Phil Kessel scored twice in a 2:21 span late in the first period in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-1 exhibition victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.

Matt Cullen, Derick Brassard and Kris Letang also scored, and Matt Murray made 21 saves.

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) collides with Buffalo Sabres’ Johan Larsson during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Alex Nylander scored for Buffalo. Linus Ullmark allowed all five goals.

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Derick Brassard (19) gets the puck past Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) for a goal during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

ISLANDERS 4, RANGERS 3, OT

At New York, Anthony Beauvillier scored 53 seconds into overtime for the Islanders.

Buffalo Sabres’ Lawrence Pilut (24) wins a faceoff against Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel (59) during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ryan Pulock scored twice, and Thomas Hickey tied it early in the third. Robin Lehner stopped 21 shots for the Islanders.

New York Islanders left wing Ross Johnston (32) hits New York Rangers defenseman Adam McQuaid (54) during the first period of an NHL hockey preseason game, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Mika Zibanejad scored twice for the Rangers, and Pavel Buchnevich added a goal. Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves.

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist looks up at an official after allowing a goal to New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock during the first period of an NHL hockey preseason game, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

RED WINGS 3, BRUINS 2, OT

At Boston, Filip Zadina scored 24 seconds into overtime to lift Detroit past Boston.

Detroit Red Wings center Luke Glendening, top, wrestles Boston Bruins defenseman John Moore (27) to the ice as they fight during the third period of an NHL hockey preseason game in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Zadina was the sixth overall pick in the June draft. Gustav Nyquist and Dennis Cholowski also scored for Detroit, and Jonathan Bernier stopped 21 shots. David Pastrnak and Lee Stempniak scored for Boston, and Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves.

Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, left, is upended by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek, right, during the third period of an NHL hockey preseason game in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Source: The Associated Press

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