McDavid leads Oilers past Maple Leafs 6-4
McDavid got the puck at Toronto’s blue line and used his speed to cleanly beat Morgan Rielly 1-on-1 with a fake to the inside before going wide and snapping the puck into the top corner on Michael Hutchinson with 8:34 to go in regulation. The goal gave the Oilers a 6-3 lead.
Mike Smith made 31 saves in the victory.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 32 shots against his former team, earning his second shutout of the season and leading the Islanders to the win.
Anders Lee scored for New York, which had lost five of seven overall and four straight at Nassau Coliseum.
Varlamov got his 27th career shutout in his first matchup with the Avalanche since signing a four-year deal with the Islanders last summer.
Philipp Francouz had 32 saves for Colorado, which had won two in a row.
Ilya Kovalchuk picked up an assist in his Canadiens debut. He agreed to a one-year, two-way contract on Friday.
Defenseman Ben Chiarot scored twice for Montreal, which has lost six in a row. Carey Price stopped 24 shots.
Alex Iafallo scored to extend his point streak to seven games but the Kings lost for the third time in four games. Sean Walker had a goal and an assist, and Jonathan Quick made 20 saves.