Victor Hedman, Cedric Paquette and Yanni Gourde had first-period goals, and the host Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 8-2 Saturday night. Tampa Bay, which led the NHL in goals last season, had scored just twice over 125 minutes in its first two games.
Boston 8, Detroit 2: David Pastrnak scored three times, and the host Bruins dropped the Red Wings to 0-5.
Dallas 5, Anaheim 3: The host Stars had a team-record 30 shots in the second period, scoring on four.
Edmonton 2, N.Y. Rangers 1: Connor McDavid scored the go-ahead goal, lifting the Oilers to their first victory.
Toronto 4, Washington 2: Auston Matthews scored in his sixth straight game to start the season for the visiting Maple Leafs. His 10 goals lead the NHL.
Buffalo 3, Arizona 0: Linus Ullmark stopped 36 shots for his first career shutout.
Chicago 4, St. Louis 3 (OT): Alex DeBrincat's sixth goal won it for the Blackhawks with nine seconds left in OT.
Vancouver 3, Florida 2: Bo Horvat scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period for the Canucks in Sunrise, Fla.
Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 3 (SO): The Canadiens beat the Penguins for the second time in eight days.
Vegas 1, Philadelphia 0: Cody Eakin scored with 1:25 left for the visiting Golden Knights.
Ottawa 5, Los Angeles 1: Chris Wideman got his first two goals in nearly a year for the host Senators.
Nashville 5, N.Y. Islanders 2: Filip Forsberg's two goals led the host Predators.