Jimmy Hayes capped Boston's three-goal second period with his first of the NHL season and Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots as the Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Sunday.
One spectacular shot by Jeff Carter kept the Los Angeles Kings rolling on an increasingly impressive winning streak.
Chicago hung on to beat Anaheim 3-2 on Friday for a fifth consecutive win in the clubs' Black Friday rivalry game, bolstering the Blackhawks' lead atop the NHL's Central Division.
Montreal's Max Pacioretty broke a tie 14 seconds into the third period and the Canadiens hung on to beat Carolina 2-1 on Thursday, bolstering their lead in the NHL's Atlantic Division while ending the Hurricanes' winning streak at five games.
Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby had two goals and an assist during a five-goal second period that powered the Penguins to a 6-1 rout of the New York Rangers on Wednesday, cutting the gap at the top of the NHL's Metropolitan Division to two points.
Ottawa's Mark Stone and Erik Karlsson scored 2:24 apart in the third period, helping the Senators rally to win 4-3 at NHL-leading Montreal on Tuesday.
The New York Rangers rallied from an early two-goal deficit to win 5-2 at Pittsburgh on Monday, opening a four-point gap on the Penguins in the fight for top spot in the NHL's Metropolitan Division.
Vincent Trochek and Aleksander Barkov scored in the shootout to lift the Florida Panthers over the New York Rangers 3-2 at Madison Square Garden in the NHL on Sunday.
Connor McDavid got his first career hat trick, helping the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Matt Calvert returned from taking a slap shot to his forehead that required about 30 stitches and scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a franchise-record seventh straight home win, 4-2 over the New York Rangers on Friday.