- Associated Press - Saturday, December 12, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Kyle Palmieri scored in overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

Palmieri took a lead pass from Lee Stempniak and streaked into the Detroit zone ahead of defenseman Tomas Tatar, skated in on the goal and put a backhander past a sprawled out Jimmy Howard with 39.3 seconds remaining. It extending Palmeiri’s goal-scoring streak to four games.

Damon Severson and Sergey Kalinin also scored for the Devils who rallied after trailing 2-0 in the third period. Cory Schneider finished with 27 saves.

Gustav Nyquist and Tatar scored power-play goals in the second period for Detroit and Howard made 35 saves.

The Red Wings extended their point streak to 13 games (8-0-5) since their losing in regulation on Nov. 14


PITTSBURGH (AP) - Marion Gaborik’s shootout goal lifted Los Angeles to its sixth straight win.

Pittsburgh’s David Perron and the Kings’ Anze Kopitar also scored in the shootout.

Jake Muzzin and Tanner Pearson had Los Angeles’ goals in regulation, and Jonathan Quick stopped 40 shots through overtime. The Pacific Division-leading Kings have a point in eight straight games (7-0-1).

Eric Fehr and Evgeni Malkin scored for the Penguins, who were 5-2-1 in their last eight home games. Marc-Andre Fleury had 38 saves.


CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane extended his franchise-record points streak to 25 games with a power-play goal and Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots for his third shutout of the season to lead Chicago.

Jonathan Toews also scored during a man advantage, ending a seven-game goal-scoring drought, as the Blackhawks won for the third time in four contests and beat the Jets in Chicago for the second time this week.

Kane, who entered the the NHL’s leading scorer, got his 19th goal midway through the second period to match Sidney Crosby’s 25-game streak, set in 2010-11, for the longest in the league since 1992-93. Kane has 16 goals and 23 assists during his run.

Winnipeg rookie Connor Hellebuyck, making his fifth NHL start since No. 1 goalie Ondrej Pavelec suffered a knee sprain, had 29 saves.


EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Lauri Korpikoski scored three goals for his first career hat trick, Taylor Hall added two goals and two assists, and Edmonton scored twice in the final 1:34 to pull out its fifth straight win.

Teddy Purcell and Darnell Nurse also scored for the Oilers, who have won their last six at home dating back to Nov. 20.

Derick Brassard scored twice and Mats Zuccarello, Rick Nash and Chris Kreider also had goals for the Rangers. New York has lost two in a row and four of the last five.

After Nash tied the score 5-5 on a power-play goal with 1:46 remaining in regulation, Hall put the Oilers back ahead for good 12 seconds later with his second of the night. Korpikoski completed his hat trick into an empty net with 38 seconds to go.


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mikkel Boedker scored his second goal of the night 34 seconds into overtime and Anders Lindback stopped 27 shots to help Arizona end a five-game losing streak.

The Wild dominated most of the first two periods, going up on Jared Spurgeon’s goal in the second period.

Lindback kept the injury-depleted Coyotes in it with some big saves and Boedker scored on a breakaway late in the second period to tie it. Lindback continued to make tough saves in the third period, assuring Arizona its first point in six games (1-5).

Zach Parise was called for a high-sticking penalty 16 seconds into overtime, giving the Coyotes a 4-on-3. Boedker scored 18 seconds later, backhanding a rebound past Darcy Kuemper.

Kuemper stopped 18 shots for the Wild, who are 1 for their last 20 on the power play after going 0 for 4 against Arizona.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Jeff Skinner scored into an empty net to complete his hat trick and Elias Lindholm connected on a power play, leading Carolina past Anaheim.

Jordan Staal also scored and Eddie Lack made 31 saves, losing his shutout bid with 5:51 left in the third period when Jakob Silfverberg converted a pass from behind the net by Sami Vatanen.

Lack got a break with 7:46 left in the second period when Vatanen’s 50-foot slap shot hit the post with the Hurricanes leading 2-0.

John Gibson stopped 14 of 17 shots in his seventh straight start for the Ducks - a stretch that included shutouts against Vancouver and San Jose. Frederik Andersen, who missed the previous seven games because of the flu, replaced Gibson at the start of the third. It was his first appearance since Nov. 21.


DALLAS (AP) - Antoine Roussel scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period amd Dallas went on to beat Philadelphia.

Roussel, whose five goals all have come at home, pulled the puck out of a pileup in front and sent a wrist shot past Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth with 2:32 to go in the second.

Mattias Janmark had tied the scored at 1-1 for Dallas with 5:54 remaining in the second. Jamie Benn added his NHL-leading 20th goal into an empty net with 53 seconds remaining, and Antti Niemi finished with 19 saves.

Shayne Gostisbehere scored his fourth power-play goal in 16 career games for Philadelphia at 9:23 of the second. Neuvirth had 41 saves.

The Stars have won six of seven at home and improved to 5-0-2 in their last seven games overall.

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