EDMONTON – Dustin Penner, Ryan Jones and Shawn Horcoff scored in a 5:47 span early in the second period to help the Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Sunday night.
Nikolai Khabibulin made 26 saves for Edmonton, three nights after stopping 37 shots in a 4-0 home victory over Calgary in the Oilers’ first game under coach Tom Renney.
Marty Reasoner scored twice in the second period for the Panthers in their season opener.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP)—Miikka Kiprusoff made 21 saves, Curtis Glencross had a short-handed goal, and Craig Conroy and Niklas Hagman also scored for Calgary.
Dustin Brown scored for Los Angeles, coming off a 2-1 shootout victory Saturday night in Vancouver.
PRAGUE (AP)—Tim Thomas made 29 saves and Boston newcomer Nathan Horton had a goal and an assist to help the Bruins beat Phoenix for a split in the season-opening series in the Czech capital.
Czech star Milan Lucic and rookie Tyler Seguin also scored. Horton, acquired from Florida in June, scored twice Saturday in the Bruins’ 5-2 loss to the Coyotes.