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Canucks hold on to beat Rangers

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NEW YORK (AP) Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win.

Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.

Elias Pettersson added two assists for Vancouver, which bounced back from a 1-0 loss at New Jersey on Saturday to win for the fifth time in six games.


Vegas' Fleury blanks Pens to tie Sawchuk

PITTSBURGH (AP) Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury wasn't happy with his performance in his return to Pittsburgh two seasons ago.

He had a much better time Saturday night.


Jost scores 3 as Avs improve to 7-0-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts.

Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation loss this season.


Girgensons' late goal keeps Sabres hot

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres are off to a start nobody saw coming.

Zemgus Girgensons scored with 7:45 left and the Sabres continued their season-opening hot streak with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.


Leafs beat Bruins on Marner's OT goal

TORONTO (AP) Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews have played sparingly together at even strength early in their careers.

With injured Toronto captain John Tavares sitting out, the two connected to give the Maple Leafs a big win.


Nelson scores in OT, Isles push run to 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The New York Islanders won again in overtime, this time when Brock Nelson scored 33 seconds into the extra period.

They're getting used to it.


Garland leads surging Coyotes over Sens

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes liked the way they were playing at the start of the season, even if pucks weren't going into the net. They were playing solid defense, creating good chances, and figured the goals would come.

Now that they're scoring in bunches and, for the most part, playing lockdown defense, the wins are piling up.


Canadiens hand Blues 4th straight loss

ST. LOUIS (AP) Brendan Gallagher got a lucky bounce, and the Montreal Canadiens took over from there.

Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin and Nick Suzuki scored in the second period, and the Canadiens beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday.


Trocheck gets Panthers by Preds in SO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time.

Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.


Stars beat Flyers to end 5-game skid

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Stars are set to start a four-game homestand they hope can spark a needed turnaround.

But first, one for the road - a win in Philadelphia that ended a winless road trip.

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