Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games
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[October 13, 2016]
Oct 12 (The Sports Xchange) -
Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday:
Senators 5, Maple Leafs 4 (OT)
Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews became the first player
to score four goals in his first game, but it still was not enough
to defeat the Ottawa Senators with Kyle Turris scoring 37 seconds
into overtime to give the Senators victory.
Turris had sent the game into extra time when he beat Maple Leafs
goalie Frederik Andersen with 13:15 left in the third period. Both
goals were set up by winger Mark Stone.
Senators winger Bobby Ryan, defenseman Erik Karlsson and center
Derick Brassard also scored, while goalie Craig Anderson made 34
Blues 5, Blackhawks 2
Right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and an assist as the
St. Louis Blues scored three times on the power play in a 5-2 win
over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and center Paul Stastny each had a goal
and two assists for St. Louis.
Left winger Richard Panik and right winger Ryan Hartman scored for
St. Louis goaltender Jake Allen stopped 17 shots in the win. Chicago
goaltender Corey Crawford turned aside 29 of 32 shots.
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Sharks 2, Kings 1
Defenseman Brent Burns scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third
period, and goalie Martin Jones slammed the door on his former team
as the San Jose Sharks beat the Los Angeles Kings.
Jones allowed a goal to Tyler Toffoli on the Kings' first shot, then
stopped the final 21 shots he faced.
Logan Couture scored San Jose's first goal in the opening period.
Oilers 7, Flames 4
Connor McDavid scored twice and added an assist as Edmonton beat
Calgary in the first regular-season game played at the new Rogers
Patrick Maroon opened the scoring for the Oilers after just 1:10,
while Tyler Pitlick, Zack Kassian, Jesse Puljujarvi and Jordan
Eberle also had goals for Edmonton.
Alex Chiasson, Troy Brouwer, Michael Frolik and Dennis Wideman
countered with goals for Calgary.
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