Bruins 4, Panthers 1
BOSTON -- Byron Dafoe made 22 saves and Boston extended its unbeaten streak to six games as the Bruins beat the Florida Panthers. Boston, which has the best record in the Eastern Conference at 19-6-1-4, is 5-0-1 over its last six games, outscoring opponents 24-9. The Bruins won all three games against the Panthers this season by a combined 15-4 margin and became the only team in the NHL to have five players with 20 or more goals when Sergei Samsonov scored his 20th. Detroit and Ottawa are the only other teams with three. Florida's Pavel Bure missed a penalty shot at 10:50 of the second period when his attempt hit the outside of the right post. Bure was awarded the shot when he was hauled down from behind by Sean O'Donnell on a breakaway. Samsonov and Bill Guerin scored 1:13 apart late in the first period to put the Bruins ahead 2-0.
Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 1
TORONTO -- Shayne Corson and Robert Reichel each had a goal and an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens. Travis Green and Jyrki Lumme also scored for the Maple Leafs, who outshot Montreal 46-22. The Maple Leafs won despite missing top defenseman Dmitry Yushkevich (blood clot) and second leading scorer Alexander Mogilny (sore back). Montreal goalie Jose Theodore, who had shutouts in his previous two games, made 42 saves. Former Leafs player Sergei Berezin scored on a two-man advantage in the second period. Yanic Perreault, also a former Toronto forward, assisted.
Flyers 5, Blues 0
ST. LOUIS -- Roman Cechmanek stopped 30 shots for his third shutout of the season and Chris Therien scored a shorthanded goal as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the St. Louis Blues. It was the second shutout in four starts for Cechmanek, who also blanked Toronto Jan. 19. He has a 4-0 career record against the Blues. The Flyers scored on two of their first four shots in the first period, and then victimized goalie Fred Brathwaite again for two goals on their first four opportunities of the third. Brathwaite made his second start ahead of Brent Johnson, who had been in the net 14 of the previous 15 games. Keith Primeau had a goal and reached 300 career assists with his second of the night.
Red Wings 3, Senators 2
OTTAWA -- Sergei Fedorov scored his 350th and 351st career goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a win over the Ottawa Senators. All five goals were scored in the second period. Steve Duchesne also scored a power-play goal for Detroit, which lost a pair of one-goal leads in the second before Fedorov scored his second of the period at 18:15 to put the Red Wings in front for good. Fedorov joined teammates Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull, Luc Robitaille and Brendan Shanahan to give the current Red Wings roster five players with more than 350 career goals.
Capitals 4, Lightning 2
TAMPA, Fla. -- Dainius Zubrus, Ulf Dahlen and Colin Forbes scored second-period goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning. Backup goalie Craig Billington had 19 saves for Washington, which is 11-1-1 in its past 13 games against Tampa Bay. Capitals starting goalie Olaf Kolzig hurt his left knee in Friday's 3-3 tie at Nashville and did not play. He will re-evaluated when the team returns home and could miss the Capitals final game before the Olympic break, Monday against Tampa Bay.
Source: Associated Press