NHL BRIEF – NOV 29, 2016:

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against the Calgary Flames at the Barclays Center on November 28, 2016 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 28: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against the Calgary Flames at the Barclays Center on November 28, 2016 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

MONDAY’S RESULTS

Home Team in Caps
NY ISLANDERS 2, Calgary 1 (OT)
ST. LOUIS 4, Dallas 3 (OT)

BLUES STAY HOT AT HOME

Dallas tied the game twice in the third period, but Vladimir Tarasenko scored the winner with 1:36 remaining in overtime to help the St. Louis extend their home winning streak to five games.

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 28: David Perron #57, Jake Allen #34 and Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after beating the Dallas Stars in overtime at the Scottrade Center on November 28, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/NHLI via Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO – NOVEMBER 28: David Perron #57, Jake Allen #34 and Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after beating the Dallas Stars in overtime at the Scottrade Center on November 28, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/NHLI via Getty Images)

* The Blues have now earned a point in ten consecutive games on home ice (8-0-2) and are 10-1-2 overall at Scottrade Center. Their last 10-game home point streak came from Jan. 28 – Mar. 27, 2014, when they posted an identical 8-0-2 record.

* Jake Allen picked up his sixth straight victory overall and his fifth straight at home, the longest home winning streak of his career. Allen improved to 8-0-2 with a 1.57 GAA and a .940 SV% on home ice this season.

According to Elias, Allen is the first Blues goaltender to earn at least a point in 10 straight home games in one season since Jaroslav Halak did so from Dec. 8, 2011 – Mar. 8, 2012 (13-0-1).

* David Perron stretched his point streak to eight games (3-8—11) to set a new career high, surpassing the mark he previously set from Feb. 7-18, 2012 (6-3—9 in seven games).

* Tarasenko has earned a point in 10 of his last 12 games (6-8—14) and sits tied for third in League scoring with 10-13—23 this season.

* Jaden Schwartz picked up an assist to extend his point streak to seven games (5-4—9), one shy of his personal best eight-game streak accomplished from Dec. 19, 2013 – Jan. 4, 2014 (7-3—10) and Dec. 11, 2014 – Jan. 13, 2015 (6-6—12).

LOOSE PUCKS

John Tavares recorded 1-1—2, including a top-shelf wrist shot, in the Islanders’ overtime victory. He leads the team with 6-11—17 this season . . . Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak (2-0—2) earned his first career multi-goal game, including a beautiful end-to-end rush, after having previously scored two goals over his 86-game NHL career . . . The Florida Panthers named general manager Tom Rowe as interim head coach . . . ICYMI: Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, Devils forward Michael Cammalleri and Sharks defenseman Brent Burns were named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Nov. 27.

SNEAK PEEK AT TUESDAY’S ACTION

All Times Eastern
Carolina @ NY Rangers, 7 p.m., SNE, SNP, MSG, FS-CR
Tampa Bay @ Columbus, 7 p.m., FS-O, SUN
Boston @ Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m., SNO, TVAS, NBCSN, NESN
Buffalo @ Ottawa, 7:30 p.m., RDS2, TSN5, MSG-B
Dallas @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m., FS-D, FS-SW
New Jersey @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m., TSN3, MSG+
Florida @ Chicago, 8:30 p.m., CSN-CH, FS-F
Nashville @ Colorado, 9 p.m., ALT, FS-TN
Toronto @ Edmonton, 9 p.m., NBCSN, SNW, TSN4
Minnesota @ Vancouver, 10 p.m., SNP, FS-N
Montreal @ Anaheim, 10 p.m., FS-W, SNE, RDS
Arizona @ San Jose, 10 p.m., CSN-CA, FS-A
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McDAVID, MATTHEWS FACE OFF IN EDMONTON

The two most recent number one selections Connor McDavid (2015) and Auston Matthews (2016) face off for the second time when the Maple Leafs visit the Oilers.

McDavid, who has recorded 5-5—10 on his current five-game point streak, leads the League with 10-19—29 in 23 games this season. Matthews, who has scored three goals over his last two contests, is tied for the Maple Leafs’ goal-scoring lead and ranks third amongst all rookies with 9-8—17 in his 21 games.

The Maple Leafs won the previous meeting between the clubs on Nov. 1, powered by a two-goal effort, including the overtime winner, by Nazem Kadri.

Source: NHL Public Relations

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