(At) Sabres 4, Panthers 2: Sabres captain Brian Gionta scored a goal while playing his 1,000th career game. Ryan O’Reilly, Zach Bogosian and Marcus Foligno also scored for the Sabres, who led 3-0 after Gionta’s goal 1:25 into the second period. Buffalo improved to 4-1 in its past five games. Predators 3, (at) Islanders 1: Viktor Arvidsson scored early in the second period, and Jusse Saros stopped 24 shots as Nashville won its fourth straight.
Red Wings 4, (at) Hurricanes 3 (OT): Andreas Athanasiou crashed into Carolina goalie Eddie Lack as he scored in overtime. Lack remained down for several minutes before he was taken off on a stretcher. Lack flashed a thumbs-up sign as he was wheeled away.
(At) Lightning 5, Blackhawks 4 (OT): Yanni Gourde scored on a breakaway with 35 seconds left in overtime as Tampa Bay rallied from a three-goal deficit to hand Chicago its second straight loss. Tampa Bay has won three straight.
(At) Blues 4, Coyotes 1: Jaden Schwartz scored twice to lead St. Louis to its 10th straight win over Arizona. The Blues have won 10 of their last 12 overall.
(At) Flames 4, Avalanche 2: Sean Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists as Calgary inched closer to clinching a playoff spot. The Flames are just one point back of both Edmonton and San Jose.