NHL Roundup: Drury, Lundqvist lead Rangers over Islanders
The NHL roundup …
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Rangers captain Chris Drury scored his first two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Islanders on Monday night in the opening New York-New York matchup of the season.
Ryan Callahan and Scott Gomez both netted their third goals of the season for the Rangers, who have won three straight and nine of their first 12 (9-2-1).
Ducks 3, Blue Jackets 2
COLUMBUS, Ohio ó Teemu Selanne scored a power-play goal with 3:55 left, helping the Anaheim Ducks beat the Blue Jackets. The game was played before 10,494, the smallest NHL crowd ever at Nationwide Arena.
Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a goal and an assist for the Ducks. After an 0-4-0 start, the Ducks have won five of their last six.
Senators 5, Sabres 2
BUFFALO, N.Y. ó Jason Spezza had two goals and an assist, and Alex Auld made 25 saves in Ottawa’s victory over the Sabres that snapped the Senators’ four-game losing streak.
The Sabres (6-1-2) came in as the only Eastern Conference team without a regulation loss.
Dany Heatley had a goal and an assist, and Christoph Schubert and Shean Donovan also scored for the Senators (3-5-1.
Wild 3, Blackhawks 2
ST. PAUL, Minn ó Mikko Koivu assisted on goals by Andrew Brunette, Antti Miettinen and Brent Burns to lead the Wild over the Blackhawks.
The Wild improved to 6-0-1.