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Preds recall F Gaudreau, D Weber to IR

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(TSX / STATS) -- The Nashville Predators recalled forward Frederick Gaudreau from Milwaukee of the American Hockey League and placed defenseman Yannick Weber on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Gaudreau made a splash during the postseason last spring, becoming the first player since Chicago's John Harms in 1944 to score the first three goals (regular season and playoffs) of his NHL career in the Stanley Cup Final. He had an assist during his previous nine regular-season games in 2016-17 with Nashville.

The 24-year-old Quebec native is tied for the team lead in assists (three) and points (four) after three games this season with the Admirals.


Kucherov goal streak at 6, Tampa's run 4

(TSX / STATS) -- DETROIT -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have found another place where they can beat the Detroit Red Wings, and Nikita Kucherov has discovered another rink where he can score.

The Lightning became the first visiting team to win at Detroit's new Little Caesars Arena, taking a 3-2 decision on Monday.


Bruins assign Fs Czarnik, Heinen to AHL

(TSX / STATS) -- The Boston Bruins assigned forwards Austin Czarnik and Danton Heinen to Providence of the American Hockey League, the team announced Tuesday.

Czarnik did not record a point in two games with Boston this season. The 24-year-old has collected five goals and eight assists in 51 career contests with the NHL's Bruins.


Sens' Karlsson to make debut Tuesday

(TSX / STATS) -- Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will make his season debut in Tuesday's home game versus the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Monday.

Karlsson missed the Senators' first five games of the campaign after undergoing offseason surgery to fix tendons in his left foot. Ottawa has played well in the absence of the two-time Norris Trophy recipient, winning three straight to improve to 3-0-2 on the season.


Canadiens, D Streit terminate contract

(TSX / STATS) -- The Montreal Canadiens and defenseman Mark Streit mutually agreed to terminate his contract, the team announced Monday.

Streit cleared waivers last week but did not report to Laval of the American Hockey League. The 39-year-old was placed on unconditional waivers Sunday.


Jets place F Perreault on IR

(TSX / STATS) -- The Winnipeg Jets placed forward Mathieu Perreault on injured reserve Monday with a lower-body injury.

Perreault exited in the third period of Saturday night's 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. He played 13:11 before leaving the game.


Coyotes recall G Hill

(TSX / STATS) -- The Arizona Coyotes recalled Adin Hill from the Tucson Roadrunners and assigned fellow goaltender Marek Langhamer to the American Hockey League affiliate on Monday.

Hill, 21, has a 1-1-0 record with a .968 save percentage and 0.65 goals-against average and one shutout in two games with the Roadrunners this season. Last year, the Comox, British Columbia, native was 16-14-6 with a .906 save percentage and 3.16 goals-against average.


Panthers recall F Malgin from AHL

(TSX / STATS) -- The Florida Panthers recalled forward Denis Malgin from the Springfield Thunderbirds of the American Hockey League on Monday.

Malgin, 20, appeared in three games with Springfield this season, recording one assist. The native of Olten, Switzerland, registered three points (one goal, two assists) in three games with the Panthers during the 2017 preseason.


Tuch, Shipachyov lift Vegas in debuts

(TSX / STATS) -- LAS VEGAS -- Expansion teams are not normally known for having good depth, but the Vegas Golden Knights might be the exception to that rule.

How else to explain Vegas' 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Sunday?


Sabres beat Ducks 3-1 for first win

(TSX / STATS) -- ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Ducks and Sabres each desperately needed to win Sunday night. Anaheim was anxious to pile up points against a winless opponent despite being without key offensive players. Buffalo hadn't gained a victory under new coach Phil Housley.

Benoit Pouliot scored the decisive goal late in the second period, and goaltender Chad Johnson made 25 saves as the Sabres beat the Ducks 3-1.