Chandler Stephenson snapped a tie in the third period and the Vegas Golden Knights ended the Edmonton Oilers’ 16-game winning streak, 3-1 on Tuesday.

The Oilers fell one win shy of matching the NHL record of 17 straight wins, held by the Mario Lemieux-led 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins.

Edmonton’s 16-game streak is tied with the 2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets for the second-longest in league history.

Nicolas Roy scored in the first period and William Karlsson added an empty-net goal as Vegas improved to 6-1-1 in its last eight games.

Adin Hill stopped 30 shots and is 3-0-0 with a .955 save percentage in three starts since returning from an injury that sidelined him over a month.

Connor McDavid scored a short-handed goal for the Oilers, who lost for the first time since Dec. 19 against the New York Islanders and dropped to 24-4-0 in their last 28 games.


Lindholm shines in Canucks debut

Elias Lindholm scored a pair of power-play goals in his Canucks debut and J.T. Miller snapped a third-period tie as Vancouver extended its point streak to 12 games with a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Lindholm, who began his career with Carolina, scored in each of the first two periods in his first game since he was acquired from Calgary last week.

Quinn Hughes and Brock Boeser each had two assists and Thatcher Demko stopped 22 shots as the NHL-leading Canucks improved to 10-0-2 in their last 12 games.

Demko won his ninth straight start to set a franchise record, breaking a tie with Dan Cloutier (2002).

Jordan Martinook and Sebastian Aho scored for the Hurricanes, who had won three straight.


Jarry earns NHL-best sixth shutout

Tristan Jarry turned away 24 shots for his NHL-leading sixth shutout to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 win over the slumping Winnipeg Jets.

Jarry stopped eight shots in each of the first two periods and seven more in the third for his 19th career shutout. He is 5-0 lifetime against the Jets.

Bryan Rust, Jeff Carter and Kris Letang scored to help the Penguins win their second straight following a three-game skid.

Winnipeg has dropped four in a row after winning 10 of 11.

Sam Gagner snapped a tie early in the third period with a fluke goal and Stuart Skinner made 26 saves as the Edmonton Oilers extended their winning streak to 13 games on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over the rival Calgary Flames.

Ryan McLeod opened the scoring in the first period and Zach Hyman had an empty-net goal as Edmonton set the record for longest winning streak by a Canadian team, surpassing the 1967-68 Montreal Canadiens.

The Pittsburgh Penguins hold the NHL record with a 17-game winning streak in 1992-93.

From below the goal line near the corner, Gagner attempted to center to Dylan Holloway in the slot, but it deflected off Flames defenseman Rasmus Anderson’s skate, ended up on the top of goalie Dan Vladar’s trapper and fluttered into the net.

The Oilers improved to 23-6-0 since Kris Knoblauch took over as coach.


Red-hot Canucks beat Maple Leafs

Conor Garland and Nils Hoglander each scored twice and Quinn Hughes had three assists to lead the league-leading Vancouver Canucks to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

J.T. Miller and Tyler Myers also had goals for the Canucks, who are 7-0-1 in their last eight games and lead the NHL with 66 points.

William Nylander scored twice and Mitchell Marner had a goal and an assist as the Maple Leafs dropped to 1-4-1 in their past six games.


Lightning win 5th straight

Nicholas Paul and Tyler Motte scored 52 seconds apart in the first period and Jonas Johansson stopped 27 shots against his former team as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 for their fifth consecutive win.

Calvin de Haan had an empty-net goal and Brandon Hagel added a pair of assists for the Lightning, who won the opener of a three-game trip after the first four victories of their current streak came at home.

Dylan Cozens scored for the Sabres after missing the previous game with an upper-body injury. Buffalo failed to win a season-high third straight game after shutout wins over San Jose and Chicago.


Warren Foegele scored twice in the second period and Leon Draisaitl had a goal and three assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers to their 12th straight win, 4-2 over the Seattle Kraken on Thursday.

Zach Hyman also scored, and Evander Kane had a pair of assists for the Oilers, who improved to 20-3 in their last 23 games.

Edmonton tied the longest winning streak by a Canadian team set by the 1967-68 Montreal Canadiens.

Stuart Skinner made 25 saves as the Oilers tied the franchise record with their 10th straight game allowing two or fewer goals.

Eeli Tolvanen and Jared McCann had goals for the Kraken, who have lost three in a row following a franchise-record nine-game winning streak.


Flyers roll to fifth straight win

Owen Tippett scored a highlight-reel goal for one of his two scores and Scott Laughton converted a penalty shot to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth straight victory, 5-1 over the Dallas Stars.

Sean Walker and Cam Atkinson also scored for the Flyers, who outshot the Stars 43-16 to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series.

Tippett closed the scoring with 5:30 remaining when he spun past defenseman Joel Hanley before whipping a backhander past Jake Oettinger’s glove side for a dazzling goal.

Tyler Seguin had the goal for Dallas, which had won four of five.


Pastrnak has hat trick in Bruins’ win

David Pastrnak scored in the game’s first minute and added two insurance goals late in the third period as the surging Boston Bruins handed the Colorado Avalanche a 5-2 loss.

Jake DeBrusk and Jakub Lauko also had goals to help the Bruins win their third straight as part of an 8-1-3 stretch.

Nathan MacKinnon and Miles Wood scored for the Avalanche, who have split the first four contests of a five-game road trip.

Colorado defenseman Cale Makar had one assist but fell a point shy of tying Hall of Famer Bobby Orr as the fastest defenseman to collect 300 career points. Orr did it in his 279th career game on Dec. 13, 1970. This was Makar’s 279th career game.


Ryan McLeod snapped a tie with 3:05 left in the third period and the Edmonton Oilers rallied for their franchise-record 11th straight win Tuesday, 4-2 over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Goals by Auston Matthews – his league-leading 34th - and Morgan Rielly gave the Maple Leafs a 2-0 lead before Leon Draisaitl got Edmonton on the board with 4:09 remaining in the second period.

Derek Ryan scored the equaliser early in the final period before McLeod whipped a close wrist shot past Martin Jones to give the Oilers their first lead of the night.

Evan Bouchard added an empty-net goal and Edmonton improved to 19-3-0 in its last 22 games.

Toronto has lost a season high-tying four in a row (0-3-1)


Connor scores in return as Jets rebound

Kyle Connor scored an empty-net goal after a 16-game absence and Mason Appleton ended a 25-game scoring drought to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Gabriel Vilardi and Neil Pionk also scored and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 35 shots for the Jets, who bounced back after their eight-game winning streak and 14-game point run was halted with Sunday’s 2-0 loss to Philadelphia.

Winnipeg tied Vancouver with 62 points for the league lead.

Anders Lee had both goals as the Islanders dropped to 1-5-0 in their last six games.


Avalanche score 4 in 3rd period to beat Senators

Mikko Rantanen scored twice and the Colorado Avalanche tallied four unanswered goals in the third period in a 7-4 win over the Ottawa Senators.

Ottawa took a 4-3 lead into the third period, but Miles Wood scored 4:04 into the frame and Sam Malinski’s power-play goal 4:10 later put Colorado ahead for good.

Samuel Girard had three assists and Devon Toews added a goal and an assist as the Avalanche improved to 10-2-1 in their last 13 games.

Ridly Greig scored a pair of goals for Ottawa, which has dropped six of seven.

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