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CHICAGO - Patrick Kane extended his points streak to 26 games, Corey Crawford made 30 saves for his second straight shutout, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Sunday night.

Kane, the NHL's leading scorer with 46 points, had the second assist on Duncan Keith's power-play goal midway through the first.

Dennis Rasmussen, Andrew Shaw and Brandon Mashinter also scored for the Blackhawks, winners of four of five.

Kane surpassed Sidney Crosby's 25-game streak, set in 2010-11, for the longest in the league since 1992-93. The Blackhawks right wing has 16 goals and 24 assists during his run, and a point in 29 of Chicago's 31 games.

Ryan Miller had 26 saves for the Canucks.

ISLANDERS 4, DEVILS 0

NEW YORK (AP) ? Marek Zidlicky scored twice and Thomas Greiss made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season to help the Islanders extend their streak without a regulation loss to 10 games.

John Tavares and Matt Martin also scored for the Islanders, who are on an 8-0-2 stretch and moved into second place in the Metropolitan Division ??? one point ahead of the crosstown-rival Rangers. The Islanders trailed the Rangers by 11 points entering play on Nov. 25.

The Islanders also improved to 11-4-2 at home in their first season at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

Cory Schneider gave up three goals on 18 shots before he was replaced by Keith Kincaid after Martin's goals 7 1/2 minutes into the second period. Kincaid finished with 11 saves.

The Devils were again without Travis Zajac (upper body injury) and Adam Henrique (lower body).

AVALANCHE 3, BLUES 1

ST. LOUIS (AP) ??? Jack Skille and John Mitchell scored in the first period and Semyon Varlamov made a season-high 42 saves to lead Colorado to its fifth win in seven games.

Carl Soderberg added an empty-net goal with 22 seconds remaining to seal the victory.

Varlamov stopped the first 36 shots until Vladimir Tarasenko spoiled his shutout bid with a power-play goal with 7:05 remaining. It was Tarasenko's team-high 18th of the season.

Jake Allen, who had 26 saves in a 3-0 shutout against Dallas on Saturday, stopped 15 saves against Colorado. The Blues fell to 2-4-1 in December.

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