The Washington Capitals got rare goals from Matt Niskanen, Karl Alzner and Eric Fehr, along with 29 saves from Braden Holtby, to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 in overtime Thursday night.
Zach LaVine made the tying and go-ahead free throws with 10.7 seconds left and scored six of his 20 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the New York Knicks 95-92.
Alexey Shved scored 21 points and made the key defensive play in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-100 on Tuesday night.
John Tavares scored 4:38 into overtime, capping the New York Islanders’ two-goal comeback in a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Marek Zidlicky’s power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Cody Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Amir Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 41 seconds left in overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-122 on Friday night.
Dirk Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the NBA’s career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88 on Monday night.
Johnny Boychuk’s power-play goal 2:53 into in overtime lifted the Islanders over the Washington Capitals 4-3 after New York blew another three-goal lead on Monday night.
Derick Brassard scored a power-play goal 1:50 into overtime, after Detroit tied it in the closing seconds of regulation, to give the New York Rangers their fifth straight victory over the Red Wings, 4-3.
Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Brooklyn Nets 116-111 in overtime Wednesday night for their 10th victory at home in the last 12 games.
Eric Gelinas scored a power-play goal 1:15 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils shook off the tying goal in the closing seconds of regulation to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night.
New York state agencies have spent more than $462 million on overtime for the first nine months of the year – an increase of $65 million from last year, according to a state Comptroller’s office report.
The New York Rangers are finally going home after a season-opening, nine-game road trip, and they are taking a hard-fought win with them.