For the second time in 48 hours, the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime, this time by a score of 2-1 in overtime on Monday night.
Sean Couturier made the difference with just over a minute remaining in a 3-on-3 session. Couturier accepted a pass from Travis Konecny before beating the goalkeeper with a good low shot from the right circle.
On Saturday in Pittsburgh, the Flyers cruised to a 4-3 shootout victory and came back for a second win in as many occasions against their eternal Penn State rivals. Couturier broke the deadlock again with his only goal of the session.
Sidney Crosby opened the scoring with 46 seconds left in the first half by completing a nifty lift from Jake Guentzel on a two-on-one run.
Crosby scored 54 goals and totaled 125 points in 85 games against the Flyers.
And so Guentzel entered his name on the scoresheet in the 6th minuteH game in a row, but the Penguins still lost their fifth game in their last seven.
With his goal 15H For the season, Crosby became the Penguins’ all-time leading scorer against the Flyers by beating Mario Lemieux by 125.H a point.
Tyson Forster provided the answer in the middle of the match thanks to a good shot on the side of the shield of Alex Nedeljkovic, who missed two of 33 shots.
Koneshny collected two assists in his team’s victory. For his part, Carter Hart stopped 31 of the 32 balls directed at him.
Kuemper and Caps are having a bad time
Darcy Kuemper was manhandled by his former teammates as the Arizona Coyotes stunned the Washington Capitals 6-0.
The Coyotes scored at least five goals in the first half, including three on Kuemper’s first five shots.
Charlie Lindgren came on in relief, and it didn’t get much better, as the latter allowed two goals before half-time.
Nick Schmaltz scored twice, while Clayton Keller and Alex Kerfoot each added three assists to their record for Arizona (13-9-2), which has won its last five games.
Michael Carcone, Nick Bijstad and rookie Logan Colley also pulled the ropes for Quebec coach Andre Tourigny.
Named among last week’s NHL All-Stars, goaltender Connor Ingram continued to shine, as he made 26 saves.
The Cubs (12-9-2) were playing without center Evgeny Kuznetsov, whom coach Spencer Carberry chose to leave out.
Intractable bruceit in front of the reeds
Goaltender Laurent Brossoit was smoking hot, making 42 saves as the Winnipeg Jets led to a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Jets’ first line scored both goals for Manitoba.
Thus, Kyle Connor, Nikolaj Ehlers and Mare Scheifele combined for two points, giving Winnipeg (14-8-2) a 2-0 lead that would be enough to win.
Only Martin Necas was able to outpace Brosoit. This goal came just before the second intermission at 19:09.
Antti Raanta gave up two runs on 22 shots against the Carolina cage, whose record is now 14-9-1.
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