In Toronto, Jack Campbell made 31 saves and the Maple Leafs edged out the Montreal Canadiens, 2-1, on opening night for both teams.
William Nylander scored the game-winner with 66 seconds gone in the third period to break a 1-1 tie.
Jonathan Drouin staked the Habs to an early 1-0 lead.
The Canadiens were scoreless in four chances on the power play.
The Leafs replied to that early goal with a screen shot from Pierre Engvall to tie the game at 1-1 in the opening frame.
Montreal squandered a two-man advantage late in the third period.
The Maple Leafs were 1-for-3 with the extra skater.
Jake Allen made 28 saves in the loss.