Brent Seabrook scored on a two-on-one break at 3:23 of overtime and the Blackhawks extended their NHL-record, season-opening point streak to 21 games with a 4-3 victory over Columbus Friday night at Chicago.
Jonathan Toews carried the puck down left wing and dished a cross-ice pass to Seabrook, who fired in a shot from the right circle before goalie Steve Mason could slide across the crease.
Patrick Sharp and Bryan Bickell scored 59 seconds apart late in the second period, and Viktor Stalberg also connected in regulation for Chicago (18-0-3), which won its eighth straight overall and has earned 39 out of a possible 42 points this season. Ray Emery made 19 saves for the win.
Ryan Johansen scored with 7:37 left in regulation to tie it at 3 for Columbus, snapping his 37-game goal drought.
Ducks 3, Wild 2 — Teemu Selanne scored his 669th NHL goal, Jonas Hiller made 31 saves, and Anaheim held off Minnesota’s surge for its eighth straight win at home.
Captain Ryan Getzlaf and Matt Beleskey also scored for the streaking Ducks, who have won eight of nine and 12 of 14. despite barely holding on to their 3-0 lead after two periods.
Blues 4, Oilers 2 — Vladmir Sobotka put St. Louis ahead early in the third period and added an assist for the Blues, who rallied from two goals down to defeat visiting Edmonton.
The Blues had been 1-5-1 in their previous seven at home while getting outscored, 26-11. The Blues totaled three goals the previous four games. and were shut out twice.