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Greiss makes 52 saves, Islanders get by Canadiens in OT

Tavares scores second of night at 1:51 after New York twice blows two-goal lead

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Correspondent

MONTREAL -- Thomas Greiss made an NHL career-high 52 saves, and John Tavares scored his second goal of the game at 1:51 of overtime to give the New York Islanders a 5-4 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Monday.

Tavares reached around goalie Carey Price to score the winner from the left edge of the crease after New York blew 2-0 and 4-2 leads.

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Capitals defeat Canucks for fifth straight win

Grubauer makes 36 saves in Washington's 10th consecutive home victory

by Brian McNally / NHL.com Correspondent

WASHINGTON -- John Carlson and Lars Eller scored 2:39 apart in the first period, and Philipp Grubauer made 37 saves for the Washington Capitals in a 3-1 victory against the Vancouver Canucks at Capital One Arena on Tuesday.

The Capitals (27-13-3) won their season-best fifth consecutive game and 10th in a row at home, the longest streak in the NHL this season. They are 17-2-0 at home since Nov. 2.

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Trusting the Process

After a difficult start to the season, Grubauer's patience and work ethic has begun to pay off.

by Ben Brown @benbrown04 / WashingtonCaps.com

When it comes to luxuries in the NHL, the Washington Capitals have one of the best in its goaltending duo of Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer. In Holtby, the Caps have one of the most consistent goaltenders in the league, and in Grubauer the Capitals have perhaps the best backup goaltender in the NHL, who flies under the radar when conversations start about the best netminders in the game.

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Quote Roundup: Pens-Canes

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Here is what the Pens had to say heading into their 70s Night themed matchup with Carolina...

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Game Preview: Pens-Canes

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pens return home from a 3-game road trip with a 70s themed night against Carolina.

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Coyotes defeat Avalanche for split of home-and-home

Raanta makes 25 saves, Rieder, Goligoski, Crouse score for Arizona

by Rick Sadowski / NHL.com Correspondent

DENVER -- Antti Raanta made 25 saves to help the Arizona Coyotes defeat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 at Pepsi Center on Wednesday.

Tobias Rieder, Alex Goligoski and Lawson Crouse scored for the Coyotes (9-25-5), who ended a six-game road losing streak (0-4-2). Raanta ended a personal five-game losing streak.

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Capitals at Rangers preview

Grubauer in goal for Washington; Pavelec likely to start for New York

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

CAPITALS (22-13-2) at RANGERS (19-13-4)

8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV

 

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New York Rangers goalie Ondrej Pavelec will make his first start in more than two weeks against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.

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Islanders at Blue Jackets preview

Dubinsky out with facial fracture for Columbus; Greiss likely to start for New York

by Craig Merz / NHL.com Correspondent

ISLANDERS (17-11-3) at BLUE JACKETS (19-11-1)

7 p.m. ET; FS-O, MSG+, NHL.TV

 

The Game

The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without center Brandon Dubinsky when the play the New York Islanders at Nationwide Arena on Thursday. Dubinsky will miss 6-8 weeks with a left orbital bone fracture sustained against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday

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Quote Roundup: Pens-Avs

by Pens writing staff @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

Here's what the Pens were saying in the locker room heading into their game against Colorado…

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3 Things: Sheahan and Letang strike, injury updates and more

by Pens writing staff @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

Here are the 3 biggest takeaways from Friday's practice at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex…

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