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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -Antoine Vermette took a pass from R.J. Umberger and scored 2:38 into overtime, giving the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

Vermette, acquired in a trade-deadline deal with Ottawa this month, has points in five of six games he has played for Columbus.

Umberger, Derek Dorsett and Rick Nash added goals for the Blue Jackets, who tied the franchise record with 80 points. Steve Mason stopped 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who have won five of six.

Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews each had a goal and an assist, and Dave Bolland also scored for the Blackhawks, who have lost four in a row and six of seven.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Anton Babchuk scored twice and Eric Staal added a goal as Carolina beat the Martin Brodeur-less New Jersey Devils.

Carolina began a homestand by snapping a three-game losing streak - including two in shootouts - and ending the Devils' four-game winning run. The Hurricanes have won a season-high six in a row at home.

Cam Ward stopped 41 shots.

New Jersey played without Brodeur, who set the NHL record for career goalie wins by beating Chicago for No. 552 on Tuesday night. It was the first time Brodeur missed a start in 10 games since returning from an elbow injury on Feb. 26.

Kevin Weekes made 28 saves in place of Brodeur. Zach Parise and Brian Gionta scored for the Devils.

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Eric Nystrom scored the go-ahead goal with 8:14 left to lift Calgary over Dallas. It was Nystrom's fourth goal of the season was his first in 14 games.

Jamie Lundmark also scored for the Flames, who increased their Northwest Division lead over Vancouver to five points.

Miikka Kiprusoff made 18 saves to earn his NHL-leading 41st win of the season (41-17-5) and his 200th in the NHL. Kiprusoff had surrendered 19 goals in his previous four starts and was pulled by coach Mike Keenan twice.

Brendan Morrison scored the lone goal for Dallas, ninth in the Western Conference.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Teemu Selanne scored Anaheim's third power-play goal 34 seconds into overtime for his 1,200th NHL point, and rookies Andrew Ebbett and Bobby Ryan also connected with the man advantage.

Corey Perry also scored for Anaheim, Chris Pronger and Ryan Getzlaf each had two assists and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 28 saves. With 72 points, the Ducks are three points behind eighth-place Edmonton in the Western Conference playoff race.

Joel Ward had two goals for Nashville, J.P. Dumont had a goal and an assist and Ryan Suter had three assists.

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