Patrice Bergeron and Brock Nelson both had four-goal games Thursday.
Boston’s Patrice Bergeron had four goals, including three on the power play in a 5-1 win over Detroit. Those were Bergeron’s first four goals of the season. He now has seven points (4 G, 3 A) in eight games. Brad Marchand picked up four assists for the Bruins.
Not to be outdone, the Islanders’ Brocks Nelson tallied four goals in a 6-2 win at Montreal. Nelson is up to eight points (6 G, 2 A) in eight games to lead the Islanders.
Former New York Islander Jordan Eberle scored the first hat trick in Seattle Kraken franchise history, in a 5-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres.
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Montreal: Canadiens embarrassed again in 6-2 loss to the Islanders.
Vancouver: Simmer checks in on the potential travel complications if Travis Hamonic is not fully vaccinated yet.
Toronto: A late rally lifts the Maple Leafs to a 2-1 OT win vs. Tampa Bay.
Toronto: Campbell, Marner, a horrid 5-on-3 and more. (ToHN+).
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Buffalo: My trade analysis of the deal sending Jack Eichel to Vegas.
Pittsburgh: The Penguins pull out a 3-2 OT win against Philadelphia.
Washington: McMichael, Ovechkin take charge, Mantha hurt in OT loss to Panthers.
N.Y. Islanders: Isles trade defenceman Johnny Boychuk, or at least his contract, to the Buffalo Sabres.
Colorado: Mikko Rantanen, Andre Burakovsky back at practice, Kaut hurt
Detroit: Bertuzzi’s absences will be an ongoing issue for Red Wings.
Vegas: How the Golden Knights can ‘Kucherov’ & Circumvent the Salary Cap.
NHLPA: The board has voted for an independent review of how the Kyle Beach allegations were handled by the Players’ Association.
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