NEWARK, N.J. (AP)Fabian Zetterland scored late in the first, Nico Hischier and defenseman Ryan Graves scored 33 seconds apart early in the second and Vitek Vanecek made 20 saves to help the New Jersey Devils rout the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-1 on Sunday.

Defensemen John Marino and Jonas Siegenthaler, Jesper Bratt and Miles Wood also scored for New Jersey.

The Devils bombarded the Blue Jackets with 53 shots and won for the sixth time in seven games after losing twice to start the season. Columbus lost its third in a row.

Yegor Chinakhov scored for Columbus.


TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – Mika Zibanejad broke a tie in the third period, Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists and New York kept Arizona winless at Mullett Arena.

The Coyotes couldn’t capitalize on a raucous crowd in the opener at the 5,000-seat Arizona State University arena Friday night, losing 3-2 to Winnipeg in overtime.

New York pressured Arizona early despite playing the night before and went up on Alexis Lafreniere’s second-period goal. The Coyotes responded quickly on goals by Lawson Crouse and Nick Bjugstad, but the Rangers ramped up the pressure again. Igor Shesterkin stopped 18 shots for the Rangers.


LAS VEGAS (AP) – Jack Eichel scored in overtime and Vegas beat Winnipeg to improve to 8-2-0.

Eichel circled the offensive zone for several seconds, darted through the crease and beat goalie Connor Hellebuyck with a nifty backhand.

Mark Stone tied it for Vegas in the third period, and Adin Hill made 24 saves.

Adam Lowry scored in regulation for the Jets. Hellebuyck stopped 46 shots.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Trevor Zegras scored his second goal of the game at 2:15 of overtime and Anaheim beat Toronto to end a seven-game losing streak.

Zegras scored the first of two Ducks goals in the third period as Anaheim rallied from a 3-1 deficit. Jabob Silfverberg and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for Anaheim, which had not won since its opener against Seattle.

John Gibson made 32 saves for the Ducks, including a point-blank shot from Mitchell Marner seconds before Zegras’ winner. Auston Matthews, Denis Malgin and Calle Jarnkrok scored for the Maple Leafs.


CHICAGO (AP) – Frederik Gaudreau scored on a backhander in the third round of a shootout to lift Minnesota past Chicago.

Kirill Kaprizov scored for the Wild in the second round. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Chicago’s Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in the shootout to help give Minnesota coach Dean Evason his 100th NHL victory.

Matt Boldy scored twice in regulation for Minnesota and rookie Mason Shaw had his first NHL goal. Fleury made 23 saves. Jake McCabe, Andreas Athanasiou and Toews scored for Chicago in regulation.

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