Devils 3, Hurricanes 3, OT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Defenseman Aaron Ward scored with 2:53 to play to cap a two-goal rally in the third period that gave the Carolina Hurricanes a tie with the New Jersey Devils Saturday. Rookie Erik Cole, who set up Ward's second goal in three games, and Bret Hedican also scored for the Hurricanes. Tom Barrasso had 23 saves as Carolina stretched its unbeaten streak to three games (1-0-2).
Islanders 3, Kings 2
LOS ANGELES -- Adrian Aucoin and Mariusz Czerkawski scored 55 seconds apart early in the second period to lead the New York Islanders over Los Angeles. Kip Miller had a goal and an assist in his second game with the Islanders, and backup goalie Garth Snow made 14 of his 23 saves in the first period to win his third straight start. Ziggy Palffy and Adam Mair scored for the Kings, who lost for just the fourth time in their last 20 games (13-4-3).
Canucks 5, Capitals 1
WASHINGTON -- Ed Jovanovski and Artem Chubarov scored in a 23-second span late in the second period and Vancouver beat Washington. Andrew Cassels scored twice and Brendan Morrison also tallied for the Canucks. Markus Naslund had three assists. Chris Simon scored for the Capitals, who have dropped three straight. Washington is 3-6-1 in its past 10 and continues to be hampered by injuries.
Flyers 3, Maple Leafs 0
TORONTO -- Donald Brashear scored a goal and won two fights against Tie Domi as Philadelphia beat Toronto 3-0, the Flyers' season-high eighth straight victory. Roman Cechmanek made 31 saves for his second shutout of the season for the Flyers, who have won 14 of their last 16 game. Philadelphia passed Toronto for the Eastern Conference lead last week.
Thrashers 6, Panthers 1
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Pascal Rheaume scored four goals, including three on the power play, and added an assist to lead Atlanta past Florida. Ilya Kovalchuk had a power-play goal and four assists, giving him an NHL rookie-high 43 points for Atlanta, which set a franchise record with four power-play goals.
Senators 4, Wild 1
OTTAWA -- Shawn McEachern scored for the first time in 22 games and Ottawa stopped a two-game losing streak with a win over Minnesota. Chris Herperger, Martin Havlat and Marian Hossa also scored for the Senators and Patrick Lalime made 22 saves as Ottawa outshot Minnesota 39-23. Wes Walz scored for Minnesota, which won 3-1 in Columbus on Friday for its only win in its last six games (1-3-2-0).
Canadiens 5, Lightning 1
TAMPA, Fla. -- Andreas Dackell, Jan Bulis and Gino Odjick had first-period goals as Montreal beat Tampa Bay. Dackell and Bulis scored during the opening four minutes of play as the Canadiens coverted two of their first three shots on goal. Tampa Bay has allowed opponents to score on their first shot in four of its past 12 games.
Blues 2, Bruins 1, OT
ST. LOUIS -- Keith Tkachuk had both St. Louis goals, including one on a power play 3:29 into overtime, as the Blues beat Boston to extend a season-high eight-game winning streak. With Hal Gill in the box for hooking at 2:58 of overtime, Chris Pronger fired a slap shot from the top of the slot that Boston goalie Bryon Dafoe blocked but couldn't corral. Tkachuk put it back in for his 25th goal. It was his third game-winning goal in the last three games.
-- Associated Press