Devils hand Leafs first loss of season
Calgary holds off Kings in Jagr’s Flames debut
Brian Gibbons had a rare 3-on-5 goal, Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each scored twice, and the unbeaten New Jersey Devils beat Toronto 6-3 on Wednesday night to end the Maple Leafs’ perfect start.
Blake Coleman also scored, and Cory Schneider made 47 saves to help visiting New Jersey open 3-0-0 for the first time since 201415.
FLAMES 4, KINGS 3 >> Sean Monahan scored 1:02 into overtime to lift Calgary in Jaromir Jagr’s season debut and hand new L.A. coach John Stevens his first loss.
The 45-year-old Jagr played 15 shifts and didn’t record a shot on goal, but still nearly scored on his opening shift in a solid debut with the Flames. This is his 24th NHL season and ninth franchise.
PENGUINS 3, CAPITALS 2 >> Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help visiting Pittsburgh beat Washington in the their first meeting since the playoffs.
Hornqvist, who scored the Stanley Cup-clinching goal last spring despite a broken finger on his right hand, was playing for the first time since offseason surgery to repair it. Alex Ovechkin scored his NHLleading eighth goal of the season in the Capitals’ fourth game.
DUCKS 3, ISLANDERS 2 >> John Gibson made 38 saves as Anaheim ended a fourgame losing streak to New York.
AVALANCHE 6, BRUINS 3 >> Sven Andrighetto scored twice, the second an emptynetter with 1:34 remaining, and Alexander Kerfoot had his first NHL goal in helping Colorado beat Boston in the Avalanche’s home opener.