NEWARK, N.J. — David Clarkson and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied from a late two-goal deficit to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night, snapping a season-high six game winless streak.
Elias and Adam Henrique got the Devils to the overtime, scoring in the final 6 1/2 minutes, with Elias tying the game on a rebound with 66 seconds left in regulation.
CAPITALS 7, PANTHERS 1
In Washington, John Erskine, Wojtek Wolski, John Carlson and Mike Ribeiro all scored before the game was 8½ minutes old, and the Capitals climbed out of a tie for last in the Eastern Conference.
Alex Ovechkin had two assists during that early run and added a power-play goal later.
RED WINGS 3, OILERS 0
In Detroit, Jimmy Howard made 22 saves, and Jakub Kindl and Cory Emmerton scored in the second period to lift the Red Wings over Edmonton.
RANGERS 2, ISLANDERS 1 (OT)
In Uniondale, N.Y., Marian Gaborik scored a power-play goal 42 seconds into overtime to lift the Rangers.
Gaborik took a feed in the high slot from Rick Nash, who got the Rangers even at 1 with 5:23 left in regulation.
PENGUINS 5, FLYERS 4
In Philadelphia, Chris Kunitz scored his second goal just 18 seconds into the third period to cap a four-goal rally.
Pascal Dupuis, James Neal and Tyler Kennedy also scored goals for the Atlantic Division-leading Penguins.
BRUINS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 2
In Boston, Tyler Seguin had two goals and an assist and Patrice Bergeron had one of each for the Bruins.
CANADIENS 4, HURRICANES 2
In Raleigh, N.C., Brandon Prust and Lars Eller each had a goal and two assists to lead Montreal.
BLUE JACKETS 2, CANUCKS 1 (OT)
In Columbus, Ohio, Matt Calvert carried the puck almost from end to end, twice avoiding opposing players, before skating to the slot and scoring on a rising wrist shot to give the Blue Jackets a victory.
JETS 2, LIGHTNING 1
In Tampa, Fla., Bryan Little scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Al Montoya made 28 saves, and Winnipeg beat the Lightning.