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Bo Horvat scored twice in a three-point sport and netted the shootout winner because the Vancouver Canucks claimed their house opener by a 6-5 rely over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night time.

Braden Holtby made 31 saves for the Canucks, who snapped a three-game shedding streak with a win that noticed them blow 4 separate leads, then tie the sport late earlier than prevailing. Brock Boeser added two objectives and an help for Vancouver, Tyler Motte contributed a purpose and J.T. Miller collected three assists.

Former Canuck Tyler Toffoli’s hat trick wasn’t sufficient for the Canadiens, who additionally bought a purpose and an help from Jesperi Kotkaniemi and a purpose from Brendan Gallagher. Montreal goalie Carey Value stopped 23 pictures.

The Canucks took a success on the blue line, nonetheless, as veteran defenseman Alexander Elder left the sport early within the second interval and did not return. The Canucks and Canadiens meet once more Thursday and Saturday in Vancouver.

Sharks 2, Blues 1 (OT)

Martin Jones made 23 saves as San Jose earned a shootout victory at St. Louis.

Marcus Sorensen scored in regulation and Tomas Hertl produced the lone shootout purpose within the fourth spherical for the Sharks, who earned a cut up within the two-game set at Enterprise Heart. St. Louis received the primary matchup 5-4 on Monday.

Brayden Schenn scored for the Blues and Jordan Binnington stopped 37 of 38 pictures. The Blues missed two veterans from the blue line, and it confirmed. Robert Bortuzzo is on injured reserve as a consequence of an upper-body damage and Marco Scandella was a late scratch due to an upper-body damage.

Golden Knights 5, Coyotes 2

Shea Theodore scored two objectives and Alex Tuch had a purpose and two assists as Vegas remained unbeaten with a victory over Arizona in Las Vegas.

It was the third two-goal sport of Theodore’s profession. Mark Stone and Alex Pietrangelo every added a purpose and an help and Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves for Vegas, which improved to 4-0-0, the very best begin to a season within the franchise’s four-year historical past.

Nick Schmaltz and Phil Kessel scored objectives and Darcy Kuemper had 24 saves for Arizona. The groups resume their four-game sequence with a back-to-back set in Glendale, Ariz., beginning Friday night time.

Wild 3, Geese 2

Joel Eriksson Ek scored lower than two minutes into the third interval and Minnesota beat Anaheim to finish a season-opening, four-game highway journey.

Ryan Hartman scored a short-handed purpose for the Wild and Nick Bonino added a power-play tally. It was Minnesota’s first power-play purpose in 19 tries on the season.

Nicolas Deslauriers and Cam Fowler every scored second-period objectives for Anaheim, matching the Geese’ purpose complete of their previous two video games mixed.

Oilers 3, Maple Leafs 1

Leon Draisaitl’s first purpose of the season, a power-play tally at 6:44 of the third interval, proved to be the game-winner as Edmonton prevailed at Toronto.

Kailer Yamamoto and Josh Archibald additionally scored for the Oilers, who snapped a two-game shedding streak. Archibald hit an empty web 66 seconds remaining within the sport.

After posting a 3.80 goals-against common in his first 4 video games of the season, Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen stopped 25 of 26 Toronto pictures for his second victory. Auston Matthews scored and Frederik Andersen made 19 saves for the Maple Leafs.

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