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    SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY OCTOBER 15, 2016

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    Preview: Jets (1-0) at Wild (0-1)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- New Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau likes his teams to play up-tempo, high-energy hockey. It's a hallmark he established during successful stints in Washington and Anaheim, which he hopes to show Minnesota fans on Saturday when the Wild hosts the Winnipeg Jets in their home opener.

    If Boudreau's team is able to play that high-scoring, up-tempo style, it will be something Wild fans haven't often seen, and something they definitely haven't seen this season. The Wild comes home with a 0-1-0 mark after a generally lifeless 3-2 loss to the Blues in St. Louis on Thursday night, which had even Boudreau admitting his team's effort wasn't there.

    "We were a step behind all night long," Boudreau said, after the Wild managed just two shots in the opening 20 minutes and went 0-for-5 on the power play.

    Those doldrums stand in sharp contrast to the Jets, who made NHL history in their season opener on Thursday in Winnipeg, becoming just the third team in league history to win its season opener after trailing by three goals in the third period. Winnipeg fell behind 4-1 to Carolina in the third before rallying for a 5-4 overtime win.

    Ironically, the last team to accomplish that feat was Minnesota, just last season. The Wild trailed 4-1 in the third period at Colorado in the 2015-16 season opener, and stormed back to win 5-4.

    This young Jets' team, which has made the playoffs just once and has not won a playoff game since moving to Winnipeg from Atlanta in 2011, got some signs of a bright future in the comeback, including the first NHL goal from rookie right winger Patrik Laine, who the Jets plucked second overall in last summer's draft.

    "It was an amazing feeling," said Laine, who stands 6-5 and is expected to be an imposing force at forward for the Jets this season and into the future. "You score your first NHL goal just once, so it was nice to get it in the first game. It was amazing to feel the atmosphere at the rink."

    After having the hot-and-cold Ondrej Pavelec in goal since the days they were the Thrashers, the Jets have undertaken a youth movement in the crease as well, putting Pavelec on waivers and inserting youngster Connor Hellebuyck for the opening-night start. With all of that youth in important roles, Jets coach Paul Maurice said the first win, and the first road trip, are important learning opportunities for players more used to major junior and/or college hockey.

    "It's a different league, it's a different style of game and it's a hard game to play in," Maurice said. "The confidence goes a long way."

    The season-opening loss for Minnesota was a rarity. The Wild had gone 9-4-2 in their previous 15 openers, which was the highest points percentage in NHL history. With Boudreau still learning how to coach this team, and the team still learning how to play for him, the ability to bounce back will get an early test versus Winnipeg.


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    Preview: Red Wings (0-1) at Panthers (1-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    SUNRISE, Fla. -- It was just one game, but it rocked the collective psyche of the Detroit Red Wings.

    It was just one game, but it lifted up as many as two South Florida franchises.

    When the Wings visit the Florida Panthers on Saturday night at the BB&T Center, the latter team will arrive to its home arena fully confident while Detroit will be looking to make some very quick adjustments.

    The Wings blew a 3-1 second-period lead to the host Tampa Bay Lightning and lost their season opener 6-4 on Thursday night. It wasn't just the loss that was troubling -- it was the fact that the Wings gave up three power-play goals.

    Tampa Bay's go-ahead goal came on a power play that took just five seconds to result in a score -- downright embarrassing for a proud Wings franchise.

    "We had lots of self-inflicted wounds," Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. "When you score three goals, you should at least go into overtime. But we gave up too many easy chances."

    The Wings were disappointed in their penalty kill last year, when they were 14th in the league at 81.5 percent.

    Detroit's Petr Mrazek made 30 saves on Thursday. But he couldn't survive a penalty-kill that was beaten 50 percent of the time (3-for-6).

    Mrazek, 24, is coming off a season in which he won a career-high 27 games. He went 27-16-6 with a 2.33 goals-against average and a .921 saves percentage. His numbers look ugly off his performance on Thursday -- a 5.08 GAA and a .857 saves percentage.

    Detroit could give him a rest and go with accomplished veteran Jimmy Howard, the 34-year-old who went 14-14-5 with a 2.80 GAA and a .906 saves percentage last year.

    Blashill, though, has indicated he will stick with Mrazek for Saturday's game and instead will mix up his lines and defensive pairings. One of the big changes Detroit will make on Saturday is to shift left winger Andreas Athanasiou from a healthy scratch all the way to the top line with Henrik Zetterberg and Frans Nielsen.

    "(Athanasiou) brings a lot of speed," Blashill said. "He can get in on the forecheck and create turnovers. We need to tinker to get the most out of every line."

    Detroit will still be without injured Niklas Kronwall, the Wings' top defenseman who is getting closer to a return.

    His absence figures to be important as the Wings face a Panthers team that beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in overtime on a goal by Aleksander Barkov.

    The Panthers are coming off a season in which they made the playoffs and set franchise records for wins (47) and points (103).

    Thursday's win was extra motivational because the Panthers honored the late Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins pitcher who died at age 24 in a Sept. 25 boating accident. All Panthers players wore jerseys with No. 16 -- Fernandez's old number -- during warm-ups.

    In overtime, the Panthers' real No. 16 -- Barkov -- got the game-winner.

