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Canadiens get Beaudin from Blackhawks for Hills Palmieri, Sorokin lead Islanders in 3-0 win over Rangers Phil Kessel sets Ironman mark, scores 400th goal in 4-2 Vegas win Phil Kessel ties NHL ironman record, Vegas tops Maple Leafs 3-1 Canadiens’ Carey Price still experiencing knee pain

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MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens acquire defenseman Nicolas Bodin from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for center Cam Hillis.

Boden had two goals and four assists in 22 games in three seasons with Chicago. The Quebec native was selected 27th overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

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The Hills, drafted 66th overall in 2018, made his NHL debut for Montreal last season.

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NEW YORK (AP) Kyle Palmieri scored twice, Ilya Sorokin saved 41 shots for his first shutout of the season, and on Wednesday night, the New York Islanders beat the Rangers 3-0.

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Josh Bailey also scored and Jean-Gabriel Pajot he had two assists to help break the Islanders’ three-game losing streak.

Yaroslav Halak made 26 saves against his former team, losing for the third time in three starts to the Rangers, who lost four in a row (0–2–2) after starting 3–1–0.

After a scoreless first try, Palmieri broke 8:44 seconds past Halak for the first time of the season.

“We were able to throw a few goals and play a little faster, which gave us a couple more opportunities,” Palmieri said.

Bayley made it 2-0 at 5:37 of the third with his first and Palmieri closed the score with 4:38 left.

“I thought we defended well. This is a dangerous team,” said Islanders head coach Lane Lambert. “It was our common commitment and combat level. I’m glad we were rewarded today.”

Sorokin made 17 saves in the first, 12 in the second, and another 12 in the third, marking his 11th career shutout. He had seven shutouts last season.

“He was outstanding. He made a couple of saves early on,” added Lambert. “I thought he was amazing.”

The longtime rivals shared four games last season, with the away team winning each time. However, the Islanders have won seven of their last nine games and have been 9-4-0 against the Rangers since January 2021.

“Every team goes through this during the year at some point. We’re going through a tough time right now,” Rangers forward. Mika Zibanejad said. “You just need to work on it. We have no other choice. If I know this team, and I think I do, we’re not going to lie down and die.”

The Rangers have a two-game trip to Dallas and Arizona before returning home to face Philadelphia and Boston next week.

“We know we can score goals,” the Rangers defender said. Jacob Aries said. “We have opportunities, they are simply not used. It’s what it is.”

Halak played four seasons with the Islanders, including 38 wins in 2014-15. After leaving Long Island, he spent three seasons with Boston and one with Vancouver before signing with the Rangers during the off-season to support reigning trophy winner Vezin. Igor Shesterkin.

Veteran Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck said he felt his team got a distinct home ice boost from the game against rival Rangers.

“I think we played very well – just keep working and focus on your work,” Clutterbuck said. “There was a lot of energy in the building tonight, which was good.”


Prior to the game, hockey historian and former Islanders broadcaster Stan Fischler was honored with a press level at UBS Arena dedicated to and named after him. The 90-year-old “Hockey Expert” has been in hockey since 1954, when he began working with the Rangers in their press office. He has written over 100 sports books, has been a television commentator for the Islanders for over four decades, and helped launch the careers of dozens of future hockey journalists who worked for him as trainees. He still writes for The Hockey News.


Islanders forward Josh Bailey made his 999th NHL game. Lambert said a lot of the veteran forward’s accomplishments often go unnoticed: “He’s an intelligent player, a very valuable guy,” the coach said of the 33-year-old Bayley, who was drafted ninth by the Islanders in 2008.


Rangers: Saturday in Dallas.

Islanders: In Carolina on a Friday night.

SAN JOSE, California – Phil Kessel got off to a great start to his big night and his Las Vegas teammates finished the job.

It all turned into a memorable night for the new NHL Ironman, with his new teammates chanting his name in the celebratory locker room.

Kessel celebrated his NHL Ironman record by scoring his 400th career goal as the Golden Knights beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2.

“I was happy to get it,” Kessel said. “It was a special night. I’m happy to win.”

Kessel broke the record set by Keith Yandl Last season, when he started for his 990th consecutive game since starting on the ice for Toronto on November 3, 2009.

He did not finish there, scoring the first goal of the game to add to his milestone of the night. He took a pass when going from Brett Howden and beat James Reimer high and became the 12th American-born player to score 400 goals.

