NEW YORK (AP) Lee Stempniak scored at 3:07 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils finally gave new coach John Hynes a victory with a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Adam Henrique, who scored early in the second period, made the cross-ice pass that Stempniak fired past his former teammate Henrik Lundqvist to end the 3-on-3 overtime.
Derek Stepan, who scored for the Rangers in the opening minutes, had hit the crossbar just before New Jersey won for the first time in five games. The Rangers have lost three straight after opening the season with three victories.
Cory Schneider finished with 26 saves for New Jersey. Lundqvist stopped 22 shots.
BLUES 4, JETS 2
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and Brian Elliott made 26 saves in St. Louis’ victory over Winnipeg.
Tarasenko gave the Blues a 3-2 lead on a delayed penalty midway through the third period, firing a shot past goalie Ondrej Pavelec and into the corner of the net for his fifth goal of the season.
Scottie Upshall and Carl Gunnarsson also scored for St. Louis. The Blues have won four straight to improve to 5-1-0. Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perreault scored for Winnipeg.
KINGS 2, AVALANCHE 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tyler Toffoli scored on a breakaway late in the second period to help Los Angeles beat Colorado.
Marian Gaborik also scored, and Jonathan Quick made 21 saves. The Kings beat the Avalanche for the sixth straight time to improve to 8-0-1 in their last nine meetings.
Matt Duchene scored for Colorado.
DUCKS 4, WILD 1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Anton Khudobin rebounded from a rough outing with 34 saves, and Cam Fowler, Rickard Rakell, Mike Santorelli and scored in Anaheim’s victory over Minnesota.
Khudobin was pulled less than 13 minutes into a 4-0 loss at Arizona on Wednesday night after giving up three goals on eight shots in his Ducks debut. Nino Niederreiter scored for Minnesota.
OILERS 2, CANUCKS 1, OT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Lauri Korpikoski scored on a breakaway at 1:46 of overtime lift Edmonton past Vancouver.
Nail Yakupov scored in regulation and Anders Nilsson stopped 33 shots to help Edmonton win for the second straight night after starting the season 0-4-0.
Matt Bartkowski scored in regulation for Vancouver and Ryan Miller finished with 22 saves.