Northern Star




Northern Star

Northern Illinois University’s student media since 1899


Ensure student journalism survives. Donate today.

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

The Student News Site of Northern Illinois University

Northern Star

Domi’s two goals lift Canadiens to 3-0 win over Senators

February 22, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Max Domi had a pair of goals to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0 on Saturday night.Carey Price stopped 30 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, while Paul Byron also scored.“I think we brought it...

Rangers beat Sharks 3-2, stretch win streak to 3 games

By SCOTT CHARLES | February 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Jesper Fast scored twice, Igor Shesterkin made 44 saves and the New York Rangers won their third straight game, 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.Mika Zibanejad also scored and Artemi Panarin extended his point streak to...

700 club: Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

By VIN A. CHERWOO | February 22, 2020

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in hockey have been.He became the eighth NHL player to score 700 career goals, reaching the milestone in the third period of the Washington' Capitals' 3-2 loss...

Laughton scores twice, leads streaking Flyers over Jets 4-2

By AARON BRACY | February 22, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Laughton scored two goals Saturday to lead the streaking Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.Sean Couturier and Tyler Pitlick also scored and Justin Braun had three assists for the Flyers, who won their...

Eichel scores twice, Sabres races past sluggish Penguins 5-2

By WILL GRAVES | February 22, 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Eichel scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres jumped on the Pittsburgh Penguins early in a 5-2 victory on Saturday.Eichel, Zemgus Girgensons and Sam Reinhart all beat Tristan Jarry during an early three-goal outburst and Connor Hutton...

Avs’ Francouz gets first NHL shutout against Anaheim 1-0

By JOE REEDY | February 22, 2020

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It was one of the best days of Pavel Francouz's life.Francouz finalized a $4 million, two-year contract extension with Colorado, and then made 26 saves to record his first NHL shutout in the Avalanche's 1-0 victory over the Anaheim...

Bergeron scores twice as Bruins beat Flames 4-3

February 22, 2020

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Patrice Bergeron is healthy again, and showing no signs of slowing down.Bergeron scored two more goals, and the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive win.Bergeron has scored 21...

Blues chase Bishop early, rout Stars 5-1 in West showdown

By SCHUYLER DIXON | February 22, 2020

DALLAS (AP) — Colton Parayko and St. Louis silenced any hint of a playoff buzz against the Dallas Stars with the lead in the Western Conference on the line.Parayko scored the Blues' last goal after collecting two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup...

Spurgeon’s hat trick leads Wild past Oilers 5-3

February 22, 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jared Spurgeon scored three goals as the Minnesota Wild continued their attempt to get back into a playoff position with a 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.Kevin Fiala and Carson Soucy also scored for the...

DeBrincat scores twice, rallies Blackhawks past Preds in OT

By MATT CARLSON | February 22, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored in the third period and overtime to rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday night.DeBrincat skated in alone from center ice, then snapped off a shot with 57.8 seconds left in the extra...

Eberle’s hat trick helps Islanders end skid, beat Red Wings

By DENIS P. GORMAN | February 21, 2020

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle had a hat trick and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid.It was the third three-goal game of Eberle's career and his first since April 9, 2017, when he was...

Zibanejad helps New York Rangers top Carolina Hurricanes 5-2

February 21, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had a goal and two assists, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Friday night.Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome each had a goal and an assist for New York, which won for the eighth time in 11...