Flyers extend winning streak, Islanders fall to Red Wings

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The Philadelphia Flyers made it five NHL wins in a row with victory over the Nashville Predators, while the New York Islanders and their unbeaten streak came to an end.

Philadelphia extended their winning streak after accounting for the Predators 4-2.

The Islanders' three-game undefeated run was snapped by the Detroit Red Wings, who triumphed 4-3 in overtime.

There were also wins for the Montreal Canadians and the Carolina Hurricanes.

 

FLYERS ROLL ON

There is no stopping Philadelphia at the moment.

Wayne Simmonds scored twice as the Flyers extended their winning streak in Nashville.

Flyers goaltender Steve Mason stopped 30 shots.

The Predators have lost three of their past four games.

 

RED WINGS HALT IN-FORM ISLANDERS

The Red Wings had to dig deep but they got the job done in overtime.

Danny DeKeyser scored with less just under four minutes remaining in overtime to see the Red Wings past the Islanders.

The Red Wings were also led by Mike Green's two goals, while Anders Lee, Johnny Boychuk and Josh Bailey were all on target for the Islanders.

 

CANADIENS OUTLAST KINGS

A shoot-out was needed in Los Angeles and the Canadiens came out on top.

Paul Byron scored in the fourth round of the shoot-out to lift the Canadiens to a 5-4 win against the Kings.

 

DEKEYSER SETTLES IT

 

HURRICANES ROLL ON AT HOME, JETS DENY BLACKHAWKS

Cam Ward made 30 saves as the Hurricanes blanked the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 for their sixth successive win on home ice.

The Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1, the Calgary Flames crushed the Anaheim Ducks 8-3, while the Minnesota Wild trumped the Edmonton Oilers 2-1.

 

STREAKING PENGUINS IN ACTION

After back-to-back wins, reigning champions the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Ottawa Senators on Monday. The Washington Capitals entertain the Buffalo Sabres, the Boston Bruins face the Florida Panthers, while the Arizona Coyotes take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.