NHL Roundup

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 10, 2009

Associated Press
The NHL roundup …
TAMPA, Fla. ó Ryan Malone had three goals, including a go-ahead score midway through the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Saturday night.
Malone made it 3-2 from the slot with 9:14 to play after receiving a nifty pass from Martin St. Louis.
Carolina got goals from Eric Staal and Rod Brind’Amour.
Penguins 5, Leafs 2
TORONTO ó Sidney Crosby scored two power-play goals, and Evgeni Malkin had three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Toronto 5-2.
Crosby’s goals, both set up by Malkin, came in the second period to put the defending Stanley Cup champions up 4-1.
Bruins 4, Islanders 3, SO
BOSTON ó Blake Wheeler and Marc Savard scored in the shootout after Boston Bruins rallied with three goals in the final 8:01 of regulation.
Jon Sim, Radek Martinek and John Tavares scored second-period goals for New York, but Mark Savard, Byron Bitz and Matt Hunwick countered for Boston to force overtime.
Ducks 3, Flyers 2, SO
PHILADELPHIAó Teemu Selanne scored the only goal in a shootout, and had two third-period goals ó the last with 16 seconds left ó for Anaheim.
Chris Pronger scored his first goal with the Flyers after spending three years in Anaheim.
Red Wings 3, Capitals 2
DETROIT ó Thomas Holmstrom broke a tie with a power-play goal with 6:53 left, and Ville Leino and Jason Williams also scored for Detroit.
Sabres 1, Predators 0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ó Mike Grier scored with 3:25 left, and Ryan Miller made 25 saves for his first shutout of the season for Buffalo.
Senators 4, Thrashers 2
OTTAWA ó Mike Fisher assisted on Alex Kovalev’s first-period goal and added a power-play goal in the second for Ottawa.
Jarkko Ruutu and Chris Neil also scored, and Brian Elliott made 27 saves in his first start.
Devils 3, Panthers 2
SUNRISE, Fla. ó David Clarkson scored a power-play goal with 3:35 left, and Travis Zajac had a goal and an assist for New Jersey.
Rob Niedermayer also scored, and Martin Brodeur stopped 19 shots. Rostislav Olesz and Stephen Weiss scored for Florida.
Kings 2, Blues 1
ST. LOUIS ó Jonathan Quick made 29 saves, and Ryan Smyth and Michal Handzus scored to help Los Angeles win its third straight game.
Alex Steen scored a short-handed goal for the Blues, who dropped their second straight game at home after opening the season two wins over Detroit in Sweden.