EDMONTON - Magnus Paajarvi scored the go-ahead goal in the closing minutes as the Edmonton Oilers used a team-record 56 shots to rally from a three-goal deficit and beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 on Saturday night.
Jordan Eberle and Ales Hemsky each had two goals, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before storming back. Edmonton had 23 shots in the opening period, 15 in the second and 18 in the third when they scored three times. The Oilers topped the previous team record of 55 shots against the Minnesota North Stars in 1986.
MAPLE LEAFS 3, SENATORS 0
Scrivens was making his second straight start since incumbent James Reimer injured a knee in Monday night's 5-2 win over Philadelphia. The 26-year-old Scrivens has been solid as Reimer's replacement, stopping 96 of the 100 shots he has faced.
LIGHTNING 6, PANTHERS 5, OT
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Benoit Pouliot scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, and Tampa Bay ended a six-game losing streak.
Purcell's goal with 11 seconds left in regulation tied it 5 as his shot from the slot hit off the post and into the net. On the winning score, the puck bounced off the end boards and out to Pouliot, who was open in front. His wrist shot went into the net 1:19 into overtime.
ISLANDERS 5, DEVILS 1
CANADIENS 4, FLYERS 1
David Desharnais, Tomas Plekanec and Rene Bourque also scored for the Canadiens, who outshot the tired-looking Flyers 29-19. Gallagher left four minutes into the third period after being hit into the boards by Luke Schenn and did not return. There was no immediate word on the injury.
Daniel Briere scored for Philadelphia, which has lost three of its last four games.
COYOTES 5, BLUE JACKETS 3
Hanzal scored the final two goals of the game, the first a rare Phoenix power-play score to break a 3-3 tie with 11:42 to play. He added an empty-net goal with 1:04 remaining. The Coyotes had gone 17 power plays without scoring before Hanzal ended the drought.
DUCKS 3, PREDATORS 2
The victory was Anaheim's fourth straight and eighth in its last nine games. Nashville's loss halted a three-game winning streak.
In the tiebreaker, Anaheim goaltender Viktor Fasth allowed just one of three Nashville shooters to score. He improved to 8-0-0 on the season, with four of those victories coming in shootouts. Pekka Rinne stopped one of Anaheim's three shootout attempts.