Jonathan Marchessault scored his second career hat trick and Marc-Andre Fleury had 34 saves and also garnered his 17th career assist to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Fleury picked up his league-leading 27th victory.
William - Karlsson - Max - Pacioretty - Goal
William Karlsson and Max Pacioretty each added a goal and an assist, and Oscar Lindberg and Shea Theodore also scored goals for Vegas. Paul Stastny and Colin Miller both finished with two assists.
Phil Kessel, who scored the game-winning goal in overtime on Friday night at Arizona, Sidney Crosby and Dominik Simon scored goals for Pittsburgh, while Jake Guentzel finished with two assists. Casey DeSmith finished with 28 saves for the Penguins, who went 2-3 on their five-game, 12-day Western road trip before heading into the All-Star break.
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Mark Giordano, Johnny Gaudreau, Mikael Backlund, Oliver Kylington and Sean Monahan each scored as visiting Calgary handed Edmonton a defeat.
Goalie David Rittich made 22 saves for the Western Conference-leading Flames, who won on consecutive nights and are on a 7-0-1 run.
Calgary - Edmonton - Saturday - Win
Calgary had lost five straight in Edmonton prior to Saturday’s win.
Goals by Jordan Greenway and Zach Parise 89 seconds apart late in the first period were all the offense Minnesota needed for a victory over Columbus in St. Paul, Minn.
Wild - Goalie - Devan - Dubnyk - Saves
Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk made 19 saves for the much-needed victory, as Minnesota had just one win in four previous outings as it’s in the thick of the wild card battle.
Greenway, the Wild’s second-round draft pick in 2015, opened the scoring at 16:07 of the first period.
Vincent - Trocheck - Aaron - Ekblad - Goal
Vincent Trocheck and Aaron Ekblad each had a goal and an assist to lead visiting Florida to a win over Nashville.
Frank Vatrano and Jared McCann also scored, and Colton Sceviour notched two assists for the Panthers.
Win - Florida - Franchise
The win was the 800th in Florida franchise...
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