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Oilers beat Vegas 4-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

Oct. 23, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zack Kassian scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Friday night. Edmonton stretched its season-opening win streak to five games. Vegas (1-3-0) lost its third straight. ...

Gurianov's overtime goal pushes Stars past Kings 3-2

Oct. 23, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Denis Gurianov scored on a rushing backhander from the right circle 4:15 into overtime for his first point of the season to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win in their home opener over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night. Braden Holtby kept Dallas (3-2-0)...

Sharks stay perfect with 5-3 win over sluggish Maple Leafs

Oct. 22, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Logan Couture had two goals and an assist and Adin Hill made 30 saves in San Jose's 5-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night, keeping the Sharks perfect in the young season. Timo Meier, Jonathan Dahlen and Erik Karlsson provided the rest of...

Coyle, Ullmark lead Bruins to 4-1 win over Sabres

Oct. 22, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Charlie Coyle had a goal and and two assists, Linus Ullmark made 35 saves against his former team and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday night. Taylor Hall added a goal and an assist, and Brad Marchand tallied two assists as the...

Years of waiting finally end as Kraken make home debut

Oct. 22, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In the hierarchy of influential figures in Seattle's sports history, Ken Johnsen’s name isn’t likely to be found even if his fingerprints are all over the landscape. More than two decades ago, Johnsen was heavily involved in the building of the...

Pens' star Crosby: still no timetable for return from injury

Oct. 22, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn't sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby skated with his teammates for more than an hour Friday in the latest step in his recovery from...

Demko makes 29 saves, Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1

Oct. 22, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season and the Vancouver Canucks beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night. Thatcher Demko made 29 saves and Conor Garland added an empty-netter with 1:02...

McDavid tops 200 goals in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

Oct. 22, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid and Leon Draisatl came up together through the Edmonton Oilers' system, putting up prodigious numbers nearly side by side. The friends have continued the success in the NHL, so it seemed fitting they reached the same milestone only...

Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win

Oct. 22, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Thursday night for their first victory of the season. Playing on a...

Capitals' Sprong has goal, assist in 4-1 win over Devils

Oct. 21, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Washington Capitals had the New Jersey Devils' number last season, winning all eight games. Nothing seemingly has changed this season. Daniel Sprong set up the Capitals' first goal and scored on a second-period breakaway in one-sided 4-1 victory...