NHL Roundup: Rangers improve to 5-0
NEW YORK ó Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and two assists, and linemate Aaron Voros had two goals and three points while pestering Martin Brodeur in the New York Rangers’ 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
That was just the cushion New York needed to improve to 5-0, matching the team’s best start established in 1983.
Red Wings 3, Hurricanes 1
RALEIGH ó Tomas Holmstrom and Nicklas Lidstrom scored in the first two periods to lead Detroit.
Marian Hossa and Brian Rafalski assisted on Holmstrom’s go-ahead goal early in the second period, helping the Red Wings win their second road game in as many tries this season.
Ty Conklin added 27 saves to earn the win in his first appearance of the year, while Henrik Zetterberg added an empty-net score with in the final seconds to seal it.
Joe Corvo scored for Carolina, which lost for the first time this season.
Blues 5, Maple Leafs 4
TORONTO ó Andy McDonald and Brad Boyes scored in a shootout to give the Blues a 5-4 comeback win over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Storming back from an early 3-0 deficit, the Blues tied it at 4 at 4:21 of the third period on Paul Kariya’s backhander to set up the dramatic finish.
Sabres 7, Islanders 1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Thomas Vanek scored twice and Ales Kotalik and Jason Pominville each added a goal and two assists and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New York Islanders 7-1.
Jochen Hecht, Adam Mair and Clarke MacArthur also scored for the Sabres, who are 2-0-0.
Canadiens 5, Flyers 3
PHILADELPHIA ó Roman Hamrlik and Michael Komisarek scored 44 seconds apart in the third period to help Montreal rally.
Capitals 5, Canucks 1
WASHINGTON ó Alexander Semin scored twice, Michael Nylander netted a penalty shot, and Washington limited Vancouver to only 10 shots on goal.
Ty Conklin added 27 saves to earn the win in his first appearance, while Henrik Zetterberg added an empty-net score with in the final seconds to seal it.
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