COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jonathan Toews had a short-handed goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks started a grueling six-game, 12-day road trip by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Patrick Kane added a goal and an assist, while Nick Leddy, Duncan Keith, Viktor Stalberg, Dave Bolland and Marian Hossa also scored for Chicago, which plays 20 of its last 32 regular-season games on the road.
Fernando Pisani and Brent Seabrook each had two assists as the Blackhawks overcame a 3-2 second-period deficit by scoring four consecutive goals.
Derek Dorsett, Derick Brassard, Samuel Pahlsson and Matt Calvert scored for the Blue Jackets, who started the night just five points out of the final playoff spot in the West but in a tie for 13th place.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Dainius Zubrus scored on a shot that deflected off an Ottawa defenseman with 5:43 to play, and New Jersey returned from the All-Star break with another victory.
Nick Palmieri also scored and Martin Brodeur had a rather easy game in net with 15 saves as the Devils won for the seventh time in the last nine games (7-1-1).
Alex Kovalev scored for Ottawa, which was limited to a season-low 16 shots on goal. Rookie goaltender Robin Lehner gave the Senators a chance to win, making 31 saves.
Ottawa is 1-9-4 in its last 14 games.
TORONTO (AP) - Tyler Bozak and Colby Armstrong scored in a shootout, helping Toronto get the win.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere allowed a goal to David Booth on a nice spin move to open the shootout, then stopped Mike Santorelli and Chris Higgins. He also had 30 saves in the game between Eastern Conference also-rans.
Phil Kessel took an elbowing penalty with 4:15 remaining, and 34 seconds later Florida's Cory Stillman tied it at 3.
Kessel had a breakaway in the final seconds but couldn't beat Scott Clemmensen, extending his goal drought to eight games.
Kris Versteeg, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski scored in regulation for the Maple Leafs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Kyle Okposo scored twice, including a go-ahead goal in New York's big second period, and rookie goaltender Kevin Poulin stopped 25 shots.
Okposo's second-period goal gave the Islanders the lead. P.A. Parenteau scored 1 minute later on the power play as New York took command with three goals in the period. Okposo, who also had an assist, scored again in the third.
The 20-year-old Poulin earned his third career win after he was recalled from AHL Bridgeport on Monday. Another New York rookie, Travis Hamonic, tied it at 1 with his first career goal early in the second period.
Freddy Meyer scored in the opening period for Atlanta.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Nathan Horton and Patrice Bergeron scored early in the third period and the Bruins held on for the victory.
Daniel Paille also scored for Boston, giving the Bruins three wins in their four meetings with Carolina this season.
Boston's Tim Thomas made 25 saves and Carolina's Cam Ward stopped 31 shots in a matchup of goalies from the All-Star game.
Jamie McBain and Joe Corvo scored for Carolina. Hurricanes forward Jussi Jokinen left in the first period with a lower-body injury and did not return.