Paul Byron has scores twice, Canadiens beat Penguins 5-1
Toews tied it at 4 at 6:59 of the third period when he corralled the rebound of Alex DeBrincat’s slap shot and pushed it past goalie Jake Allen. Toews scored the winner on a breakaway to give the Blackhawks their second consecutive overtime victory.
Cam Ward stopped 26 shots to improve to 2-0. Allen made 25 saves.
Tarasenko’s second goal initially was not called a goal on the ice, but off-ice officials signaled to the referees to stop play for a video review 27 seconds after the puck entered the net.
Colton Parayko added a goal for the Blues, and Ryan O’Reilly had three assists.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Byron had two goals and added an assist in Montreal’s victory over Pittsburgh.
Byron had his first multi-goal game since scoring a hat trick last December against Detroit.
Brendan Gallagher, Joel Armia and Charles Hudon also scored to help the Canadiens snap a five-game losing streak against Pittsburgh. It was Montreal’s first win against Pittsburgh since Oct. 18, 2016.
Carey Price made 21 saves for his first win against Pittsburgh since Oct. 13, 2015.
Florida goalie Roberto Luongo departed midway through the second period with a lower-body injury after teammate Frank Vatrano landed on his extended right leg during a scramble in front of the goal. The 39-year-old Luongo stopped all 13 shots he faced in just over 32 minutes.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Erik Haula scored in the shootout and Vegas beat Minnesota.
Matt Dumba scored for Minnesota, which was the only team in the Western Conference to sweep Vegas last season. Devan Dubnyk stopped 41 shots.
Dallas dominated the first period with a 16-9 advantage in shots and two goals less than three minutes apart by Alexander Radulov and Seguin, the latter on the power play. Benn scored power-play goals in the second and third periods, and Seguin scored in the third. The Stars‘ top line accounted for all five goals and five assists. Seguin and Radulov each had two assists.
Mattias Ekholm and Craig Smith also scored for Nashville, and P.K. Subban had two assists. Juuse Saros, starting in place of reigning Vezina Trophy winner Pekka Rinne, finished with 26 saves to help the Predators win their second straight to start the season.
Captain Jack Eichel added an empty-net goal in the final seconds. After being booed by their home fans in a shutout loss to Boston on Thursday night in the opener, the Sabres snapped a six-game losing streak at KeyBank Center dating to last season.
Brett Howden scored for New York.
Anaheim had a penalty with 2:01 left in regulation and another with a minute left. Arizona pulled goalie Antti Raanta with about 30 seconds left to create a 6-on-3, but Gibson didn’t let anything through for his 17th career shutout. Arizona was shut out in consecutive games to open a season for the first time in 39 years as a franchise after opening with a 3-0 loss to Dallas.
The Swede, acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes in a trade at the June draft, scored a power-play goal that was the eventual game-winner at 14:28 of the third period.
Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and two assists, joining Lindholm, who added an assist, in a three-point game.
Flames starter Mike Smith made 16 saves for the win, while Jakob Markstrom had 30 saves in the loss.
- Buffalo Sabres
- Calgary Flames
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Colorado Avalanche
- Dallas Stars
- Florida Panthers
- Jonathan Toews
- Montreal Canadiens
- Nashville Predators
- New Jersey Devils
- Ottawa Senators
- Paul Byron
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- St. Louis Blues
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Vegas Golden Knights