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Oilers top Ducks as season-opening win streak hits 3 games

Oct. 20, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. “You don’t want to give up five goals, ever,”...

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

Oct. 20, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitude for their off-the-ice help, from start to finish. Eriksson Ek...

Rookie Dahlen scores twice, Sharks blank Canadiens 5-0

Oct. 20, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Rookie Jonathan Dahlen scored his first two goals in his second career game, and the San Jose Sharks blanked the Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Tuesday night. Erik Karlsson and Timo Meir each had a goal and two assists for the Sharks. Kevin Labanc also...

Sorokin stops 39, Islanders beat Blackhawks 4-1 for 1st win

Oct. 20, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Islanders searched for their game, Ilya Sorokin bought some time for the rest of his team. More than enough for New York to pick up its first win. Sorokin made 39 saves and Oliver Wahlstrom scored twice in the third period,...

Predators score twice in third period, top Kings 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene and Tanner Jeannot scored in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Predators goalie Juuse Saros made 25 saves for Nashville, while Anze Kopitar had the lone goal...

Raymond scores 1st NHL goal, Red Wings top Blue Jackets 4-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Lucas Raymond made his first NHL goal a big one for the Detroit Red Wings, breaking a scoreless tie at 6:38 of the third period on the way to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. “It feels great,” Raymond said. “I’ve had...

Barkov breaks tie in 3rd, Panthers defeat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the go-ahead goal 3:40 into the third period and the Florida Panthers won their third straight game by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Tuesday night. Barkov slammed a loose puck in the crease past Andrei Vasilevskiy...

Sabres rally to beat Canucks, improve to 3-0

Oct. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson scored 23 seconds apart in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night. Buffalo’s alternate captains, Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons, each added a goal and an...

Devils deal Kraken 4-2 loss ahead of Seattle's home opener

Oct. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie Dawson Mercer and Damon Severson scored first-period goals and Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 win over the expansion Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. The Devils won their second straight to start the...

Stars' Pavelski, Radulov edge Penguins 2-1 in shootout

Oct. 19, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Dallas Stars are built to win tight games, and they're certainly wasting little time getting comfortable with them. Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout and Braden Holtby finished with 27 saves as the Stars edged Pittsburgh 2-1...