    But now that the opener is over, the Panthers will be back to business. They will surely look to exploit Detroit's penalty-kill issues, especially with defenseman Keith Yandle at the point.

    Yandle, who bolted from the New York Rangers, signed a seven-year, $44 million deal with Florida in June. The 30-year-old Boston native had an impressive 42 assists last year, and he is teaming with the Panthers' other star defenseman, 20-year-old Aaron Ekblad, on the power play.

    The Panthers were 23rd in the power play last year at 16.9 percent. But they brought in assistant coach Dave Barr from the Buffalo Sabres to jump-start the unit.

    Florida has also added rookie defenseman Michael Matheson to the mix. He got the game-winning assist to Barkov on Thursday.

    "(Matheson) made a big play," Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said. "He knocked his guy off the puck, created separation and made the play to 'Barky'. He had a solid game."

    Matheson, 22, is part of what appears to be a bright future for Florida. Certainly, the Red Wings are the more tradition-rich franchise with 11 Stanley Cups -- 11 more than the Panthers. But the Panthers actually have shorter odds to win the Cup this year (21-1 as opposed to 32-1).

    Everything is trending in Florida's favor with 37-year-old goalie Roberto Luongo continuing to show fine form in between the pipes and several young stars on the team such as Barkov and Ekblad.

    The Panthers have new uniforms this year, and they struck a deal late last year that allows them to stay at the BB&T Center long-term.

    Now it's just a matter of keeping the momentum going on the ice, and that effort continues on Saturday against a Detroit franchise that will have something to prove -- no matter how early it is in the season.


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    Preview: Devils (0-0) at Lightning (1-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    TAMPA, Fla. -- The new-look New Jersey Devils are determined to make sure a two-game swing through Florida produces more than a case of sunburn.

    The Devils debuted a new lineup that includes the likes of Taylor Hall, P.A. Parenteau and a healthy Mike Cammalleri with mixed results in an opening night overtime loss to the Florida Panthers.

    "We have to be way harder on the puck in every facet," New Jersey head coach John Hynes told the Bergen County Record. "How we manage it, how hard we are in the offensive zone. How quickly and hard we defend down low."

    After facing the Panthers on opening night, the task does not get any easier for the Devils in the second game against a Tampa Bay Lightning team that has reached the Stanley Cup Final and Eastern Conference finals the past two seasons.

    "It's not going to be perfect right away," Hynes told The Record. "But we've got to take some lessons out of that. We can play with structure. We can play with detail.

    "To take that to the next step as a team, we have to be harder and more competitive for more of the time in the game continually on the puck. That's the biggest lesson out of that (first) game, and we get another opportunity to challenge ourselves again. We've got a team that's favored, possibly, to win the Stanley Cup. We've got to be a better team than we were against Florida."

    Tampa Bay opened the season with a 6-4 victory against Detroit, using depth and team speed to create the necessary momentum to rally from deficits of 2-0 and 3-1 while finding space through the neutral zone.

    Lightning head coach Jon Cooper figures space will be a little bit harder to find against an historically stingy defensive team with an elite goaltender, but now has more scoring threats.

    "They are built from the back end out," Cooper said. "I think Corey Schneider is an upper-echelon goaltender in this league. They have a coach that plays to that system and they are really disciplined in their structure.

    "The one knock has been the goal scoring, but you throw in a healthy Cammalleri and a Taylor Hall, now their speed element is up, their goal-scoring should go up. I expect them to score a lot more. Let's just hope it's not (Saturday)."

    Lightning alternate captain Ryan Callahan, who underwent hip surgery during the summer that forced him to miss the World cup of Hockey, has been cleared for contact and participated in a full practice with the team on Friday wearing a normal colored white jersey. But the time frame on his recovery has not been altered, according to Cooper.

    "His jersey color may change but the when-he's-returning-date won't change, that one is way more important to me," Cooper said. "But he's chomping to get back. His body is holding him back for the time being."

    Callahan is not expected back until November.


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    Preview: Islanders (0-1) at Capitals (0-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals enter their home opener Saturday night as the defending Presidents' Trophy winners, but still in pursuit of their first Stanley Cup.

    After rolling to 120 points -- 11 more than any other team -- the Capitals were eliminated in six games in the Eastern Conference semifinals by their rivals and eventual cup winners, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    The Capitals opened this season Thursday night in the same building where last season ended and endured a similar result, dropping a 3-2 decision at Pittsburgh in a game decided by a shootout.

    Trailing 2-1 after two periods, Washington tied it in the third and had several chances in overtime.

    "I thought we had a good third period and I thought the 3-on-3 we were very good," Capitals coach Barry Trotz said.

    Washington looks to carry that momentum into Saturday night against an Islanders team it went 3-0-1 against last season.

    Reigning Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby made 28 saves against Pittsburg and right winger Andre Burakovsky scored twice while playing on the second line with Marcus Johansson and center Nicklas Backstrom.

    "I think all three of us are thinking the same way. Me and (Johansson) have a lot of speed on the outside and Nicki is probably the smartest player in the league," Burakovsky said. "I think we have a lot of chemistry and we'll see a lot from it."

    Trotz added: "That was by far our best line I thought tonight. All the other lines had spurts where they were okay, but they weren't as consistent as that line."

