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standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Islanders 7 4 2 1 9 27 23

New Jersey 6 3 0 3 9 16 14

Pittsburgh 7 4 3 0 8 19 18

N.Y. Rangers 7 3 4 0 6 16 20

Philadelphia 7 2 5 0 4 14 20

Northeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 7 5 1 1 11 23 19

Ottawa 7 5 1 1 11 24 13

Montreal 6 4 2 0 8 18 15

Toronto 7 4 3 0 8 21 22

Buffalo 7 3 3 1 7 23 23

Southeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 6 5 1 0 10 29 15

Winnipeg 7 3 3 1 7 21 24

Carolina 5 2 3 0 4 14 18

Florida 7 2 5 0 4 16 27

Washington 7 1 5 1 3 15 25

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 7 6 0 1 13 24 16

St. Louis 7 6 1 0 12 28 14

Detroit 6 3 2 1 7 15 17

Columbus 8 2 5 1 5 14 26

Nashville 6 1 2 3 5 10 18

Northwest Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Minnesota 7 4 2 1 9 19 19

Edmonton 6 4 2 0 8 17 15

Vancouver 7 3 2 2 8 19 19

Colorado 7 3 4 0 6 16 19

Calgary 5 1 3 1 3 14 21

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 6 6 0 0 12 26 10

Anaheim 5 3 1 1 7 17 17

Dallas 7 2 4 1 5 13 18

Los Angeles 5 2 2 1 5 11 14

Phoenix 7 2 4 1 5 22 22

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Wednesday’s Games

Minnesota 3, Chicago 2, SO

Ottawa 5, Montreal 1

Edmonton 2, Phoenix 1, OT

Vancouver 3, Colorado 0

Thursday’s Games

Buffalo 7, Boston 4

Toronto 3, Washington 2

N.Y. Islanders 5, New Jersey 4, OT

Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Rangers 0

St. Louis 4, Columbus 1

Florida 6, Winnipeg 3

Colorado 6, Calgary 3

Nashville at Los Angeles, 10:30

Edmonton at San Jose, 10:30

Friday’s Games

Philadelphia at Washington, 7

Ottawa at Carolina, 7

Winnipeg at Tampa Bay, 7:30

St. Louis at Detroit, 7:30

Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30

Chicago at Vancouver, 10

Minnesota at Anaheim, 10

Saturday’s Games

New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 1

Buffalo at Montreal, 2

Edmonton at Colorado, 3

Boston at Toronto, 7

Carolina at Philadelphia, 7

N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7

Detroit at Columbus, 7

Dallas at Phoenix, 8

Chicago at Calgary, 10

Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10

Nashville at San Jose, 10:30

Sabres 7
Bruins 4

Buffalo 0 3 4 — 7

Boston 0 3 1 — 4

First Period—None. Penalties—Scott, Buf, major (fighting), 2:53; Thornton, Bos, major (fighting), 2:53; Leopold, Buf (slashing), 8:29; Scott, Buf (elbowing), 15:36.

Second Period—1, Buffalo, Vanek 4 (Hodgson, Pominville), 1:38. 2, Boston, Peverley 1 (Paille, Kelly), 5:12. 3, Boston, Marchand 4 (Bergeron), 7:43. 4, Boston, Marchand 5 (Bergeron, Seguin), 10:54. 5, Buffalo, Vanek 5 (Ehrhoff, Ennis), 16:46 (pp). 6, Buffalo, Ennis 2 (Vanek, Foligno), 18:19. Penalties—Peverley, Bos (cross-checking), 5:32; Chara, Bos (holding), 15:45; Lucic, Bos (boarding), 15:45.

Third Period—7, Boston, Krejci 2 (Horton), 1:45. 8, Buffalo, Sulzer 1 (Grigorenko, Hecht), 2:28. 9, Buffalo, Hodgson 4 (Vanek, Pominville), 6:54. 10, Buffalo, Vanek 6 (Hodgson, Weber), 18:29. 11, Buffalo, Pominville 5, 19:46 (en). Penalties—Myers, Buf, double minor (high-sticking), 11:25; Seidenberg, Bos (tripping), 11:56.

Shots on Goal—Buffalo 9-15-8—32. Boston 14-12-16—42.

Power-play opportunities—Buffalo 1 of 3; Boston 0 of 4.

Goalies—Buffalo, Miller 3-2-1 (42 shots-38 saves). Boston, Rask 4-1-1 (31-25).

A—17,565 (17,565). T—2:24. Referees—Rob Martell, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Steve Barton.

Penguins 3
Rangers 0

Pittsburgh 1 0 2 — 3

N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0 — 0

First Period—1, Pittsburgh, Malkin 2 (Despres, Letang), 1:24.

Second Period—None.

Third Period—2, Pittsburgh, Neal 5 (Crosby, Malkin), :28 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Despres 1 (Pa.Dupuis, Adams), 10:23.

