CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Saad scored a hat trick to spark the Chicago Blackhawks’ 6-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
A member of the Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2012-13 and 2014-15, Chicago re-acquired Saad in a NHL Draft day from Columbus which sent Artemi Panarin to the Blue Jackets.
FLYERS 1, OT
In Boston, Kenny Agostino’s goal with 1:40 left in overtime lifted the Bruins to a win over the Flyers.
Paul Postma also scored for Boston, which received a 30-save performance from Tukka Risk.
In Montreal, Jesper Bratt scored twice while Nico Hischier and Mirco Mueller also had goals to lift the Devils over the Canadiens.
Bratt had both his goals in the third period, including one into an empty net with 16.3 seconds left.
WILD 1, JETS 0
In St. Paul, Minnesota, Alex Stalock stopped all 21 shots he faced to record a shutout in the Wild’s win over the Jets.
Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck nearly matched Stalock, only allowing Jared Spurgeon’s second period goal. Hellebuyck finished with 22 saves on 23 shots.
In Denver, Semyon Varlamov stopped 21 of 22 shots to power the Avalanche to a win over the Stars.
David Warsofsky, Sven Andrighetto, Sergei Boikov, Alexander Kerfoot and Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 2
In San Jose, Martin Jones made 15 saves to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 5-2 win over the expansion Vegas Golden Knights.
Kevin Labanc, Joe Pavelski, Jannik Hansen and Brenden Dillon scored second period goals for San Jose, and Tomas Hertl added a goal in the third.