    Rookie Zach Sanford, 21, made his NHL debut against Pittsburgh on the third line with center Lars Eller, who was acquired via trade from the Canadians in the offseason, and right winger Justin Williams.

    In 41 career games against the Islanders, Alex Ovechkin has 32 goals and 15 assists, while Backstrom has 24 assists in 31 games. Holtby is 10-1-3 with a 2.21 career goals against average versus New York.

    In their opener Thursday night, the Islanders rallied to tie the Rangers at 2 early in the third period before dropping a 5-3 decision at Madison Square Garden.

    "There could be some changes," Islanders coach Jack Capuano told NHL.com. "We got guys hanging around here. We can't go with six defensemen. It's impossible to have six defensemen on your roster. We have to give other guys an opportunity here to find out early and see what we want to do on the back end."

    The Islanders got goals from Nick Leddy, Cal Clutterbuck and Brock Nelson.

    The Rangers went 1-for-5 on the power play while the Islanders failed in three attempts.

    "Obviously even strength, it was a close game," Capuano said. "Shots were 25-25. They pounded pucks on their power play. There were 12 shots on their power play and they got the big goal when they needed it."

    New York now faces a Washington team that cashed in 21.9 percent (fifth best in the NHL) of its power play chances last season.

    In his first action since March 8 of last season due to a groin injury, Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves against the Rangers.

    Saturday night marks a homecoming for Jason Chimera, who spent seven seasons with Washington before signing with the Islanders as a free agent in the offseason.

    His line, including center John Tavares and fellow free-agent signee Andrew Ladd, was scoreless Thursday night.

    Ladd has 14 goals and 19 assists in 42 games against Washington while Tavares owns 12 goals and 12 assists in 25 contests. Halak is 6-6-0 with a 2.73 goals against average versus the Capitals.


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    Preview: Canadiens (1-0) at Senators (1-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    OTTAWA -- - Under new coach Guy Boucher, the Ottawa Senators are determined to tighten up defensively this season.

    Their first attempt, Wednesday night at Canadian Tire Centre against the Toronto Maple Leafs, didn't turn out very well.

    The Senators, who allowed a league high 32.8 shots per game during the 2015-16 campaign, scored a 5-4 overtime victory over the Leafs despite being outshot 38-30. Goalie Craig Anderson was unbeatable to everyone except center Auston Matthews, who became the first player in NHL history to score four times in his debut.

    Anderson will be in goal again Saturday night when the Senators host the Montreal Canadiens.

    "We know we have to allow less shots," said Boucher, who blamed the high total by the Maple Leafs on four penalties taken by his team. "We need to improve that. We were on our way to doing it but when you lose that much momentum because you're on the penalty kill all the time and they get shots, that's gone down the drain."

    The Canadiens, who defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 in their season opener Thursday, will remain on the road for their second game. Once again they will be without star goalie Carey Price, who is battling what the team calls a "severe" case of the flu.

    Goalie Al Montoya, who stopped 30 shots in Buffalo, will be back between the pipes for the Canadiens.

    "Guys had the right mentality," Montreal captain Max Pacioretty said of the one-for-all approach in Price's absence. "Guys sticking up for each other, a lot of selfless plays out there, some blocked shots, taking hits to make plays. That's our motto for this team no matter who you are in the lineup."

    The Canadiens are expected to be bolstered by the return of defensemen Jeff Petry, who missed the opener with a knee injury.

    Montreal was concerned it would be without forward Andrew Shaw, but the league decided against any supplemental discipline for his slew foot on Sabres forward Johan Larsson.

    Canadiens coach Michel Therrien said Shaw will meet next week with general manager Marc Bergevin and NHL Department of Player Safety head Stephane Quintal for "education."

    At the same time, Therrien said Shaw is "an intense player and you want to make sure he doesn't lose that edge."

    The Senators will go with the same lineup they used against Toronto, which means defenseman Thomas Chabot, the team's first round selection in 2015, will be a healthy scratch for the second game in a row.

    Boucher said that Chabot will play in one of the team's back-to-back games next week, either in Detroit Monday or back in Ottawa against Arizona on Tuesday. At some point, the Senators have to decide if they're keeping Chabot or sending him back to his junior team.

    "It's not a developmental league, it's a performance league," said Boucher. "He will need to play to see if he's ready. If he's ready he'll stay, and if he's not ready he won't stay."


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    Preview: Ducks (0-1) at Penguins (1-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    CRANBERRY, Pa. -- If there is such a thing as a Stanley Cup hangover, the Pittsburgh Penguins are trying to avoid it. So they came up with their equivalent of taking an aspirin before the party.

    The club talked a lot about taking a certain approach -- enjoy all the ceremonies and celebrations, including the banner-raising Thursday before their season opener at PPG Paints Arena, then make a point of turning the page to the new season.

    So far, so good.

    The Penguins beat Washington 3-2 in a shootout in the season opener, and felt back in the swing of things by practice on Friday as they prepared for a visit from the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.

