Eichel has 2 goals, 2 assists as Sabres beat Sharks in OT
The Eastern Conference-leading Sabres overcame a 2-0 first-period deficit and responded after San Jose’s Erik Karlsson tied the game with 8:33 remaining in regulation.
Jeff Skinner and Sam Reinhart also scored for the Sabres, who improved to 8-1-1 and matched their second-best start to a season previously set twice. Carter Hutton stopped 25 shots and the Sabres completed a home-and-home sweep of the Sharks following a 4-3 win at San Jose on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored his league-leading 10th goal and added an assist as Boston beat Toronto.
Brad Marchand also had a goal and an assist, and Brett Ritchie and Par Lindholm also scored for Boston, which was playing for the first time since a 4-3 loss in overtime at Toronto on Saturday night. Tuukka Rask made 28 saves in his 500th career game.
The Maple Leafs tied after falling behind 1-0 and 2-1, but couldn’t get anything past Rask in the third period.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist to lift Florida past Pittsburgh.
The Panthers have won two of their past three games. After winning five in a row, the Penguins lost their second straight game.
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Dvorak scored 1:04 into overtime to lift Arizona to its fourth straight victory.
On the winner, Dvorak got a pass from Goligoski and beat Georgiev with a high shot for his fourth of the season.
Ryan Getzlaf had the lone goal for Anaheim, losers of two straight. John Gibson started and gave up four goals on 19 shots through two periods before being replaced by Ryan Miller, who finished with nine saves.
Jake Virtanen got the game-winner and Tim Schaller also scored for Vancouver, which has won six of seven. Elias Pettersson and defenseman Quinn Hughes had two assists apiece. Jacob Markstrom stopped 31 shots.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal broke out of an early slump with two goals and an assist, and Minnesota beat 0Edmonton.
Brad Hunt also scored for the Wild, who may be without goaltender Devan Dubnyk for a while. Dubnyk was upended early in the second period after Minnesota’s Ryan Donato fell to the ice while battling the Oilers‘ Brandon Manning. Dubnyk tried to leap over both sliding players, but fell hard on his backside and appeared to hit the back of his head on the ice.
Playing his 300th game with the Wild, Dubnyk was checked by a trainer before exiting after making nine saves. Alex Stalock came on and finished with 16 saves.
Edmonton is 2-2-1 in its past five games after opening the season with five straight wins. The Oilers, shut out at Winnipeg on Sunday, have gone 152:38 without goal.
Fleury was beaten by Jonathan Toews in the first round of the tiebreaker, and then turned away attempts by Patrick Kane and Alex DeBrincat. Jonathan Marchessault and Shea Theodore beat Robin Lehner on the other end, giving Vegas the victory after it lost 6-2 at Philadelphia on Monday night.
It was win No. 446 for Fleury, snapping a tie with Terry Sawchuck for seventh on the NHL career list. The Golden Knights also improved to 7-0-0 against the Blackhawks since entering the league for the 2017-18 season.
Kirby Dach scored his first goal in his second NHL game for Chicago, and Lehner had 33 saves in an impressive performance. Dach was selected by the Blackhawks with the No. 3 overall pick in this year’s draft.
Nick Holden then tied it at 1 when he shot it between Lehner’s legs with 1:33 left.
Austin Wagner and Kurtis MacDermid also scored for the Kings, who won their second straight game after losing the previous three. Jonathan Quick, who got an assist on Kopitar’s fourth goal of the season, stopped 26 shots.
The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period and 2-2 following the second.
Carlson leads the NHL with 20 points (five goals, 15 assists).
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