UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -Rick DiPietro made 20 saves for his first shutout in almost two years and Matt Moulson scored twice, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday.
The resurgent Islanders have four straight wins, matching a season high. New York has won six of seven overall and will head to Pittsburgh to face the defending Stanley Cup champions on Tuesday.
Mark Streit and Josh Bailey also had goals for the Islanders, who chased NHL career wins leader Martin Brodeur before the start of the third period.
Coming off a 31-save effort against Buffalo on Saturday, DiPietro looked sharp in making his first back-to-back starts since Oct. 25, 2008. The 28-year-old goalie earned his 15th career shutout and first since Feb. 21, 2008, against Tampa Bay.
The Islanders fired 45 shots on net and blocked 26 to take pressure off DiPietro, who made his third start after coming back from knee injuries.
The Devils were shut out for the first time since March 30, 2009, against the New York Rangers.
BOSTON (AP) - Daniel Alfredsson scored three goals in his second game after missing 11 with a shoulder injury and Ottawa beat struggling Boston to end an 11-game losing streak against goalie Tim Thomas.
Mike Fisher had three assists and Filip Kuba, who returned from a four-game injury layoff, assisted on two of Alfredsson's goals as the Senators won their third straight game after losing five in a row.
Thomas was replaced after Alfredsson's second goal at 9:56 of the second period made it 3-0 on just nine shots by Ottawa.
Alfredsson completed his ninth career hat trick, including two in the playoffs, about three minutes later on a power play against goalie Tuukka Rask.
Alex Kovalev and Jonathan Cheechoo also scored for the Senators.
Daniel Paille ruined Brian Elliott's shutout bid at 4:23 of the third.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Pominville scored his 12th and 13th goals and Buffalo routed Phoenix to move into a tie with Washington atop the Eastern Conference standings.
Thomas Vanek had a goal and two assists as the Sabres improved to 8-0-3 in their last 11 games, 2-0-1 on their season-high, seven-game road trip.
The Sabres scored three goals on 13 shots before Phoenix coach Dave Tippett lifted goalie Ilya Bryzgalov 4:01 into the second period.
It was a season high in goals scored for Buffalo and allowed by Phoenix.
Chris Butler netted his first goal of the season for Buffalo, and Tyler Myers, Patrick Kaleta and Jochen Hecht also scored.
Shane Doan scored his 14th goal and Radim Vrbata his team-high 16th for the Coyotes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Rick Nash scored for his 400th NHL point and Chris Clark notched his first goal with Columbus in a victory over St. Louis.
Nash's power-play goal 4:20 into the second period gave the Blue Jackets, who ended a three-game losing skid, a 3-2 lead. Clark, acquired from Washington on Dec. 28, scored early in the third.
Raffi Torres added two goals, and Mathieu Roy had two assists - the first multipoint game of his career. The Blue Jackets improved to 19-3-2 when Torres scores.
Mathieu Garon made 30 saves.
Keith Tkachuk and Paul Kariya had goals for the Blues, who had their season-best, four-game winning streak end.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Steve Downie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to help Tampa Bay beat Carolina.
Ryan Malone and Vincent Lecavalier also scored for the Lightning, who snapped an eight-game road losing streak in the series. Tampa Bay hadn't won in the RBC Center since November 2007, a drought that included a pair of losses earlier this season.
Matt Cullen had a goal in the second period for the Hurricanes, and Chad LaRose scored in the third in his first game back from a lower-body injury that had sidelined him for 17 games. Carolina twice answered goals by the Lightning to tie it.
Antero Niittymaki made 20 saves in a relatively stress-free win.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Gregory Campbell scored the game's only goal midway through the second period and Tomas Vokoun made 27 saves in Florida's victory over Atlanta.
Vokoun earned his fifth shutout of the season and won for the fifth time in his last seven home starts. Vokoun has made 101 saves in the last three games, all Panthers victories. Florida is on its fourth three-game winning streak of the season.
Johan Hedberg stopped 23 shots for Atlanta, which lost for the third time in six games.
Atlanta's Ilya Kovalchuk, who came into the game with three goals and three assists in three games, was held without a point.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Phil Kessel scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:48 left to give Toronto a victory over Nashville.
Alexei Ponikarovsky had a goal and assist, and Niklas Hagman and Matt Stajan also scored for the Maple Leafs, who squandered a 3-0 lead they built in the first period.
Marcel Goc, Cody Franson and Ryan Jones had goals for Nashville.
DALLAS (AP) - Mike Modano scored his 551st NHL goal, backup Alex Auld stopped 22 shots, and Dallas beat Minnesota at home again.
The Wild haven't won in Texas since March 21, 2003, going 0-8-3 in their previous 11 visits.
Loui Eriksson, Tom Wandell and Matt Niskanen added goals for the Stars, 11-2-2 in their past 15 home games.
Brad Richards added three assists for Dallas.