Montreal’s Kirby Dach celebrates after scoring the wining goal in overtime to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins Monday night in Montreal. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP

MONTREAL — Kirby Dach scored 3:09 into overtime, lifting the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

Nick Suzuki had a goal and an assist for Montreal, which trailed 2-0 after two periods. Cole Caufield also scored, and Kaiden Guhle had two assists.

After Jeff Petry was sent off in overtime for cross-checking for his third penalty of the game, Dach got a pass from Sean Monahan and beat Casey DeSmith for the power-play goal.

It was Dach’s first goal since he was acquired in a July trade with Chicago.

Evgeni Malkin had two goals for Pittsburgh, and Bryan Rust had two assists. DeSmith made 36 saves.

Crosby was held off the scoresheet. The center had a goal and two assists in each of the Penguins’ first two games — both victories.


RANGERS 6, DUCKS 4: Mika Zibanejad had two goals and two assists, Artemi Panarin had a goal and three assists, and New York beat visiting Anaheim.

Vincent Trochek had a goal and an assist, Kaapo Kakko and Alexis Lafrenière also scored, and Adam Fox had three assists to help the Rangers win for the third time in four games this season. Igor Shesterkin had 18 saves to improve to 3-0-0.

Frank Vatrano, Trevor Zegras, Max Comtois and Derek Grant scored for the Ducks. Troy Terry and Pavol Regenda each had two assists. John Gibson gave up five goals on 34 shots through two periods before Anthony Stolarz came on to start the third and stopped 8 of 9 shots.

CAPITALS 6, CANUCKS 4: Alex Ovechkin scored twice, and Washington rallied past old coach Bruce Boudreau and visiting Vancouver for its second consecutive victory.

Ovechkin’s first two goals of the season, 56 seconds in and with 2:58 left in regulation, bookended the Capitals blowing a lead and coming back. Dylan Strome got the comeback started with a power-play goal early in the third, continuing his strong start with his new team, before John Carlson tied it and Conor Sheary put the Capitals ahead.

Winger Connor Brown, a newcomer like Strome, exited with an apparent right leg injury after going into the boards awkwardly early in the third. The team said Brown had a lower-body injury.


KINGS 5, RED WINGS 4: Phillip Danault scored 1:12 into overtime for his second goal of the game, and Los Angeles handed host Detroit its first loss.

Danault’s winning shot in front hit a defender’s skate and bounced into the net.

Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist, giving him 47 points in 42 games against Detroit. That’s the second-most among active players, trailing only Chicago star Patrick Kane at 56 points.

COYOTES 4, MAPLE LEAFS 2: Shayne Gostisbehere scored on a power play late in the third period and added an assist as visiting Arizona got its first win of the season.

Christian Fischer, Nick Ritchie and Lawson Crouse also scored for Arizona, which opened the season with two losses. Karel Vejmelka made 26 saves for the Coyotes, who blew a 2-0 lead with under eight minutes left in regulation.

William Nylander and Mitch Marner scored for Toronto, and John Tavares had two assists to reach 900 points in his career. Erik Kallgren finished with 15 saves in his first start of the season.



RED WINGS: Forward Tyler Bertuzzi is expected to be out for 4 to 6 weeks with an upper-body injury.

Bertuzzi helped Detroit win its first two games this season, giving the rebuilding team a much-needed solid start.

Bertuzzi had career highs last year with 30 goals and 62 points. The 27-year-old Bertuzzi has scored 84 goals and has 189 assists in his career.

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