Sabres Defeat Penguins in OT
In State College, Pennsylvania, Jack Eichel scored 4:52 into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Eichel finished with a goal and an assist.
John Gilmour, Conor Sheary, Henry Jokiharju and Tage Thompson also scored for the Sabres. Carter Hutton started in goal and made two saves on three shots before being replaced by Jonas Johansson, who stopped 11 of 14 shots.
Andrew Agozzino, Sam Lafferty, Adam Johnson and Ryan Haggerty scored for Pittsburgh, which rallied from a 4-1 deficit with three third-period goals to force overtime.
Penguins starter Casey DeSmith made 23 saves on 25 shots in his half of the game. Tristan Jarry took the loss after allowing three goals on 22 shots.
HUGHES SCORES 2 IN PRESEASON DEBUT FOR DEVLS
Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Newark, New Jersey.
Hughes, the first overall pick in June’s NHL draft, and P.K. Subban, acquired in a trade with Nashville, both played their game for the Devils.
WILSON SCORES IN OT TO LIFT CAPITALS
In Washington, Tom Wilson scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Damien Riat, Travis Boyd and Aliaksei Protas also scored for Washington. Pheonix Copley had 27 saves.
Aleksi Saarela, Alexander Nylander and Adam Boqvist scored for Chicago, which got a 25-save effort from Collin Delia.
SBISA GETS TIEBREAKING GOAL FOR ISLANDERS
In Philadelphia, Luca Sbisa’ tie-breaking goal early in the third period lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the Flyers.
Thomas Hickey and Erik Brown also scored for the Islanders.
PREDATORS SWEEP SPLIT-SQUAD GAMES WITH PANTHERS
In Nashville, Tennessee, Nick Bonino scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Predators to a 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers in a split squad game.
Austin Watson chipped in with a goal and an assist, and Rem Pitlick, Philip Tomasino, and Tanner Jeannot also scored for Nashville, which had 13 players record a point in the win.
BORTUZZO LIFT BLUES PAST STARS
In Dallas, Klim Kostin and Robert Bortuzzo scored 5:29 apart in the second period to give the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues a 2-0 win over the Stars.
Starter Ville Husso (13 saves) and Adam Wilcox (eight saves) combined for the shutout.
Ben Bishop started for Dallas and made 16 saves on 17 shots in his half of the game, and Anton Khudobin stopped 15 of 16 shots he faced.