WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals and Matt Niskanen had the winner in the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Ovechkin has six goals in six games to start the season after scoring 49 last season. He has 24 career goals against Henrik Lundqvist, his most against any goaltender in the NHL.
CANADIENS 3, BLUES 2
MONTREAL (AP) — Brendan Gallagher scored with 11 seconds left to give Montreal its third straight victory.
Gallagher tipped a loose puck past goalie Jake Allen after jumping on a bad giveaway by defenseman Colton Parayko in front of the net.
Max Domi and Mike Reilly each scored their first goal of the season to help Montreal improve to 4-1-1. Carey Price made 23 saves after missing two games because of the flu.
FLAMES 5, BRUINS 2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik scored two goals to lead Calgary past Boston.
Johnny Gaudreau collected his 100th NHL goal and rookie defenseman Juusu Valimaki scored his first for the Flames. Matthew Tkachuk added an empty-net goal.
Mikael Backlund and Michael Stone each had two assists as Calgary won its second straight home game. Goaltender Mike Smith stopped 24 of 26 shots in the win.
DUCKS 4, ISLANDERS 1
ANAHEIM (AP) — Ryan Kesler scored twice to help Anaheim continue its hot start.
Adam Henrique added a third goal for the Ducks and Hampus Lindholm an empty-netter in the final seconds. Anaheim is 5-1-1 this season.