NHL roundup: Hurricanes rally to remain perfect

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Nov 3, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Carolina Hurricanes halfway Derek Stepan (18) is congratulated for scoring a extremity during the archetypal play against the Chicago Blackhawks astatine the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

2021-11-04 07:00:48 GMT+00:00 - Derek Stepan tallied a extremity and an assistance and Andrei Svechnikov contributed 2 assists arsenic the visiting Carolina Hurricanes rallied for a 4-3 triumph against the Chicago Blackhawks connected Wednesday night, stretching their season-opening winning streak to 9 games.

After falling down 3-1 with 11:36 remaining successful the 2nd period, the Hurricanes responded with 3 unanswered goals. Martin Necas netted the game-winner for Carolina astatine 3:26 of the 3rd period, sneaking 1 past Chicago goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, who allowed the puck to trickle retired of his control.

Carolina killed 3 penalties aft the go-ahead goal, including a four-minute high-sticking double-minor against Ethan Bear with 5:26 to go. Chicago was constricted to an 0-for-5 showing connected the powerfulness play overall. The Hurricanes outshot the Blackhawks 32-30. Frederik Anderson made 27 saves for Carolina en way to his eighth victory.

Alex DeBrincat scored doubly and Patrick Kane had a extremity and an assistance for Chicago. Kane has collected six points implicit the past 2 contests aft a four-game lack owed to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.

Oilers 5, Predators 2

Leon Draisaitl scored doubly for a 2nd consecutive crippled during a three-point outing portion Connor McDavid netted 2 assists to pb big Edmonton past Nashville.

Kailer Yamamoto, Devin Shore and Jesse Puljujarvi besides scored for the Oilers, who received a 31-save show from goaltender Mikko Koskinen to springiness the Western Conference leaders their eighth triumph successful 9 outings and 18 points connected the season, tied for astir successful the league. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins besides collected 2 assists to springiness him a league-leading 13 helpers.

Matt Duchene and Ryan Johansen scored for Nashville, which was without top-line guardant Filip Forsberg, who is retired connected a week-to-week ground aft being injured during Tuesday's crippled successful Calgary. Goalie Connor Ingram stopped 25 shots arsenic the Predators saw their four-game winning streak snapped.

Kings 3, Blues 2 (SO)

Arthur Kaliyev and Adrian Kempe scored successful the 3rd play and besides successful the shootout to assistance Los Angeles to a triumph against visiting St. Louis.

Jonathan Quick made 33 saves for the Kings, who won their 3rd consecutive crippled pursuing a 1-5-1 start.

St. Louis' Torey Krug scored a short-handed extremity with 9 seconds near successful regularisation to nonstop the crippled to overtime. Brayden Schenn besides scored, and Jordan Binnington made 33 saves for the Blues, including 8 successful overtime. David Perron and Jordan Kyrou produced shootout goals for the Blues.

Blue Jackets 5, Avalanche 4 (OT)

Jake Bean scored his 2nd extremity of the nighttime 1:12 into overtime and Columbus edged big Colorado successful Denver.

Cole Sillinger had 2 goals and an assist, Boone Jenner besides scored, and Jakub Voracek, Patrik Laine and Oliver Bjorkstrand had 2 assists each for the Blue Jackets. Joonas Korpisalo stopped 28 shots for Columbus.

Bowen Byram had 2 goals and an assistance for the Avalanche, who scored 2 precocious goals to unit overtime. J.T. Compher and Logan O'Connor had a extremity apiece and Gabriel Landeskog and Nazem Kadri each logged 3 assists. Colorado's Jonas Johansson made 32 saves.

--Field Level Media

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