    "From training camp, to the visit to the White House, to getting our rings, to (Thursday) night, when Sid (Crosby) took the Cup on the ice, to the fans, we did all that," goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the winner Thursday after making 39 saves and stopping Alex Ovechkin's shootout attempt to wrap up the win, said Friday. "After that, today, it feels like a new season. We're ready to start over, start fresh and get back into the routine."

    With fellow goalie Matt Murray still recovering from a thumb injury, Fleury figures to get the start again.

    It's not clear who will start for the Ducks.

    John Gibson, a native of Whitehall, Pa., in suburban Pittsburgh, stopped 20 of 24 shots Thursday in a 4-2 loss at Dallas to open the season. The other option is Jonathan Bernier, who had a strong preseason.

    "They had good chances," Gibson said of the Stars, according to the Los Angeles times. "Some nights I make those saves, and (Thursday) I didn't seem to make them."

    Anaheim will be looking for its first win under new and former coach Randy Carlyle. The Ducks were 0-for-5 on the power play against Dallas, and Carlyle did not like his team's defensive effort in front of Gibson.

    "How can you allow a team to score three from the top of the crease? That's blowing coverage and that's missed coverage, and those are assignments we will definitely recover from," Carlyle told the Times. "We'll make sure those things don't happen again."

    Pittsburgh, meanwhile, almost surely will be playing without Crosby, their captain and the Conn Smythe Trophy winner who is out with a concussion.

    The team is happy with his progress -- which allowed him to skate, in uniform, onto the ice with the Cup during Thursday night's pregame banner-raising ceremony -- but Crosby skated separately from the team Friday.

    The Penguins' other star center, Evgeni Malkin, had a goal and assist and added a shootout goal on Thursday.

    "Obviously, 'Geno' is an important guy for us," winger Chris Kunitz said. "(Thursday) night he showed he can change a game. He and (defenseman Kris Letang) are two guys out team needs to win some games while Sid's out.

    "Most teams don't have that luxury. We're very fortunate."

    And, if the Penguins can help it, they are living very much in the present rather than enjoying the vapors of that Stanley Cup win.

    Playing a game 48 hours after their opener, and moving from a familiar rival to a Western Conference team that requires some extra homework, could help.

    "The first shift (Thursday), when guys are coming at you, that's when you know it's time for the games," Pittsburgh defenseman Brian Dumoulin said. "Preseason games are fun -- they're good to get back in the swing of things -- but that was a real game, especially against a good team like Washington.

    "It's weird to start off with such a familiar team as Washington. Then I don't even remember the last time we played Anaheim."


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    Preview: Bruins (1-0) at Maple Leafs (0-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    TORONTO -- Auston Matthews has little chance of equaling his NHL debut when the Toronto Maple Leafs play the Boston Bruins on Saturday in the second game of the season for both teams.

    The 19-year-old center, the first player taken in this year's draft, became the first player to score four goals in his NHL debut on Wednesday.

    "It's in the past, it's on to the next one," Matthews said calmly as the Maple Leafs prepared for their home opener at Air Canada Centre amid celebrations of the franchise's 100th season.

    The reality is that that despite Matthews' historic game, Toronto lost to the Senators 5-4 in overtime in its season opener in Ottawa.

    "The kids were good, our veterans made a few mistakes, and we just have to keep the puck out of our net," Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said after practice Thursday. "But we did have the puck a lot and we did a lot of good things. It's nice to see the kids do so well, and we'll be better Saturday."

    The Maple Leafs also hope for better goaltending from Frederik Andersen, who likely will start again Saturday. Andersen vows to be better.

    "We did a lot of good things, but I know I can be a lot better," Andersen said of the loss to Ottawa.

    The Leafs had six rookies playing Wednesday. Matthews and his young teammates figure to face a more physical opponent Saturday when they play Boston.

    The Bruins won their season opener 6-3 Thursday against the Blue Jackets in Toronto, erasing a 2-1 first-period deficit with three goals in the second and three more in the third.

    They received five points from Brad Marchand (two goals, three assists) to match a team record for points in a season-opening game. Phil Esposito had five points (three goals, two assists) against the Vancouver Canucks on Oct. 10, 1973.

    The Bruins were without Patrice Bergeron, who has an ankle injury, on Thursday and it was not certain Friday whether he would be available to play in Toronto. He did not make the trip to Columbus.

    "If he is not on the ice tomorrow morning, I will address it, whether he is coming in for the game . . . or I'll let you know if he's not," Bruins coach Claude Julien said Friday.

    David Backes had two goals and an assist Thursday in his Bruins debut as he took Bergeron's place at center on the line with left winger Marchand and right winger David Pastrnak, who had two goals and two assists..

    "That's what it takes sometimes to win hockey games," Julien said. "You need guys to be hot and that line was for us. For David Backes to step in there and replace one of the best forwards in the league and to have instant chemistry on the line was important. All three of them played extremely well and it was nice to see we were able to come through with a win when you're missing a guy like Bergeron."

    When Bergeron returns, Backes will likely go back to playing right wing on another line. He started to play on the wing regularly last season with the St. Louis Blues.

    Julien says Backes does not care where he plays.

    "True, I really don't," Backes said. "I think with our depth, with our injuries, and the way things happen in this league, having that flexibility is a key component to being able to put together some solid lines that can make a difference."

    Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid is listed as questionable with a lower body injury and defenseman Kevan Miller is out six weeks after hand surgery.

    The Bruins had four players make their NHL debuts Thursday for the first time on an opening night since 1985.


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    Preview: Sharks (1-0) at Blue Jackets (0-1)
    Date: October 15, 2016 7:00 PM EDT


    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In the wake of a 6-3 defeat in their home opener against the Boston Bruins on Thursday, Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella will keep his lineup and lines intact in order to instill some confidence in the second-youngest team in the NHL when they host the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.

    Unlike in the past, Tortorella doesn't want to "get the blender out" if things aren't going well. He said he would like to give them a chance to develop some chemistry and gel.

    Tortorella told the Blue Jackets' website that one of the keys is to continue to encourage his players to make plays, saying he felt as though they were tentative and didn't make the plays that were available in the opener.

    The team will be without the services of defenseman Ryan Murray, out of the lineup with an undisclosed injury after blocking a shot in Thursday night's loss. This will be the first game Murray has missed after playing 85 consecutive games.

    Stepping in for the injured Murray is defenseman Dalton Prout, who was a healthy scratch for the home opener and the final two exhibition games.

    Ahead of Saturday night's matchup against the Sharks, forward Brandon Dubinsky said, "My line, I've got to play better, I've got to make plays. I'm certainly disappointed with the outcome (vs. Boston). I prepared the right way and felt good coming to the game. I've got to work on my game and do better for the team."

    Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky needs a major bounce-back game after posting a 5.17 goals-against average and an .861 save percentage against the Bruins on Thursday.

    San Jose comes into Columbus with a 1-0-0 record after defeating the Los Angeles Kings in its home opener on Wednesday night, 2-1.

    The nucleus of the Sharks team is largely intact from last season, but their new second line of Logan Couture, Mikkel Boedker and Joonas Donskoi was the team's best on Wednesday night. Couture and Donskoi also assisted on Brent Burns' game-winning goal against the Kings.

    Despite having to travel across the country for their second game, the Sharks should be a well-rested team. No forward played more than Tomas Hertl's 17:47, showing the even distribution of ice time.

    On the blue line, offseason free agent signing David Schlemko made his new coach happy with his play in his debut for the Sharks.

    "I thought Schlemko was fantastic was tonight," head coach Peter DeBoer told csnbayarea.com. "That pair with (Brenden) Dillon and him looked really good."

    The 29-year-old Schlemko had one shot, a pair of hits and a blocked shot on Wednesday and is expected to play an important role on this San Jose team that expects to contend for the Stanley Cup.

    With DeBoer eschewing traditional forward lines, he feels confident in matching any of his four lines against the top lines of his opponents on a nightly basis.

    "As a staff," DeBoer said to csnbayarea.com, "we came in and we want to start that way and give everyone an opportunity (to play). I think we all realize that we play our best when we're not chasing matchups or trying to hide guys."

    Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced Friday that the club has recalled forward Ryan Carpenter from the San Jose Barracuda (AHL), while forward Timo Meier has been assigned to the Barracuda.


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    Preview: Rangers (1-0) at Blues (2-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 8:00 PM EDT


    ST. LOUIS -- When coach Ken Hitchcock looked at the schedule his St. Louis Blues faced to start the season, he just was hoping for the best.

    The Blues had to open with back-to-back Central Division games in Chicago and at home against Minnesota before hosting the New York Rangers on Saturday night.

    "This is a hellacious start to the season," Hitchcock said. "I think we understand how critical the start to the season is and how important your competitive level in your first 10 games at home matters. You get behind the eight ball and don't have a winning record at home early, you're not going to be able to catch up.

    "We knew we were opening up with three games in four nights against really tough teams. The Rangers are a heck of a team. We knew we had to get points in at least two of these games."

    St. Louis took care of that goal with a 5-2 win in Chicago and a 3-2 victory Thursday night over the Wild, which featured a goal and an assist from right winger Nail Yakupov, acquired in a trade from Edmonton just five days before the season opened.

    It's the first time the Blues have begun the season with consecutive wins since they opened the year 4-0 in 2013-14.

    Yakupov, the first overall pick in the 2012 draft who had not played up to those lofty expectations with the Oilers, is hoping to make more contributions to his new team as he settles in to his new surroundings.

    "This organization got you for some reason, right?" said Yakupov, who had only eight games out of the 250 he played for Edmonton in which he registered both a goal and an assist. "They didn't just take you for luck or something.

    "I know this is a good team. I haven't been on a team all my life that was a really good team. This is a great opportunity to grow your game and grow as a person. When you are moving even from house to house you have to get used to your new house, but I'm happy."

    The Rangers come into Saturday's game off a season-opening 5-3 win at home over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

    Their lineup featured seven new players, and five of them recorded at least one point in the victory.

    "A lot of guys played with a lot of jump," said goalie Henrik Lundqvist. "There was a great energy in the room. We had a stretch in the third where obviously we just have to manage the puck a little bit better with odd man rushes.

    "That's how you get hurt in this league. That's how we got hurt a little bit last year. If we just clean that up, we are in good shape."

    After number one goalie Jake Allen won the first two games for the Blues, Hitchcock said backup Carter Hutton, who signed as a free agent over the summer, will start against New York.


