Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:58 remaining, Semyon Varlamov made 20 saves and the Colorado Avalanche rallied past the Boston Bruins 6-3 in a showdown between two of the top scoring lines in the league.
LOS ANGELES–The first step in the unwritten instruction book on how to salvage a bad season is to fire the coach. The Kings did that after they won four of their first 13 games and ranked last in the NHL in points, goals scored and goal differential.
Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators' active roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to everyone for the June incident that cost him the start of the season.
Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, Connor McDavid added three assists and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 to snap a four-game losing streak that marked their longest of the season.