Around the League notebook for Saturday, Nov. 1st –


Home Team in Caps

BOSTON 4, Ottawa 2

TORONTO 3, Chicago 2

TAMPA BAY 4, Washington 3

FLORIDA 2, Philadelphia 1

NEW JERSEY 3, Columbus 2

Winnipeg 1, NY RANGERS 0 (SO)

PITTSBURGH 5, Buffalo 0

CAROLINA 3, Arizona 0

ST. LOUIS 3, Colorado 2 (SO)

MINNESOTA 4, Dallas 1

Vancouver 3, EDMONTON 2

SAN JOSE 3, NY Islanders 1


Five clubs overcame a deficit (at some point in the game) to earn a victory on Saturday:

* James Reimer stopped 45 shots, including all 26 he faced in the third period, and Peter Holland broke a 2-2 tie in the final period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to their third consecutive victory. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Maple Leafs are the first team to surrender at least 25 shots in the third period without allowing a goal since Oct. 22, 2008, when Craig Anderson of the Florida Panthers stopped 26 shots against the Ottawa Senators. Holland’s goal was his first of the season and second winning tally of his career (also Nov. 11, 2011 vs. the Vancouver Canucks while he was with the Anaheim Ducks). Toronto has consecutive wins against the Chicago Blackhawks (also 7-3 win on Dec. 14, 2013) for the first time since winning four straight from April 6, 2001 to Feb. 12, 2003.

* After falling behind 2-1 in the second period, the Tampa Bay Lightning scored three of the next four goals, paced by two points from Tyler Johnson (0-2—2) and Nikita Kucherov (1-1—2), en route to their third consecutive victory. Johnson shares the League lead with 13 assists and is tied for fifth with 14 points. Jason Garrison scored for the second …read more

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