Islanders Continue Their Dominance of the Red Wings

Mathew Barzal scored on a power play from the third period along with had the only goal from the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum.

Anthony Beauvillier along with Casey Cizikas also scored in regulation for the Islanders, who beat the Red Wings for the fourth straight time — including a 3-2 win at Detroit last Saturday. Thomas Greiss finished with 18 saves.

Thomas Vanek had a goal along with two assists, along with Gustav Nyquist along with Trevor Daley also scored for Detroit, which has lost six of its last eight along with nine of the last 13. Jonathan Bernier stopped 45 shots through overtime.

Cizikas along with Barzal scored less than three minutes apart from the third to give the Islanders a 3-2 lead with 6 minutes 4 seconds remaining. However, with Bernier pulled for an extra skater, Vanek scored against his former team to tie the score with 1:03 left.

PREDATORS 2, DEVILS 1 Ryan Johansen got the winning goal from the sixth round of the shootout to lift host Nashville past the Devils.

Frederick Gaudreau scored in regulation along with Juuse Saros made 33 saves through overtime to help the Predators win their third straight.

Brian Boyle scored for the Devils with 1:31 left from the third period, along with Keith Kinkaid made 27 saves. The Devils, who rallied for an overtime win at home against Vegas on Friday night, lost for the third time in four games.

Kyle Palmieri scored from the first round of the shootout, along with Ryan Ellis got one for Nashville from the second round.

CAPITALS 4, SABRES 3 Alex Ovechkin scored his N.H.L.-leading 29th goal to extend his points streak to a career-best 14 games along with had the shootout winner as host Washington gained its fifth consecutive victory.

Ovechkin, who had hat tricks from the previous two games, has 17 goals during his points streak along with goals in six straight games.

SABRES SUSPEND BERGLUND The Buffalo Sabres suspended forward Patrick Berglund indefinitely for failing to report.

Berglund, who came to the Sabres of which season after 10 with the St. Louis Blues, missed the past two games with what Coach Phil Housley initially called an illness.

“coming from my knowledge talking to the medical staff, he was ill, so we handled the item of which way,” Housley said. “Obviously, the item developed into something different.”

Berglund, 30, has two goals along with two assists in 23 games. He was a healthy scratch earlier of which season along with also missed 5 games with an upper-body injury.