Evgenii Dadonov rallies Panthers past Lightning 3-2
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By The Associated Press
Evgenii Dadonov had a goal and an assist in the third period and the Florida Panthers rallied to beat the host Lightning 3-2 in Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.
Trailing 2-0 at the start of the third, Dadonov scored 2:16 in. Aaron Ekblad added a short-handed goal at 7:03 to tie the score, and Aleksander Barkov scored the game-winner just over five minutes later.
James Reimer made 27 saves for Florida.
During the second period, the Lightning announced on their Twitter feed that right winger Nikita Kucherov suffered "a lower body injury." No additional information was released.
Kucherov recorded 100 points (39 goals and 61 assists) in 80 games last season. In 365 regular-season games with the Lightning, Kucherov has 334 points (147 goals and 187 assists) in 365 games.
BLUE JACKETS 4, SABRES 2
In Clinton, New York, Jones Korpisalo made 31 saves to lead the Blue Jackets.
The Blue Jackets announced on their Twitter feed during the third period that defenseman Seth Jones was out with "a lower body injury." No additional information was released.
The 23-year-old Jones finished last season with 57 points (16 goals and 41 assists) in 78 games. In 393 regular season games with Nashville and Columbus, Jones has recorded 182 points (45 goals and 137 assists).
The game was part of the NHL's the Kraft Hockeyville venture, in which one American and one Canadian municipality is granted an NHL preseason game, along with money earmarked for rink improvements.
Lucan, Ontario, was named the Canadian winner of the undertaking, and hosted the Maple Leafs-Senators preseason game on Sept. 18. Toronto won that game 4-1.
HURRICANES 4, PREDATORS 1
In Nashville, Scott Darling made 28 saves for the Hurricanes.
CAPITALS 4, BLUES 0
In St. Louis, Pheonix Copley made 42 saves and recorded the shutout for Washington.
RED WINGS 8, BLACKHAWKS 6
In Chicago, Andreas Athanasiou had two goals and two assists as Detroit prevailed in a high-scoring game.
Athanasiou's four points led the Red Wings, and 10 players earned at least a point. Thomas Vanek finished with two goals and an assist, and Anthony Mantha chipped in with a goal and two assists. Darren Helm and Dylan Larkin each had a goal and an assist. Luke Witkowski also scored for Detroit.
Jimmy Howard finished with 30 saves.
OILERS 6, CANUCKS 0
The Canucks are 1-5 in the preseason.
FLAMES 7, SHARKS 5
In Calgary, Johnny Gaudreau scored two goals and the Flames rallied from an early three-goal deficit for the win.
The Sharks were without their 11 of their top players, including newcomer Erik Karlsson.
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Updated September 26, 2018