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Oilers center Connor McDavid celebrates his OT goal against the Sabres.

Oilers center Connor McDavid celebrates his OT goal against the Sabres.

EDMONTON SUN: Connor McDavid scored twice to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres. It was the first NHL game between McDavid (the 2015 first overall pick) and the Sabres’ Jack Eichel, the second-overall pick in last year’s draft.

THE TENNESSEAN: Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber returned from injury to net three points in a 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars, marking the Preds’ fifth straight win.

MIAMI HERALD:  Reilly Smith scored twice and Jaromir Jagr potted the game winner to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Jagr now moves within two points of Gordie Howe for third on the NHL’s all-time points leader list.

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NHL.COM: Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Ovechkin and Nashville Predators winger Filip Forsberg are your NHL stars of the month for February 2016.

CBS SPORTS: The NHL Department of Player Safety suspended Boston Bruins forward Zac Rinaldo five games for an illegal hit on Tampa Bay’s Cedric Paquette.

OTTAWA SUN: Senators goaltender Craig Anderson left last night’s game against the St. Louis Blues with an undisclosed lower-body injury.

THE NEWS & OBSERVER: Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrej Nestrasil will miss the remainder of the 2015-16 season with a fractured vertebra.

THE HOCKEY NEWS:  Ilya Kovalchuk could attempt to terminate his KHL contract in May. There’s been speculation Kovalchuk could return to the NHL.

SPORTSNET:  Russia and Finland unveiled their rosters for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.