COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mikhail Sergachev scored his first two NHL goals and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 43 saves for his fifth career shutout in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.

Nikita Kucherov assisted on both goals to push his NHL-leading points total to 14. His goals streak was stopped at seven games.

The Lightning took advantage of the few openings offered by Sergei Bobrovsky, who stopped 19 shots and lost for the first time this season. Columbus had won four straight.

PREDATORS 1, FLYERS 0: Pekka Rinne stopped 28 shots, Colton Sissons scored in the third period and Nashville won at Philadelphia.

Before the game, Flyers founder Ed Snider was honored with the unveiling of a 9-foot bronze statue outside the Wells Fargo Center, marking the 50th anniversary of the team’s first home game.

ISLANDERS 4, RANGERS 3: John Tavares scored in the shootout to lift the Islanders to their eighth win in the last nine games against their struggling crosstown rivals.

Anders Lee, Brock Nelson and Mathew Barzal scored in regulation, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 38 shots.

David Desharnais, Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes scored, and Henrik Lundqvist finished with 35 saves for the Rangers, who lost their fifth straight (0-3-2) to fall to 1-5-2.

DEVILS 5, SENATORS 4: John Moore scored 1:20 into overtime to cap New Jersey’s comeback from a two-goal, third-period deficit at Ottawa.


KINGS: Center Jeff Carter, the team’s leading scorer last season, is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a cut on his left leg.

HURRICANES: Carolina activated defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from injured reserve.

He missed three games because of a concussion suffered in his debut with the team Oct. 7 against Minnesota.