Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 shots in regulation, two more in overtime and three in the shootout as St. Louis won for the fourth time in five games and continued the hottest start in its history. David Backes also scored for the Blues, and NHL points-leader Alexander Steen converted their other shootout goal after going the entire game without a shot.
DEVILS 2, KINGS 1, OT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaromir Jagr's 690th NHL goal 2:30 into overtime moved him into a ninth-place tie with former teammate Mario Lemieux on the league's career list and gave New Jersey a victory over Los Angeles.
The 41-year-old Jagr also tied Gordie Howe's NHL record of 121 game-winning goals.
Cory Schneider made 34 saves to earn the win. It was the second overtime victory in two nights for the Devils, who beat Anaheim on Wednesday. Jagr scored the tying goal with 1:01 left in regulation in that one.
Jagr received a holding penalty 17 seconds into OT, but Kings captain Dustin Brown also was sent off for diving. Just 13 seconds after the penalties expired, Jagr got a cross-ice pass from Marek Zidlicky and tucked his ninth goal of the season past Ben Scrivens.
RANGERS 3, STARS 2
Lundqvist turned aside every Stars shot in the first and stopped 35 of 36 through 40 minutes to keep New York in a 1-1 tie.
Alex Chiasson brought Dallas back within a goal by scoring at 8:27 of the third.
Just 12 seconds later, Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped Rick Nash on a penalty shot. Nash had scored New York's first goal at 6:27 of the first period. It was his first goal this season, in his second game back after missing 17 games because of a concussion.
Dallas tied the game 1-1 on Stephane Robidas' goal at 8:46 of the second. It was the Stars' first power play in eight home games this season.
FLYERS 4, SABRES 1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Read scored a pair of goals to lead Philadelphia to its fifth win in six games.
The game was the first between two First Nations head coaches. Nolan is Ojibwe, and from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and Flyers coach Craig Berube is part-Cree and from Calahoo, Alberta.
RED WINGS 4, HURRICANES 3
PREDATORS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 2
Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier, who shut out the Predators last month and has dominated them during his NHL career, made 24 saves. Nashville rookie Marek Mazanec stopped 24 shots for the victory. Peter Holland scored his first goal with the Maple Leafs since being acquired from the Anaheim Ducks.
Toronto was outshot 28-26 after jumping out to an 11-5 edge. The Maple Leafs couldn't put together much sustained attack time or opportunistic offence after Holland scored 5:48 in.
Nazem Kadri, in his return from an NHL suspension, scored his sixth of the season with 4:32 remaining to bring the Maple Leafs within 4-2.
BLACKHAWKS 6, JETS 3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Marian Hossa returned to the lineup and put Chicago ahead for good with a third-period goal in a victory over Winnipeg.
Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad, Jonathan Toews and Ben Smith each scored for Chicago (15-4-4). Patrick Sharp had an empty-net goal, helping the Blackhawks beat the Jets for the third time in three tries this season.
The first period was all Blackhawks, who held a 12-2 shots advantage.
Hossa had missed three games with a lower-body injury. He gave Chicago a 4-3 lead at 3:11 of the third period.
AVALANCHE 4, COYOTES 3
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan O'Reilly scored a power-play goal at 4:18 of overtime, and Colorado bounced back after allowing two third-period goals to beat Phoenix.
O'Reilly ended it in overtime, sending a wrist shot past Smith for his ninth goal of the season.
Benoit had three assists for Colorado, which has won seven of nine road games.
OILERS 4, PANTHERS 1
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored a pair of goals, and Edmonton stretched its winning streak to a season-high three games with a victory over Florida.
Edmonton was 2-9-1 in its 12 games before the winning streak started.
SHARKS 5, LIGHTNING 1
Brad Stuart and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who looked well-rested after having three days off following a five-game road trip in which they changed time zones after every game. Antti Niemi made 36 saves, and Logan Couture had three assists.
Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning, who dropped their season-worst third straight game on a rough West Coast trip that ends Friday in Anaheim. Tampa Bay has been outscored 16-6 in losses to Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Jose as they are struggling since losing star centre Steven Stamkos to a broken right leg last week.
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