Devils hand Leafs first loss of sea­son

Cal­gary holds off Kings in Jagr’s Flames de­but

The Mercury News - - Sports - By The As­so­ci­ated Press

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.

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