November 20, 2017 / 5:37 AM / a month ago

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday’s National Hockey League games:

Hurricanes 4, Islanders 2

Teuvo Teravainen continued his offensive surge by scoring two goals as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday.

Teravainen, who also posted an assist, has five goals in the last two home games combined. Overall, he has 10 points in four games, and linemate Sebastian Aho has nine points in the same span.

Aho had a goal and two assists on Sunday, and Elias Lindholm also scored for the Hurricanes. Aho has scored in four consecutive games. Justin Faulk also posted two assists for the Hurricanes.

Nick Leddy notched a goal and an assist, and John Tavares also scored for New York, which had its three-game winning streak end.

Avalanche 4, Red Wings 3 (overtime)

Nathan MacKinnon scored 2:55 into overtime, lifting Colorado to a come-from-behind win over Detroit.

MacKinnon joined Erik Johnson with a goal and an assist, and Nail Yakupov and Carl Soderberg also scored for Colorado, which trailed 3-1 in third period. Tyson Barrie had two assists, and Jonathan Bernier stopped 21 shots.

Justin Abdelkader, Andreas Athanasiou and Niklas Kronwall scored for Detroit. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard made 33 saves.

Rangers 3, Senators 0

Nov 19, 2017; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk (27) looks on against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the New York Islanders 4-2. James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 20 shots as New York ended a two-game slide by defeating Ottawa.

Kevin Hayes, Michael Grabner and Mika Zibanejad had the goals for the Rangers, who had to kill off a five-minute penalty midway through the third period to preserve the win.

Craig Anderson stopped 24 shots for the Senators, who dropped their third game in a row.

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Ducks 3, Panthers 2

Brandon Montour scored the decisive goal and John Gibson posted 50 saves as Anaheim defeated Florida.

The Ducks scored two power-play goals to record their second consecutive victory. They had lost their prior three meetings with the Panthers, including an 8-3 drubbing in Florida last month. Josh Manson and Rickard Rakell added goals for Anaheim.

The Panthers dropped their second game in a row despite outshooting their opponents in both games. Vincent Trocheck and Keith Yandle each had a goal and an assist for the Panthers, who scored one power play goal on six chances. Aleksander Barkov assisted on both Florida goals.

Golden Knights 4, Kings 2

William Karlsson scored two first-period goals, and Maxime Lagace made 27 saves to lead Vegas past Los Angeles.

Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist, Alex Tuch added an empty-net goal and Reilly Smith notched two assists for the Golden Knights, who improved to 8-1-0 at home.

Trevor Lewis and Tanner Pearson each scored a goal for Los Angeles, which lost for the sixth time in seven games. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was pulled after surrendering three goals on nine shots at the 11:22 mark of the first period. It was the fifth straight game that Quick has lost in net.

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