Kane’s goal sparks Sabres’ 6-3 win over Coyotes
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rather than lament blowing yet another third-period lead, Ryan O'Reilly and the Buffalo Sabres finally did something about it.
O'Reilly's no-look backhand pass set up Evander Kane for the go-ahead goal with 5:36 remaining, and Marcus Foligno and Sam Reinhart scored empty-netters in the final two minutes to secure a 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
Coyotes acquire Pulkkinen from Wild
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Teemu Pulkkinen from the Minnesota Wild for future considerations.
The Coyotes announced the deal Monday.
The 25-year-old Pulkkinen had a goal in nine games with the Wild this season. He also had 18 goals and 18 assists with the Iowa Wild, earning a spot in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game.
Parise week to week for Wild with lower body injury
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise will miss the Minnesota Wild's game Saturday night against the Dallas Stars and is week to week with a lower body injury.
The Wild say Parise was injured during a 4-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night. The seven-time All-Star is second on Minnesota in scoring with two goals and four assists, and he got his 300th career goal last Sunday. He missed last season's playoffs with a back injury.
Wild claim RW Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers from Red Wings
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have claimed right wing Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers from the Detroit Red Wings and added him to their roster for the season opener.
Pulkkinen was picked up on Tuesday, as right wing Christoph Bertschy and goalie Alex Stalock were assigned to the team's AHL affiliate in Iowa. The 24-year-old Pulkkinen had 11 goals and nine assists over 70 games for the Red Wings over parts of three seasons.
Jets’ Pavelec, Islanders’ Parenteau placed on waivers
Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec and forward Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau were put on waivers Monday as NHL teams pare down to their opening night rosters.
The Winnipeg Jets announced they put Pavelec on waivers with the intent of sending him to the American Hockey League. The New York Islanders made their move with Parenteau three months after signing him to a $1.25 million, one-year contract.