David Perron added his 11th goal and John Gibson stopped 27 shots as
the Ducks earned their eighth consecutive victory and moved within
two points of the first-place Kings in the Pacific Division.
Alec Martinez and Tanner Pearson scored for the Kings, who saw their
four-game winning streak end despite 25 saves from Jonathan Quick.
Oilers 3, Islanders 1
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Anton Lander and Leon Draisaitl scored goals 55
seconds apart in the third period as Edmonton snapped a seven-game
losing skid with a victory over the New York Islander.
Brandon Davidson also recorded a goal for the Oilers, who had won
only one game in their previous 11 outings.
Casey Cizikas scored for the Islanders, who saw a three-game winning
Wild 3, Panthers 1
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Erik Haula scored the tiebreaker in the third
period, helping Minnesota top Florida to snap a nine-game winless
streak at Xcel Energy Center.
Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild, who last won at home on Dec.
28. Devan Dubnyk had 17 saves and Jason Pominville added an empty
net goal for Minnesota.
Aaron Ekblad had the lone goal for the Panthers, who made an
unplanned goalie change in the first period. Al Montoya started in
goal and had three saves before and injury chased him from the game.
Roberto Luongo came on less than halfway through the opening period
and had 21 saves.
Blues 5, Hurricanes 2
RALEIGH, N.C. -- St. Louis found offense from a variety of sources
as they came back from a first-period deficit to defeat Carolina at
Ty Rattie, David Backes, Kyle Brodziak, Robby Frabbri and Alex
Pietrangelo scored for the Blues, who snapped a three-game losing
Jeff Skinner and Ron Hainsey scored for the Hurricanes.
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Blackhawks 3, Capitals 2
CHICAGO -- Corey Crawford matched a career high with his 33rd
victory as Chicago held on for a win over Washington.
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Dennis Rasmussen scored for the
Blackhawks, who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Marcus Johansson and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored for the Capitals.
Lightning 4, Bruins 1
BOSTON -- Tampa Bay cruised to their sixth consecutive victory,
The Lightning's top line accounted for all four goals, with Ryan
Callahan scoring twice and setting up Steven Stamkos and Alex
Killorn. Anton Stralman had two assists.
Kevan Miller scored for the Bruins, who fell to 13-16-3 at home.
Sharks 4, Canucks 1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- San Jose scored four third-period
goals to overcome a deficit and defeat Vancouver.
Joe Pavelski had a goal and added an assist for the Sharks, while
Tomas Hertl, Patrick Marleau and Justin Braun also scored.
Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks, who saw a two-game win streak
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