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Islanders score 4 goals in 3rd period, top Kings 7-2

Oct. 19, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valtteri Filppula isn't taking many shots, but the third-line center is making them count. The New York Islanders decided to follow his lead, with Filppula scoring two goals on two shots to help his team snap a two-game road losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on...

Logan Couture has hat trick to lead Sharks past Sabres 5-1

Oct. 19, 2018 2:44 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have been struggling to score on the power play early this season. Splitting up star defensemen Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson to put them on different units helped do the trick. Logan Couture had his third career hat trick and the Sharks scored three times on the...

Leon Draisaitl scores in overtime, Oilers beat Bruins 3-2

Oct. 19, 2018 12:58 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers were one of the final teams in the NHL to play their home opener, and they made the most of their home ice advantage. Leon Draisaitl scored in overtime to give the Oilers a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Connor McDavid set up the winner at...

Laine, Little score power-play goals, Jets top Canucks 4-1

Oct. 19, 2018 12:49 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Dustin Byfuglien returned to the Winnipeg lineup and helped carry the Jets to a victory. The defenseman had a goal and two assists in a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night after missing the previous two games with an upper-body injury. "I thought we put...

Hinostroza helps Coyotes beat Blackhawks 4-1

Oct. 19, 2018 12:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The handful of former Chicago Blackhawks who play for the Arizona Coyotes were excited to see Corey Crawford back on the ice after an extended absence. Vinnie Hinostroza and company also enjoyed skipping town with a win. Hinostroza scored twice against his former team, Antti Raanta made 33...

Landeskog's hat trick leads Avalanche past Devils 5-3

Oct. 18, 2018 11:46 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Colorado squandered a chance at victory on the start of its East Coast swing, and Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog wasn't about to let it happen a second time. Landeskog scored three goals, the last of which put Colorado ahead with 3:22 remaining, and the Avalanche beat the...

Malkin scores twice, Penguins beat Maple Leafs 3-0

Oct. 18, 2018 11:36 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Matt Murray and the Pittsburgh Penguins slowed down Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season and Pittsburgh snapped Toronto's winning streak at five games with a stifling 3-0 victory Thursday night. Evgeni Malkin had two goals and...

Stamkos gets 1st goal, Lightning beat winless Red Wings 3-1

Oct. 18, 2018 11:17 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a successful opening stretch at home. Stamkos scored his first goal of the season, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Thursday night. Stamkos ended a 16-game regular-season...

Atkinson scores twice to power Blue Jackets past Flyers 6-3

Oct. 18, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets had four days to stew after being pounded by Tampa Bay on the road last weekend. In the first period against Philadelphia on Thursday night, they didn't look much better. But the Blue Jackets shook off the malaise and used a three-goal flurry in the second...

Kings center Anze Kopitar sidelined by illness

Oct. 18, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar sat out the Kings' game Thursday night against the New York Islanders because of illness. Kopitar has two goals in the Kings' first six games and is tied for the team lead with Ilya Kovalchuk and Alex Iafallo. Forward Tanner Pearson was active with Kopitar...