BLACKHAWKS WIN SEVENTH IN ROW
Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday for their seventh straight victory.
Chicago’s second line of Kahun, Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat delivered once again to help the Blackhawks continue their surprising push after a lackluster first half of the season. Strome had a goal and two assists, and DeBrincat had three assists to extend his career-best points streak to eight games.
Jets 3, Sabres 1.
Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal with 3:55 remaining and Winnipeg beat Buffalo to snap an 0-2-1 skid.
Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves to help the Jets end their longest winless streak of the season.
Islanders 2, Wild 1.
Devon Toews scored the tiebreaking goal early in the second period, Thomas Greiss stopped 26 shots and New York beat Minnesota.
Anthony Beauvillier also scored for Metropolitan Division-leading New York. The Islander won for the fourth time in five games and ninth in 12 (91-2).
Blues 5, Predators 4, OT.
Vladimir Tarasenko completed a hat trick 16 seconds into overtime and St. Louis beat Nashville to sweep a home-and-home set with their season-best sixth straight win.
Alex Pietrangelo and Tyler Bozak also scored and Jake Allen made 40 saves.
Devils 3, Hurricanes 2.
N.J.» Marcus Johansson NEWARK, scored twice, Keith Kinkaid made 32 saves and New Jersey prevented Carolina from moving into a playoff spot.
Nico Hischier set up all three goals to help the Devils snap the Hurricanes’ three-game winning streak.
Lightning 5, Panthers 2.
FLA.» Nikita Kucherov SUNRISE, had two goals and an assist to lift the Lightning.
Brayden Point, Ryan Callahan and Steven Stamkos also scored for the Lightning.
Rangers 4, Maple Leafs 1.
Alexandar Georgiev had a career-high 55 saves to lead the Rangers.
Mika Zibanejad, Jimmy Vesey and Adam McQuaid scored for the Rangers, who also got an empty-netter from Kevin Hayes.