Goalie saves Penguins

– Evgeni Malkin scored his fourth goal of the season on a power play, and Jeff Zatkoff made 50 saves in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday night.

Pascal Dupuis, Patric Hornqvist and Ben Lovejoy all scored their first goals of the season for Pittsburgh. The Penguins got their sixth victory in seven games and seventh in a row over Buffalo.

HIGHLIGHTS

•DEVILS TOUGH ON ROAD: Travis Zajac scored twice and Kyle Palmieri had a goal and two assists to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Andy Greene scored an empty-net goal with 6.7 seconds left for the Devils, who won their fourth in a row on the road.

•HURRICANES WIN IN OT: Ron Hainsey scored at 2:21 of overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders. Brock McGinn and Chris Terry scored in regulation to help Carolina win its second in a row to cap a 4-3-0 road trip.

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