Devils 3, Penguins 1
Adam Henrique and Bobby Butler scored power-play goals 2:12 apart in the third period, and New Jersey extended its winning streak to four games with a victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday that snapped the Penguins' five-game winning streak.
Ilya Kovalchuk assisted on the late goals, and defenseman Andy Greene had two assists, including the primary one on rookie Stefan Matteau's first NHL goal.
Martin Brodeur made 24 saves and provided a little humor by chasing his stick late in the second period of his 1,200th career game. He became the first NHL goalie to reach the milestone.
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby had a six-game point streak snapped, his longest since a career-high, 25-game run in 2010.
Brandon Sutter scored early for the Penguins, who gave the Devils 10 power-play chances. The teams will play again Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Sabres 3, Islanders 2
Ryan Miller made 41 saves, and Alexander Sulzer scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period for Buffalo, which earned a victory over New York despite being badly outshot.
Thomas Vanek and Christian Ehrhoff added goals for the Sabres, who won their second straight game. Buffalo was outshot 43-15 by the Islanders, who dropped their fourth straight.
John Tavares and Colin McDonald scored for New York, and Brian Strait had two assists. Evgeni Nabokov made 12 saves for the Islanders, who erased a pair of one-goal deficits but couldn't overcome a third even after Tavares was awarded a penalty shot with 3:53 remaining.
The teams were tied 2-2 after two periods largely because of Miller, who made 27 saves through 40 minutes.
Flyers 4, Hurricanes 3
Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime to lift Philadelphia over Carolina.
Jakub Voracek, Matt Read and Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia, which went 3-0-1 on a four-game homestand.
Joe Corvo scored the tying goal in the third period, and Jiri Tlusty and Jeff Skinner also had goals for the Hurricanes, who had won two in a row.
The Flyers have gone 24-4-4 against the Hurricanes since Nov. 28, 2003. Philadelphia is 5-6-1 at the quarter point of the lockout-shortened 48-game schedule. Carolina fell to 5-4-1.
Red Wings 2, Oilers 1
Niklas Kronwall's third-period goal broke a tie, and Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist in Detroit's narrow win over Edmonton.
Henrik Zetterberg had two assists, and Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for Detroit (6-4-1).
Rookie defenseman Justin Schultz scored the lone goal for Edmonton (4-4-3), and 40-year-old Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 28 shots in his first game of the season
Jets 1, Senators 0
Al Montoya made 33 saves, and Alex Ponikarovsky scored the only goal in Winnipeg's win over Ottawa.
Ponikarovsky broke the scoreless deadlock 5:57 into the third period. The Senators had no answer against Montoya, who replaced an ailing Ondrej Pavelec (flu) and posted his first shutout of the season and third of his NHL career.
Coyotes 1, Sharks 0
Mike Smith made 33 saves through overtime and then turned aside two more shots in the shootout to carry Phoenix past San Jose.
The only offense in the entire game was provided by Phoenix's Mikkel Boedker and Radium Vrbata, who both netted shootout goals against Sharks goalie Antii Niemi.
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