EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Brendan Perlini scored two goals and Connor McDavid scored one goal and two assists in the Oilers’ 6-0 win over Expansion Seattle Kraken.
Edmonton Oilers 6, Seattle Kraken 0: Box score
Darnell Nurse, Jesse Puljujarvi and Zach Hyman also scored for the Oilers. Mike Smith stopped all 18 shots he faced before leaving in the middle of the second third. Mikko Koskinen came to 16 parades.
Seattle goalkeeper Chris Dryedger stopped 18 of 23 shots before giving way to Joey Daccord at the start of the third period. Daccord finished with nine saves as the Kraken extension fell to a 1-1 in preparation.
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Here’s a look at more from the NHL on Tuesday night.
RANGERS 3, BRUINS 2
Artemi Panarin scored one goal and two assists and led the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in a pre-season game on Tuesday night.
Anthony Bitetto and Kaapo Kakko also scored for the Rangers. New York’s # 1 goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin played the first half of the game, making 11 saves on 12 shots before being replaced by Tyler Wall. Wall finished with 15 saves.
Jack Studnicka and Urho Vaakanainen scored for the Bruins. Linus Ullmark played the first half of the game in goal for Boston and made 11 saves. Kyle Keyser stopped seven of eight shots in the third.
ISLANDS 3, FLYER 2, OT
In Philadelphia, Anthony Beauvillier’s goal after 22 seconds in overtime gave Anthony Beauvillier the win over the Flyers.
Adam Pelech and Noah Dobson also scored for the Islanders. Cory Schneider and Kenneth Appleby share the responsibilities of goalkeepers. Schneider started and stopped 10 of 11 shots. Appleby finished with 15 stores.
Egor Zamula and Maksim Sushko scored for Philadelphia. Carter Hart started in the net for the Flyers and made 17 saves with 18 shots in the first two periods. Samuel Ersson made nine saves in just over 20 minutes of play.
HURRICANE 3, LIGHTNING 1
In Raleigh, North Carolina, newly acquired Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a goal and assist in the first period to lead Carolina against reigning Stanley Cup champions Tampa Bay.
Kotkaniemi, the former member of the Montreal Canadiens who had agreed to an offer sheet with the Hurricanes, opened the goal with a power play goal of 9:07 into the game. Eight minutes later, he was credited with a second assist at Teuvo Teravainen’s power play goal.
Jack Drury scored in the second period for Carolina, the free agent signatory Frederik Andersen played the entire game in goal. Andersen finished with 36 saves.
Maxime Lagace allowed all three goals in 32 shots for the Lightning. Alex Barre-Boulet scored for Tampa Bay.
SABERS 5, BLUE JACKETS 4, SO
In Columbus, Ohio, Jack Quinn scored the winning goal on penalties and helped Buffalo defeat Columbus.
After a 4-1 deficit in the third period, Buffalo scored goals from Michael Mersch, JJ Peterka and Linus Weißbach to force extra time. Neither team scored a goal in the five-minute extra time, setting the stage for Quinn’s winners.
Arttu Ruotsalainen also scored for Buffalo. Aaron Dell allowed three goals with 15 shots in almost 30 minutes of action. Dustin Tokarski made 16 saves with 17 shots.
Oliver Bjokstrand scored two goals in a time span of 3:41 for Columbus in the first period. Vladislav Gavrikov and Jake Bean added more goals in the second period.
Elvis Merzlikins and Jet Greaves share time in networks. Merzlikins started and stopped 14 of 15 shots in the first two periods. Greaves made 11 saves in the third and in overtime.
GOLDEN KNIGHT 4, AVALANCHE 3
In Las Vegas, Jonathan Marchessault’s goal with 4:10 to go in the third period was the winning goal for Las Vegas against Colorado.
Alex Pietrangelo, Nicolas Hague and Patrick Brown also scored for the Golden Knights. Laurent Brossoit went the distance in the net and finished with 19 saves.
Oskar Olausson, Bowen Byram and Jack Johnson scored for Colorado, what Pavel Francouz and Jonas Johansson separated in goal. Francouz started and stopped 14 of 16 shots in the first 30 minutes. Johansson allowed two goals in 12 shots.
KINGS 4, SHARK 3
In San Jose, Jonathan Quick stopped 22 of 23 shots in just over 31 minutes and led Los Angeles through San Jose.
Garret Sparks replaced Quick in the middle of the second and finished with 13 saves. Jordan Spence, Kale Clague, Austin Wagner and Lias Andersson scored for the Kings.
Timo Meier, Brent Burns and Tomas Hertl scored for San Jose. James Reimer and Alexei Melnichuk shared the responsibilities of goalkeepers. Reimer started and played the first two periods, ending with 18 saves on 21 shots. Melnichuk made eleven saves in the third third.
Are we entering a new era of sport in Seattle? Sunday must have felt like this