Zibanejad nets 2, Officers beat Pumas to snap 2-game slide

Mika Zibanejad scored two times and the New York Officers snapped a two-game pallet with a 5-3 win over the Florida Jaguars on Sunday night.

Chris Kreider, Vincent Trocheck and Artemi Panarin likewise scored for New York, which had gone 0-1-1 emerging from the occasion break. Jaroslav Halak got done with 32 puts something aside for New York.

Scratch Cousins, Sam Bennett and Eric Staal scored for the Jaguars, who have lost their last two games and eight of the last 11. Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 recoveries.

Zibanejad scored his most memorable objective on a show of dominance at 14:36 of the primary time frame and gave the Officers a 2-0 with his second halfway through the second.

That objective appeared to roust the Jaguars, who scored two times in the period yet followed 3-2 going into the third.

Cousins put Florida on the board at 13:57 of the prior second Kreider made it 3-1 at 15:44.

Bennett’s show of dominance objective with under a moment staying in the subsequent period gave the Jaguars a lift and snapped a 0-for-9 dry spell with a man advantage dating to a misfortune at Carolina on Friday night.

Trocheck, who was drafted by, and spent his initial seven NHL seasons with, the Pumas, gave the Officers a two-objective pad again when he tapped in a pass from Kreider on a strategic maneuver at 1:38 of the third.

Florida shut inside an objective when Staal scored his fourth objective of the time a little more than a moment later.

Panarin reestablished the Officers’ two-objective pad at 10:04 of the third, making it 5-3.

NOTES
The Officers had Alexis Lafreniere back in the setup after he was a solid scratch Friday night in Tampa. Lafreniere was on the third line with focus Filip Chytil and Jimmy Vesey. … The three mentors on the New York seat had connections to the Pumas. Gerard Brave was lead trainer in Florida for parts of three seasons (2014-16), alongside associate Mike Kelly. Gord Murphy was a unique individual from the Pumas as a defenseman and was likewise an associate mentor. … Florida had Zac Dalpe back in the arrangement in the wake of playing Anton Levtchi the past two games. Levtchi was gotten back to AHL Charlotte on Saturday.

UP NEXT
Officers: Host Carolina on Tuesday night.

Pumas: Host Arizona on Tuesday night.

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