In the East, the leader Boston managed to stop Tampa Bay, which won 5:4 in overtime in a tense match. The Lightning trailed in regulation time, but tied the game with 5 seconds left in the third period through Steven Stamkos, and Brandon Hagel brought success in overtime.
Tampa won its third game in a row, but the Bruins remain first in the overall league standings.
The New York Rangers, who lead the Metropolitan Division, were unable to cope with one of the leaders of the West, Dallas. The Stars won 6:3 and broke their opponent’s streak of 11 consecutive matches with points.
Dallas is second only to Vegas and Vancouver in the West. Just today the Canucks defeated the outsider San Jose, and defenseman Quinn Hughes continues to show top performance. He scored two points, and in total he has 30 points and is the leader in the championship scorers race.
Los Angeles is doing well, beating Arizona 4:1. The Kings remain unbeaten on the road, winning their eighth of eight games on foreign ice this season. The team has only three wins at home.
NHL regular season
Florida – Edmonton 5:3
Tampa Bay – Boston 5:4
Dallas – New York Rangers 6:3
Nashville – Colorado 4:3
Arizona – Los Angeles 1:4
Seattle – Calgary 3:4
Vancouver – San Jose 3:1
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