PITTSBURGH (AP) -Pascal Dupuis scored on a slap shot from along the edge of the left circle with 10.8 seconds left in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins kept the Philadelphia Flyers winless, giving up a two-goal lead in less than a minute before winning 3-2 Tuesday night.
Dupuis, skating along the boards, took Brooks Orpik's pass, hesitated for a moment as he debated whether to pass to a trailing Sidney Crosby, then let go of a hard shot that beat goalie Antero Niittymaki to the glove side.
The Flyers, despite getting goals from Jeff Carter and Simon Gagne in the final minute of the second period, are 0-3 for the first time since the labor dispute-shortened 1995 season. The Penguins didn't get a goal from Crosby for the fourth consecutive game, yet avoided their first three-game losing streak since they dropped four in a row last November.
Wild 4, Thrashers 2
riod goals and Marian Gaborik and Andrew Brunette also scored for Minnesota.
Ilya Kovalchuk, whose 255 career goals lead the NHL since his rookie season of 2001-02, scored his first goal of the season for Atlanta, which also got a goal from Bryan Little.
The Thrashers were outscored 3-1 in the third period.
Flames 5, Avalanche 4
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Todd Bertuzzi scored twice and the Calgary Flames hung on for their first win.
Jarome Iginla scored short-handed at 7:23 of the third period gave the Flames a 4-3 lead over the winless Avalanche.
Four minutes later, Calgary went ahead by two when Iginla's shot from the right wing was kicked out right to Bertuzzi, who slapped the rebound into the open side, but the Avalanche got within one just 18 seconds later when Ben Guite's 60-foot one-hop wrist shot was muffed by Miikka Kiprusoff.
Kings 6, Ducks 3
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick O'Sullivan, Jarret Stoll and Tom Preissing scored on the power play, Wayne Simmonds got his first NHL goal, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from a sluggish start.
der injury that is expected to sideline him through the All-Star break at least.
Brian Sutherby and Todd Marchant scored first-period goals for the Ducks, who are off to an 0-3 start after back-to-back 100-point seasons and a Stanley Cup title in 2007. Teemu Selanne also scored for the Ducks, his first of the season.
Sharks 5, Blue Jackets 2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored two goals, Evgeni Nabokov made 31 saves and the Sharks kept new coach Todd McLellan unbeaten through four games.
Jonathan Cheechoo had one of San Jose's two short-handed goals, and Milan Michalek had a power-play score while the Sharks overcame two early deficits. A three-goal flurry in the second period and two more quick scores in the third overwhelmed the Columbus defense and goalie Pascal Leclaire, who made 19 saves before getting yanked.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored and Joe Thornton had two assists in San Jose's fourth straight win over the Blue Jackets, who finished a season-opening three-game road trip with two losses.

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