Barrett Hayton, Colorado Avalanche, Morgan Rielly, Nazem Kadri, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Vegas Golden Knights

Avalanche Beats Golden Knights 6-1 to Improve to 8-1-1

LAS VEGAS — Nazem Kadri and Matt Calvert each scored twice, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare had a goal and two assists against his former team and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-1 on Friday.

Nazem Kadri Colorado Avalanche
Nazem Kadri, Colorado Avalanche (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Cale Makar also scored and Phillip Grubauer made 25 saves to help the Avalanche improve to 8-1-1.

William Karlsson scored for Vegas in the matinee game on Nevada Day.

Marc-Andre Fleury was replaced by Garret Sparks with 7:24 left in the second period after allowing four goals and making 22 saves. Sparks allowed two goals and made 13 saves in his first appearance with Vegas.


DETROIT (AP) — Linus Ullmark made 41 saves, Sam Reinhart scored his fifth goal and Buffalo beat Detroit to improve to 9-2-1.

Reinhart also assisted on Jake McCabe’s first goal of the season, and Jack Eichel had two assists.

Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots for Detroit. The Red Wings have lost seven in a row.


TORONTO (AP) — Morgan Rielly broke a tie with 5:29 left and Toronto beat San Jose, spoiling Patrick Marleau’s return to Scotiabank Arena.

Toronto Maple Leafs Morgan Rielly
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

The 40-year-old Marleau spent the last two seasons with the Maple Leafs.

Ilya Mikheyev had a goal and an assist, Jake Muzzin and Auston Matthews added goals, and Frederik Andersen made 16 saves for Toronto. Kevin Labanc scored for San Jose, and Martin Jones stopped 25 shots.


OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Nick Leddy scored his second goal of the first period on a penalty shot and New York beat Ottawa for its sixth straight victory.

Matt Martin and Derick Brassard also scored and Thomas Greiss made 30 saves to help the Islanders improve to 6-3-0 and drop the Senators to 2-6-1. Tyler Ennis scored twice for Ottawa.


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Barrett Hayton scored his first NHL goal early in the third period, Antti Raanta made 32 saves and Arizona overcame two deficits to beat Jack Hughes and New Jersey.

Barrett Hayton
Barrett Hayton, Arizona Coyotes, 2018 NHL Draft, Dallas, TX, June 22, 2018 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Nick Schmaltz, Michael Grabner, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Clayton Keller also scored to help the Coyotes win for the fifth time in six games. Hughes, the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft, scored once and set up goals by Sami Vatanen and Pavel Zacha.


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