John Tavares and Anders Lee each had a goal and an assist to help a New York Islanders split squad win its first preseason game in Brooklyn, 3-2 over a Philadelphia Flyers split squad Monday night.
Kirill Petrov also scored for New York, which will be playing its inaugural season at the Barclay's Center after 43 years on Long Island. Jaroslav Halak made 12 saves in two periods before giving way to Stephon Williams, who stopped 10 of 11 shots he faced in the third.
Taylor Leier and Brayden Schenn scored for Philadelphia. Jason LaBarbera allowed two goals on 20 shots in 30:24, while reserve Anthony Stolarz made five saves on six shots in 17:34.
In Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jakub Voracek and Michael Del Zotto recorded two points apiece as a Flyers' other split squad beat the Islanders' other split squad 5-3.
Michael Raffl, Tavis Konecny, Vinny Lecavalier and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored for Philadelphia, and Michal Neuvirth made 12 saves.
Alan Quine, Justin Vaive and James Wright scored for New York. Thomas Greiss allowed three goals on 15 shots and Christopher Gibson stopped seven of the eight shots he faced.
KREIDER, STALBERG SCORE LATE IN 2ND PERIOD FOR RANGERS
In New York, Chris Kreider and Viktor Stalberg scored 35 seconds apart late in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Jayson Megna scored twice, and Brian Gibbons and Oscar Lindberg each added a goal for New York in its preseason opener. Anntti Raanta made 11 saves in 32:29, while Magnus Hellberg turned away 12 shots in 27:25.
Jordin Tootoo, Mike Sislo and Adam Larsson scored on the power play for New Jersey, which is 0-2 in the preseason. Cory Schneider allowed two goals on 12 shots. His replacement, Yann Danis gave up four goals in 26:17.
HOLTBY, ELLIS COMBINE TO SHUT OUT CAROLINA
In Washington, Braden Holtby stopped 14 shots and Dan Ellis had 12 saves to lead the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 win over Carolina Hurricanes.
Tom Wilson's goal 3:31 into the third period snapped a scoreless tie. Derek Roy also scored for Washington.
Carolina backup Drew MacIntyre allowed both Capitals goals after starter Eddie Lack stopped all 22 shots he faced.