“It was just pure happiness from everyone”, teammate William Karlsson said. “Everyone just applauded and howled. It was really nice to see it happen.”

Kessel nearly reached that mark before an offside wiped out his goal against Toronto. This time there were no questions.

The Golden Knights made sure it was a celebratory evening with goals from Shea TheodoreWilliam Karlsson and Mark Stone in the third period to get the win.

Adin Hill made 29 saves in his first game against San Jose since being traded to Vegas this summer.

“I think all the boys wanted to rally around him,” Hill said. “We didn’t have the second period we wanted, and then we kind of had a little chat in the dressing room and just tested our intuition. I thought we answered in the third period and the results showed.”

Sharks score goals Niko Sturm as well as Matt Nieto in the second period, but still lost to the Golden Knights for the eighth home game in a row. San Jose last won a Shark Tank against Vegas in Game 7 of the first round of the playoffs in 2019, when they rallied three goals to win in overtime.

Reimer made 27 saves for San Jose.

“Today, as in many games this season, I feel like we’re playing a good opponent and we’re shooting ourselves in the foot in a game that could have been absolutely won,” Sturm said. “You could have won today.”

The Golden Knights equalized in the first minute of the third period when Theodore’s shot from the spot caught in traffic and beat Reimer.

William Karlsson was then decorated Erik Karlsson go solo to Reimer for the go-ahead 6:47 before the game.

Stone added an insurance goal at 1:02.

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Yandle had a short run as an NHL Ironman, holding a share of the mark for 272 days since setting Doug Jarvis’ record of 964 consecutive games on January 24.

Jarvis has held the record single-handedly for 12,813 days since the mark was set on December 26, 1984.

The Sharks played a video of Yandl congratulating Kessel during the break in the first period, to a warm ovation from 12,003 onlookers.

“It was nice,” he said. “I appreciate it. They don’t have to do it. But I appreciate it in them.”


Sharks F Nick Bonino (upper body) missed his second game in a row and day after day. … There is no timeline for the return of San Jose D. Markus Nutivaarawho dropped out of training camp with a lower body injury.


Golden Knights: Host Anaheim.

Sharks: Toronto Master.

LAS VEGAS – Phil Kessel matched the NHL record for most consecutive games played, Chandler Stevenson hit the go-ahead early in the third period, and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1.

Logan Thompson made 23 saves for the Golden Knights. Stephenson’s goal 42 seconds into Game 3 gave Vegas a 2-1 lead for his 15th career game-winning game and second in three games.

Nicholas Roy as well as Michael Amadio each scored their first goal of the season for the Golden Knights.

Kessel tied up defender Keith YandlAn Ironman record played in his 989th consecutive game. The 17-year-old veteran is set to break the record in San Jose.

Yandle’s streak began in 2009 and ended in March of the last season. The Kessel strip began in November 2009.

“There is some luck here, but I always want to play,” Kessel said. “Obviously there are games you might have missed throughout your career, but so far I’ve been lucky.”

Thompson was looking for redemption after losing 3-2 to Colorado.

“It was quite obvious that I wasn’t happy with my performance, so you know, I just forgot about it the next day and went back to work in training and I just had to be ready to go to work tonight,” he said. “All night I felt good. The guys in the back and the front group made my job very easy.”

The Maple Leafs scored a goal in their second game of five games. William Nylander. Ilya Samsonov made 30 saves.

“We just got beaten by a team that was better than us in every way today,” said Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe.

Shortly after Kessel scored his 400th career goal, the Golden Knights forward provided an assist as Vegas took powerplay advantage to open the scoring.

After Samsonov stopped Kessel’s throws in a row and Reilly SmithRoy was on the doorstep to score the puck.

“I didn’t even know. I had no idea. In fact, I thought I scored,” Kessel said of his disallowed goal. “But you know, that’s what it is. We scored right after.”

Nylander equalized halfway through the second period when he received a pass from the captain. John Tavarescrossed the slot and beat Thompson with a right-side snapper.

Amadio scored a goal midway through the third when he tore Nick Haigpass from the port side past Samsonov on the far side.

Toronto had a chance to get close to the end of the third when the Vegas quarterback Braden McNabb was called for a high stick with 2:43 left. But Thompson was fantastic under rapid fire, stopping the last four shots of the game, including three in…


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