- Associated Press - Saturday, October 8, 2011

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Bobby Ryan scored the only goal in a shootout and the Anaheim Ducks offset New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist’s spectacular play to beat the Rangers 2-1 on Saturday night.

Andrew Cogliano opened the scoring for the Ducks midway through the first period, and Brad Richards tied it with 2:15 left in the third period.

Lundqvist, from Sweden, kept the Rangers close and rewarded the sellout crowd with an outstanding game in the net, stopping 27 of 28 shots. Jonas Hiller made 14 saves for Anaheim.

Both teams opened the season with losses Friday night. Buffalo beat Anaheim 4-1 in Helsinki, and Los Angeles topped New York 3-2 in overtime in Stockholm.


Sabres 4, Kings 2

BERLIN (AP) _ Luke Adam scored twice in a 2:20 span early in the second period to help Buffalo beat Los Angeles in the first NHL game in Germany.

Paul Gaustad and Drew Stafford also scored, Ryan Miller made 31 saves, and Austrian star Thomas Vanek had two assists for Buffalo. Anze Kopitar scored twice for Los Angeles. He had a goal and an assist Friday night in the Kings‘ overtime victory over the New York Rangers in Stockholm.

Bruins 4, Lightning 1

BOSTON (AP) _ Rich Peverley scored twice and Brad Marchand assisted on both to lead Boston over Tampa Bay and give the Stanley Cup champions its first win this season.

Tim Thomas made 25 saves for the Bruins in the rematch of the Eastern Conference finals. Boston won that series _ with Thomas posting a 1-0 shutout in Game 7 _ and went on to earn its first NHL title since 1972.

Tyler Seguin also had a pair of assists for Boston, which raised its sixth championship banner on Thursday night before losing to the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1.

Martin St. Louis scored for the Lightning, and Mathieu Garon stopped 38 shots.

Maple Leafs 6, Senators 5

TORONTO (AP) _ Phil Kessel had three goals and an assist and Toronto held off Ottawa for its second victory in two games this season.

Joffrey Lupul had a goal and two assists, Mikhail Grabovski and Colton Orr also scored, and James Reimer made 27 saves for Toronto, which led 5-1 midway through the third period.

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