Ryan O'Reilly explodes and proves the Leafs right
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ryan O'Reilly scored a hat trick in a 5-3 win over the Sabers at the Keybank Center in Buffalo.
< p>These were the first successes for the 32-year-old athlete in a Leafs uniform.
The trio of Mitch Marner, John Tavares and O'Reilly took control of the offense toronto with a total of nine points.
Marner had his best performance of the season, being an accomplice on five occasions.
Michael Bunting, who had distinguished himself on Saturday against the Canadian with his two goals, delivered during the meeting. The number 58 accepted Morgan Rielly's superb pass in order to escape and register his 18th of the current campaign.
The Sabers almost played a bad trick on their opponents. Trailing by five goals, Don Granato's men flashed the red light on three occasions in 11 minutes. However, it was not enough to complete the ascent.
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl reach an important plateau on the same streak
Edmonton Oilers star forwards Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl each scored three points allowing them to reach an important milestone in career in a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at Rogers Arena.
Taking advantage of a power play in the third period, McDavid obtained his 800th career point by being an accomplice on Draisaitl's 34th of the season which allowed him to join the 700 club.
The captain of the Alberta team needed 545 games to reach the milestone of 800 career points. He became the fifth fastest player in National Hockey League (NHL) history to reach that mark.
Draisaitl meanwhile got his name on the scoresheet twice in confrontation.
The 27-year-old German became the first skater from the 2014 National Hockey League draft to score 700 points.
And 200 for Brayden Point
Striker of the Tampa Bay Lightning Brayden Point threaded the needle for the 200th time in a career in a convincing 6-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
The latter completed a superb play from Nikita Kucherov and Brandon Hage during a power play early in the third period.
The hosts opened the scoring midway through the game when Nick Paul beat Ducks goaltender Lukas Dostal with a shot between the pads.
Jon Cooper's men didn't look back scoring six times in the last two periods.
Tampa rookie defenseman Nick Perbix had a three-point night.
Ryan Strome was the only Ducks skater to beat 'Bolts' goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy who had a rather quiet night receiving just 19 shots from the visitors.
Svechnikov and Jarvis take care of the Blues< /h3>
At the PNC Arena in Raleigh, Carolina Hurricanes forwards Andrei Svechnikov and Seth Jarvis stood out with a three-point performance in a 4-1 triumph over the St. Louis Blues.
Sebastian Aho also put his two cents on the night with a two-point game.
Former Hurricanes Justin Faulk was the only scorer for the Blues.