BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -Ryan Miller made 27 saves in his final tuneup before the Olympics, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a six-game losing streak
Paul Gaustad, Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville scored in the second period.
Evgeni Nabokov, also in his last game before joining the Russian Olympic squad, made 25 stops for the Sharks and had his NHL-record 11-game road winning streak snapped. Kent Huskins scored for San Jose.
MONTREAL (AP) - Daniel Briere had three goals for Philadelphia, and Jeff Carter scored his third goal against Montreal in two nights.
Briere completed his hat trick when he beat Carey Price on a penalty shot midway through the third for his 21st goal. Mike Richards and Blair Betts also scored for Philadelphia, and Michael Leighton made 26 saves.
Brian Gionta and Scott Gomez scored power-play goals for the Canadiens.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Ray Whitney scored two power-play goals in a minute in the second period, and rookie Justin Peters made 23 saves for Carolina in his second NHL start and victory.
Jussi Jokinen also scored two goals, including an empty-netter, and Zach Boychuk added a goal for the Hurricanes, who have won a season-best five games in a row. Carolina has won nine of its last 11 games heading into the Olympic break.
Zach Parise and Brian Rolston scored for New Jersey.
DETROIT (AP) - Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist, and Jimmy Howard made 29 saves for Detroit in its first win in five games.
Kirk Maltby, Dan Cleary and Johan Franzen also scored for Detroit. Peter Regin scored for Ottawa. The Senators lost for only the second time in 15 games.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Richard Park scored twice, including the winner with 2:22 left, and Martin Biron made 38 saves for New York.
Blake Comeau, Doug Weight, and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders. Steven Stamkos, Mike Lundin, Nate Thompson and Steve Downie scored for Tampa Bay.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Mark Recchi scored in the eighth round of the shootout to give Boston its fourth straight victory.
Recchi and David Krejci scored in regulation for Boston, which lost 10 in a row before its winning streak. Nick Tarnasky and Stephen Weiss scored for Florida.