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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jonathan Toews had two goals and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks' struggling power play scored twice in a 6-3 victory over the stumbling Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.

The Blackhawks broke a three-game losing streak with their highest scoring game of the season.

Andrew Brunette, Steve Montador, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa also had goals for Chicago, which lost 3-0 at St. Louis on Tuesday. Montador added an assist, and Nick Leddy and Brent Seabrook both had two assists. Corey Crawford made 27 saves.

The Blue Jackets fell to 2-12-1, by far the worst record in the NHL. They have lost three in a row and been outscored 19-6.

Grant Clitsome had a career-best two goals, and newly acquired Mark Letestu also scored for the Blue Jackets. Rick Nash earned his 500th NHL point with an assist on Letestu's goal.

BOSTON (AP) - Brad Marchand scored twice, Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist, and Boston won its fourth straight by beating Edmonton.

Joe Corvo had three assists, and Jordan Caron scored his first goal of the season for Boston (7-7). The Stanley Cup champion Bruins are at .500 for the first time since they were 1-1.

Ryan Smyth scored twice for Edmonton, including a power-play goal that got the Oilers within 4-3 with 4:42 left, but Milan Lucic answered on the power play for Boston with 2:47 remaining. Lucic has scored in five straight games.

Marchand added an unassisted goal 34 seconds later, giving Boston 24 goals during its longest winning streak of the season.

The Bruins have beaten the Oilers 10 straight times.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Phil Kessel scored the lone shootout goal for Toronto, and Ben Scrivens stopped all three St. Louis shooters in a victory over the Blues.

John-Michael Liles and Kessel scored first-period, power-play goals, and Scrivens made 37 saves for Toronto. Tyler Bozak added a pair of assists.

The Blues got goals from Jason Arnott and Patrik Berglund. Jaroslav Halak stopped 20 shots.

The Maple Leafs took advantage of undisciplined penalties by the Blues in the first period, scoring on two of three power-play chances.

Kessel netted his NHL-leading 12th goal of the season.

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