The Bruins had scored just 18 goals in their eight exhibition games, all played without Cam Neely, who scored 51 last season. He's sidelined at least through December with a thigh injury.
MONTREAL -- Montreal captain Guy Carbonneau scored a key third-period goal as the Canadiens opened a milestone season with a victory over Toronto.
The NHL's two oldest clubs wore replicas of their uniforms from the inaugural 1917-18 season for the opening of the league's
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CHICAGO -- Michel Goulet scored twice and Jimmy Waite, playing for the unsigned Ed Belfour, stopped 25 shots as Chicago battled Detroit to a tie in their season opener.