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Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 8:36 to play, captain Ryan Getzlaf had three assists and the Anaheim Ducks finally opened their home schedule with a 4-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Nick Ritchie realizes he is occupying one of the sweetest spots in hockey on a line with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry for the Anaheim Ducks....

Dan Girardi scored 1:55 into the third period and the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Dan Girardi returned to the lineup and made himself the difference with one big third-period shot....

John Tavares had two goals and an assist, Johnny Boychuk scored for the second straight game and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 6-3

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Captain John Tavares thinks the New York Islanders have room for improvement, even after winning three of four games....

Cam Talbot made 31 saves and Mark Letestu scored the first of three second-period goals, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets in an outdoor game delayed almost two hours by sunlight melting the ice
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Cam Talbot has watched two outdoor NHL games from the bench in his career. He made the most of his first chance to play in one Sunday....

David Perron scored his first three goals of the season and added an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 6-4 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- David Perron had nothing to show for his hard work during St. Louis' first five games of the season. That changed with a big night against Calgary....

Tanner Pearson scored for the fourth time this season and got the lone shootout goal, lifting the Los Angeles Kings over the previously unbeaten Vancouver Canucks 4-3

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tanner Pearson missed his spot on his shootout attempt. Luckily for him, so did Jacob Markstrom....

Kevin Fiala and Viktor Arvidsson scored two goals each to lead the illness-depleted Nashville Predators to a 5-1 victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After losing three straight, the Nashville Predators got a balanced effort to get back on the winning track....

Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves in his 13th career shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Saturday night

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DALLAS (AP) -- Sergei Bobrovsky was flawless as the last line of defense. The Columbus Blue Jackets goalie had plenty of help up front on Saturday night....

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves, Vladislav Namestnikov and Steven Stamkos scored early in the second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 Saturday night
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- When the Tampa Bay Lightning arrived in Ottawa, they hadn't been pleased with their overall play this season. A strong performance against the Senators was definitely a step in the right direction....

Jakub Voracek scored twice and the Philadelphia Flyers pulled away from the road-weary Carolina Hurricanes for a 6-3 victory

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jakub Voracek and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied for a lead and piled on from there....

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