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CHICAGO (AP) -Patrick Kane and Martin Havlat each had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the flu-stricken and weary Calgary Flames 6-1 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory.

The Flames were playing their third game in four nights, while the Blackhawks were coming off a five-day break.

Kris Versteeg and Jonathan Toews each added a goal and an assist for the Blackhawks, 6-0-2 at home. Aaron Johnson and Troy Brouwer also scored for Chicago (7-3-3), off to its best start since 2001-02 - the last time it made the playoffs.

Toews' goal was his first in 13 games this season. He had 24 goals and 30 assists last season in 64 games as a rookie. Cristobal Huet made 22 saves, allowing only Dustin Boyd's second-period goal.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Olli Jokinen had two goals and an assist and Phoenix won for the third time in four game to snap San Jose's seven-game winning streak.

Peter Mueller scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period, and Viktor Tikhonov added his first career goal for the Coyotes.

Ryane Clowe had a goal and an assist and Dan Boyle also scored for the Sharks, first overall in the NHL at 13-3-0.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - David Booth scored three straight goals for his first NHL hat trick, and Craig Anderson made 44 saves to help Florida end a six-game winless streak.

Jassen Cullimore and Steven Weiss each had two assists and Florida, 0-5-1 in its previous six games, salvaged a win in the final game of a five-game trip.

Corey Perry for the Ducks.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers made 37 saves in his second career start and Ales Hemsky scored a goal for the fourth straight game for Edmonton.

Sheldon Souray also scored for the Oilers.

Zach Parise scored for New Jersey, 1-3 since All-Star goalie Martin Brodeur went out with a torn left biceps. Scott Clemmensen made 26 saves.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Marty Reasoner scored two goals and Johan Hedberg made 35 saves for Atlanta in its fourth straight victory.

Atlanta also won its second in a row on the road and snapped a five-game losing streak against Carolina.

Ron Hainsey, Jason Williams and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored for the Thrashers. Rod Brind'Amour and Ray Whitney scored for Carolina.

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