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Preseason roundup: Rangers win 9-round shootout @NHLdotcom

Ryan Malone tied the game with 4:29 left in regulation then scored the deciding goal in the ninth round of the shootout to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 preseason win against the Chicago Blackhawks at Madison Square Garden on Friday.

Malone tied the game when he one-timed J.T. Miller's pass behind Corey Crawford from the lower left circle. He ended the game by beating Crawford with a quick snap shot.

Patrick Kane and Andrew Shaw scored 2:20 apart late in the second period to put Chicago ahead. Kane tied the game at 14:05 with a power-play goal, then set up Shaw for a shot past Henrik Lundqvist.

The Rangers outshot Chicago 10-2 in the first period and led 1-0 on a goal by Martin St. Louis at 5:02.

Chicago finished the preseason 2-3-1. The Blackhawks open the regular season at the Dallas Stars on Oct. 9.

New York completes its preseason with a visit to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.

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Senators 4, Canadiens 3: Bobby Ryan's power-play goal 3:11 into overtime gave the Ottawa Senators a preseason victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Canadian Tire Centre in the first game of a home-and-home series.

Ryan, who signed a seven-year, $50.75 contract extension Thursday, converted a pass by Kyle Turris for Ottawa's third power-play goal of the game. Erik Karlsson, Mike Hoffman and Alex Chiasson also scored for Ottawa. Chiasson's goal at 7:54 of the third period tied the game.

Alex Galchenyuk, Max Pacioretty and David Desharnais scored for Montreal, which hosts Ottawa on Saturday.

Hurricanes 5, Sabres 1: Elias Lindholm had a hat trick to help the Carolina Hurricanes to a preseason win against the Buffalo Sabres at PNC Arena.

Lindholm scored twice in the second period and hit the empty net with 3:56 remaining in the third.

Nathan Gerbe had a goal and an assist, Jeff Skinner scored, and Andrej Sekera had two assists for Carolina. Cam Ward made 19 saves.

Jake McCabe scored a second-period goal for Buffalo that made it 4-1. Michal Neuvirth made 32 saves in the Sabres' preseason finale. Carolina finishes its preseason schedule Sunday at the Washington Capitals.

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Bruins 6, Islanders 1: Ryan Spooner scored twice to help the Boston Bruins defeat the New York Islanders in a preseason game played in Bridgeport, Conn.

Spooner and Carl Soderberg scored in the first period to give Boston a two-goal lead, and Seth Griffith's goal early in the second period made it 3-0 before New York's Kyle Okposo scored a power-play goal.

Spooner, Daniel Paille and Reilly Smith scored third-period goals for Boston, which completes its preseason at home against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. The Bruins open their regular season Oct. 8 against the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Islanders finished their preseason 4-2-1 and open their regular season at the Carolina Hurricanes on Oct. 10.

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Maple Leafs 5, Red Wings 1: Defenseman Dion Phaneuf had two goals and an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a preseason win against the Detroit Red Wings at Air Canada Centre.

James van Riemsdyk and Bandon Kozun each had a goal and two assists for Toronto, and Jake Gardiner had a goal and an assist. Jonathan Bernier made 20 saves.

Xavier Ouelett scored a first-period goal for Detroit that tied the game 1-1. Jonas Gustavsson made 31 saves.

The Red Wings complete their preseason Saturday at the Boston Bruins.

The Maple Leafs finished their preseason 5-2-1. They begin the regular season Oct. 8 at home against the Montreal Canadiens.

Sharks 3, Coyotes 1: Alex Stalock made 23 saves, losing his shutout in the final four minutes of the San Jose Sharks' preseason win against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena.

Matt Nieto, Tye McGinn and Tommy Wingels scored for San Jose; Joe Pavelski had two assists.

Rob Klinkhammer scored with 3:49 reamining for Arizona, which got 31 saves from Mike Smith.

Arizona finished its preseason 4-2-2. San Jose plays its final preseason game at the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

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