Anaheim, the NHL's lowest-scoring team, rattled four goals past Dallas in the first period en route to a 4-2 win on Friday that dropped the Stars out of the lead in the Central Division.
Jonathan Toews scored, Corey Crawford made 39 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Thursday night to extend their winning streak to nine games and move Joel Quenneville into sole possession of second place in career coaching victories.
Andrew Shaw scored two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated coach Joel Quenneville's contract extension Tuesday night with a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators for their eighth consecutive victory.
Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the night on a power play at 2:21 of overtime as the Vancouver Canucks stopped the Florida Panthers' 12-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Monday.
Washington's Alexander Ovechkin scored his second goal of the game and the 499th of his career at 1:25 of overtime to give the Capitals a 4-3 win at the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf netted the deciding goal in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Ducks a 4-3 win against St. Louis on Friday, making it 10 successive home victories over the Blues.
Reilly Smith and Vincent Trocheck scored 8 seconds apart in the first period as the Florida Panthers extended their club-record win streak to 11 games with a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
Ottawa's Bobby Ryan scored twice, including the overtime winner, to lift the Senators to a 3-2 win at St. Louis, dropping the Blues further off the pace in the NHL Central Division.
Auston Matthews had a hat trick to lead the United States to a 7-0 victory over the Czech Republic on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the world junior hockey championship.
Unheralded forward John Scott was among the four captains chosen by fans for the NHL All-Star Game.