Crosby leaves preseason finale with apparent foot injury
“They both got hit with shots,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. “They are being evaluated now. We will probably have more definitive answers tomorrow morning.”
The Sabres won the game 3-2 in a shootout, with Casey Mittelstadt scoring in the sixth round.
Tage Thompson also scored for Buffalo in the shootout. Thompson’s goal in the second round drew Buffalo even, after Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang opened the round by scoring on a wrist shot. Letang was the only Penguin to score in the shootout.
The two teams will open the regular season Thursday in Buffalo.
Boston center Patrice Bergeron made his preseason debut. Bergeron spent the offseason and training camp working through a groin injury that dates to the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Philipp Kurashev and Tim Soderlund scored for Chicago. Kevin Lankinen and Matt Tomkins each played half the game in goal. Lankinen started and allowed five goals on 18 shots. Tomkins allowed three goals on 12 shots.
Chicago’s regulars are in Berlin for a game against Eisbaren of the German Hockey League on Sunday. They will open the regular season Friday against the Philadelphia Flyers in the Czech Republic as part of the NHL’s Global Series.
Seguin, Joe Pavelski and Jamie Benn scored for Dallas in regulation. Pavelski and Benn scored 2:05 apart late in the third to force overtime. Name Kadri, Andre Burakovsky and Joonas Donskoi scored for Colorado, and Philipp Grubauer made 33 saves.
ISLANDERS 4, RANGERS 2
Michael Dal Colle, Josh Bailey and Adam Pelech also scored for the Islanders. Semyon Varlamov and Thomas Greiss each play half the game in goal. Varlamov started and stopped all 14 shots he faced, and Greiss stopped five shots.
Vladimir Namestnikov and Tony DeAngelo scored for the Rangers. Alexandar Georgiev made 22 saves.
Matthews finished the preseason with five goals and three assists in four games.
Jakob Silfverberg tied it for Anaheim in the second. Ryan Miller took over for Gibson in the third, stopping all seven shots he faced.
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