Jake Guentzel secures single-period hat trick

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It was an eventful night for Jake Guentzel and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Vancouver. Guentzel scored three goals during the second period to earn himself a single-period hat trick. He would go on to post four points in this matchup. Sidney Crosby also posted a great performance in this game. He scored a goal and tallied two assists for a total of three points.

On the Vancouver end, only Vasily Podkolzin was able to find the back of the net. He barely stopped Pittsburgh netminder Tristan Jarry from earning a shutout in this game.

Jarry, a British Columbia native, made 22 saves on 23 shots to post a save percentage of .957. His performance helped him pick up a win that boosts his record to 11-5-4. Whereas on the Vancouver end, Thatcher Demko allowed four goals on 44 shots to end his game with a save percentage of .909.

ST. LOUIS 3 FLORIDA 4 SO

Logan Brown opened the scoring in this matchup for the Blues, as he netted a goal 5:24 into the first period. His goal was assisted by Dakota Joshua and Ivan Barbashev.

Just under two minutes later, Maxim Mamin tied the game up 1-1 with a goal for the Panthers. His goal was assisted by Lucas Carlsson and Anton Lundell.

Early in the second, Jake Walman helped the Blues regain their lead with his first goal of the year. Ryan O’Reilly was credited with the sole assist on this goal.

With two minutes left in the second, Sam Reinhart tied the game up again. His goal was assisted by Lucas Carlsson and Jonathan Huberdeau.

Brandon Saad scored 4:29 into the third to put the Blues up 3-2. Ryan O’Reilly and Colton Parayko tallied assists on the play.

With under three minutes left in regulation, Maxim Mamin notched his second of the night to force additional minutes. Anton Lundell secured the only assist on this last goal. The Panthers would go on to win in the shootout.

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 25 shots for a save percentage of .880.

On the other end of the ice, Ville Husso faced far more pressure in this game. He made 48 saves on 51 shots to help his team come out of this matchup with a point.

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TAMPA BAY 3 BOSTON 2 OT

Taylor Raddysh opened scoring in this game with his first NHL goal. His goal was short-handed and came 14:13 into the first period of play. Mikhail Sergachev picked up an assist on the score.

3:36 into the second, Ondrej Palat put the Lightning up 2-0. His goal was assisted by Anthony Cirelli and Victor Hedman.

16:30 into the second, Charlie Coyle finally got the Bruins on the board. His goal was assisted by Erik Haula and Craig Smith.

Curtis Lazar tied the game up 4:44 into the third. His goal was assisted by Brandon Carlo and Matt Grzelcyk.

In overtime, it was Steven Stamkos who sealed the victory for Tampa. Mikhail Sergachev earned the sole assist on this game-winning goal.

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 37 saves on 39 shots to post a save percentage of .949 in this game.

For Boston, Jeremy Swayman was in net. He made 22 saves on 25 shots for a save percentage of .880.

COLORADO 5 OTTAWA 6 OT

Darren Helm was the first player to find the back of the net in this goal-filled game, as he put the Avalanche up 1-0 1:26 after puck drop. His goal was assisted by Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Alex Newhook.
Just over four minutes later, Brady Tkachuk tied the game up 1-1. His goal was assisted by Tim Stützle and Thomas Chabot.

Austin Watson put the Senators up 2-1 5:57 into the first. The sole assist on this goal was credited to Dylan Gambrell.

8:19 into the first, Gabriel Landeskog tied the game up 2-2 with a power play goal. The assists on the goal were given to Devon Toews and Nathan MacKinnon.

Just over a minute into the second, Tim Stützle put the Senators up 3-2. Connor Brown and Nick Paul tallied assists on the play.

Josh Norris increased the Ottawa lead to two with a goal scored 2:49 into the second. Brady Tkachuk and Thomas Chabot earned assists on the goal.

Just under five minutes later, Tim Stützle notched his second of the period. His goal was assisted by Drake Batherson and Josh Norris.

Alex Newhook helped the Avalanche get on the board again before the conclusion of the second. His goal was unassisted.

Under two minutes into the third, Tyson Jost scored to bring Colorado within one. His goal was assisted by Nathan MacKinnon and Jack Johnson.

With under two minutes remaining in this game, Devon Toews scored to tie the game up 5-5. His goal was assisted by Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog.

51 seconds into overtime, Brady Tkachuk scored an unassisted game-winning goal to help the Senators defeat the Avalanche.

Jonas Johansson played for an ice time of 22:49 in the Colorado crease. During his stint he allowed four goals on 16 shots to post a save percentage of .750. Justus Annunen entered the game in relief and allowed an additional two goals on 19 shots during his 37:22 TOI.

In net for Ottawa was Anton Forsberg. Forsberg made 26 saves on 31 shots for a save percentage of .839.

NEW YORK 3 DETROIT 4 OT

Cal Clutterbuck opened the scoring in this game with a short-handed goal. His goal was scored 2:45 into the first to give the Islanders an early lead. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Adam Pelech earned assists on the play.

Under three minutes later, Filip Hronek tied the game up 1-1. His goal was assisted by Adam Erne and Michael Rasmussen.

Sam Gagner gave Detroit their first lead of the game with a goal scored 7:37 into the first. Givani Smith and Carter Rowney earned assists on this score.

10:49 into the second, Oliver Wahlstrom notched a power play goal, assisted by Noah Dobson and Mathew Barzal. This tied the game up 2-2.

Givani Smith scored an unassisted goal 13:19 into the second to help the Red Wings regain their advantage.

12:33 into the third, Oliver Wahlstrom netted another power play goal. This goal was assisted by Mathew Barzal and Zach Parise.

In overtime, Moritz Seider scored the game winner 3:33 into additional minutes. His goal was assisted by Pius Suter and Filip Zadina.

