Penguins forward Jeff Carter put his team on his shoulders and scored four goals in Thursday’s 8-4 win over Buffalo Sabers in Pittsburgh.
The 36-year-old scored his first two goals in the space of two minutes in the first period. Thus he gave his team a 2-1 lead.
Carter completed his hat-trick in the second period, earning the Los Angeles Kings trade deadline for two draft picks. He returned the priority of a goal to the establishment of Pennsylvania. He finished his stunning night work with his 16th goal in the final third season.
Along with Carter, Jared McCann, Brian Dumoulin, Sidney Crosby and Caspary Capanen scored eight shots on 34 shots to beat goalkeeper Michael Hauser.
Quebecker Frederick Goudrow and McCann each scored three points.
Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson Sabers, along with Drake Coggila twice, provided the response. 19 Saves Despite a weak performance, goalkeeper Tristan signed off on the victory.
The Penguins are first in the Eastern Division, two points ahead of Washington Capitals. The latter, however, played two games less.
Rangers have no power
In Boston, the Rangers lost 4-0 to the Bruins.
Home goaltender Jeremy Swayman had to turn back just 15 shots to sign the shutout.
At the other end of the ice, Igor Schesterkin gave in to Patrice Bergeron, Charlie McAvoy, Jake Debrask and Brandon Carlo, eventually facing 34 throws.
The Bruins’ second win came when they were playing to the advantage of one man.
In New York, the Islanders fell sharply to a fourth-place finish in the Eastern Division after a Bruins victory and a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Devils. New Jersey.
Powell Zacha started scoring first in the first period, while Michael McLeod was the other scorer for the winners in the second period.
Quebecker Anthony Beauvilleer provided the islanders’ response.
McKenzie posted the victory with Blackwood’s 32-save performance, while his opponent, Semian Varlamov, scored 23 of the 25 puck he faced.