Penguins 4, Jets 0
The win came just hours after the Penguins made their third trade in five days.
Tomas Vokoun subbed in goal for the injury Marc-Andre Fleury (sore neck) and recorded the 50th shutout of his 15-year career and second this season. He stopped 20 shots in blanking the Jets (18-15-2), who lead the Southeast Division.
Pascual Dupuis scored two goals and Chris Kunitz and Evgeni Malkin added one while NHL scoring leader Sidney Crosby had two assists for the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins (27-8-0).
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Senators 3, Rangers 0
Ben Bishop made 24 saves for his second career shutout as the Ottawa Senators dumped the New York Rangers 3-0.
The victory was the Senators' third over the Blueshirts, completing a season sweep against the team that eliminated them in a first-round series that went the distance last April.
Andre Benoit, Guillaume Latendresse and Colin Greening scored for the Senators, who improved their league-leading home record to 13-2-3.
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Islanders 4, Flyers 3 (SO)
Josh Bailey scored the decisive goal in a shootout, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Brad Boyes also scored on Ilya Bryzgalov in the four-round shootout, and Colin McDonald had two third-period goals for the Islanders, who overcame a 2-0 deficit to win their fourth straight road game and remain in the mix for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Islanders, who haven't reached the post season since 2007, pulled into a tie with the New York Rangers for eighth place.
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Maple Leafs 6, Hurricanes 3
Joffrey Lupul's seventh goal of the season with just over three minutes remaining stood as the winner in the Maple Leafs' 6-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Lupul went end to end, walking around Hurricanes defenseman Joe Corvo and stuffing the puck short side. Lupul now has seven goals in five games since returning from his broken arm.
Toronto (19-12-4) now has points in seven straight and Carolina 15-15-2 have not won in seven games.
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Panthers 5, Sabres 4 (SO)
Mike Santorelli's goal on the fourth attempt of an overtime shootout gave the Florida Panthers a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
Jason Pominville beat Jacob Markstrom, but Markstrom rejected Tyler Ennis, Drew Stafford and Steve Ott in order. Ryan Miller denied Peter Mueller, but Jonathan Huberdeau's shot crossed the line to tie it at 1 upon further review. Shawn Matthias couldn't put in the game-winner as the third shooter.
Florida (10-19-6) erased one-goal deficits twice in the third period. Calder Trophy candidate Huberdeau knotted the game at 4 two minutes after Buffalo took the lead, recording his 13th of the season on the power play on a one-timer crossed in front of the net from Mueller and Brian Campbell.
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Coyotes 7, Predators 4
Pumping a season-high six goals into the net during a crazy first period, the Phoenix Coyotes won for the first time since March 12 with a 7-4 decision over the Nashville Predators.
Radim Vrbata scored twice for Phoenix (14-15-5), while Martin Hanzal, David Moss, Matthew Lombardi and Keith Yandle also tallied in a 14-minute, 11-second span of the first period.
Antoine Vermette added a second period goal as the Coyotes won for just the fourth time in 16 road matches.
David Legwand, Rich Clune and Gabriel Bourque each netted first period goals for the Predators (14-14-6), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.
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Kings 4, Blues 2
Mike Richards scored with 2:43 left to break a tie, and Jonathan Quick made 20 saves to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Los Angeles (19-12-2) has won the past eight games between the teams, including a four-game sweep in the Western Conference semi-finals last season.
The defending Stanley Cup champs have won five of their past seven, including their last two on the road. St. Louis has dropped three in a row and four of five.
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