Penguins rally with 3 late goals to down Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) " Pittsburgh rallied with three late goals to beat San Jose 3-2 on Thursday in a rematch of last season's Stanley Cup combatants, with Evgeni Malkin, Scott Wilson and Patric Hornqvist all scoring in the third period.

The Penguins trailed by two goals after two largely lifeless periods before catching fire late. Hornqvist and Malkin both finished with a goal and an assist.

Tomas Hertl and Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks, who controlled the first 40 minutes and appeared on their way to a one-sided victory before falling apart late.

Anaheim's Ryan Garbutt broke a tie in the third period and sent the Ducks to their first win of the season, 3-2 over Phladelphia.

The Ducks had just one point from four games and had failed to score more than two goals in any of those games. Chris Wagner and Corey Perry also scored to help the Ducks spoil Philadelphia's home opener.

Wayne Simmonds and Matt Read scored for the Flyers.

Boston's Patrice Bergeron scored the tiebreaking goal with 75 seconds left in his season debut to give the Bruins a 2-1 victory over New Jersey.

After missing the first three games through injury, Bergeron took regular shifts in the home opener. He was on the ice when linemate Brad Marchand tied it 1-1 with just under 10 minutes left in regulation, and he was there again to slide in the game-winner at the end.

Kyle Palmieri scored for the Devils.

Washington's Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period to lift the Capitals over Florida 4-2.

Marcus Johansson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Justin Williams scored goals for the Capitals.

Jaromir Jagr became the third player to score 750 goals. He is in third place all-time in the NHL, behind only Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801). Michael Matheson also scored for the Panthers.

Montreal's Carey Price made 27 saves in his season debut to help the Canadiens beat Arizona 5-2.

Price made his first NHL start since injuring a knee early last season. He missed the first three games of this season because of illness. Alexei Emelin, Torrey Mitchell, Shea Weber, Alex Galchenyuk and Artturi Lehkonen scored for Montreal.

Jakob Chychrun and Laurent Dauphin scored for the Coyotes.

Colorado's Matt Duchene had two goals and an assist in the Avalanche's 4-0 win against Tampa Bay.

Duchene scored in the final minute of both the first and second periods while Andreas Martinsen and Carl Soderberg also scored for the Avalanche.

Minnesota's Eric Staal scored twice and the Wild recovered from another deficit to beat Toronto 3-2.

Los Angeles' Alec Martinez scored 1:20 into overtime to give the Kings a 4-3 victory over Dallas.

Edmonton's Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist as the Oilers defeated St. Louis 3-1.

Carolina's Victor Rask scored his third goal of the season to lead the Hurricanes over Calgary 4-2.

Vancouver's Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner in the third period as the Canucks downed Buffalo 2-1.

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