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TORONTO (AP) -Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist, and the New York Rangers earned their seventh straight win with a 4-1 victory over the winless Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Toronto and the New York Islanders are the only NHL teams that haven't won a game this season.

Marc Staal, Michael Del Zotto and Enver Lisin also had goals for the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers (7-1). Marian Gaborik added two assists to give him points in all eight games he has played since joining New York during the summer.

Ian White scored for the Leafs (0-6-1).

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Martin Brodeur made 26 saves and moved within one shutout of tying Terry Sawchuk's NHL career record in leading New Jersey over Carolina.

Jamie Langenbrunner scored a flukey goal off his body in the opening seconds of the third period to break a scoreless tie, and Zach Parise scored into an empty net with 40 seconds to go as Brodeur earned his 102nd shutout.

The NHL winningest goaltender stopped Chad LaRose in close early in the period and he seemed to get a piece of Eric Staal's shot that might have hit the post with about 5 minutes to go. Brodeur also stopped a blast by Joe Corvo with about 3 minutes left and he grabbed a good wrist shot by Sergei Samsonov with 1:14 to play.

Carolina's Cam Ward made 27 saves.

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Joe Thornton had a power-play goal and two assists to lead San Jose over the New York Islanders.

San Jose's Evgeni Nabokov made 31 saves in his 500th NHL game and Ryan Vesce's first NHL goal broke a 1-all tie as the Sharks (4-3-1) snapped a two-game losing streak.

Thornton assisted on San Jose's first two goals to extend his league-leading total to 11. Vesce and Patrick Marleau started the stretch of four unanswered goals with second-period scores.

The Islanders, along with the Toronto Maple Leafs, are looking for their first victory of the season (0-3-3). Matt Moulson registered his team-leading fourth goal with a first-period, power-play tally.

After earning points in its first three games, New York has lost the last three in regulation and is off to its worst start since 1973.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Ilya Kovalchuk scored twice, and Johan Hedberg made 40 saves and added an assist in his first start of the season to help send Atlanta to its best start in franchise history.

Todd White and Maxim Afinogenov also scored for the Thrashers, whose 4-1-0 start is the best beginning to a season since the team's inception in 1999.

Hedberg continued his mastery of Buffalo by improving to 11-2-1 against the Sabres (4-1-1).

Clarke MacArthur and Drew Stafford scored for the Sabres, who were the last team to lose in regulation.

Patrick Lalime made his first start of the season, and finished with 23 saves in the loss.

DETROIT (AP) - Marek Svatos and Milan Hejduk scored shootout goals to give Colorado a win over Detroit.

Colorado, which has won four straight, rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits in the third period.

Cody McLeod had two goals, and Matt Duchene also scored for Colorado. Ryan O'Reilly recorded two assists and Craig Anderson stopped 28 shots. He also turned aside Henrik Zetterberg and Ville Leino in the shootout.

Justin Abdelkader, Todd Bertuzzi and Valtteri Filppula scored for Detroit. Chris Osgood made 25 saves. Jason Williams had a goal in the shootout.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Alex Ovechkin scored twice and added the deciding goal in a shootout, giving Washington a win over Nashville Predators.

Ovechkin was the only shooter to score in the tiebreaker. All three Nashville skaters were stopped by Semyon Varlamov.

Ovechkin had the Capitals' two goals in regulation.

Shea Weber and J.P. Dumont scored for the Predators, who have lost five straight since winning their first two of the season.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sergei Gonchar had a goal and an assist, and Pittsburgh improved to 7-1 by beating Tampa Bay.

The Penguins' start is their second best, behind only a 7-0-1 mark in 1995. They were also 7-1 in 1986.

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin each added an assist, and Marc-Andre Fleury improved to 7-0 with a 22-save effort.

Bill Guerin and Gonchar gave Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead in the first period.

Tampa Bay pulled within 2-1 early in the second period when Steven Stamkos swatted Martin St. Louis' rebound out of the air for a power-play goal.

But less than two minutes later, Pascal Dupuis nullified that by deflecting Gonchar's wrist shot over goalie Antero Niittymaki.

Pittsburgh went ahead 4-1 at 11:21 of the third on Mike Rupp's wrist shot.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Raffi Torres broke a tie with a power-play goal late in the second period and Rick Nash added a short-handed goal to lead Columbus to its third win in a row.

Jason Chimera had a goal, and Jake Voracek added an empty-netter for Columbus (5-1-0), off to its best start in the franchise's nine seasons.

Steve Mason gave up a soft goal early to Dustin Brown, but was brilliant in the third period as the Kings pressed. The Blue Jackets killed five penalties and have given up one goal on 24 short-handed situations this season.

The Kings have lost three in a row - all on the road.

MONTREAL (AP) - Alex Kovalev had a goal and an assist in his first game against Montreal since leaving the Canadiens, leading Ottawa to victory.

Kovalev beat former teammate Carey Price with a shot from the slot 11:28 into the third period after he set up Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson's power-play goal during a two-man advantage in the second.

Chris Neil also scored and Pascal Leclaire made 27 saves as the Senators (5-2-0) won for the fifth time in six games.

Mike Cammalleri scored his first goal in seven games with Montreal, which has lost five straight since winning its first two games of the season in overtime.

Canadiens goalie Carey Price stopped 18 shots.

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