Alex Killorn scored three objectives for his first profession hat trick, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 Saturday night time in the teams’ first meeting since final yr’s Japanese Convention finals.
Tampa Bay set staff data for wins (fifty five) and factors (114) in a season, turning into the twelfth workforce in league historical past to get no less than 55 victories in a season.
Erik Cernak, Yanni Gourde and Tyler Johnson additionally scored for the Lightning, and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 photographs.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice to provide him 48 on the season, John Carlson additionally scored and Braden Holtby finished with 29 saves for Washington. The Capitals remained two factors forward of the New York Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division.
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BRUINS 2, BLUE JACKETS 1
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored three:30 into the extra time and Boston snapped a three-recreation dropping streak.
Patrice Bergeron had a power-play objective for the Bruins and arrange the sport-winner. Boston’s skid came after it earned a minimum of some extent in 19 straight video games.