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Konecny has hat trick, Flyers beat Penguins for 2-game sweep

Konecny has hat trick, Flyers beat Penguins for 2-game sweep

PHILADELPHIA — Travis Konecny had a hat trick and the Philadelphia Flyers survived losing team MVP Sean Couturier to an injury in a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Vanecek makes 30 saves in NHL debut, Capitals sweep Sabres

Vanecek makes 30 saves in NHL debut, Capitals sweep Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Vitek Vanecek made 30 saves in his NHL debut, Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night to sweep the season-opening series.
Konecny records hat trick, leads Flyers past Penguins 5-2

Konecny records hat trick, leads Flyers past Penguins 5-2

PHILADELPHIA — Travis Konecny had a hat trick and the Philadelphia Flyers survived losing team MVP Sean Couturier to an injury in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again

Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist each, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night.

Tkachuk, Senators down Maple Leafs 5-3 in 1st game in 10 months

OTTAWA — Brady Tkachuk had a goal and two assists, Matt Murray made 20 saves in his Ottawa debut, and the Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Friday in their first game in more than 10 months.

Oilers place goalie Mike Smith on long-term injured reserve

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on long-term injury reserve, and have re-assigned Olivier Rodrigue to the club's taxi squad, pending quarantine protocols.
Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. Forsberg, 28, was 1-1-0 with a 3.35 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in three games with the Hurricanes last season.

Anaheim visits Vegas after Comtois' 2-goal game

Anaheim Ducks (0-1-0, seventh in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (1-0-0, first in the West Division) Paradise, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m.
Mentors wanted: Virus limits vet-rookie time away from rink

Mentors wanted: Virus limits vet-rookie time away from rink

Colorado defenceman Ian Cole has taken a young kid under his wing as he starts his 11th season in the NHL, dining with him often and going the extra mile to make sure his needs are met.
Kaprizov scores in OT in NHL debut, lifts Wild over Kings

Kaprizov scores in OT in NHL debut, lifts Wild over Kings

LOS ANGELES — Kirill Kaprizov scored his first NHL goal with 1:13 remaining in overtime and finished with three points as the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.