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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington Capitals beat former coach Bruce Boudreau and the Vancouver Canucks 6-4 on Monday night to extend their second straight win.

Ovechkin’s first two goals of the season, 56 seconds into regulation with 2:58 remaining in regulation, gave the Capitals the lead back. Dylan Strom kicked off his comeback with a power play goal early in the third and continued a strong start with his new team before John Carlson equalized and Conor Sheary put the Capitals ahead. I was.

Newcomer like Strom, winger Conor Brown was sent off with an apparent right foot injury after he awkwardly entered the board early in the third round. The team said Brown suffered a lower body injury.

Washington has ruined Boudreau’s latest chance to reach 600 career NHL regular-season wins. Despite Elias Petterson’s one goal and his two assists, Vancouver became the first team to lose all three of his opening matches after enjoying his multi-goal lead in each contest. rice field.

Avalanche 6, Wild 3

st. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Mikko Rantanen scored midway through the second period and Nathan McKinnon gave Colorado his one goal and his two assists to beat Minnesota and keep the Wilds undefeated .

Ben Myers and Samuel Girard scored in the first period for the Avalanche. Josh Manson added his goal for Insurance in his third, and Valerini Chushkin added his empty net.

Kirill Kaprizov’s second goal of the game put the Wild back within a second minutes later, but Alexander Georgiev stayed strong until the end, making 36 saves for Colorado.

Joel Eriksson Ek tied the score on a power play redirection in the second period, and Calen Addison had three primary assists, but Wild fell to 0-3-0. Philip Gustafsson stopped his 32 shots.

Bruins 5, Panthers 3

BOSTON (AP) — Jake Debrasque added an empty net with a goal 21 seconds into the game as the Bruins defeated the Panthers.

De Brusk also assisted on a go-ahead goal, splitting a pair of defenders in the race for the puck and giving Patrice Bergeron a pass from behind to make it 2-1 with 7:25 left in the second period. I helped.

Bergeron also assisted the Bruins, improving to 3-0 under new coach Jim Montgomery and giving Florida their first loss of the season after opening with two wins. David Pastrnak and Trent Frederic also scored for Boston. Linus Urmark stopped 36 shots.

Gustav Forsling gave Florida one goal and one assist, but Florida never recovered after falling 4–1 behind in the third. Sergei Bobrovski recorded his 29 saves.

Rangers 6, Ducks 4

NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had two goals and two assists for the Rangers while Artemi Panarin had one goal and three assists.

New York won its third of four games this season. Vincent Trochek, Kaapo Kakko and Alexis Lafreniere also scored and Adam Fox recorded his 3 assists. Igor Shesterkin recorded 18 saves.

Frank Butrano, Trevor Zeglas, Max Contois and Derek Grant scored the ducks. Troy Terry and Pavol Legenda each had two assists. John Gibson gave up five goals on 34 shots in the second period before Anthony Strals started his third period and he stopped eight of his nine shots he faced.

Anaheim, who lost 7-1 to the Islanders on Saturday night, suffered a two-game losing streak after winning their home opener over Seattle last Wednesday.

4 stars, 1 jet

DALLAS (AP) — Jani Hakamper and Joel Kiviranta scored in two frenzied minutes of the second period as the Stars defeated the Jets, who were still without new coach Rick Bowness.

Hakampah scored his first goal of the season with a shot nearly 60 feet from the top of the right circle, with 4:22 remaining in the second to put his star up 2-1 shortly after failing to score on a power play. .

After testing positive for COVID-19 just before the Jets’ season opener on Friday, Bowness, 67, made his first trip, including a trip to Dallas to face the team that led them to the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals. Missed 2 matches.

Tyler Seguin and Miro Heiskanen also scored for the Stars (3-0-0).

Marc Scheifel scored his third goal of the season for the Jets (1-1-0).

Canadian 3, Penguin 2 (OT)

MONTREAL (AP) — Kirby Duck clocked 3:09 into overtime to lead the Canadiens to victory.

Nick Suzuki scored a goal and assisted Montreal to draw 2-0 after two periods. Cole also scored for Caulfield, with Kaidengour recording his two assists.

After Jeff Petrie was sent off in overtime for a crosscheck for the third penalty of the game, Duck received a pass from Sean Monaghan to beat Casey Dessmith on a powerplay goal.

It was Dach’s first goal since getting it in a July trade with Chicago.

Evgeny Malkin has two goals for Pittsburgh and Brian Last has two assists. DeSmith recorded his 36 saves.

Coyote 4, maple leaf 2

TORONTO (AP) — Shane Gostisvigear scored on a powerplay late in the third period and added an assist as the Coyotes took their first win of the season.

Christian Fisher, Nick Ritchie, and Lawson Claus also scored for Arizona, opening the season with two losses. Karel Beimerka made 26 saves for the Coyotes to take a 2-0 lead with less than eight minutes left in regulation.

William Nylander and Mitch Marner scored goals for Toronto, while Jon Tavares added two assists to reach his 900th career point. Eric Kalgren finished with 15 saves in his first start of the season.

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