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NHL Summary: Timo Meier sets the Sharks mark with 5 goals


2022-01-18 03:10:23 GMT+00:00 – Timo Meier scored a franchise-record five goals on Monday afternoon to guide the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 win over visiting Los Angeles Kings.

Meier scored three goals in the first period and two more in the second, breaking the previous record of four goals shared by Owen Nolan, Tomas Hertl, Patrick Marleau and Evander Kane.

Hertl had four assists, Erik Karlsson added three assists, Rudolfs Balcers provided a goal and James Reimer made 39 saves for San Jose. Te Sharks have scored one goal overall in their last two games, both defeats (0-1-1).

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Anze Kopitar and Mikey Anderson scored and Jonathan Quick made 11 saves for the Kings, who had won four in a row and six of seven.

Avalanche 4, Wild 3 (OT)

Mikko Rantanen scored the only goal in the shootout and had a goal and an assist in regulation, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist as Colorado beat Minnesota in Denver.

Pavel Francouz made 25 saves to Darcy Kuemper’s relief, stopping all three on penalties, and Alex Newhook also scored for the Avalanche, who have won 14 straight home games.

Kirill Kaprizov had two goals, Kevin Fiala also scored, Mats Zuccarello had two assists for Minnesota. Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 35 shots and two more on penalties.

Red Wings 3, Saber 2 (OT)

Dylan Larkin scored twice, including the game-winning 2:07 in overtime, and the Detroit visit rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to defeat Buffalo.

Larkin scored his 18th goal of the season from a Nick Leddy setup when he flicked a shot past goalie Aaron Dell’s glove. Vladislav Namestnikov had the other goal for Detroit, while Alex Nedeljkovic made 26 saves as the Red Wings capped a four-game season streak win.

Henri Jokiharju and Jeff Skinner scored for the Sabers and Dell had 32 stops.

Kraken 3, Blackhawks 2 (SO)

Joonas Donskoi scored the winning goal in a shootout as Seattle broke a nine-game losing streak by beating Chicago.

Vince Dunn and Ryan Donato scored in regular time and Donato also scored in penalties for Seattle, who were 0-8-1 since December 14. Philipp Grubauer stopped 25 shots, plus both of Chicago’s penalties.

Dominik Kubalik had a goal and an assist, and Brandon Hagel also scored for the Blackhawks, who were having the best season with a four-game winning streak. Chicago goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves.

Coyotes 5, Canadians 2

Nick Schmaltz had a goal and two assists as Coyotes clinched a win over Montreal in Glendale, Arizona to end a two-game losing streak.

Johan Larsson, Clayton Keller and Janis Moser each recorded a goal and an assist for the Coyotes. Travis Boyd also found the net and Karel Vejmelka saved 24 of Montreal’s 26 shots.

Rem Pitlick scored in his second game for the Canadiens and Ryan Poehling scored for Montreal, who lost their sixth straight game (0-4-2).

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