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Chris Tierney scores twice, Senators beat Stars 3-2

Oct. 17, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Tierney scored on two second-period power plays and Filip Gustavsson made 32 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. “I’m just trying to do whatever I can to help the team win,” Tierney said....

Talbot, Wild beat Kings 3-2, for 2-game sweep to open season

Oct. 17, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick Gaudreau, Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman scored in the second period and the Minnesota Wild held on for a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Cam Talbot started for the second straight night and made 29 saves. He stopped 57...

Youth movement powers Sharks past Jets 4-3 in opener

Oct. 17, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jasper Weatherby scored the tying goal in his NHL debut and William Eklund set up the go-ahead score in his first career game to lead the San Jose Sharks to a season-opening 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. “You couldn’t...

Perron scores 2 goals, Blues hold on to beat Avs, 5-3

Oct. 17, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Perron’s teammates gave him a hard time for sitting out Friday’s practice. The extra rest seems to have paid off for the St. Louis Blues. “I’ve never taken so much heat for taking the time I needed to play today,” Perron said. “I had to...

Svechnikov, Teravainen score late, Hurricanes beat Preds 3-2

Oct. 16, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov made a mistake in the second period and made up for it in the third. Svechnikov scored with 6:00 left in the third period, and Teuvo Teravainen added a late empty-net goal as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators...

Marchand scores 2 for Bruins in 3-1 win over Stars

Oct. 16, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored twice, Jake DeBrusk broke a tie early in the third period and the Boston Bruins opened the season with a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Marchand scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an empty-netter...

Penguins score 4 in 1st, beat Blackhawks 5-2 in home opener

Oct. 16, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are doing just fine so far without injured stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Drew O’Connor scored his first NHL goal, Danton Heinen got his third in three games and Pittsburgh tallied four times in the first period to...

Greiss makes 40 saves as Red Wings beat Canucks 3-1

Oct. 16, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 40 saves to assure the lead the Detroit Red Wings took early in the second period stood up in a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Greiss, from Fussen, Germany, was acrobatic in goal and displayed a knack of...

Sabres score twice in shootout, beat Coyotes 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson and Artuu Ruotsalainen scored in a shootout to give the Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Buffalo improved to 2-0 following a 5-1 win over Montreal on Thursday night. Cody Eakin scored in the second...

Injuries to top Golden Knights players testing resolve early

Oct. 16, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas lost two more players when forward Max Pacioretty and captain Mark Stone got hurt Thursday against Los Angeles, adding two key names to the Golden Knights' long list of injuries. Pacioretty is week to week after he broke a foot during the 6-2 loss...