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Golden Knights defeat Blues in OT, set record

Karlsson goal with 23.8 seconds left gives Vegas sixth win in first seven games of inaugural season

by Danny Webster / Correspondent

LAS VEGAS -- William Karlsson knew the Vegas Golden Knights didn't have many chances to make plays in the offensive zone Saturday.

When he got his chance late in overtime, he made sure he didn't miss.

Karlsson scored his first goal of the season with 23.8 seconds left for a 3-2 win against the St. Louis Blues at T-Mobile Arena.

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Stamkos boosts Lightning past Penguins

Matches NHL career high with four points; Kucherov scores two goals

by Corey Long / Correspondent

TAMPA -- Steven Stamkos had four points to match his NHL career high, and Nikita Kucherov scored two goals for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 7-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on Saturday.

Stamkos, Yanni Gourde, Brayden Point, Anton Stralman and Mikhail Sergachev scored for Tampa Bay (7-1-1), and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves.

The Lightning have 15 points, tying the best start in their history. They had 15 through nine games in 2003-04 (seven wins, one tie), when they won the Stanley Cup.

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Kopitar scores twice, helps Kings defeat Blue Jackets

Forward gets winner with 2:14 remaining in third period

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

COLUMBUS -- Anze Kopitar's second goal of the game with 2:14 left in the third period broke a tie and helped the Los Angeles Kings defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-4 at Nationwide Arena on Saturday and remain the only team in the NHL not to lose in regulation this season.

The Kings (6-0-1) have points in the first seven games to equal their record set in 1995-96 (4-0-3).

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O'Reilly, Sabres rally past Bruins in overtime

Forward scores winner after Buffalo trailed by three

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

BOSTON -- Ryan O'Reilly scored 2:59 into overtime, and the Buffalo Sabres came back from three goals down to defeat the Boston Bruins 5-4 at TD Garden on Saturday.

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Senators hold off Maple Leafs with late goals

Brassard, Stone each score second in third period to give Ottawa first home win

by Chris Stevenson / Correspondent

OTTAWA -- The Ottawa Senators won their first game at home this season, holding off a third-period rally by the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 6-3 win at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday.

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Jagr leaves Flames game with lower-body injury

Forward exits in first period against Wild

by Aaron Vickers / Correspondent

CALGARY -- Calgary Flames forward Jaromir Jagr left with 5:57 remaining in the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday because of a lower-body injury.

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Short Shifts

Navy Corpsman surprises parents at Tampa Bay Lightning game

Home from Afghanistan after deployment, family reunited @NHL

Surprise Military Reunion

Surprise Military Reunion

Navy FMF Corpman, Alexander Buettell surprised his mother prior to the beginning of Saturday night's game

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Two Tampa Bay Lightning season ticket holders probably thought they were just being chosen at random for an in-game promotion.

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Suter, Stalock propel Wild to win

Defenseman gets three points, goalie makes 35 saves against Flames

by Aaron Vickers / Correspondent

CALGARY -- Ryan Suter had a goal and two assists, and Alex Stalock made 35 saves to help the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.

Jared Spurgeon had a goal and an assist, and Daniel Winnik and Chris Stewart also scored for the Wild (2-2-2), who have started the season with five of six games on the road and are without injured forwards Zach Parise (undisclosed), Nino Niederreiter (ankle sprain), Charlie Coyle (fibula fracture), Mikael Granlund (groin) and Landon Ferraro (hip flexor).

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Blackhawks break tie in third to keep Coyotes winless

Arizona has lost eight straight to start season

by Craig Morgan / Correspondent

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Lance Bouma scored the tiebreaking goal at 15:36 of the third period to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 at Gila River Arena on Saturday.

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Trade Coverage

Sheahan traded to Penguins by Red Wings

Wilson, third-round pick sent to Detroit; Pittsburgh also gets fifth-round pick @NHL

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Riley Sheahan in a trade with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

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Greatest Moments

Voting for Greatest NHL Moment begins

Winning entry to be announced at 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic on Dec. 16 @NHL

What is the greatest moment in NHL history? Starting Oct. 18, NHL fans will have their say in answering that question.

With the launch of the Greatest NHL Moments Presented by Coors Light and Pepsi Zero Sugar, a bracket-style, interactive, digital and mobile program, fans will have the opportunity to select the Greatest NHL Moment of all time from a field of 64 spanning the 100-year history of the League.

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Reimer helps Panthers handle Capitals

Makes 41 saves, Florida ends three-game losing streak

by Brian McNally / Correspondent

WASHINGTON -- James Reimer made 41 saves for the Florida Panthers in a 4-1 win against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Saturday.

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Lee scores twice, Islanders defeat Sharks

Tavares has goal, two assists in win; Couture gets hat trick for San Jose

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / Deputy Managing Editor

NEW YORK -- Anders Lee scored two goals, and John Tavares had a goal and two assists to help the New York Islanders to a 5-3 win against the San Jose Sharks at Barclays Center on Saturday.

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