Sharks' win streak is snapped at seven
Olli Jokinen had two goals and an assist and the Phoenix Coyotes beat San Jose, 4-2, last night in Glendale, Ariz., snapping the Sharks' seven-game win streak.
Peter Mueller scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period, and Viktor Tikhonov added his first career goal for the Coyotes, who have won three of four.
Ryane Clowe had a goal and an assist and Dan Boyle also scored for the Sharks, first overall in the NHL at 13-3-0.
Mueller snapped a 2-2 tie at 2:02 of the second period, beating former Coyotes goalie Brian Boucher on a blast from the point off a pass from Jokinen.
Phoenix held on from there, even as San Jose peppered goalie Ilya Bryzgalov with 24 shots over the final two periods.
Jokinen capped the scoring with an empty-net, power-play goal with 17.6 seconds left.
Blackhawks 6, Flames 1 - Patrick Kane and Martin Havlat each had a goal and two assists, powering host Chicago to its fourth straight victory.
Kris Versteeg and Jonathan Toews each added a goal and an assist for the Blackhawks, who are 6-0-2 at home and host the Bruins Wednesday. Aaron Johnson and Troy Brouwer also scored for Chicago (7-3-3), off to its best start since 2001-02.
Toews's goal was his first in 13 games this season.
Oilers 2, Devils 1 - Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers made 37 saves in his second career start and Ales Hemsky scored a goal for the fourth straight game to spark visiting Edmonton.
Sheldon Souray opened the scoring with 12:41 left in the second when he rifled a wrist shot between the legs of Devils goalie Scott Clemmensen.
Panthers 3, Ducks 1 - David Booth scored three straight goals for his first NHL hat trick, and Craig Anderson made 44 saves to help visiting Florida end a six-game winless streak.
Jassen Cullimore and Steven Weiss each had two assists and Florida, 0-5-1 in its previous six games, salvaged a win in the final game of a five-game trip.
Thrashers 5, Hurricanes 2 - Marty Reasoner scored two goals and Johan Hedberg made 35 saves to lead Atlanta past host Carolina.