Daniel Sedin scored on the power play 1:39 into overtime and assisted on Vancouver’s two goals in regulation as the visiting Canucks sent the Edmonton Oilers to their ninth straight loss, 3-2, last night.
Down by a goal late in the third period, the Canucks tied it, 2-2, during a four-on-three power play. Sami Salo fired a shot from the point that beat goaltender Devan Dubnyk with 4:06 remaining to force overtime.
The Oilers have one win in 17 games and are in the midst of their worst losing streak since a 12-game skid from Feb. 25-March 21, 2007.
Devils 2, Panthers 0 - Martin Brodeur made 22 saves for his 108th NHL shutout and Travis Zajac scored the winner late in the second period as host New Jersey snapped a three-game losing streak.
Dean McAmmond added a shorthanded empty-net goal in the final minute for the Atlantic Division-leading Devils.
Brodeur (30-14-1), the league’s career leader in wins and shutouts, earned his seventh blanking of the season and the fifth in 14 games.
Blues 4, Canadiens 3 - Andy McDonald scored 3:19 into overtime to give visiting St. Louis the win.
McDonald scored unassisted as he beat Carey Price with a wrist shot into the top left corner after St. Louis blew a 3-1 lead in the third period.
Scott Gomez tied it for the Canadiens with only 32.9 seconds remaining in regulation.