High-scoring Leon Draisaitl, Oilers roll past Bruins, 5-3

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BOSTON (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, moving ahead of teammate Connor McDavid into the NHL scoring lead and leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

Evan Bouchard, Zach Hyman and Cody Ceci also scored and Mikko Koskinen stopped 26 shots for Edmonton. McDavid had one assist to extend his scoring streak to 12 games to start the season.

Draisaitl has 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) for a two-point lead over McDavid.

David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Brandon Carlo scored for Boston.

KINGS 2, SENATORS 0

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jonathan Quick made 34 saves and Los Angeles beat short-handed Ottawa to extend its winning streak to seven games.

Ottawa has nine players and an assistant coach in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

On Thursday, goalie Matt Murray, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev and winger Alex Formenton were placed in the protocol. They joined defensemen Josh Brown, Victor Mete and Nick Holden, as well as forwards Austin Watson, Connor Brown and Dylan Gambrell, and associate coach Jack Capuano.

Anze Kopitar and Andreas Athanasiou scored for the Kings. Filip Gustavsson stopped 32 shots for Ottawa.

DEVILS 4, ISLANDERS 0

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mackenzie Blackwood made a season-high 42 saves for his seventh career shutout to help New Jersey beat New York.

Janne Kuokkanen scored a short-handed goal, Tomas Tatar had a power-play goal and Dawson Mercer and Dougie Hamilton each had one at even strength. New Jersey has won three in a row to improve 4-1-2 in its last seven games.

Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves for the Islanders.

CANADIENS 4, FLAMES 2

MONTREAL (AP) — Nick Suzuki broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and Montreal beat Calgary.

Suzuki fooled goalie Jacob Markstrom by shooting from behind the net. The puck hit the goalie’s skate and crossed the line for Suzuki's fourth goal in five games.

Jake Evans, Brendan Gallagher and Ben Chiarot also scored for the Canadiens, and Jake Allen made 24 saves. Mikael Backlund and Andrew Mangiapane had first-period goals for the Flames in the opener of a six-game trip.

The Associated Press

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