Jake Allen made 32 saves with regular starter Brian Elliott back home resting as the St. Louis Blues beat the NHL-leading Washington Capitals 4-0 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive shutout.
John Carlson scored at 2:17 of overtime and Braden Holtby made 22 saves as the Washington Capitals inched closer to the Presidents' Trophy with a 1-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils in the NHL on Friday.
Roberto Luongo made 34 saves, and Jussi Jokinen and Vincent Trocheck each scored a goal and added an assist to lift the Florida Panthers into first place in the Atlantic Division with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday.
Keith Yandle set up two first-period power-play goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves as the New York Rangers beat Boston 5-2 on Wednesday night, sending the Bruins to a season-high fourth straight loss.
Brandon Manning's first NHL goal midway through the second period snapped a tie and powered the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Monday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins used stifling defense and relentless forechecking Saturday to defeat Philadelphia 4-1 in a match-up between two teams chasing one of the final Eastern Conference playoff spots in the NHL.
Sidney Crosby scored a pair of highlight-reel goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
Brad Richards tied the game with 31.8 seconds left in the third period, and then Darren Helm scored in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Dallas regained the lead of the NHL Western Conference by beating rival Chicago 5-2 on Friday, with Jason Spezza scoring in his fifth straight game and a couple of teammates breaking long scoring droughts.
Carolina's Phillip Di Giuseppe scored on a contentious rebound in overtime to give the Hurricanes a 3-2 win at Boston on Thursday, with the single point for the Bruins being enough to give them the outright lead in the tight NHL Atlantic Division.