Flyers Continue to Rule at Home
Philadelphia — Scott Hartnell and Sean Couturier provided the offense while Steve Mason stopped all but one shot as the Philadelphia Flyers skated to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday afternoon.
The Flyers (11-12-2) won their fifth straight game at home after dropping their previous two on the road at Florida and Tampa Bay.
Penguins 3, Lightning 0
Tampa, Fla. — Chris Kunitz scored two goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 21 shots. Sidney Crosby had assists on all three goals for Pittsburgh, which extended its winning streak in the series to eight games. Pittsburgh halted Tampa Bay’s bid to tie a club record with an eighth consecutive triumph on home ice.
Sharks 6, Blues 3
San Jose, Calif. — Brent Burns got his first NHL hat trick and the Sharks ended a five-game home losing streak.
Joe Thornton, Tomas Hertl and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who won their fourth straight and seventh in eight.
Red Wings 5, Islanders 0
Uniondale, n.y. — Daniel Alfredsson had two goals and an assist, Darren Helm had two goals and Jimmy Howard made 29 saves. Detroit got its first regulation victory against New York in a decade.
Ducks 5, Flames 2
Anaheim, Calif. — Dustin Penner had two goals and Saku Koivu had two assists in his long-awaited return to the lineup.
Capitals 3, Canadiens 2 (so)
Washington — Mikhail Grabovski tied the score with 5:32 left in the third period and had the go-ahead goal in a shootout to help the Capitals snap their four-game losing streak.
Devils 5, Hurricanes 2
Raleigh, n.c. — Jaromir Jagr had a goal and two assists, and the New Jersey Devils scored four goals in the third period of a victory over Carolina.
Blue Jackets 4, Oilers 2
Columbus, Ohio — Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist for his third multipoint game this season to lead Columbus past Edmonton. Artem Anisimov, Nick Foligno and Jack Skille also scored for Columbus.
Sabres 3, Maple Leafs 2 (ot)
Buffalo, n.y. — Christian Ehrhoff scored 38 seconds into overtime and Buffalo snapped a five-game losing streak.
Matt Moulson and Luke Adam also scored for the Sabres, who got 22 saves from Ryan Miller and came from behind twice to force overtime.