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Kessel has 2 goals in Penguins debut, Letang adds 4 points in win over Hurricanes @NHLdotcom

Phil Kessel scored twice in his Pittsburgh debut and Kris Letang had a goal and three assists to lead the Penguins to a 7-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

Nine Penguins recorded at least one point in the win, including Sidney Crosby with a goal and two assists while centring a line with Kessel and Chris Kunitz. Olli Maatta had a goal and an assist and Evgeni Malkin, Patric Hornqvist and Kunitz all had two assists.

Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals on 25 shots in 40 minutes and Matthew Murray stopped all six shots he faced.

Justin Faulk, James Wisniewski and Jeff Skinner scored for Carolina.



In Columbus, Ohio, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped all 24 shots he faced in nearly 40 minutes to lead a Blue Jackets split-squad to a 3-1 win over a St. Louis Blues split-squad.

Ryan Johansen, Sonny Milano and Gregory Campbell scored for the Blue Jackets. Anton Forsberg stopped 11 of the 12 shots he faced.

Dmitrij Jasken scored St. Louis' lone goal. Starting goaltender Jake Allen made three saves in the first period, and Jordan Binnington stopped 13 shots the rest of the way.



In Philadelphia, Steve Mason had 29 saves to lead the Flyers to a 5-3 win over the New York Rangers.

Shayne Gostisbehere scored twice in the third period and Yevgeni Medvedev, Brayden Schenn and Sam Gagner also scored for the Flyers.

Mat Bodie scored twice for New York, and Oscar Lindberg had one.

Magnus Hellberg made nine saves on 11 shots in 28 1/2 minutes for the Rangers, and Antti Raanta stopped 14 of the 17 shots he faced.

Following the end of regulation, the teams played a scoreless 3-on-3 overtime session.



In Boston, David Pastrnak scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime as the Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 2-1.

Malcolm Subban, brother of Montreal defencemen P.K. Subban, made 17 saves in nearly 30 minutes. Zane McIntyre only allowed Nate Schmidt's goal while facing 10 shots.

Washington starter Justin Peters stopped all 15 shots he faced, while reserve Philipp Grubauer surrendered both of Pastrnak's goals on 17 shots he faced.

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