In net for the Islanders was Ilya Sorokin. He allowed four goals on 30 shots to post a save percentage of .867.

On the Detroit end, Alex Nedeljkovic made 20 saves on 23 shots to earn a save percentage of .870.

COLUMBUS 1 WASHINGTON 3

4:33 into the first, Aliaksei Protas opened scoring in this matchup. Justin Schultz earned the sole assist on this score.

3:12 into the second period Alex Ovechkin scored career goal number 750 to put the Capitals up 2-0. John Carlson earned an assist on Ovechkin’s goal.

Eric Robinson was the only Columbus player to find the back of the net in this game, as he scored 6:28 into the third. Justin Danforth and Zach Werenski earned assists on the play.

Garnet Hathaway closed out scoring with an empty-net goal netted 18:33 into the third.

Daniil Tarasov made 29 saves on 31 shots to post a save percentage of .935 in this game for Columbus.

Ilya Samsonov allowed just one goal on 18 shots to post a save percentage of .944.

MONTREAL 3 NASHVILLE 4 OT

Eeli Tolvanen got Nashville on the board first with a goal scored 4:52 into the first. Mattias Ekholm and Luke Kunin earned assists on this first goal.

4:48 into the second, Nick Suzuki scored on the power play to tie the game up 1-1. His goal was assisted by Chris Wideman and Cole Caufield.

Christian Dvorak put the Canadiens up 2-1 with a goal scored near the midpoint of the second. His goal was assisted by David Savard and Tyler Toffoli.

17:24 into the second, Tanner Jeannot tied the game up 2-2. His goal was assisted by Mattias Ekholm and Alexandre Carrier.

3:10 into the third, Brett Kulak helped Montreal regain their lead. The assists on this goal were credited to Cole Caufield and Tyler Toffoli.

Luke Kunin then tied the game up 3-3 10:12 into the third. His goal was assisted by Ryan Johansen and Matt Benning.

In overtime, Filip Forsberg netted the game-winner. His goal was assisted by Mikael Granlund and Roman Josi.

Jake Allen was in net for Montreal. He made 40 saves on 44 shots for a save percentage of .909.

On the Nashville end, Juuse Saros faced far less pressure. He made 20 saves on 23 shots to earn a save percentage of .870.

TORONTO 3 MINNESOTA 4 SO

Minnesota started this game off by netting three consecutive goals. The goals were scored by Jordan Greenway, Mats Zuccarello and Marcus Foligno. Joel Eriksson Ek earned two assists on these goals and Matt Dumba, Jonas Brodin and Kirill Kaprizov earned an assist each.

Jason Spezza scored two consecutive goals in just over five minutes to cut the Minnesota lead to just one. Morgan Rielly assisted both of Spezza’s goals. Nick Ritchie and Auston Matthews earned an assist each.

Auston Matthews then scored a goal of his own 19:10 into the second to tie the score up 3-3. His goal was assisted by Jason Spezza and Morgan Rielly. However, in shootout the Wild came out on top.

In net for Toronto, Jack Campbell made 37 saves on 40 shots to post a save percentage of .925.

For the Wild Cam Talbot had quite the night. He made 39 saves on 42 shots to earn a save percentage of .929.

BUFFALO 2 CAROLINA 6

The Hurricanes had five different goal scorers in this game Teuvo Teravainen netted two goals for Carolina. Martin Necas, Ian Cole, Vincent Trocheck, and Nino Niederreiter scored a goal each. In terms of assists, Sebastian Aho had three and Vincent Trocheck had two on the night. Additionally, Nino Niederreiter and Seth Jarvis both picked up one assist each.

Henri Jokiharju scored the first Buffalo goal of this game 19:28 into the first. His goal was assisted by Jeff Skinner and Victor Olofsson.

The second Sabres goal came 19:34 into the second on the power play. Zemgus Girgensons found the back of the net for this one. His goal was assisted by Jacob Bryson and Kyle Okposo.

For the Sabres, Malcolm Subban posted an ice time of 49:57 before exiting this game with a lower body injury. He made 19 stops on 35 shots during his time on ice. Aaron Dell replaced Subban to finish out this game. He stopped all of the four shots he faced.

Antti Raanta allowed two goals on 34 shots for the Hurricanes. He ended his night with a save percentage of .941.

CHICAGO 2 NEW YORK 3

Patrick Kane kicked off scoring in this game, as he scored 19:37 into the first to put the Blackhawks up 1-0. His goal was assisted by Brandon Hagel and Seth Jones.

In the second, Ryan Strome scored on the power play to tie the game up 1-1. His goal was assisted by Artemi Panarin and Adam Fox.
Just under 13 minutes later, Fox notched a goal of his own. His goal was assisted by Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome.

Artemi Panarin scored the eventual game-winner 14:46 into the third to put the Rangers up 3-1. His goal was assisted by Ryan Strome and Jacob Trouba.

Alex DeBrincat closed the scoring in this game. This last goal was assisted by Patrick Kane And Seth Jones.

PITTSBURGH 4 VANCOUVER 1

In the second period, Jake Guentzel scored three goals to earn himself a single-period hat trick. Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang earned two assists each on his goals. Brian Dumoulin and Jeff Carter tallied one assist each.

Vasily Podkolzin scored the lone Canucks goal of this game 6:18 into the second period. His goal was assisted by Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Brock Boeser.

In the third, Sidney Crosby concluded the scoring for this game with a goal netted 11:15 into the period. His goal was assisted by Kris Letang and Jake Guentzel.

In net for the Penguins, Tristan Jarry barely missed out on a shutout. He allowed one goal on 23 shots to post a save percentage of .957.

For Vancouver, Thatcher Demko made 40 saves on 44 shots to post a save percentage of .909.