National Hockey League Game Capsules

Updated: October 11, 2013

Philadelphia, PA ( – Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s goal late in the
second period broke a tie and lifted the Phoenix Coyotes to a 2-1 win over the
Philadelphia Flyers. The Coyotes, in the midst of a five-game road trip after
opening the year with a 4-1 home win over the Rangers, got a tremendous effort
in net from Thomas Greiss, who stopped 36-of-37 shots in the win. Phoenix
improved to 2-2-0 on the trip, which comes to an end Sunday at Carolina. Rob
Klinkhammer was credited with the Coyotes’ first goal. Maxime Talbot netted
the lone goal for the Flyers, who lost for the first time under interim coach
Craig Berube. Philadelphia was coming off a 2-1 victory against the Panthers
in Berube’s debut after taking over for the fired Peter Laviolette. Steve
Mason made 29 saves in defeat.

Final Score: Los Angeles 2, Carolina 1 (SO)

Raleigh, NC ( – Jeff Carter recorded the lone goal in the
shootout as the Los Angeles Kings edged the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1, at PNC
Arena. Dwight King had a shorthanded tally for Los Angeles, while Jonathan
Quick followed up a 27-save effort through regulation and overtime by stoning
all three Carolina skaters in the deciding phase to help the Kings notch a
second consecutive victory. Cam Ward matched Quick for the majority of night,
turning aside 36-of-37 shots in a hard-luck loss. Jeff Skinner accounted for
the Hurricanes’ only goal, a power-play marker with under six minutes
remaining in the third period.

Final Score: Florida 6, Pittsburgh 3

Sunrise, FL ( – Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov
each scored once on a two-man advantage early in the second stanza, helping
the Florida Panthers to a successful home opener while handing the Pittsburgh
Penguins their first loss of the season with a 6-3 win Friday at BB&T Center.
Brad Boyes scored twice, Thomas Fleischmann added a goal and three assists,
and Barkov finished with a pair of helpers for the Panthers, who snapped a
three-game losing streak. Jacob Markstrom made 36 saves in the victory. Jeff
Zatkoff made his NHL debut between the pipes for Pittsburgh and gave up all
six goals on 30 shots. Craig Adams, Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis each
scored once for the Penguins, who were playing their first road game after
opening the season with a 3-0 homestand.