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Erik Karlsson’s two-game
04-22-2019, 05:31 AM,
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Erik Karlsson’s two-game
EDMONTON Michael Ferland Jersey Womens , Alberta (AP) —  suspension didn’t slow him down one bit.Karlsson returned with a goal and three assists, Logan Couture and Melker Karlsson each scored twice, and the San Jose Sharks beat the slumping Edmonton Oilers 7-4 on Saturday.Karlsson had been banned for an illegal check to the head of Kings forward Austin Wagner.“It’s never fun to be out of the lineup especially for the reason that I was out for — it was a little unjustified I think,” Karlsson said. “But I made the most of it and I watched the games and sometimes it’s good to watch the game from afar, too, you figure a few things out. I was excited to get back today and do everything I could to stay in it and luckily it was only two (games).”Joonas Donskoi and Tomas Hertl also scored for the Sharks, who have won two in a row.Connor McDavid had two goals and Caleb Jones and Leon Draisaitl also scored for the Oilers, who have lost a season-high five straight.“They won the one-on-ones William Karlsson Jersey , they knocked us out of the box, they won the net front. They owned us,” Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock said.McDavid got Edmonton on the board 6 1/2 minutes in, but Donskoi scored 17 seconds later. That was the first of six straight San Jose goals.Hertl put the Sharks ahead with a spin move before beating goalie Cam Talbot for his 14th of the season. Couture buried a one-timer in the second period, and Erik Karlsson scored on a long screen shot.“You can see his impact on our team with the players around him,” DeBoer said of Erik Karlsson. “You take him for granted a little bit, you realize when you take him out the hole is there and I think every week he’s getting more comfortable here.”In the third, Melker Karlsson redirected Brent Burns‘ point shot and Couture beat Talbot to a loose puck to make it 6-1.Edmonton responded a couple minutes later when Jones recorded his first career goal.“I’m sure in a couple of days when I look back on it Alex Ovechkin Jersey Kids , I will have a little smile,” said the rookie defenseman, younger brother of Seth Jones of the Columbus Blue Jackets. “But there was a lot of bad things tonight in our game. The moment I scored it, it just felt like a garbage-time goal.”NOTES: Oilers F Jujhar Khaira returned to the lineup following a two-game suspension for an illegal cross-check.UP NEXTSharks: Play at Calgary on Monday night.Oilers: Host Winnipeg on Monday night. Boston Bruins (46-20-9, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (58-14-4, first in the Atlantic Division)Tampa, Florida; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: A pair of the NHL’s top scorers Braden Holtby Jersey , Nikita Kucherov and Brad Marchand, meet when Tampa Bay and Boston take the ice at Amalie Arena. Kucherov is first in the NHL with 120 points and Marchand currently ranks eighth in the league with 92 points.The Lightning are 40-6-0 against Eastern Conference opponents. Tampa Bay leads the NHL shooting 12.0 percent and averaging 3.9 goals on 32.4 shots per game.The Bruins are 16-6-2 against the rest of their division. Boston averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL. Marchand leads the team serving 92 total minutes. In their last meeting on Feb. 28, Boston won 4-1. Torey Krug recorded a team-high two assists for the Bruins in the victory.TOP PERFORMERS: Kucherov has recorded 120 total points while scoring 37 goals and adding 83 assists for the Lightning. Steven Stamkos has recorded 12 points over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 7-3-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.Lightning: 8-2-0, averaging 4.3 goals Youth Christian Djoos Jersey , 7.1 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.Lightning Injuries: Anton Stralman: day to day (lower body), Dan Girardi: out (lower body).Bruins Injuries: Marcus Johansson: out (upper body), Kevan Miller: out (upper body), Torey Krug: day to day (upper body), Sean Kuraly: out (upper body), Matt Grzelcyk: day to day (arm).
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