Zach Parise scored in his return to Minnesota's lineup and Devan Dubnyk made 20 saves as the Wild held on for a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in their headlining NHL meeting on Sunday.
Nicklas Backstrom scored a power-play goal in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals over the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Saturday night and extend their franchise-record home winning streak to 15.
Artemi Panarin scored with 1:14 left in regulation and then had the clinching goal in the shootout, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday and the New York Rangers got third-period goals from Pavel Buchnevich and Oscar Lindberg to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Thursday night.
Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime for the second straight night and Carey Price made 26 saves as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday to extend their winning streak to three games.
Legendary CSKA Moscow and Soviet international centre forward Vladimir Petrov, a member of the all-conquering Red Machine team, has died at 69, Russia's ice hockey federation reported on Tuesday.
The Montreal Canadiens found a way to win despite basically showing up for only the third period and overtime against the New Jersey Devils.
Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers in the NHL on Sunday.
Sidney Crosby scored his NHL-leading 34th goal, Matt Murray made 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 at blustery Heinz Field on Saturday night.
Justin Williams and Tom Wilson scored as the Washington Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday to tie the franchise record with their 13th consecutive home victory.