CHICAGO - Nick Bonino and Kyle Palmieri scored in the shootout to help the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night, sending the defending Stanley Cup champions to their third consecutive loss.
Hiller then made another save on Patrick Kane to give Anaheim the win after it lost its previous two games in a shootout.
The three-game losing streak for the Blackhawks is their worst regular-season stretch since February 2012.
HURRICANES 5, SHARKS 3
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elias Lindholm had a goal and two assists to lift Carolina over San Jose.
Cam Ward made 22 saves for the Hurricanes in his return to the lineup after sitting out Carolina's previous two games.
The Hurricanes have won three games in a row.
Backup goalie Alex Stalock made 30 saves and San Jose lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season.
RED WINGS 3, DEVILS 1
Cory Schneider made 18 saves for New Jersey, which has lost three in a row.
The Red Wings finished with 21 shots while the Devils only had 11.
The 11 shots tied a New Jersey franchise record for fewest shots in a home game.
Andy Greene scored for the Devils.
BLUE JACKETS 4, WILD 0
It was the Blue Jackets' second win in a row, the first time they've won back-to-back games since Oct. 25.
They did it in their first game without last year's Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL's top goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky, who will miss the next month or so with a strained groin.
McElhinney made 20 saves in his first shutout since Feb. 5, 2011, while with the Anaheim Ducks.
Foligno and Umberger each also had assists and Ryan Johansen added two assists to stretch his points streak to four games.
CANUCKS 3, COYOTES 2, OT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Higgins scored at 3:41 of overtime to give Vancouver a victory over Phoenix.
Vancouver squeaked out the win after squandering a 2-0 lead in the final 10 minutes of regulation
The Canucks earned their fourth win in five games while the Coyotes suffered their third loss in four outings.
Higgins scored after he kicked the puck away from Phoenix centre Mike Ribeiro in the Vancouver zone and then raced down the left wing and beat Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith with a quick shot to the far side.
Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo made 37 saves for the win and Smith stopped 29 shots in defeat.
AVALANCHE 3, FLAMES 2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Maxime Talbot scored the tying goal and set up the go-ahead score 54 seconds later in the second period to propel Colorado over Calgary.
Colorado tied the game 1-1 by capitalizing on a mistake by Calgary goaltender Karri Ramo, who had played superb until that point.
Ramo was playing the puck behind the net, and his soft backhand pass intended for T.J. Brodie was intercepted by John Mitchell. Mitchell zipped a pass to Talbot who had an empty net to shoot at.
Talbot made a terrific play on the same shift as the Avalanche took the lead for good.
He muscled defenceman Chris Butler off the puck with an aggressive forecheck and took the puck to the net, drawing Ramo toward him before sliding the puck to a wide open P.A. Parenteau, who made it 2-1.
Rookie Nathan MacKinnon scored his sixth goal to round out the scoring for Colorado. The Avalanche bounced back after getting routed 8-2 on Thursday night in Edmonton.
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