WASHINGTON (AP) -Steve Mason made 45 saves for the sixth shutout of his rookie season and the injury-depleted Columbus Blue Jackets beat Washington 3-0 on Friday night, ending the Capitals' winning streak at seven.
R.J. Umberger, Fedor Tyutin and Jared Boll scored, and Manny Maholtra had two assists for the Blue Jackets, playing without eight regulars, including leading scorers Rick Nash and Kristian Huselius. Nash, selected Wednesday to the Western Conference All-Star team, has a lower-body injury, while Huselius is out with concussion.
The Blue Jackets, wrapping up a six-game trip, ended Washington's home winning streak at nine, dropping the Capitals to 18-2-1 at Verizon Center.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Patrick Marleau had two goals, Devin Setoguchi added a goal and two assists and San Jose hit the 30-win mark in its 40th game.
Brad Staubitz also scored for the Sharks, 5-1-2 in their last eight and 30-5-5 overall. With the victory, San Jose also regained the NHL overall lead from Boston.
Denis Grebeshkov scored for the Oilers.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal with 2:10 left for St. Louis with Vancouver newcomer Mats Sundin in the penalty box.
It was a rough ending to an unspectacular home debut for Sundin, who played his first game as a Canuck in Edmonton on Wednesday night. Sundin remained without a point or shot while playing 13:51, and also was on the ice for T.J. Oshie's late goal.
Brandon Crombeen, Patrick Berglund, Alex Steen and David Backes also scored for St. Louis. Willie Mitchell scored twice, and Daniel Sedin and Jannik Hansen added goals for Vancouver.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Ryan Miller made 43 saves and turned aside three shootout attempts, and Ales Kotalik had the lone goal in the tiebeaker for Buffalo.
Derek Roy scored in regulation to help Buffalo win its fourth straight game.
Kotalik's wrister blew past Rangers backup goalie Steve Valiquette in the first round of the shootout. Miller ended the game by stopping former Buffalo star Chris Drury's attempt in the third round. Paul Mara scored in regulation for New York.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Malone scored his second goal of the game with 9:10 left in the third period to put Tampa Bay ahead for good, and Martin St. Louis had a goal and two assists for the Lightning.
Vinny Prospal also scored and Vincent Lecavalier had two assists for the Lightning, 7-12-6 since Rick Tocchet replaced Barry Melrose as coach on Nov. 14. Steven Stamkos, the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, was scratched for the first time this season.
Andrew Ebbett, Steve Montador and Chris Pronger scored for Anaheim.