NHL: Agostino breaks duck as Blues edge Flyers

Saint Louis Blues' Kenny Agostino and Jori Lehtera celebrate against the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo / AP
Saint Louis Blues' Kenny Agostino and Jori Lehtera celebrate against the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo / AP

Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in almost three years and Carter Hutton had 26 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0 on Tuesday.

Paul Stastny also scored for St. Louis, which won for the second time in three games after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on Feb. 1, following a 1-5-0 stretch. Hutton, who allowed 13 goals in his three previous appearances, posted his first shutout since Jan. 24 and No. 3 on the season.

Michal Neuvirth made 14 stops for Philadelphia, which has lost three of four.

The 24-year-old Agostino was recalled from the minors when the team announced Sunday that forward Robby Fabbri will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. He scored on a breakaway 2:10 into the third period, beating Neuvirth under the crossbar to give the Blues a 2-0 lead. It was his first NHL goal since April 4, 2014, as a rookie with Calgary.

Islanders 6, Maple Leafs 5

Brock Nelson's second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime lifted the Islanders to the win.

Trailing 5-4 late in the third period, the Islanders pulled goalie Thomas Greiss and tied it on Andrew Ladd's deflection with 1:29 left.

Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Ryan Strome contributed a goal and an assist, and Nikolay Kulemin also scored for the Islanders. New York stopped a two-game skid and improved to 6-0-2 in its last eight at home.

Auston Matthews, Mitchell Marner, Nikita Soshnikov, Zach Hyman and William Nylander scored for Toronto, which finished 2-4-0 on a season-high six-game trip. Frederik Andersen made 28 saves.

Devils 2, Sabres 1

Pavel Zacha scored on a power play with 7:27 remaining, and New Jersey snapped a seven-game home losing streak.

Adam Henrique also scored a power-play goal, Mike Cammalleri had two assists and Cory Schneider made 22 saves as the Devils won at the Prudential Center for the first time since Jan. 2. New Jersey is 3-0-1 since the All-Star break.

Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, and Robin Lehner made 37 saves.

Zacha's game-winner was reviewed after Buffalo coach Dan Bylsma argued Henrique interfered with Lehner. Cammalleri took a shot from the right point and Lehner could not glove the high shot because Henrique appeared to hit the base of his glove with his stick. The referees looked at it on replay and let it stand.

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