SABRES 4, AVALANCHE 1:
Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist as part of a three-goal first period to lead Buffalo. The Sabres also got goals from Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Marcus Foligno, who sealed the victory by scoring an empty-netter with 1:50 left. Robin Lehner made 34 saves to bounce back after allowing 11 goals over his last three starts. Erik Johnson scored for Colorado.
DEVILS 1, KINGS 0:
Keith Kinkaid made 25 saves to record his first NHL shutout to lead host New Jersey. David Schlemko scored the game's lone goal, and the Devils won their third straight. New Jersey leapfrogged the idle New York Islanders for third place in the Metropolitan Division.
RED WINGS 6, BRUINS 5:
Pavel Datsyuk scored twice to surpass 900 NHL points, and Henrik Zetterberg and Darren Helm also had two goals apiece to lift Detroit. Both teams blew two-goal leads before Danny DeKeyser's shot from the point deflected past goalie Jonas Gustavsson with 12:23 remaining. Zetterberg was credited with the goal, and the Red Wings held on.
BLUES 2, LIGHTNING 1:
Robby Fabbri and Patrik Berglund scored on breakaways and Brian Elliott stopped 37 shots as St. Louis held on. Elliott was superb until Nikita Kucherov scored in the final minute for Tampa Bay, which lost for the third time in four games and had a nine-game home winning streak stopped. Berglund made it 2-0 at 17:41 of the third, scoring unassisted when his shot caromed off Bishop's pads before glancing off Berglund's skate into the net. Officials initially ruled no goal, but overturned the decision after instant replay determined the Blues center did not intentionally kick the puck. Kucherov scored his team-leading 23rd goal for the Lightning with 52 seconds remaining.
RANGERS 3, FLYERS 1:
Derek Stepan scored twice in the third period to lead New York. Derick Brassard scored early and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots as the Rangers improved to 5-0-1 in their last six games. They also beat the Flyers at home for the 11th time in 12 games. Brayden Schenn spoiled Lundqvist's shutout with 9.7 seconds left with his 16th goal of the season, but the Flyers lost for the fifth time in six games.
BLACKHAWKS PLACE HOSSA ON IR
The Chicago Blackhawks have placed Marian Hossa on injured reserve and recalled center Vincent Hinostroza from Rockford of the American Hockey League. Hossa was hurt when he was hit by Anaheim defenseman Hampus Lindholm on his lower left leg in the second period of Chicago's 3-2 loss Saturday night. The 37-year-old winger, sitting on 496 career goals, had to be helped off the ice and went straight to the locker room.