Ottawa’s Matt Duchene had two goals and an assist in his first game against his former club, and the host Senators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Duchene had missed the previous three games due to the birth of his first son.
Oilers 3, Canucks 2: Alex Chiasson scored the decisive goal in the fifth round of a shootout for visiting Edmonton.
Sabres 4, Flames 3: Jack Eichel scored at 1:10 of overtime to give Buffalo a road victory. Seconds after putting a backhand off the post, Eichel rifled a low shot past goalie Dave Rittich.
Flyers 4, Bruins 3: Sean Couturier had a hat trick, Carter Hart stopped 39 shots and Philadelphia won at home.
Briefly: Anaheim acquired defenseman Michael Del Zotto from the Vancouver for defenseman Luke Schenn and a 2019 seventh-round draft pick. … Montreal forward Paul Byron was suspended for three games without pay for charging Florida defenseman MacKenzie Weegar during a game Tuesday.
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