Alex Ovechkin, Capitals top Flyers in rumble-filled contest
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin and Eric Fehr each scored twice to power the Washington Capitals to a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night in a preseason game that included five fights.
Fehr has four goals in the last two games and a team-high five in the preseason for the Capitals (4-0-3), who blew a three-goal lead but remained undefeated.
Fehr powered his own rebound past Ray Emery to make it 4-3 just 1:35 into the third. Ovechkin followed with his second goal.
Michal Neuvirth made 32 saves for the Capitals.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Ward made 18 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Friday night in their preseason finale.
Miller made 29 saves for the Sabres.
The Hurricanes finished with a 3-3-0 record in the preseason, winning their final three games. Carolina will open the regular season next Friday at home against Detroit.
Buffalo went 4-2-1 in the preseason, losing three of its last four. The Sabres also begin the season against the Red Wings, traveling to Detroit on Wednesday.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- John Tavares scored two first-period goals, leading the New York Islanders to a 6-4 preseason victory against the Nashville Predators on Friday night.
Named team captain this month and entering his fifth NHL season, the 23-year-old Tavares beat goaltender Pekka Rinne with a tip-in 1:25 into the game, and then scored off a scramble in front six minutes later.
After Craig Smith scored the first of his two goals for Nashville, Visnovsky scored on a pass from Moulson to put New York in front 3-1 at the 16-minute mark of the first.
Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 5-2 in preseason
DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg, Daniel Alfredsson and Johan Franzen each had a goal and an assist, helping the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Friday night in a preseason game.
Zetterberg's power-play goal broke a 2-2 tie with 42 seconds left in the second period.
Alfredsson and Franzen tacked on power-play goals in the third.
Glendening and Lupul traded goals earlier in the middle period.
Andersson scored 5:18 into the game. Kadri's power-play goal tied it at 8:31 of the first.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Dan Ellis made 20 saves to help the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Friday night in a preseason game.
Brett Ritchie had two third-period goals for the Stars at Cox Convention Center, including an empty-netter.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis' four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Both teams will open the regular season Thursday at home. The Blues host the Nashville Predators , while the Wild plays host to the Los Angeles Kings .
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a power-play goal late in the third period and the Phoenix Coyotes closed out their preseason schedule with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
Ekman-Larsson scored with 2:28 left on a wrister from the left circle after taking a pass from David Rundblad.
Greiss, signed as Mike Smith's backup in the offseason, stopped 25 shots.
Stalock, competing to be Antti Niemi's backup, had 24 saves.
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