Brad Marchand scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Boston Bruins a 4-3 win against the New York Rangers at TD Garden on Thursday.
The Bruins trailed 3-1 entering the third period but got goals from Brandon Carlo at 5:05 and Ryan Spooner with 54 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime.
Neither team scored in the NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime format.
It was the first preseason game for Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello, who sustained a brain contusion and fractured skull on April 24 against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference First Round series and missed the rest of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist.
Tyler Randell scored at 7:06 of the first period to give Boston a 1-0 lead.
Brady Skjei and Zuccarello scored to make it 2-1 New York after the first period.
Kevin Hayes' goal at 16:50 of the second period was the third unanswered goal for the Rangers.
Henrik Lundqvist made 21 saves on 22 shots in two periods before he was replaced by Jeff Malcolm, who had 16 saves on 18 shots.
Jeremy Smith played the entire game for the Bruins and made 22 saves.
The Rangers were 2-for-4 on the power play; the Bruins were 0-for-6.
Capitals 4, Canadiens 3 (SO): Forward T.J. Oshie scored the lone goal in the shootout to help the Washington Capitals defeat the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre.
Andre Burakovsky scored to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead at 1:55 of the first period. Oshie scored at 14:08 before Tomas Fleischmann, signed by the Canadiens to a professional tryout contract, cut the Captials lead in half 12 seconds later.
Alex Galchenyuk's goal at 2:29 of the first tied it 2-2.
Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal at 8:49 of the second period for a 3-2 Washington lead, but David Desharnais scored with the man-advantage for the Canadiens to tie it 3-3 at 14:14.
Neither team scored in the NHL’s new 3-on-3 overtime format.
Washington and Montreal each went 1-for-5 on the power play.
Braden Holtby started for the Capitals and made 10 saves on 13 shots in two periods before being replaced by Dan Ellis, who made saves on all 12 shots he faced.
Dustin Tokarski made 19 saves on 22 shots for the Canadiens. Mike Condon made saves on all 21 shots in relief.
Red Wings 6, Penguins 1: Dylan Larkin and Teemu Pulkkinen each scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to the win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena.
Tyler Bertuzzi (three assists) and Pulkkinen each had four points for Detroit.
Larkin, a 19-year-old center trying to crack the Red Wings lineup in his first full season as a professional, scored a power-play goal at 16:44 of the first period to put Detroit ahead 2-0. He scored his second goal with 10 seconds remaining in the game.
Pulkinnen scored a power-play goal with 1:49 left in the first to give the Red Wings a 3-0 lead. He scored his second goal at 1:08 of the third to make it 5-0.
Beau Bennett scored for the Penguins at 10:44 of the third period.
Jimmy Howard played the entire game for the Red Wings and made 34 saves.
Matthew Murray played the entire game for the Penguins and made 21 saves.
Detroit was 2-for-4 on the power play; Pittsburgh was 0-for-4.
Wild 5, Blue Jackets 2: Five players scored and Charlie Coyle had three assists for the Minnesota Wild in their victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena.
Christian Folin and Nino Niederreiter each scored a power-play goal in the first period to put the Wild ahead 2-0. Blue Jackets forward James Sheppard cut the lead in half when he scored at 16:29 of the first.
Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin restored the two-goal lead when he scored on the power play at 18:36 of the second period.
Erik Haula made it 4-1 at 8:47 of the third before Columbus center Brandon Dubinsky made it a two-goal game at 11:25.
Wild forward Jason Zucker, who had two assists, scored into an empty net at 19:00.
Devan Dubnyk played the entire game for Minnesota and made 22 saves. Curtis McElhinney started for Columbus and made saves on 19 of 21 shots before being relieved by Anton Forsberg, who made four saves.
Minnesota was 3-for-5 on the power play; Columbus was 1-for-2.
Blues 6, Stars 0: Brian Elliott made 22 saves to help the St. Louis Blues shut out the Dallas Stars at Scottrade Center.
Vladimir Tarasenko and Paul Stastny each had two goals and an assist.
Tarasenko scored a power-play goal at 2:23 of the first period to give St. Louis a 1-0 lead.
Petteri Lindbohm, Tarasenko, Joel Edmunson and Stastny scored in a four-goal second period for the Blues to extend their lead to 5-0.
Stastny scored at 11:09 of the third period.
Kari Lehtonen played the entire game for the Stars and made 24 saves.
The Blues were 1-for-5 on the power play; the Stars were 0-for-4.
Flames 1, Avalanche 0: Goalie Joni Ortio made 35 saves in the Calgary Flames' shutout win against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
Josh Jooris scored the game's only goal at 13:50 of the first period.
Reto Berra played the entire game for the Avalanche and made 24 saves.
Calgary was 0-for-5 on the power play; Colorado was 0-for-4.