Saturday , May 8 2021

NHL: Coach hit by puck, Flames denies Coyotes 6-1

– Noah Hannifin and Mark Yankovski scored twice, former Coyotes goalkeeper Mike Smith missed his 38th career and Calgary Flames took Arizona 6-1 on Sunday.

Smith, who made his first start in five games, made 28 save in his first win on Nov. 1.

Calgary led 6-0, before Clayton Keler scored for Arizona, remaining 6:16.

Three of the Flames' goals were short-lived. Coootes have allowed five goals in their last two games.

Sean Monahan and T.J. Brody also scored for Calgary. Flamers dropped out of Las Vegas on Friday night and won four out of five. Arizona lost four in a row, taking into account the loss of overtime, and in both matches lost 11-2 when goalkeeper Anti Ranta returned after missing eight games with a lower body injury.

Calgary's coach Bill Peters was not around to watch for about 10 minutes of the game after he hit him in the left jaw with a washer while standing in his usual seat on the bench at the start of the second period. He needed eight stitches and returned to the end of the period.


TAMPA, Florida (AP) – Braden Point had two goals and a helper to lead Tampa Bay.

Tyler Johnson, Cedric Pack and Alex Kilor also scored for the "Lightning", which won three consecutive matches and five out of six. Louis Domingue made 33 hits.

Stefan Neussen and Jasper Brother noted the devil. New Jersey, Goalkeeper Cory Schneider finished with 30 savings and left no prizes (0-15-2) from 27 December 2017 on 18 regular seasons. The devils fell to 2-9 on the roads.

Tampa Bay has overtaken grandparents 13-5 in two matches this season.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Austin Watson scored a hat trick and Nashville scored two goals in a win over Anaheim.

Wattson entered the game with just one goal and collapsed with points in any period when Nashville won his sixth home game.

Nick Bonino and Craig Smith also scored for predators who entered the game on Sunday for the best NHL record. Pashka Rinne of Nashville made 17 savings for the victory by improving his career to 17-6-1 against Anaheim.

Adam Henrik and Ondrej Cassette scored for Duck.


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