Rodrigues scores twice in Sabres' 4-0 shutout of Leafs
Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Plotnikov each had a goal and an assist, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night in an exhibition game at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Patric Hornqvist added two assists for the Penguins, and Matt Murray made 29 saves. Adam Clendening and Ian Cole also scored.
Jonathan Drouin and Brian Boyle scored for Tampa Bay.
Lightning goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis made 12 saves on 14 shots. Reserve Kevin Poulin stopped eight of 10 shots.
Tampa Bay picked up Poulin off waivers from the New York Islanders on Sunday.
The game was part of the Kraft Hockeyville promotion to find American communities in non-NHL markets that support the sport. Johnstown was the home of the fictional Charlestown Chiefs in the 1977 cult classic ''Slap Shot,'' a film about a minor league hockey team that brawled its way to a championship.
SABRES EASE PAST MAPLE LEAFS
Evan Rodrigues scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-0 win over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs.
Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson also scored for the Sabres. Eichel, the second overall pick in last June's draft, had a short-handed breakaway goal.
Robin Lehner made 24 saves for the shutout.
Toronto goaltender Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals on 17 shots. His replacement, James Reimer, made 14 saves on 15 shots.
SCHEIFELE'S OT GOAL PROPELS JETS OVER SENATORS
In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Mark Scheifele's goal two minutes into overtime completed the Winnipeg Jets' 4-3 comeback win over the Ottawa Senators.
The Jets entered the third period trailing 3-0, but Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored before Andrew Ladd's goal with 52 seconds left in regulation tied it at 3.
Winnipeg's Ondrej Pavelec made 22 saves.
Milan Michalek, Zack Smith and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored for Ottawa.
Senators goaltender Craig Anderson stopped all 17 shots he faced in 29:06 before being replaced by Andrew Hammond. Hammond allowed four goals on 12 shots.
SAAD, BLUE JACKETS STING PREDATORS
In Nashville, Tennessee, Brandon Saad scored two goals to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
Ryan Johansen, Nick Foligno and Scott Hartnell also scored for the Blue Jackets. Sergei Bobrovsky made 35 saves.
Austin Watson and Barret Jackman scored for the Predators.
Nashville starter Pekka Rinne made 12 saves on 14 shots before being replaced by Carter Hutton, who allowed three goals on five shots.
ELLIOT, BLUES STONE STARS
In Dallas, Texas, Brian Elliott made 25 saves as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Dallas Stars, 4-1.
Dmitrij Jaskin, Vladimir Tarasenko, Scottie Upshaw and Troy Brouwer scored for St. Louis.
Mattias Janmark scored Dallas' lone goal. Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 28 shots.
FLAMES HILLER, RAMO BLANK AVS
In Calgary, Alberta, Jonas Hiller and Karri Ramo combined to make 29 saves in the Flames' 2-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Jiri Hudler scored both of Calgary's goals.
Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard made 30 saves.
LANDER HAT TRICK HELPS OILERS ROUT COYOTES
In Edmonton, Alberta, Anton Lander's hat trick led the Oilers to a 4-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored Edmonton's other goal.
Anders Nilsson and Ben Scrivens combined to make 20 saves for the shutout. Nilsson made 11 saves in 29:21, and Scrivens stopped nine shots in 29:25.
Arizona goaltender Anders Lindback made 28 saves.
JONES STYMIES CANUCKS
In San Jose, California, Martin Jones made 30 saves to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Tommy Wingels and Brent Burns scored for the Sharks. Burns' goal at 7:43 of the second period was the game-winner.
Jared McCann scored Vancouver's only goal.
Ryan Miller made 20 saves on 22 shots.
PERRY, DUCKS WORK OVERTIME TO BEAT KINGS
In Los Angeles, California, Corey Perry scored two goals, including the game-winner 43 seconds into overtime, as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings, 2-1.
Anaheim possessed the puck for the entirety of the overtime session. The Ducks cycled the puck until Rickard Rakell found Perry standing alone in the low slot to set up the game-clinching goal.
Anton Khudobin made 31 saves for Anaheim.
Kyle Clifford's goal with 1:01 left in regulation accounted for all of Los Angeles' scoring.
Jhonas Enroth made 28 saves.