Ben Bishop saved all 18 shots he faced in his first game since the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Florida Panthers 4-1 in a preseason game at Amalie Arena on Friday.
Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov scored twice, the game’s first goal at 12:29 of the first period and at 12:26 of the second period to make it 4-0.
Erik Condra and Matthew Peca scored for the Lightning in the second period. Vladislav Namestnikov had two assists.
Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck scored a power-play goal at 9:05 of the third period.
Bishop, who tore his groin in Game 2 of the Cup Final but missed one start the rest of the series, played 29:35 before being relieved by Kristers Gudlevskis, who made 17 saves.
Florida goalie Al Montoya made 25 saves.
The Lightning were 0-for-5 on the power play; the Panthers were 1-for-4.
Flyers 5, Islanders 2: Five players scored for the Philadelphia Flyers in a 5-2 win against the New York Islanders at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia's Chris Porter tied it 1-1 at 10:44 of the first period after New York’s Bracken Kearns gave the Islanders the lead 1:04 earlier with a power-play goal.
Shayne Gostisbehere scored at 15:47 of the first to give the Flyers a 2-1 lead.
Brayden Schenn and Michael Raffl scored 33 seconds apart early in the second period to increase the lead to 4-1.
Casey Cizikas’ goal at 8:46 of the second pulled the Islanders within 4-2.
Flyers forward Matt Read scored on the power play at 8:49 of the third.
Philadelphia was 2-for-5 on the power play; New York was 1-for-7.
Goalie Michal Neuvirth played the entire game for the Flyers and made 23 saves.
Islanders goalie Christopher Gibson made 16 saves on 20 shots through two periods before being relieved by Kevin Poulin, who made five saves.
Devils 4, Islanders 2: The New Jersey Devils scored three goals in a row to defeat the New York Islanders at Prudential Center.
New Jersey's John Moore scored in the second period, and Mike Cammalleri and Reid Boucher scored in the third.
Mathew Barzal gave the Islanders a 2-1 lead 9:32 into the second period.
Ryan Strome scored a power-play goal for New York 5:25 into the second before Joseph Blandisi scored a shorthanded goal for New Jersey 33 seconds later.
Keith Kinkaid made 21 saves for New Jersey. Stephon Williams made 23 saves for New York.
Blackhawks 5, Canadiens 1: The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals against Carey Price in a 5:07 span of the first period and defeated the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre.
Ryan Garbutt, Garret Ross and Kyle Baun scored to give Chicago a 3-0 lead 13:48 into the first period.
Zack Kassian scored for Montreal 25 seconds into the second period before Baun scored in the second and Jan Hejda into an empty net in the third for Chicago.
Price made 26 saves playing the entire game. Chicago goalie Scott Darling made 22 saves.
Baun also had an assist, and Trevor Daley and Andrew Desjardins each had two assists for the Blackhawks.
Sabres 6, Maple Leafs 4: Mark Pysyk scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 4:55 left in the third period to give the Buffalo Sabres a win against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto's Nazem Kadri tied the game 4-4 with a goal 3:02 into the third period.
The Maple Leafs built a 3-1 lead on first-period goals by Stuart Percy and Daniel Winnik, and one 2:03 into the second by Matt Frattin.
Buffalo answered with second-period goals by Brian Gionta, Nicolas Deslauriers and Ryan O'Reilly (shorthanded) to take a 4-3 lead.
David Legwand scored with six seconds left for the final margin.
Buffalo goalie Robin Lehner made 22 saves in two periods; Nathan Lieuwen made seven saves in the third.
Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves for Toronto.
Oilers 4, Jets 3 (OT): Anton Slepyshev scored 2:43 into overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a win against the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre in a game they trailed 3-0.
Edmonton scored three third-period goals to tie it, topped by Rob Klinkhammer's shorthanded goal with 3:27 remaining.
Winnipeg took a 3-0 lead on second-period goals by JC Lipon, Ben Chiarot and Andrew Copp.
Ben Scrivens made 31 saves for Edmonton. Lauri Korpikoski had a goal and an assist for the Oilers, and Anton Lander scored a power-play goal.
Ondrej Pavelec made 35 saves for Winnipeg.
Edmonton was 1-for-8 on the power play; Winnipeg was 0-for-5.
Oilers forward Connor McDavid was scratched for the second straight game but is expected to play Saturday against the Minnesota Wild in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Flames 4, Canucks 1: Four players scored for the Calgary Flames in their victory against the Vancouver Canucks at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Sam Bennett and Micheal Ferland each scored in the first period to give the Flames a 2-1 lead.
Jake Virtanen scored at 4:29 of the first to give the Canucks a 1-0 lead.
Sean Monahan and Michael Frolik extended Calgary’s lead to 4-1 with second-period goals. Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman had two assists.
Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom made 13 saves on 14 shots in 28:09 before being relieved by Richard Bachman, who had 15 saves.
Calgary goalie Jonas Hiller made 25 saves.
The Flames were 1-for-8 on the power play; the Canucks were 1-for-2.
Ducks 2, Kings 1: Stefan Noesen and Patrick Maroon scored to help the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Los Angeles Kings at Honda Center.
Maroon scored the game-winning goal with six seconds left in the second period.
Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen made 24 saves.
Noesen’s power-play goal at 1:42 of the second period opened the scoring. Kings forward Trevor Lewis’ shorthanded goal tied it 1-1 at 9:09 of the second.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick made 21 saves on 23 shots through two periods before being relieved by Jhonas Enroth, who made seven saves.
Anaheim was 1-for-6 on the power play; Los Angeles was 0-for-2.
Sharks 4, Coyotes 1: Alex Stalock made 27 saves to help the San Jose Sharks to the win against the Arizona Coyotes at SAP Center.
Brenden Dillon, Joe Pavelski and Joonas Donskoi scored in regulation for the Sharks, and Ben Smith scored with four seconds left in a demonstration of the NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime format.
Antoine Vermette scored for the Coyotes late in the second period.
Sharks forward Raffi Torres played in a competitive game for the first time in nearly 17 months. He had one shot on goal and one hit in 10:01.
Torres played five games the previous two seasons because of serious knee injuries.
Arizona goalie Anders Lindback made 17 saves on 19 shots in 31:28 before being relieved by Louis Domingue, who made 19 saves.
San Jose was 2-for-4 on the power play; Arizona was 1-for-4.