Coach Jack Capuano returned to the Islanders and guided them to their first win of the season. He missed the opening-night loss to New Jersey on Saturday because of surgery to remove a kidney stone. Michael Grabner, Matt Martin and Kyle Okposo scored in a 12-minute span of the second period to put the Islanders ahead 3-0. Ullstrom gave New York a four-goal lead 91 seconds into the final period.
Martin St. Louis, Benoit Pouliot and Steven Stamkos scored in a 5 1/2-minute stretch, pulling Tampa Bay within a goal with 12 minutes left. The Lightning couldn't get anything else past Evgeni Nabokov, who stopped 23 of 26 shots.
Anders Lindback allowed all four of New York's goals on 44 shots.
SENATORS 4, PANTHERS 0
Jose Theodore was strong in defeat for the Panthers, finishing with 33 stops.
BLUES 4, PREDATORS 3, SO
The Blues won the Central Division last season, but the Predators won the season series 4-1-1 with three of those games going to a shootout. This time, the Blues had the only goals in a shootout that lasted only two rounds. Brian Elliott, who came off the bench in the second, stopped Craig Smith and Martin Erat to get the win.
BRUINS 2, JETS 1, SO
Brad Marchand had the regulation goal for the Bruins. Tuukka Rask made 26 saves in regulation and held the Jets to only Blake Wheeler's score in the shootout. Bryan Little, the last shooter, hit the right post to end the game.
RED WINGS 4, BLUE JACKETS 3, SO
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Swiss rookie Damien Brunner scored in the fourth round of the shootout to lead the Detroit Red Wings past Columbus before 19,206 — the largest regular-season crowd at Nationwide Arena in the Blue Jackets' 11-plus seasons.
Brian Lashoff scored in his NHL debut and fellow defenceman Ian White also scored for Detroit, which got on the board twice in the second period after being humiliated 6-0 in its opener Saturday night in St. Louis. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal to send the game into overtime with 6 minutes remaining in overtime.
SABRES 2, MAPLE LEAFS 1
Miller lost his shutout bid when Nazem Kadri scored on the power play with 1:42 remaining, his second goal of the season. Toronto's Joffrey Lupul appeared to tie it seconds later with goalie Ben Scrivens on the bench, but the goal was disallowed.
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