NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell scored two goals apiece to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the fast-fading New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Ville Leino had a career-high three assists, and Brian Boucher made 18 saves as the Flyers improved their NHL-best road record to 13-4-3.
Briere snapped a 2-2 tie early in the third period with his 19th goal and gave the Flyers breathing room with 8:26 to go when his centering pass deflected off the skate of Devils defenseman Colin White past goalie Johan Hedberg.
Dainius Zubrus and David Clarkson scored for New Jersey, which has won only twice in 16 games. The loss was the 28th in regulation this season for New Jersey, one more than the Devils had in each of the previous two seasons.
BOSTON (AP) - Cal Clutterbuck scored the go-ahead goal on a giveaway from Marc Savard in the Bruins zone, and Minnesota held on to beat Boston.
The Wild have never lost in Boston, and they are 9-2 overall against the Original Six franchise since joining the NHL in 2000.
Jose Theodore stopped 35 shots, and Martin Havlat also had a fluky goal for the Wild, converting four seconds into a power play.
Clutterbuck also assisted on Mikko Koivu's empty-netter with 43 seconds left.
Tuukka Rask made 31 saves for the Bruins, who were 0 for 4 with a man advantage and have never scored a power-play goal against Minnesota.
Steven Kampfer scored for Boston, which returned from a five-game road trip in which it earned eight of 10 points.
MONTREAL (AP) - Benoit Pouliot scored on Montreal's fifth shootout attempt to give the Canadiens a win over Pittsburgh, which was missing injured captain Sidney Crosby.
Carey Price, who made 31 saves through overtime, was perfect in the shootout. He denied Kris Letang, Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin and Mark Letestu before stopping Chris Kunitz on Pittsburgh's final attempt.
Pouliot deked Brent Johnson and let the puck slide into the right side of the net as Montreal won in its first shootout of the season. He also scored the tying goal in the second period as the Canadiens improved to 2-0-1 following a three-game losing streak.
Arron Asham scored in the first period for Pittsburgh, 1-2-1 in its last four games. Johnson made 22 saves, including stopping the only shot he faced in overtime.
Crosby, who leads the NHL with 32 goals and 66 points, missed his first game of the season because of an undisclosed upper body injury.
TORONTO (AP) - Tyler Bozak scored the shootout winner for Toronto, which bounced back from blowing a three-goal lead and beat St. Louis.
Bozak beat Ty Conklin with a wrist shot in the shootout, but that didn't compare to the move by teammate Mikhail Grabovski, who made a 360 while cutting across the top of the crease and tucked the puck into the net. Kris Versteeg also scored in the tiebreaker for Toronto.
The Maple Leafs seemed to be in control when Phil Kessel's second goal of the game 1:15 into the third period made it 5-2.
But the Blues clawed back with a goal by Brad Winchester that was confirmed by video review. Eric Brewer's point shot found an opening at 7:40 to make it 5-4, and Matt D'Agostini completed the comeback at 13:21 when he was sent in alone and scored with a backhand deke.
Grabovski, Versteeg and Colby Armstrong also scored in regulation for the Maple Leafs.
Alex Steen and David Backes had the other goals for St. Louis.