11/01/2019 05:56The Ottawa Senators and the Tampa Bay Lightning Justin Braun Jersey Kids , who joined the NHL as expansion cousins in 1992-93, are franchises going in different directions when they meet Sunday at Canadian Tire Centre.It will be the 2,000th regular-season game for each.The Lightning (9-3-1), coming off a 4-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, are among the favorites in the Eastern Conference this season and are in first place in the Atlantic Division.Article continues below ...The Senators (5-6-2), who had a promising start to a rebuilding season only to struggle lately, were crushed 9-2 by the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon and have lost five of their past six games. They have given up 30 goals in that stretch.The Lightning are trying to cope without Norris Trophy winning defenseman Victor Hedman, who has missed the past four games with an upper-body injury. The Lightning are 2-2-0 without him. His status will be updated early this week.Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves for his seventh win of the season against the Canadiens, but is expected to get the night off against the Senators. Louis Domingue will likely make his fourth appearance of the season. He is 2-1-0 with a 4.00 goals-against average and .887 save percentage.Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, who scored his third and fourth goals of the season against the Canadiens, credited Vasilevskiy with the win.“We knew what to expect coming in,” Stamkos told NHL.com. “They were going to come out hard and they did, that’s why we have arguably the best goalie in the world on our team to give us a chance sometimes to catch our breath. And then after that I thought we did a good job of playing the right way.”The Lightning will be looking for a better start against the Senators than they had against Montreal.“It was a tough start for us,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper told the league website. “We must have thought it was a 7:30 start instead of a 7 o’clock.”Goaltender Craig Anderson will be back in goal for the Senators against the Lightning. He was pulled after giving up three goals on 10 shots behind a porous defense Saturday. The Sabres were fired up after a pre-game ceremony honoring Sabres forward Jason Pominville for playing his 1,000th game in the NHL on Thursday.After giving up 41 shots Saturday, the Senators are last in the NHL in shots allowed at 38.7 per game.“I think collectively, we weren’t ready for the emotional level that they had Youth Kevin Labanc Jersey ,” Senators coach Guy Boucher told NHL.com. “They came out as strong as we’ve seen all year and most probably because the players wanted to have a great night for Pominville.”“We’re obviously not the first team to do it, we’re obviously not going to be the last, but those can’t happen more than once in a season let alone a week,” Senators forward Mark Stone told NHL.com. “In the Arizona game (a 5-1 loss on Tuesday) and this game, we were just flat coming out of the gate. Didn’t give ourselves a chance from the opening puck drop.”Ottawa has posted an all-time record of 899-837-115-148 over 1,999 games. The Lightning are 853-896-112-138 and have the lone Stanley Cup victory among the franchises, winning in 2004. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dylan Strome broke a tie 1:48 into the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 5-3 on Sunday night to end the Penguins‘ winning streak at eight games.Strome scored seconds after a power-play expired, beating fallen goalie Casey DeSmith off a pass from Patrick Kane. Jonathan Toews added an empty-net goal and had an assist to run his points streak to six games.Alex DeBrincat scored on a power play for his 19th of the season, and Chris Kunitz and Duncan Keith both scored their first for the Blackhawks. They won their 10th straight against the Penguins, including five straight in Pittsburgh. The Blackhawks haven’t lost to the Penguins since March 30, 2014, in Pittsburgh.Chicago snapped a two-game skid and has won three of five and six of nine following an eight-game losing streak in November.Kane had three assists. He’s the 20th player in NHL history and the first American-born skater to begin his career with at least 12 straight seasons with 30-plus assists. Cam Ward stopped 31 shots.Jake Guentzel, Patric Hornqvist and Derick Brassard scored for the Penguins, and DeSmith stopped 26 shots.COYOTES 5, RANGERS 0GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rookie Conor Garland scored twice, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves for his first shutout of the season and 12th overall and Arizona beat New York to end a three-game losing streak.Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and two assists Martin Jones Jersey , and Mario Kempe and Clayton Keller also scored to help give coach Rick Tocchet his 100th NHL victory. The Coyotes won for the second time in their last nine home games.Galchenyuk has 10 points in his last eight games, and Garland has three goals in his last two games and five in his last seven. Garland was recalled from Tucson of the American Hockey League early last month.New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 of 32 shots before being replaced by Alexander Georgiev with 3:22 left in the second period. Lundqvist also was pulled in his last start, a 7-2 loss to Pittsburgh, on Wednesday night.The Rangers have been outscored 18-3 while losing three straight games and have lost six of eight and nine of 12. They were shut out for the third time this season.CAPITALS 3, RED WINGS 2DETROIT (AP) — Michal Kempny scored with 3:52 remaining, and Washington beat Detroit to snap a three-game losing streak.Tom Wilson and Travis Boyd also scored for the Capitals, who overcame another fruitless night for their power play and improved to 9-0-2 in their last 11 games against Detroit. Anthony Mantha and Filip Hronek scored for the Red Wings.The Capitals trailed 2-1 heading into the final period, but Boyd tied it off a pass from Alex Ovechkin. Goalie Jimmy Howard nearly made the save sliding from right to left, but the puck made it through. Kempny’s winner came on a wrist shot from the blue line that sailed through traffic.OILERS 4, DUCKS 0ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl scored again, Cam Talbot made 39 saves for his first shutout this season and Edmonton beat Anaheim for its second victory in nine games.Jesse Puljujarvi and Kyle Brodziak also scored to help the Oilers rebound from a 4-0 to Los Angeles on Saturday night. McDavid, who began the day fifth in the NHL in scoring, has five goals in his last seven games. Draisaitl has seven in the past seven games.Anaheim has lost eight straight after winning four in a row and nine of 10.GOLDEN KNIGHTS 3, DEVILS 2LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty broke a tie with 4:14 left in the second period and Malcolm Subban made 36 saves in his first home start since March 30 to help Vegas beat New Jersey.Set up in front of the net, Pacioretty redirected Shea Theodore’s shot from the point past goalie Keith Kincaid. After missing seven games because of a lower-body injury, Pacioretty also had the winner Friday night in his return at Anaheim.Ryan Reaves added his career-high eighth goal http://www.officialsharks.com/authentic-adidas-logan-couture-jersey , and Brayden McNabb scored his first goal of the season. Vegas overcame a 2-0 deficit to improve to 17-3-3 since Nov. 21.Nico Hischier and Ben Lovejoy scored for New Jersey.HURRICANES 5, SENATORS 4OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Justin Williams broke a tie with a power-play goal at 7:34 of the third period and Carolina beat Ottawa for its fourth straight victory and Senators‘ eighth loss in a row.Justin Faulk and Brock McGinn each had a goal and an assist, Jaccob Slavin and Dougie Hamilton also scored, and Petr Mrazek made 27 saves.Jean-Gabriel Pageau tied it at 4 in his return from a torn Achilles. Rudolfs Balcers scored his first NHL goal, and Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel also scored.JETS 5, STARS 1INNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor ended a 10-game pointless streak with a goal to help Winnipeg beat Dallas.Adam Lowry, Tyler Myers, Bryan Little and Josh Morrissey, with an empty-net goal, also scored. Morrissey added an assist, Jacob Trouba had two, and Connor Hellebuyck made 26 saves. The Jets rebounded from a 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh on Friday night.Alexander Radulov had a power-play goal for the Stars. They lost for the first time in regulation in their last six games (4-1-1).