>>Vegas Downs Blackhawks
Reilly Smith scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Tuesday night.
The Golden Knights, who swept the season series 3-0, also got third-period goals from Brad Hunt, David Perron and Tomas Nosek. Ryan Carpenter also scored and Marc-Andre Fleury had 29 saves for Vegas, which snapped a two-game home losing streak.
One night after Arizona ended a nine-game losing streak to the last-place Blackhawks, the Western Conference-leading Golden Knights sent Chicago to its season-high seventh straight loss. The Blackhawks have been outscored 29-12 during their losing streak.
Tommy Wingels and Alex DeBrincat scored for the Blackhawks, while Jeff Glass stopped 32 shots.
The Golden Knights wasted no time in seizing control early in the third period, with three goals in less than five minutes. First it was Hunt tying the game at 2 when he ripped a wrist shot past Glass for a power-play goal. Moments later, Smith took a pass from William Karlsson and sniped Glass for his 17th goal of the season. Then it was James Neal stealing the puck in neutral zone and setting up Perron on the break to beat Glass low on the glove side.
The Golden Knights, who have registered a power-play goal in 10 of their last 11 games, were 1-for-5 with a man advantage.
Wingels got things going 2:10 into the game when he camped out in front of Fleury on a power play and tipped in Erik Gustafsson's one-timer from the point.
The Blackhawks rank 29th in the league on the power play but converted one of two their two opportunities against a Golden Knights team that has the league's sixth-best penalty kill at home.
Vegas tied it three minutes later when Carpenter dug the puck out from behind the net and stuffed it between Glass' left pad and the post.
Shortly after Fleury stymied Patrick Sharp's penalty shot, the Blackhawks took a 2-1 lead when he kicked DeBrincat's rebound back to him and he scored the 21st goal of his rookie season.
Nosek's empty-netter provided the final margin.
Chicago hosts Anaheim on Thursday.
>>Nashville Downs St. Louis
Filip Forsberg scored on a penalty shot at 1:19 of overtime to give the Predators a wild 4-3 comeback victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
After trailing by three goals entering the third period, Nashville rallied for three goals in the span of 6:42 to tie it and force overtime.
In overtime, a Kyle Turris pass sent Forsberg in on a breakaway, and he was tripped from behind by Jaden Schwartz in front of the St. Louis goal and he was awarded a penalty shot.
On his attempt, Forsberg skated to the left side before cutting toward the slot, where he snapped a wrist shot past Blues goaltender Carter Hutton on the glove side just inside the post to win it.
Hutton, a former Predator, made 29 saves.
Austin Watson scored twice and Calle Jarnkrok also scored for Nashville.
Alexander Steen scored a goal and added an assist and Jay Bouwmeester and Schwartz also scored for the Blues who have lost two in a row. Vladimir Tarasenko had a pair of assists.
Bouwmeester scored the game's first goal at 15:08 of the opening period.
On a delayed penalty to the Predators, Bouwmeester carried the puck across the Nashville blue line and fired a slap shot from above the left faceoff circle low to the stick side of Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne.
Rinne finished with 28 saves.
Steen made it 2-0 at 3:10 of the second.
Tarasenko carried the puck in on the right side on a 3-on-2. He fed Paul Stastny in the slot, where his backhand attempt was knocked down by Rinne, but Steen skated through the slot and buried the rebound.
Schwartz tallied on the power play at the 9-minute mark of the second, converting a rebound of a Steen shot attempt.
Hutton spent three seasons as Rinne's backup in Nashville before signing with the Blues in the summer of 2016.
Following a sleepy second where Nashville only managed three shots on the St. Louis goal, Jarnkrok got Nashville on the board at 12:06 of the third, collecting the rebound of Swedish countryman Mattias Ekholm's shot from the right point and beating Hutton.
Watson's shorthanded goal at 14:33 of the third drew Nashville to within a goal and he tied it 1:15 later finishing off a 2-on-1 with Craig Smith.
The Blues visit Dallas Friday.