Chytil scores again, Rangers beat Stars 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Filip Chytil is having quite the scoring run, and the New York Rangers could not be happier.
Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal 4:32 into the third period to rally the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. The 21st overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft, Chytil scored for the fourth straight game to become the first teenager in franchise history to accomplish that feat.
Dickinson scores twice in night of 1sts, Stars top Ducks 5-2
DALLAS (AP) — Jason Dickinson held his confidence, even when he was a healthy scratch the first two games of the season.
On a night of many first, Dickinson had two goals and an assist in his first multipoint game, and the Dallas Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Thursday.
"I felt confident from the first game, even when Coach took me out of the lineup," Dickinson said. "It was a matter of execution and just getting to the net.
Stars into 1st season with college-to-NHL coach Montgomery
LAST SEASON: 42-32-8. Sixth in Central Division.
COACH: Jim Montgomery (first season, first NHL season).
ADDED: LW Blake Comeau, RW Valeri Nichushkin, D Roman Polak, G Anton Khudobin.
LOST: F Antoine Roussel, F Curtis McKenzie. D Dan Hamhuis, D Greg Pateryn, G Kari Lehtonen.
Maple Leafs’ Roman Polak suspended 2 games for boarding
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak has been suspended two games for boarding Columbus Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand.
Polak hit Bjorkstrand from behind early in the third period of the Maple Leafs' victory in Columbus on Wednesday night. The NHL department of player safety announced the suspension Thursday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs quickly rebounded from a one-sided loss.
Morgan Rielly and Matt Martin scored 15 seconds apart during Toronto's four-goal second period, Frederik Andersen made 33 saves and the Maple Leafs moved into the lead for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-0 on Thursday night.