Newcomer Mark Napier scored the game's first goal and Guy Lafleur netted a pair of shots as the Montreal Canadiens dumped visiting Colorado, 5-2, in the National Hockey League Saturday night.
Napier, playing his first NHL game after starting in the World Hockey Association tallied at 3:27 of the first period. Lafleur scored what proved to be the game-winner on a faceoff at 1-51 of the first period. Penquins 4, Bruins 4
Orest Kindrachuk scored his second goal of the game with 30 seconds remaining to lift host Pittsburgh into the tie with Boston. The Penquins had [WORD ILLEGIBLE] their goalie for a sixth attacker just prior to the score. Maple Leafs 10, Islanders 7
Darryl Sittler had a hat trick and trammate Dave Williams scored two goals ast Toronto won at home over New York. Defenseman Denis Potvin had a hat trick for the losers. Sabres 5, North Stars 2
Goaltender Don Edwards made 42 saves, incoudin g23 in the second period, and five different skaters scored for Buffalo as the Sabres defeated host Minnesota. Flyers 3, Red Wings 1
Rick MacLeish scored a shorthanded goal on a 25-foot at 6:39 of the second period to break a 1-1 tie and Philadelphia added an empty-net goal in the final half minute to defeat host Detroit. Kings 6, Blues 2
Butch Gorinf and Danny Grant each garnered two goals and Marcel Dionne contributed three assists to life Los Angeles over visiting St. Louis. The Blues' Brian Sutter registered two goals to give him the NHL lead with six.