Shots on Goal—Pittsburgh 11-8-10—29. N.Y. Rangers 6-13-9—28. Goalies—Pittsburgh, Vokoun. N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist. A—17,200 (17,200). T—2:29.

Blues 4
Blue Jackets 1

St. Louis 3 0 1 — 4

Columbus 0 1 0 — 1

First Period—1, St. Louis, Jackman 2 (Reaves, Langenbrunner), 2:19. 2, St. Louis, Berglund 4 (Oshie, Backes), 10:23 (pp). 3, St. Louis, Tarasenko 5 (Steen, Pietrangelo), 13:22.

Second Period—4, Columbus, Brassard 1 (Dubinsky, Wisniewski), 16:51 (pp).

Third Period—5, St. Louis, Backes 1 (Sobotka, Oshie), 19:39 (en-pp).

Shots on Goal—St. Louis 12-9-4—25. Columbus 6-12-7—25. Goalies—St. Louis, Elliott. Columbus, Bobrovsky, Mason. A—11,155 (18,144). T—2:28.

Islanders 5
Devils 4

N.Y. Islanders 1 2 1 1 — 5

New Jersey 0 3 1 0 — 4

First Period—1, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 3 (Boyes, Nielsen), 14:31 (pp).

Second Period—2, N.Y. Islanders, Aucoin 4 (Hamonic, MacDonald), 2:41 (pp). 3, New Jersey, Bernier 1 (Gionta, Carter), 3:13. 4, New Jersey, Carter 1 (Anderson, Gionta), 6:21. 5, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 4 (Moulson, Nabokov), 7:31. 6, New Jersey, Tallinder 1 (Zajac), 17:12.

Third Period—7, N.Y. Islanders, Streit 3 (Ullstrom, Cizikas), 11:32. 8, New Jersey, Henrique 1 (Clarkson, Zubrus), 13:50.

Overtime—9, N.Y. Islanders, Boyes 2 (Nielsen, Tavares), 2:01 (pp).

Shots on Goal—N.Y. Islanders 7-15-9-4—35. New Jersey 10-11-10-1—32. Goalies—N.Y. Islanders, Nabokov. New Jersey, Brodeur. A—17,625 (17,625). T—2:34.

leafs 3
capitals 2

Washington 1 1 0 — 2

Toronto 1 0 2 — 3

First Period—1, Washington, Ward 4 (Ribeiro, Chimera), 1:36. 2, Toronto, van Riemsdyk 4 (Kessel, Bozak), 8:19 (pp).

Second Period—3, Washington, Ovechkin 2 (Ribeiro, Backstrom), 2:38 (pp).

Third Period—4, Toronto, Kulemin 1 (Kostka, McClement), 7:40. 5, Toronto, Frattin 4 (Kadri), 9:53.

Shots on Goal—Washington 7-6-9—22. Toronto 15-9-16—40. Goalies—Washington, Neuvirth. Toronto, Reimer. A—19,374 (18,819). T—2:32.

panthers 6
jets 3

Winnipeg 0 1 2 — 3

Florida 0 1 5 — 6

First Period—None.

Second Period—1, Florida, Campbell 3 (Fleischmann, Versteeg), 5:14 (pp). 2, Winnipeg, Clitsome 1 (Ladd, Postma), 16:11.

Third Period—3, Winnipeg, Jokinen 2 (Wheeler), 1:23. 4, Florida, Versteeg 1 (Fleischmann, Kulikov), 3:34. 5, Winnipeg, Enstrom 1 (Kane, Wheeler), 7:38. 6, Florida, Mueller 3 (Goc, Kuba), 11:20 (pp). 7, Florida, Kovalev 2 (Fleischmann, Kopecky), 12:37 (pp). 8, Florida, Huberdeau 2, 15:29. 9, Florida, Kopecky 2, 18:32 (en).

Shots on Goal—Winnipeg 8-8-9—25. Florida 16-10-8—34. Goalies—Winnipeg, Pavelec. Florida, Theodore. A—15,731 (17,040). T—2:30.

Avalanche 6
Flames 3

Colorado 1 2 3 — 6

Calgary 1 2 0 — 3

First Period—1, Calgary, Hudler 1 (Stajan), 7:23. 2, Colorado, Mitchell 3, 19:13.

Second Period—3, Calgary, Hudler 2 (Stajan, Cervenka), 1:49. 4, Colorado, Parenteau 4 (McGinn, Duchene), 3:32. 5, Colorado, Mitchell 4 (Kobasew, McLeod), 16:58. 6, Calgary, Tanguay 3 (Hudler, Wideman), 19:42.

Third Period—7, Colorado, Stastny 1, 17:20 (pp). 8, Colorado, Stastny 2 (Mitchell), 18:49. 9, Colorado, Parenteau 5 (Duchene), 19:12 (en).

Shots on Goal—Colorado 7-6-9—22. Calgary 12-10-6—28. Goalies—Colorado, Giguere. Calgary, Kiprusoff. A—19,289 (19,289). T—2:21.