BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Benoit Pouliot and Kyle Okposo scored on consecutive shots in the first period and the Buffalo Sabres beat retooled Boston 4-1 on Sunday in forward Rick Nash’s Bruins debut.
Evan Rodrigues and Marco Scandella also scored, and Chad Johnson stopped 34 shots. The Sabres snapped an 0-5-2 home skid against the Bruins.
RED WINGS 3,
RANGERS 2, OT
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Daley scored on a tip-in with 5.6 seconds to go in overtime to lift Detroit Red past rebuilding New York.
Andreas Athanasiou and Darren Helm also scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard stopped 36 shots. Detroit improved to 5-3-2 in its last 10 games and pulled into a tie with Florida, five points behind Columbus for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
PREDATORS 4, BLUES 0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Nashville beat St. Louis to regain sole possession of the Central Division lead.
Austin Watson, Colton Sissons, Kevin Fiala and Scott Hartnell scored for the Predators. They have won four in a row. St. Louis has lost six straight.
OILERS 6, DUCKS 5, SO
ANAHEIM (AP) — Ryan Strome scored twice and Edmonton recovered to beat Anaheim in a shootout after giving up two goals in the final 21 seconds of regulation.
Leon Draisaitl scored in his third straight game and the Oilers have won three in a row and four of five. Al Montoya made 41 saves, and Anton Slepyshev and Iiro Pakarinen also scored. Connor McDavid had three assists. Draisaitl and McDavid scored in the shootout.
CANUCKS 3, COYOTES 1
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Sedin broke a tie with 9:17 to play with his second goal of the game and Vancouver beat Arizona.
On the winner, Sedin tipped in a long shot from Brock Boeser for his 18th goal of the season. Darren Archibald scored a short-handed goal with 5:52 to go, and Jacob Markstrom stopped 41 shots to help Vancouver win for the second time in six games.