John Carlson pulled into a share of the NHL scoring lead with his second straight three-point game for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 victory against the New York Rangers at Capital One Arena on Friday.
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers were too much for the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday. McDavid had five points (one goal, four assists) and Draisaitl had three (two goals, one assist) in a 6-3 win at Rogers Place, the sixth victory in seven games this season for the Oilers (6-1-0).
The Pittsburgh Penguins are generating offense even without injured forwards Evgeni Malkin, Alex Galchenyuk and Nick Bjugstad. They scored seven goals for the second time in as many days and third time this season with a 7-2 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Kings scored at least seven goals in a home opener for the fifth time in their history while setting a team record for the fastest three goals in a regular-season game when they defeated the Nashville Predators 7-4 at Staples Center on Monday.
Ryan Miller made the first appearance of his 17th NHL season a winning one when he made 26 saves to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Friday.