Landeskog's overtime winner lifts Avalanche over Penguins
October 19, 2016, 4:00 am TWN
PITTSBURGH -- Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog redirected a shot by Nathan MacKinnon into the net 22 seconds into overtime for his second goal of the game, giving the Avalanche a 4-3 win at Pittsburgh on Monday.
Landeskog tied the game with 6:32 left in regulation with a power-play goal and his overtime winner handed the defending Stanley Cup champions their first loss of the season.
Jarome Iginla and Patrick Wiercioch also scored for the Avalanche, who never led until the game-winner.
Matt Cullen had a goal and an assist for the Penguins while Phil Kessel and Trevor Daley also scored.
New York's Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist for the third straight game, helping the Rangers beat San Jose 7-4.
According to the team, he is the first Ranger since Brian Leetch in 1992-93 to tally six points in New York's first three games.
Marc Staal, Rick Nash, Kevin Hayes, rookie Jimmy Vesey, Mats Zuccarello and Michael Grabner also scored for the Rangers.
Detroit's Mike Green scored his first hat trick and Darren Helm had two goals to help the Red Wings defeat Ottawa 5-1 in their last home opener at Joe Louis Arena before moving next season.
Boston's David Pastrnak scored his team-leading fourth goal of the season from three games as the Bruins downed Winnipeg 4-1.