1 of 5; New Jersey 0 of 3. GoaliesArizona, M.Smith 3-1-1 (25 shots-22 saves). New Jersey, Schneider 2-1-1 (20-18).

at Flyers 0011

First1, Dallas, Seguin 4 (Ja.Benn, Klingberg), 19:08. PenaltiesJa.Benn, Dal (cross-checking), 1:02; Dallas bench, served by Seguin (too many men), 10:45.

Second2, Dallas, Ja.Benn 6 (Seguin, Goligoski), :11. PenaltiesRoussel, Dal, served by Seguin (interference, roughing), 4:55; Gagner, Phi (roughing), 4:55; Roussel, Dal (slashing), 12:55; White, Phi, served by Gagner, double minor (roughing), 12:55.

Third3, Philadelphia, Couturier 1 (Simmonds, Read), 8:57. PenaltiesOduya, Dal (slashing), 5:38; Simmonds, Phi (unsportsmanlike conduct), 5:38; Spezza, Dal (hooking), 13:51; Read, Phi (slashing), 17:52. ShotsDallas 14-12-6—32. Philadelphia 7-13-15—35. PPDallas 0 of 2; Philadelphia 0 of 4. GoaliesDallas, Niemi 2-1-0 (35 shots-34 saves). Philadelphia, Mason 0-2-1 (32-30).

at Penguins10113

First1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 1 (Malkin, Letang), 11:00 (pp). PenaltiesBjugstad, Fla (hooking), 10:07; Mitchell, Fla (tripping), 15:01.

SecondNone. PenaltiesBonino, Pit (hooking), 16:24.

Third2, Pittsburgh, Kessel 2 (Scuderi, Crosby), 3:17. 3, Florida, Howden 1 (Brickley, Gudbranson), 11:04. 4, Florida, MacKenzie 1 (Brickley, Howden), 13:57. PenaltiesPlotnikov, Pit (hooking), 4:26; Huberdeau, Fla (cross-checking), 19:35.

OT5, Pittsburgh, Malkin 3 (Letang, Crosby), 1:21 (pp). PenaltiesNone. ShotsFlorida 5-16-11-1—33. Pittsburgh 16-12-5-2—35. PPFlorida 0 of 2; Pittsburgh 2 of 3. GoaliesFlorida, Luongo 2-2-1 (35 shots-32 saves). Pittsburgh, Fleury 3-3-0 (33-31).


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