Matthews has hat trick, Maple Leafs rally to beat Devils 6-4

February 1, 2022 GMT
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goaltender Akira Schmid (40) with teammate Morgan Rielly (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goaltender Akira Schmid (40) with teammate Morgan Rielly (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goaltender Akira Schmid (40) with teammate Morgan Rielly (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goaltender Akira Schmid (40) with teammate Morgan Rielly (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal on New Jersey Devils goaltender Akira Schmid (40) with teammate Morgan Rielly (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews had three goals and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored four times in the third period to rally to a 6-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

Mitch Marner had a goal and two assists, Ilya Mikheyev had a goal and an assist, and Jason Spezza also scored to help the Maple Leafs win their fourth straight. Jack Campbell started and gave up three goals on nine shots before he was pulled midway through the first period. Petr Mrazek had 19 saves the rest of the way.

Jesper Boquist had a goal and an assist for New Jersey, and Pavel Zacha, Andreas Johnsson and Nathan Bastian also scored. Akira Schmid had 27 saves as the Devils lost their fifth straight.

PANTHERS 8, BLUE JACKETS 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sam Reinhart had his fifth career hat trick to lead Florida to its fourth straight win.

Mason Marchment had two goals and four assists for a career-high six points to help the Panthers secure the top spot in the NHL standings heading into the All-Star break. Aleksander Barkov, Owen Tippett and MacKenzie Weegar also scored, and Reinhart added an assist.

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Anton Lundell had a career-high five assists and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 32 shots for his 23rd win.

Patrik Laine had two goals, and Gus Nyquist and Emil Bemstrom also scored for the Blue Jackets. Elvis Merzlikins, who gave up four goals on 11 first-period shots, made 11 stops in the second period before Joonas Korpisalo came in for the third period, stopping 13.

RED WINGS 2, DUCKS 1, 02

DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Oesterle scored 2:11 into overtime to lift Detroit.

Dylan Larkin had a goal and an assist to help the Red Wings win for the second time in six games. Alex Nedeljkovic, starting for the 10th time in 11 games, had 14 saves.

Rickard Rakell scored for Anaheim, and John Gibson finished with 26 saves. The Ducks snapped a two-game win streak.

CANUCKS 3, BLACKHAWKS 1

CHICAGO (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves, Brock Boeser scored, and Vancouver beat Chicago.

Alex Chiasson and Luke Schenn also scored for the Canucks, who had dropped four of five.

Connor Murphy scored for the Blackhawks, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 stops.

Playing without captain Jonathan Toews, who missed his second straight game because of a concussion, Chicago lost for the sixth time in seven games. It dropped to 5-7-5 in its last 17 games overall.

SENATORS 3, OILERS 2, OT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Tim Stutzle scored at 4:22 of overtime to lead Ottawa.

Thomas Chabot and Nick Paul scored in regulation for the Senators, and Matt Murray stopped 37 shots.

Connor McDavid and Darnell Nurse scored for the Oilers. Mikko Koskinen finished with 28 saves.