NEWARK, N.J. - Vitaly Vishnevski and Dainius Zubrus scored 4 minutes, 15 seconds apart in the first period, and the New Jersey Devils won their ninth straight game by beating the Washington Capitals, 3-2, last night.
Travis Zajac added a goal in the third period, and Martin Brodeur made 23 saves for the Devils, who matched their third-best winning streak.
Alexander Semin and Brooks Laich scored for the Capitals, who have an NHL-worst 20 points.
Red Wings 5, Wild 0
DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg got his second career hat trick and Dominik Hasek stopped 19 shots for his 77th career shutout to lift Detroit over Minnesota.
Johan Franzen also had a goal and an assist for NHL-leading Detroit, which won its fifth straight. Josh Harding made 29 saves for Minnesota.
Thrashers 4, Rangers 2
ATLANTA - Slava Kozlov's slap shot from beyond the left circle with about 5 minutes left in the game lifted Atlanta over New York, handing the Rangers their third straight loss.
Eric Boulton, Pascal Dupuis and Marian Hossa also had goals for Atlanta. Hossa's goal came with only 5.2 seconds left, after New York pulled its goalie for the final minute.
Panthers 3, Islanders 0
SUNRISE, Fla. - Stephen Weiss and Nathan Horton scored power-play goals and Tomas Vokoun stopped 25 shots for his second shutout of the season as Florida snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory over New York.
Senators 4, Stars 2
DALLAS - Christoph Schubert and Antoine Vermette scored first-period goals, and Ottawa beat Dallas.
Mike Fisher added a power-play goal in the third period and Ray Emery stopped 23 shots in an improved defensive effort for the Senators.
Sharks 1, Coyotes 0
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Evgeni Nabokov shut out Phoenix for the third straight time as San Jose beat the Coyotes for its fourth straight victory.
Ducks 5, Blackhawks 3
CHICAGO - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists, and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 39 saves in Anaheim's victory over Chicago.
Legwand signs extension.
Predators forward David Legwand has signed a six-year, $27 million contract extension through the 2014-15 season.
Pens recall Conklin.