Tlusty, Hurricanes cool off New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — Jiri Tlusty scored two goals in the third period and Cam Ward made 26 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat New Jersey 4-2 on Tuesday night, snapping the Devils' five-game winning streak.

Jussi Jokinen and Patrick Dwyer also scored for Carolina, which went 4-1-1 on its six-game road trip.

With Carolina on the power play, Tlusty flipped a shot toward the net that bounced off Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador and over goalie Martin Brodeur at 7:25. Eric Stall earned an assist, extending his point streak to 10 games.

Tlusty later added an empty-net goal.

Ducks 3, Blackhawks 2, SO

At Chicago, Viktor Fasth made two stops in the shootout to remain perfect in six starts and Anaheim beat Chicago in a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference.

After Jonathan Toews converted the first shootout attempt for Chicago, Fasth stopped Patrick Kane's backhander and denied Brandon Saad on the right side of the goal to become the first goalie to win his first six NHL starts since Dan Ellis with Dallas and Nashville from Feb. 18, 2004 to Nov. 29, 2007.

Rangers 4, Bruins 3, SO

At Boston, Ryan Callahan scored as the final participant in the shootout and the New York Rangers recovered after blowing a three-goal, third-period lead to beat Boston.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37 shots, plus three of the four attempts in the shootout.

Predators 1, Sharks 0, OT

At Nashville, Tenn., Colin Wilson scored at 2:08 of overtime, and Nashville beat San Jose to snap a two-game skid.

Pekka Rinne made 25 saves for his second shutout this season in a game in which Nashville set a franchise mark for offensive futility before Wilson scored. The goal ended the drought at just over 176 minutes in a three-game span.

Capitals 6, Panthers 5, OT

At Sunrise, Fla., Troy Brouwer scored 32 seconds into overtime for Washington, which rallied from a late two-goal deficit and beat Florida.

Washington trailed 5-3 before Eric Fehr scored on a redirect at 14:53 of the third period. Alex Ovechkin then scored a power-play goal with 2:49 left to tie it.

Canadiens 4, Lightning 3, SO

At Tampa, Fla., Carey Price stopped all three shots in the shootout, David Desharnais had the lone goal in the tiebreaker, and Montreal rebounded after blowing a three-goal lead to beat Tampa Bay.

Victor Hedman scored twice and Sami Salo added a power-play goal during the final six minutes of regulation as the Lightning tied it at 3.

Senators 2, Sabres 0

At Ottawa, Craig Anderson made 42 saves, and Erik Karlsson and Erik Condra scored less than two minutes apart in the second period to lift Ottawa over Buffalo.

Anderson was especially sharp in the third period with the Sabres pressing for the tie. The Senators snapped a two-game slide.

Flyers 3, Jets 2

At Winnipeg, Manitoba, Brayden Schenn, Kimmo Timonen and Tye McGinn scored to lead Philadelphia to a victory against Winnipeg.

The Flyers (6-7-1) won on the road for the second time this season. Jakub Voracek had two assists.

Stars 4, Oilers 1

At Edmonton, Alberta, Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves, and Dallas extended its winning streak to four with a victory over Edmonton.

Jaromir Jagr, Ryan Garbutt, Brenden Dillon and Eric Nystrom scored for the Stars, who have won five of six.

Canucks 2, Wild 1

At Vancouver, British Columbia, Robert Luongo made 25 saves, and Vancouver beat Minnesota for its sixth straight win.

Luongo's home shutout streak against the Wild ended at 228 minutes, 26 seconds.

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