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MONDAY’S RESULTS
Home Team in Caps
TORONTO 3, Los Angeles 2
San Jose 4, NY RANGERS 1

MARLEAU SCORES 99TH CAREER GAME WINNER IN MAPLE LEAFS WIN
Patrick Marleau scored his 99th career game-winning goal to help the Maple Leafs hand the Kings their first regulation loss of the season and improve to 7-2-0. Toronto has won at least seven of its first nine games of a season for the seventh time in franchise history.
 

 


* Marleau surpassed Bobby Hull and Guy Lafleur (both w/ 98) for sole possession of eighth place on the NHL's all-time game-winning goals list.


COUTURE LEADS SHARKS TO VICTORY
After being named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week on Monday, Logan Couture posted 1-1—2 to lead theSharks to victory. Couture – who scored his second career hat trick on Saturday – has collected 6-3—9 in his past four games.
 


THORNTON APPROACHES TOP-20 ON ALL-TIME POINTS LIST
Sharks forward Joe Thornton collected an assist to move within a point of tying Jari Kurri for 20th place on the NHL’s all-time list.
 


 

QUICK CLICKS
 

· Stamkos, Kucherov, Couture named Three Stars of the Week

· Artist creates mural to honor Boyle's fight against CML

· Gartner, Potvin Centennial portraits unveiled

· Rookie Watch: Charlie McAvoy

· Vote now for the Greatest NHL Moment


SNEAK PEEK AT TUESDAY’S ACTION

 

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McDAVID, OILERS VISIT CROSBY, PENGUINS
The reigning Hart and Art Ross Trophy winner, Connor McDavid, will face the reigning Maurice Richard and Conn Smythe Trophy winner, Sidney Crosby, for the first time this season when the Oilers visit the Penguins.

* McDavid – who posted a League-best 30 multi-point games in 2016-17 en route to leading the NHL with 100 points – ranks first among Oilers skaters with 3-5—8 in seven games this season.

* Crosby – who captured his second career Maurice Richard Trophy in 2016-17 with 44 goals and was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy for a second consecutive season – is tied for first among Penguins skaters with 5-5—10 in nine games.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS LOOK TO CONTINUE HISTORIC START
The Golden Knights (6-1-0, 12 points) – who became the first club in the 100-year history of the NHL to win six of its first seven games in its inaugural season – look for their fourth consecutive victory when they host the Blackhawks (5-2-2, 12 points). Three different goaltenders have contributed to the Golden Knights win total: Marc-Andre Fleury (3-1-0), Malcolm Subban (2-0-0) and Oscar Dansk (1-0-0).

the information above was supplied by the NHL PR department

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