Predators 5, Blue Jackets 0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tomas Vokoun made 19 saves for his second shutout this season and five Nashville players against Columbus. The Predators are 5-1 in their last six games. The Blue Jackets have lost six in a row. Nashville jumped out to a 1-0 lead 4:01 into the first period on Greg Johnson's goal. Adam Hall and Vladimir Orszagh scored in the second, and Kimmo Timonen and Clarke Wilm made it 5-0 in the third.
Kings 5, Penguins 3
PITTSBURGH -- Ziggy Palffy and Bryan Smolinski each scored twice and Los Angeles overcame two goals by Mario Lemieux and a two-goal deficit to beat Pittsburgh. Jaroslav Modry began the comeback with a power-play goal late in the first period and the Kings surged back after rookie Cristobal Huet replaced Jamie Storr in goal with Los Angeles down 2-0. Huet, playing in only his second NHL game, stopped all but one of the 17 shots he faced after Storr was lifted for the second time in four games.
Lightning 2, Mighty Ducks 0
TAMPA, Fla. -- Dave Andreychuk scored his 609th goal and moved into 12th place on the NHL career list, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 24 saves for his 31st career shutout as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.
Wild 3, Senators 0
OTTAWA -- Dwayne Roloson stopped 28 shots to earn his second shutout in three starts and lead Minnesota over Ottawa. Richard Park, Lubomir Sekeras, and Marian Gaborik provided goals for Minnesota. Roloson has three shutouts in 38 games. Gaborik, who leads Minnesota with 27 goals, hadn't scored in 11 games.
Stars 5, Bruins 5
BOSTON -- Brian Rolston scored two goals, and Glen Murray added a pair, including a power-play tally with 1:40 remaining in regulation, to lift Boston into a tie. Dallas took a 5-4 lead midway through the third on Claude Lemieux's backhander. The Stars extended their unbeaten streak to five games.
Rangers 3, Devils 3
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Petr Nedved scored on a power play with 4:28 left in regulation and the New York Rangers salvaged a point against New Jersey. Brian Leetch and Tom Poti also scored for the Rangers, who remain five points behind Boston in the race for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.
Maple Leafs 5, Islanders 2
TORONTO -- Mats Sundin scored twice as Toronto beat the New York Islanders. Sundin scored his 29th and 30th goals of the season in the second period after misfiring on a penalty shot early in the period. The Islanders, unbeaten in their previous five games, played in Toronto for the first since being eliminated in the playoffs last year.
Flyers 2, Blackhawks 0
CHICAGO -- Roman Cechmanek stopped 25 shots for his second consecutive shutout and Kim Johnsson and Marty Murray scored as Philadelphia beat Chicago. It was Cechmanek's third shutout this season and the 17th of his career, moving him into third place on the Flyers' list.
Avalanche 4, Oilers 2
DENVER -- Alex Tanguay scored two goals and Peter Forsberg added three assists as Colorado extended its home winning streak to seven. Tanguay extended his point streak to a season-high 11 games, in which he has seven goals and 11 assists. Forsberg has 22 points, four goals and 18 assists, in 12 games.
Canucks 8, Thrashers 0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Markus Naslund had a goal and five assists as Vancouver extended the NHL's best unbeaten streak to 14 games. Naslund set up Vancouver's first four goals and scored the sixth, his league-leading 41st. His first six-point game gave him 10 points in two games and 83 this season.
-- Associated Press