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Wings blank Sabres for 15th straight at home

DETROIT — Henrik Zetterberg scored the first of Detroit's three goals in the opening period and the Red Wings broke a franchise record with their 15th straight home victory, a 5-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.

It is the longest single-season winning streak by an NHL team at home since 1976 when Philadelphia won 20 in a row to match a league mark set by Boston during the 1929-30 season.

Bruins 3, Panthers 2, SO

At Sunrise, Fla., Patrice Bergeron scored two goals and David Krejci scored the winner in the shootout and Boston beat Florida.

Bergeron scored two goals for Boston, and Tuukka Rask stopped 38 shots.

Blues 1, Stars 0

At St. Louis, Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves for his third shutout of the season and T.J. Oshie scored midway through the third period and surging St. Louis blanked Dallas.

The Blues have earned 13 out of a possible 14 points this month (6-0-1) and are tied with the New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks atop the NHL standings with 60 points.

Jets 2, Senators 0

At Ottawa, Chris Mason made 25 saves for his second shutout and Winnipeg ended a three-game losing streak with a win over Ottawa.

Jim Slater scored 49 seconds in to give Winnipeg an early 1-0 lead. Tobias Enstrom scored in the second period for the Jets, who had lost five of six.

Predators 3, Islanders 1

At Uniondale, N.Y., Sergei Kostitsyn and Matt Halischuk scored on Nashville's first two shots against Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, and the surging Predators rolled to a victory over in a holiday matinee.

David Legwand also finished a precision three-way passing play to close out the dominating first period for the Predators, who won for the eighth time in nine games and are 14-4 in their past 18.

Coyotes 6, Avalanche 1

At Glendale, Ariz., Shane Doan and Boyd Gordon scored two goals apiece and Phoenix returned from an 0-3 road trip to rout Colorado.

Gilbert Brule had a goal and assist for the Coyotes just six days after he was claimed off waivers from Edmonton. Rostislav Klesla scored Phoenix's season-high sixth goal in the third period.