PHILADELPHIA — Joe Thornton scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period and the San Jose Sharks extended the Philadelphia Flyers’ longest losing streak in nearly 10 years to nine games with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.

Chris Tierney and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored and Logan Couture had two assists for the Sharks, who kicked off a four-game trip with their second straight win.

Claude Giroux scored 48 seconds in before the Flyers were blanked the rest of the way by backup Aaron Dell, who made 22 saves.

The Flyers are 0-4-5 since their last win, Nov. 9 against Chicago. It’s the longest skid since an 0-8-2 stretch in February 2008.

The home crowd let the Flyers have it, booing the team off the ice after the second period and intermittently in the third. There were also “Fire Hakstol” chants by some fans in the upper deck. Coach Dave Hakstol mixed up some lines but was unable to halt the worst stretch of his three seasons in charge.

ISLANDERS 5, CANUCKS 2: Calvin de Haan and Jordan Eberle scored goals one minute apart in the first period to spark host New York.

Eberle now has goals in three straight games and recorded his 400th NHL point as New York improved to 15-7-2 overall and 8-0-2 at Barclays Center. The Islanders are the only team in the league who not have lost a game in regulation on home ice this season.

LIGHTNING 2, SABRES 0: Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves in his second shutout this season, and visiting Tampa Bay ended a two-game skid.

Defenseman Dan Girardi and rookie Mikhail Sergachev had goals for the Lightning in the third of a four-game trip. Tampa Bay is off to the best start in franchise history (17-5-2) but had lost consecutive games for the first time this season.

KINGS 4, WINGS 1: Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar scored 2:10 apart late in the second period to put Los Angeles ahead in a win at Detroit.

Jonathan Quick made 23 saves in the second period that kept the Kings within a goal.

PANTHERS 5, RANGERS 4: Denis Malgin scored with 1:09 left and Florida recovered after giving up two three-goal leads to win at New York.

Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist, and Aleksander Barkov, Jamie McGinn and Micheal Haley also scored for Florida. James Reimer finished with 33 saves.

Chris Kreider had two goals and an assist, Pavel Buchnevich added a goal and two assists, and J.T. Miller also scored for the Rangers, who snapped an eight-game winning streak at home and lost for just the third time in their last 13 games overall. David Desharnais had three assist to help New York tie it after trailing 3-0 and 4-1.

Rangers starter Henrik Lundqvist gave up three goals on six shots before he was pulled late in the first period. Pavelec came on and stopped 19 of 21 shots.

PREDATORS 3, BLACKHAWKS 2: Pekka Rinne made 37 saves to lead Nashville over visiting Chicago.

Filip Forsberg, Austin Watson and Roman Josi scored goals for the Predators, who have won 10 of 12.

Tommy Wingels and Lance Bouma had the goals for Chicago, which had its two-game winning streak snapped.

BLUE JACKETS 3, HURRICANES 2: Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin scored in the shootout to give host Columbus a win.

Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and Josh Anderson also scored for the Blue Jackets, who won their first game after their season-best six-game winning streak ended. Columbus has won five in a row at home.

Joonas Korpisalo, making a rare start in place of Sergei Bobrovsky, made 29 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped two more shots in the shootout for the Blue Jackets. Bobrovsky got his first night off in three weeks.


FINES: The NHL fined Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane $5,000 for slashing and Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Kane was assessed a minor penalty for slashing Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie late in the third period of Chicago’s 7-3 victory on Monday.

Dumba was given a minor penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of the first period of Minnesota’s 7-2 loss at Winnipeg on Monday. Dumba squirted water at Jets forward Joel Armia.

PENGUINS: Goaltender Matt Murray is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury.

Coach Mike Sullivan said Murray is “week to week” after the 23-year-old left Monday night’s 5-4 overtime win over Philadelphia in the second period following a collision with Flyers forward Jakub Voracek.

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