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    Preview: Predators (0-0) at Blackhawks (0-1)
    Date: October 15, 2016 8:30 PM EDT


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- So how long could the Nashville Predators enjoy their season-opening 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night?

    "We'll take the next hour or so to enjoy ourselves and then get back to work," Predators center Ryan Johansen said. "There's 81 more."

    The next one is Saturday night, against the same Chicago team they edged. It's in the United Center and since the Blackhawks are 0-2-0 for the first time in six seasons, they are a good bet to come out of the gate flying.

    Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban, veteran of exactly one game in this Central Division rivalry, knows the Predators will have to up their level of play if they are going to score a sweep of the home-and-home series.

    "We've got to be prepared to do it again tomorrow," he said. "That's a great hockey team over there; it felt like a playoff game. They're going back to their barn tomorrow and they lost their home opener, so they're going to be ticked. If we were good tonight, we'll have to be a lot better tomorrow."

    In his first game with the Predators, Subban, who was acquired from Montreal for team captain Shea Weber on June 29, made an intriguing opening impression. He scored on his first shot, tried a team-high six shots in 23:04 of ice time and blocked three shots while showing a willingness to mix it up with the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.

    While Subban may not have the 108 mph slapper or crushing bodychecks of Weber, he certainly appears to have added the elements Nashville was hoping for when it made the trade.

    "He's certainly one of those players that you certainly have to be aware of offensively," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said of Subban. "You want to make him play in his own end, much like most defensemen."

    Chicago's main goal in the rematch might be to stay out of the penalty box. After yielding three power-play markers Wednesday night in a 5-2 loss to St. Louis, it ceded three more Friday night.

    Every Nashville tally came off the same assembly line -- pass to the point for a blast by Subban or Roman Josi that beats Corey Crawford, the last one tipped by Mike Fisher for the tie-breaker late in the second period.

    "It takes a lot of energy out of your game," Toews said of the constant penalty-killing. "So we just have to smarten up and find ways to stay out of the box."

    The Blackhawks might have played their best period of the young season in the third Friday night, putting 13 shots on net to the Predators' seven and exerting steady pressure over the last five minutes.

    But Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne stopped all 13 shots, stoning Kane at the right goal post with 3 1/2 minutes remaining and then making four saves over the final 1:46 as Chicago emptied the net after Subban was whistled for interference to give it a 6-on-4.

    "I thought he was the best player on the ice," Predators coach Peter Laviolette said of Rinne. "He was just outstanding."


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    Preview: Flyers (0-0) at Coyotes (0-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 9:00 PM EDT


    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett can't remember the last time he started four rookies in an NHL season opener, but that will likely be the case Saturday night at Gila River Arena.

    Defenseman Jakob Chychrun, center Christian Dvorak and left winger Lawson Crouse will make their NHL debuts against the Philadelphia Flyers and rookie Laurent Dauphin centers the fourth line after an eight-game NHL cameo last season.

    "I could probably count on one hand how many times that's happened in my NHL career," said Tippett, who has coached for 14 seasons and played for 12 seasons. "The biggest thing about it is those players have earned their right into the lineup. They've had good camps and they showed they could play at this level."

    One rookie who probably won't play for Arizona is 2015 first-round pick (No. 3 overall) Dylan Strome, the player the Coyotes are hoping becomes their franchise center. Strome is healthy, but he skated as an extra forward at Friday's practice. Asked if that was an indication of Strome's status for the season opener, Tippett all but confirmed it was.

    "I would say there's probably a better chance that he'll watch tomorrow's game, but we'll come to that final conclusion in the morning," Tippett said. "We've got a lot of young guys here we're going to have to integrate. You can't just throw them all out there to the wolves. We're going to make sure everybody can do their best to play their best."

    The Coyotes are trying to end a four-season playoff drought as they welcome the second wave of their youth movement that began last season with left wingers Max Domi and Jordan Martinook, right winger Anthony Duclair and backup goaltender Louis Domingue.

    The Flyers are trying to build on last season's surprising playoff berth that was accomplished by going 12-5-3 in their final 20 games. To achieve that, Philadelphia hopes to avoid the slow starts that have plagued the team the last three seasons, including a 6-9-5 start last season.

    "We can't put ourselves in a position where we have to battle back again," center Claude Giroux told the Philadelphia Inquirer. "I think as a team, we feel more comfortable going into other buildings and getting wins.

    "The first road trip is going to be really important for us. We're aware we're playing really good teams, so it's going to be a great challenge to see where we're at right away."

    Philadelphia got off on the right foot when it opened the season with a 4-2 win on Friday night in Los Angeles against the Kings to end a four-game, opening-night losing streak. In that game, Philadelphia debuted two rookies with left winger Travis Konecny (two assists) and defenseman Ivan Provorov (one assist). It was the first game of a three-game trip that ends Tuesday in Chicago against the Blackhawks.

    Goalie Steve Mason is expected to start for Philadelphia against the Coyotes. Mike Smith will start in goal for Arizona.

    The Flyers will be without two players because of suspensions. Defenseman Radko Gudas will miss the first six games after a high check on Boston center Austin Czarnik in the preseason. Flyers center Brayden Schenn will miss the first three games for charging Washington right winger T.J. Oshie during Game 6 of the teams' first-round playoff series last season.

