NHL 3 Stars: St. Louis Blues, Arizona Coyotes 7-game series ends

Tuesday night hockey gave and some of the best comeback wins so far this season. Before we get to those, there were some individuals deserving of recognition.

Auston Matthews now has at least one point in 13 consecutive games. 

Cam Atkinson currently holds the NHL’s longest active goal streak with four games. 

Mathew Barzal extended his point streak to nine games. 

Victor Olofsson has a seven-game point streak thanks to a power-play goal. 

First star

Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes rallied for six unanswered goals in a 7-3 win over Columbus in Raleigh on Tuesday. Brock McGinn and Teuvo Teräväinen each scored four points, Jordan Staal scored twice, Sebastian Aho had a goal and an assist, Jake Bean had two assists (his first two NHL points) and JJames Reimer made 37 saves.

Second star

Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators were down four and beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5. Yevgeni Dadonov scored twice including the game-tying goal with 2:01 remaining and the game-winner in overtime. Connor Brown and Nick Paul each had a goal and an assist, and Marcus Högberg had 34 saves.

Ottawa has won back-to-back games for the first time this season.

Third star

Florida Panthers

A four-goal second period, helped the Florida Panthers hand the Tampa Bay Lightning its first home loss of the season by a score of 6-4. Jonathan HuberdeauAnton Strålman and Aleksander Barkov each had a goal and an assist, and Carter Verhaeghe had two assists. 

Dishonourable mention

St. Louis Blues

To go with tonight’s theme, the St. Louis Blues receive Tuesday’s dishonorable mention because they were the only to team to get shutout.

Because of NHL COVID-19 protocols, the Blues played the Arizona Coyotes seven consecutive times. It was the first time in NHL history that teams played each other that many times during the regular season.

The Coyotes won the series 4-2-1 and Darcy Kuemper stopped all 24 shots he faced.

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NHL Arizona Coyotes Florida Panthers Ottawa Senators St. Louis Blues Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Sebastian Aho Cam Atkinson Aleksander Barkov Mathew Barzal Jake Bean Connor Brown Yevgeni Dadonov Jonathan Huberdeau Marcus Högberg Clayton Keller Darcy Kuemper Auston Matthews Brock McGinn Victor Olofsson Nick Paul James Reimer Jordan Staal Anton Strålman Teuvo Teräväinen Carter Verhaeghe
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