10.16.201711:42 PM ET
DETROIT (AP) — Nikita Kucherov is in the middle of one of those stretches when the puck seems to do whatever he wants.The dynamic forward scored twice Monday night to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Kucherov barely touched the puck on the decisive goal, but he did enough to deflect it past Jimmy Howard with 18:13 remaining in the third period, and Tampa Bay held on for its fourth straight victory.
10.16.20172:44 AM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Second-string goalie is one of the toughest jobs in hockey. Long lulls between starts, constant rust, trying to stay sharp in practice.Los Angeles called on its new backup for the first time this season Sunday night and Darcy Kuemper responded just as the Kings had hoped.
10.16.20171:25 AM ET
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Phil Housley finally got win No. 1 with the Buffalo Sabres.Chad Johnson made 25 saves, Benoit Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night for Housley's first victory as an NHL coach.
10.15.201711:20 PM ET
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Tuch and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.It was just the seventh career game for Tuch, who played in six games with Minnesota last season, while Shipachyov was making his NHL debut. Both players were recalled from Chicago of the AHL to fill roster spots for the suddenly banged-up Golden Knights.
10.15.20174:16 AM ET
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Even after winning a road game by three goals Saturday night, the Calgary Flames felt fortunate.Dougie Hamilton had two goals and an assist, and Jaromir Jagr got his first point for Calgary as the Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 despite having to kill off five penalties in the opening 20 minutes.
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