Chris Drury scored his first goal since opening night, and Henrik Lundqvist earned another shutout as the New York Rangers went on their first winning streak of the season by beating the Washington Capitals, 2-0, last night at Madison Square Garden.
Lundqvist made 31 saves and has been a big reason the punchless Rangers have had success.
He has allowed 20 goals in playing all 12 games and already has three shutouts, 10 in his three-year NHL career. The Rangers (5-6-1) have won two straight and are 3-1 on their six-game homestand despite scoring a league-low 21 goals.
Lundqvist made back-to-back rapid-fire saves late in the second period, and robbed Viktor Kozlov in the first with a pad stop that had the Russian center shaking his head. The crowd chanted his name as the final seconds ticked off.
Michal Rozsival added a goal for the Rangers at 9:34 of the third period, 33 seconds into a five-on-three power play.
Islanders 4, Lightning 0 - Rick DiPietro turned aside 28 shots for his 12th career shutout and added an assist for host New York.
Bill Guerin, Josef Vasicek, Ruslan Fedotenko, and Trent Hunter scored for the Islanders, who beat the Lighting for the first time in nine contests (0-5-3), dating to a 3-0 win at home March 21, 2004.
The Lightning got 28 saves from Marc Denis. Tampa Bay is winless on the road (0-6-0), and has allowed 28 goals away from home.
Avalanche 3, Penguins 2 - John-Michael Liles scored one of Colorado's three third-period goals to offset Sidney Crosby's two-goal effort as the host Avalanche won.
The Avalanche and Philadelphia (4-0) are the only remaining NHL teams that are unbeaten at home.
Wojtek Wolski and Ben Guite added goals for the Avalanche. Wolski has a career-best eight-game point streak.
Red Wings 4, Flames 1 - Henrik Zetterberg scored twice to help visiting Detroit run its win streak to seven with a victory over Calgary.
Alex Tanguay scored for Calgary, which ended its season-long seven-game homestand at 4-2-1.
Zetterberg put the Red Wings ahead at 10:44 of the first period after Jiri Hudler tied it at 9:11.
Senators 6, Thrashers 4 - Randy Robitaille scored his first two goals for Ottawa before leaving with an injury in the host Senators' victory.
Robitaille, signed as a free agent earlier this month, staked Ottawa to a 2-0 lead early in the second period, but was hit by Thrashers defenseman Garnet Exelby and didn't return.
A team spokesman said Robitaille suffered facial contusions and it wasn't known if he will miss time.
Canadiens 5, Flyers 2 - Saku Koivu had a goal and an assist and Cristobal Huet stopped 16 shots to lead host Montreal.
Alex Kovalev and Tom Kostopoulos scored special teams goals in the second period, and Guillaume Latendresse scored in the third on a fine pass by Koivu, who opened the scoring 8:53 in.
Ducks 2, Blue Jackets 1 - Mathieu Schneider scored the only goal in a shootout in his Anaheim debut, lifting the Ducks over visiting Columbus.
Schneider, a defenseman signed as a free agent during the offseason, beat Blue Jackets goalie Fredrik Norrena with a shot between the pads, the puck trickling across the goal line as the goalie frantically reached back to try to stop it.
Predators 3, Canucks 0 - David Legwand and Martin Erat scored on Nashville's first two shots, lifting the Predators to their first road win of the season.
Roberto Luongo finished with just 12 saves for the Canucks, who only have one win in seven games at home this season - and just one in their last five overall.
Blues 3, Wild 2 - Jay McKee scored the winning goal in the third period and St. Louis Blues beat Minnesota in St. Paul.
Keith Tkachuk and Martin Rucinsky also scored for the Blues, who have yet to lose back-to-back games this season. Manny Legace stopped 23 shots for his sixth win in eight starts.