    Philadelphia escaped further loss when defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere suffered a facial laceration from the skate of Kings left winger Kyle Clifford in Friday's first period but returned to action.

    Tippett called Coyotes left winger Jamie McGinn "a real question mark" for Saturday's game with an upper-body injury that Tippett said is not a long-term injury. McGinn did not skate on Friday.

    The Coyotes will be one of just three teams that will not have played a game when Saturday's NHL action begins. Colorado and Vancouver are the others. Tippett said he got a text message from Tampa coach Jon Cooper addressing the subject: "He said, 'don't you guys ever play?'"

    Saturday's game is the latest season opener in Jets-Coyotes franchise history. The Coyotes are 7-2 all time when opening the season at home.


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    Preview: Stars (1-0) at Avalanche (0-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 9:00 PM EDT


    Jared Bednar waited a long time to be in an NHL game. He'll finally get his chance when the Colorado Avalanche open their season against the Dallas Stars.

    Bednar, a career minor league player and coach, makes his debut behind Colorado's bench after his quick hire Aug. 25. Bednar brings championship experience from the minors, winning titles in the AHL and ECHL, but more important for the Avalanche he brings a different style after two disappointing seasons.

    Bednar's system emphasizes speed coupled with an aggressive, pressure game.

    "I have a style of play that I think works in today's NHL game," Bednar told NHL.com. "I think we have to be an aggressive team. The game is getting faster every day and I think you have to play an up-tempo style. You have to attack. And that's not just offensively but defensively as well."

    Bednar has also stressed moving the puck out of the zone, so quick passes from the defensemen to the forwards to start the breakout. Colorado has spent too much time in its own end the past few seasons, which led to Avalanche goaltenders facing a lot of shots every game.

    "We still go 'D' to 'D,'" defenseman Tyson Barrie told The Denver Post. "It's going to be 'D' to 'D' with a purpose, to get it in the forwards' hands."

    The Avalanche have reached the postseason once in the last six seasons -- in 2014, when Patrick Roy led Colorado to 112 points and the Central Division title in his first year as the coach. The team struggled with poor starts the next two years and missed the playoffs.

    Roy's abrupt resignation Aug. 11 forced an unexpected coaching search that snagged Bednar from the Columbus system. While Avalanche players said they were stunned by Roy's departure, they are embracing Bednar's system.

    "It's great for me," 21-year-old center Nathan MacKinnon told The Denver Post. "I can just skate and not think so much. Be aggressive. I think the biggest thing is that if we're going to make mistakes, they're aggressive mistakes. We've been very passive the last couple of seasons."

    One thing that contributed to Colorado missing the playoffs the last two years was bad starts to those seasons. The Avalanche are hoping a 6-0 preseason portends a fast start to this year, similar to the 12-1 mark they had at the beginning of the 2013-14 campaign.

    It won't be easy against a Dallas team that won the Central Division last year and beat Anaheim 4-2 in its season opener on Thursday. The play of goalie Antti Niemi in the win, after a tough finish to last season, has the Stars feeling confident going into Saturday's game at Pepsi Center.

    "I am really happy with the preseason and with all the practice we have done," Niemi told the Dallas Morning News. "I just want to keep doing the same thing here and not worry that this was the season opener."

    Niemi was 1-3 with a 3.29 goals-against average in the playoffs last season, but if Thursday is any indication he is back on track.

    He faced 17 shots in the first period against the Ducks and finished with 33 saves.

    "I thought Antti was excellent," Stars coach Lindy Ruff told the Dallas Morning News. "That first period, we had some bad decisions, gave up some odd-numbered rushes, gave up three two-on-ones where he made real good saves."


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    Preview: Flames (0-1) at Canucks (0-0)
    Date: October 15, 2016 10:00 PM EDT


    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Willie Desjardins is aware of the dire predictions, but the Vancouver Canucks coach thinks his club could surprise people this season.

    "We have to believe that," said Desjardins as the Canucks prepared this week for their regular-season opener Saturday against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena.

    "I think that's how you approach it. I like certain parts of our team, for sure."

    But most pundits do not.

    Critics were quick to put down the Canucks in the preseason -- way down. Many observers, including USA Today and EA Sports, have picked the Canucks to finish dead last in the 30-team league after compiling a 31-38-13 record and missing the playoffs in a 2015-16 campaign plagued by numerous injuries and inconsistency.

    "I think we're solid," said Desjardins. "I think we're a better team than we were last year. But it doesn't really matter what you think. It's what you do on the ice. We just have to prove it. We can't say we're going to be a good team. We have to prove that we can be a good team. Until we do that, people get to pick us there."

    Much of the proof will come if the Canucks can produce more goals after ranking last in the NHL with 186 in 2015-16. Vancouver's newcomers include high-scoring winger Loui Eriksson (via free agency), defenseman Erik Gudbranson (via trade) and Jack Skille (signed after preseason tryout.) According to Gudbranson, who was acquired from Florida for 2014 first-round draft choice (24th overall) Jared McCann in a deal that included draft picks, the Canucks are a good team with plenty of talent.

