Nikita Kucherov struck again
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The Lightning once again took advantage of an excellent contribution to Nikita Kucherov, who scored one goal and four points against the Calgary Flames, to take account of 6 to 3 on Tuesday in Tampa.
The attacking Russian has accumulated three nets and seven points in his last two outings. He now has 25 goals and 88 points in 57 games this season.
Brayden Point (one goal, two assists), Yanni Gourde (one goal, one assists) and Steven Stamkos (one goal, one assists) also contributed.
Sean Monahan has managed a double in a losing. His teammate Elias Lindholm has tallied three assists.
The Lightning has not suffered defeat in regulation time in its last seven outings, while the Flames have lost their last three meetings.
The Blues blow the Devils
The Blues secured a seventh win in a row in spectacular fashion Tuesday by defeating the New Jersey Devils by a score of 8 to 3, at St. Louis.
Goalkeeper Jordan Binnington, named first star of the last week in the national League, has not had his best game of the season by yielding three times on 23 shots. He even obtained a sixth consecutive win. He has a record of 10-1-1 since the beginning of the campaign.
It was foiled by Pavel Zacha, Kyle Palmieri and Mirco Mueller.
On the other side of the ice, Keith Kinkaid has blocked 31 of the 39 shots directed towards him.
Alex Pietrangelo and Ivan Barbashev were the players most productive of winners with three points each. They have both got two goals and one assist.
Vladimir Tarasenko has increased to nine of his series of matches with at least one point amassing two assists. He has tallied 14 points over this sequence.
The Hurricanes remain in the fight
The Hurricanes of the Caroline refused to abdicate. By reversing the Senators 4 to 1 in Ottawa, they have approached to a point of the Pittsburgh Penguins and the second-highest among teams rescued in the Association.
Teuvo Teravainen scored two goals and exceeded the plateau of 200 career points. Michael Ferland has hit the target once and got two assists.