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Dupuis strikes early for Penguins

Pascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game as the Pittsburgh Penguins made the most of a good start to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2.

Chris Conner and Jayson Megna also scored in the first for Metropolitan-leading Pittsburgh to make it seven wins of eight. The Penguins also extended their home winning streak to seven games.

Marc Andre-Fleury improved to 12-2 at Consol Energy Center by making 37 saves.

Patrik Elias and Dainius Zubrus scored 56 seconds apart early in the second period but New Jersey dropped to 1-4-1. Cory Schneider had 20 stops.

The Florida Panthers recorded a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals as Tomas Kopecky scored the winning goal in the 10th round of the shootout.

Kopecky's goal went high over Philipp Grubauer and into the net, coming after the Panthers missed five previous chances to win the game during the shootout.

Jonathan Huberdeau, Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad also scored in the tiebreaker for Florida. Aleksander Barkov and Dylan Olsen had the regulation goals, and Scott Clemmensen made 23 saves.

Eric Fehr, Nicklas Backstrom, and Mikhail Grabovski scored shootout goals for Washington. Joel Ward and Backstrom scored in regulation, and Grubauer stopped 39 shots.

The Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 with goals from Daniel Sedin, Zack Kassian, Chris Higgins and Dale Weise.