Elias Lindholm had a goal and two assists to lift the host Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.

Jordan Staal, Eric Staal, Riley Nash and Jay Harrison had Carolina's other goals.

Cam Ward made 22 saves for the Hurricanes in his return to the lineup after sitting out Carolina's previous two games.

Johan Franzen and Tomas Tatar scored third-period goals and the visiting Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils, 3-1.

Jonas Gustavsson made 10 saves for Detroit, which has won five of six. Cory Schneider made 18 saves for New Jersey.

Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and R.J. Umberger scored and Curtis McElhinney posted his first shutout since 2011 in leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Minnesota Wild.

Weber tests visor

Predators captain Shea Weber is skating again and wearing a visor after a scary eye injury in which he took a puck to the face and was unable to see that night. Weber practiced Friday and is with the Predators on a road trip where they play Saturday night at Washington before visiting the Rangers.

Malkin out

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin is "day to day" with a lower body injury and will not play on Saturday when the Penguins travel to Boston.

Malkin, who is second in the league the 38 points, sustained the injury during a team skate on Thursday morning.

- Associated Press