Jean-Francois Berube and Jet Greaves mixed for 28 saves and the shutout because the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 in a preseason recreation on Monday evening.
Berube recorded 20 saves and Greaves had eight.
Yegor Chinakhov opened the scoring 16:28 in, and Adam Boqvist’s first objective of the preseason at 4:10 of the third prolonged the result in 2-0. Emil Bemstrom’ scored on a wrist shot at 17:43 of the third.
Regardless of outplaying Columbus for a lot of the sport, the Penguins failed to unravel the Blue Jackets’ goaltending tandem.
Tristan Jarry, the Penguins beleaguered No. 1 goaltender took the loss. Jarry completed with eight saves in simply over 31 minutes of motion. He was changed by Filip Lindberg, who stopped 12 of 13 photographs.
Pittsburgh didn’t have its full complement of stars for its opener as Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are recuperating from surgical procedures. Crosby had surgical procedure on his left wrist on Sept. 8 and is predicted to overlook six weeks. Malkin will miss the primary two months of the season after having knee surgical procedure.
CANADIENS 5, MAPLE LEAFS 2
At Montreal, Josh Anderson rating twice, Christian Dvorak netted his first objective for Montreal and assisted on three others, and Jonathan Drouin completed with two assists in a win over Toronto.
Michael Pezzetta additionally scored twice, together with an empty-net objective, for the Canadiens.
Jake Allen stopped all 15 photographs he confronted, earlier than giving option to Kevin Poulin, who turned away 20 of twenty-two.
David Kampf scored a short-handed objective and Ondrej Kase added one other rating for the Maple Leafs.
Toronto’s Jack Campbell allowed three targets on 12 photographs in half the sport. Petr Mrazek turned away seven of eight photographs.
BLUES 2, STARS 1, OT
In St. Louis, Sam Anas’ objective 1:43 into extra time powered St. Louis to a win over Dallas.
Low season commerce acquisition Pavel Buchnevich additionally scored for the Blues. His power-play objective at 19:01 of the second tied the sport at 1-1.
Joel Hoffer made 11 saves and was credited with the win. He changed No. 1 goaltender Jordan Binnington, who performed the primary interval and recorded 12 saves on 13 photographs.
Riley Tufte scored Dallas’ lone objective, and goaltenders Braden Holtby and Jake Oettinger cut up time . Holtby began and performed the opening 40 minutes, making 15 saves on 16 photographs. Oettinger, who changed Holtby for the third interval and extra time, stopped 12 of 13 photographs, permitting Anas’ game-winner.
COYOTES 2, KINGS 1
In Glendale, Dylan Guenther scored the tiebreaking objective 9:21 into the third interval, serving to Arizona previous Los Angeles.
Following a scoreless first, Sean Walker’s objective 8:53 into the second gave the Kings a 1-0 lead that held up till Loui Eriksson tied the sport practically six minutes later.
Cal Petersen and Matt Villalta every performed half the sport in internet for the Kings. Petersen, who agreed to a three-year, $15 million extension final week, began and made 14 saves on 15 photographs. Villalta completed with eight saves.
The Arizona tandem of Josef Korenar (18 saves) and Anson Thornton (16 saves) mixed for 34 saves on 35 photographs.
CANUCKS 4, FLAMES 2
At Abbotsford, British Columbia, J.T. Miller’s rating punctuated a three-goal first interval as Vancouver topped Calgary.
Conor Garland, Chase Wouters and Tanner Pearson additionally scored for the Canucks. Oliver Ekman-Larsson had two assists.
Dillon Dube and Connor Mackey scored for Calgary.
Michael DiPietro, who spent a lot of final season on the Canucks’ taxi squad, recorded 25 saves for Vancouver.
Adam Werner stopped 13 of 16 photographs for Calgary earlier than being changed halfway by means of the second interval. Daniel Vladar had 12 saves.