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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel scored a natural hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Thursday night. Vegas scored the first goal, and Kessel had the next three — with the final two coming on second-period breakaways. It was Kessel’s sixth career hat trick and first in four seasons …

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild started the season sluggishly, with a four-day break on the schedule following two flat performances. The spark came midway through this matchup with division rival Chicago, with a big push by Jason Zucker. Ryan Suter tied the game with 23 seconds left in the third period and …

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri scored twice and Keith Kinkaid made 21 saves as the New Jersey Devils celebrated their home opener Thursday night with a 6-0 victory over the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. Marcus Johansson, Blake Coleman, Jean-Sebastien Dea and Brian Boyle also scored for the Devils who are off to a …

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DETROIT (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals — tying an NHL record after five games — and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the players in league history to score nine times …

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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored with 2:46 left to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. With traffic in front of the net, Atkinson swept the puck past goalie James Reimer, who was flat on his back during the play. The Panthers challenged for …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson’s suspension for domestic abuse has been reduced from 27 to 18 games by an arbitrator. The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association announced arbitrator Shyam Das’ decision Thursday. Commissioner Gary Bettman handed down the suspension last month. Watson pleaded no contest in July to a charge …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nick Cousins and company took a deep breath. The first goal is on the board. The first win is in the books. Cousins scored in the shootout, Antti Raanta made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Wednesday night for their first win. Dylan Strome …

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jakub Voracek and Scott Laughton scored two goals apiece, and the Philadelphia Flyers rebounded from an embarrassing loss to beat the Ottawa Senators 7-4 on Wednesday night. Sean Couturier, Robert Hagg and Claude Giroux also scored for the Flyers, who were coming off an 8-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his dominance against the Vegas Golden Knights, scoring a goal and assisting on three more as part of a 5-2 Washington Capitals victory Wednesday night in a rematch of last season’s Stanley Cup Final. Kuznetsov assisted on two goals by Alex Ovechkin and one by Nicklas Backstrom and scored …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights center Paul Stastny will miss at least three games with an undisclosed lower-body injury. Coach Gerard Gallant on ruled out Stastny for games Wednesday night at the Capitals, Thursday night at the Penguins and Saturday afternoon at the Flyers. Gallant says Stastny was injured Monday in Buffalo. Gallant said …

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