Jets stop Caps' win streak in OT
WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele scored with 20 seconds left in overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets over Washington 2-1 on Saturday and end the Capitals' season-high six-game winning streak.
Washington coach Barry Trotz challenged the goal for Jets forward Blake Wheeler being offside, but it stood.
Jets rookie Connor Hellebuyck made 37 saves in his third NHL game to remain undefeated. The Caps' Braden Holtby had his career-high eight-game winning streak end. He stopped 34 shots.
Andrew Ladd scored his eighth goal of the season with 7 seconds left in the first during Winnipeg's fourth power play of the period.
Dustin Byfuglien's long shot bounced off the boards behind the Capitals' net to Bryan Little at the bottom of the faceoff circle. Little passed the puck to Ladd in the middle of the circle, and he fired a one-timer high on Holtby's glove side.
•KINGS REIGN: Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists during the Kings' four-goal second period as Los Angeles held off Pittsburgh 5-3 for its third consecutive victory. Milan Lucic scored twice in the first-place Kings' fifth straight home win.
•CANADIENS DROP ONE: Jeff Skinner's second goal of the game late in the third period lifted Carolina to a 3-2 win over Eastern Conference leader Montreal.
•COLUMBUS STOPS SKID: Nick Foligno scored twice, Scott Hartnell had a goal and two assists as Columbus beat host Philadelphia 4-1. The Blue Jackets ended a three-game losing streak; the Flyers had won four in a row.
•WINGS WIN IN OT: Detroit's Gustav Nyquist scored 1:41 into overtime and the Red Wings overcame a pair of two-goal deficits to beat Nashville 5-4. Shea Weber had a hat trick for the Predators, who have won only two of their last nine games.
•OT IN OTTAWA: Erik Karlsson scored in OT to cap Ottawa's comeback from two goals down in the third period to beat the visiting New York Islanders 3-2. Karlsson also had two assists.
• ST. LOUIE BLUES: Toronto goalie Garret Sparks, making just his third NHL start, handled just about everything he faced. St. Louis, playing the second of back-to-back nights, lost its third straight game, falling to the Leafs 4-1 at home.