    "We've set really high expectations of ourselves," said Gudbranson. "We've pushed ourselves over the last month of us being here. That's a tough pill to swallow, when you see everybody putting you at the bottom of the league. We have an opportunity to prove everyone -- everything -- wrong, and that's going to fuel us to come out strong here on Saturday and get off to a good start."

    The Canucks also hope the season opener will help them get in the habit of winning at home. They went 15-21-5 at Rogers Arena in 2015-16. Gudbranson said the Canucks need to make sure they take care of business at home this season.

    "It sucks to lose on the road -- don't get me wrong -- but it's embarrassing to lose at home in front of your fans, especially when you're playing poorly," said Gudbranson. "I think we have to have that in the back of our minds."

    To start well at home Saturday, the Canucks will have to limit Calgary's top line of Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Kris Versteeg, who was signed as a free agent in the preseason after initially trying out for Edmonton. Versteeg, a two-time Stanley Cup winner with Chicago, indicated it will still take some time to get used to his offensively gifted new linemates. But he likes what he has seen thus far.

    "You can really read their hockey I.Q. right away and see how smart they are -- and the plays they want to make," said Versteeg.

    While the Canucks suit up for their first game, the Flames will be playing their third contest in four nights. But the Flames are still looking for their first win -- and point -- after bowing 5-3 at home to the Oilers on Friday night and losing 7-4 in Edmonton on Wednesday.

    "This one stings," Calgary captain Mark Giordano said after Friday's loss. "But we've got to get one back right away (Saturday). It's going to be a tough game. It's the home opener for them. They're going to have a lot of energy obviously, and we've got to bring (a better effort)."

    Offense was not much of a problem for the Flames in their first two games, as they produced their seven goals from a combined total of 76 shots. But the Flames will need to cut down on penalties, which severely limited their scoring chances Friday. Calgary recorded 24 shots in the first period, but only three in the second as penalties took their toll.

    Calgary went scoreless on five power plays Friday, while the Oilers converted two of four man-advantage opportunities.

    New Flames coach Glen Gulutzan, who served as a Canucks assistant for the past three seasons, hopes that his club will get more game action right after Friday's loss.

    "That's your only saving grace," Gulutzan said. "You can't dwell too long, but we've certainly got to get better in a couple areas. (Friday), with our special teams, we made a couple mistakes -- so we've got to get better there. We're just going to keep going at it until we get good at it."

    Backup goaltender Chad Johnson is expected to make his regular-season debut for the Flames after Brian Elliott took both of the opening losses. Ryan Miller is slated to start in goal for the Canucks.


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    Team Win Loss OTL Shootout Loss Pts Goals For Goals Against Home Away Division
    Boston Bruins 1 0 0 0 2 6 3 --- 1-0-0-0 ---
    Montreal Canadiens 1 0 0 0 2 4 1 --- 1-0-0-0 1-0-0-0
    Tampa Bay Lightning 1 0 0 0 2 6 4 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Florida Panthers 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 1-0-0-0 --- ---
    Ottawa Senators 1 0 0 0 2 5 4 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Toronto Maple Leafs 0 0 1 0 1 4 5 --- 0-0-1-0 0-0-1-0
    Detroit Red Wings 0 1 0 0 0 4 6 --- 0-1-0-0 0-1-0-0
    Buffalo Sabres 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0-1-0-0 --- 0-1-0-0

    EASTERN CONFERENCE - METROPOLITAN
    Team Win Loss OTL Shootout Loss Pts Goals For Goals Against Home Away Division
    New York Rangers 1 0 0 0 2 5 3 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Philadelphia Flyers 1 0 0 0 2 4 2 --- 1-0-0-0 ---
    Pittsburgh Penguins 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Carolina Hurricanes 0 0 1 0 1 4 5 --- 0-0-1-0 ---
    New Jersey Devils 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 --- 0-0-1-0 ---
    Washington Capitals 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 --- 0-0-1-1 0-0-1-1
    New York Islanders 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 --- 0-1-0-0 0-1-0-0
    Columbus Blue Jackets 0 1 0 0 0 3 6 0-1-0-0 --- ---

    WESTERN CONFERENCE - CENTRAL
    Team Win Loss OTL Shootout Loss Pts Goals For Goals Against Home Away Division
    St. Louis Blues 2 0 0 0 4 8 4 1-0-0-0 1-0-0-0 2-0-0-0
    Colorado Avalanche 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
    Dallas Stars 1 0 0 0 2 4 2 1-0-0-0 --- ---
    Nashville Predators 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Minnesota Wild 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
    Winnipeg Jets 1 0 0 0 2 5 4 1-0-0-0 --- ---
    Chicago Blackhawks 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 0-1-0-0 --- 0-1-0-0

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    Team Win Loss OTL Shootout Loss Pts Goals For Goals Against Home Away Division
    Edmonton Oilers 1 0 0 0 2 7 4 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    San Jose Sharks 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 1-0-0-0 --- 1-0-0-0
    Anaheim Ducks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
    Arizona Coyotes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
    Vancouver Canucks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
    Los Angeles Kings 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 --- 0-1-0-0 0-1-0-0
    Calgary Flames 0 1 0 0 0 4 7 --- 0-1-0-0 0-1-0-0

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