Home Team in Caps
Winnipeg 3, NEW JERSEY 1
NY Rangers 4, COLUMBUS 2
DETROIT 4, Toronto 0
Chicago 3, NY ISLANDERS 2 (OT)
Arizona 4, LOS ANGELES 1
ISLANDERS BEGIN FIRST SEASON AT BARCLAYS CENTER
After playing their first 43 NHL seasons at Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders began a new era when they played in their first regular-season game at Barclays Center. The Islanders became the first NHL team to play in a new arena since 2011-12, when the Winnipeg Jets played their first game at MTS Centre (5-1 loss to Montreal Canadiens).
BLACKHAWKS SPOIL OPENER WITH OVERTIME WIN IN BROOKLYN
* It was the second regular-season overtime goal of Kane’s career. The other came March 23, 2008, vs. the St. Louis Blues (4-3).
* Corey Crawford stopped 34 of 36 shots to improve to 4-0-1 with a 1.95 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage in five career games against the Islanders.
* The Blackhawks improved to 6-2-0 in their last eight games against the Islanders dating to Jan. 9, 2011 (5-0 W).