Leafs down Senators
The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-4 as Phil Kessel scored a goal and had two assists.
The Maple Leafs led 3-0 and 5-2 before the Senators scored twice in the final eight minutes, Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk each having a goal and an assist for the winners.
With the Maple Leafs and the Senators tied in third in the Northeast Division going into the game the win moved Toronto two points ahead of the Senators for fifth place in the Eastern Conference halfway through the shortened season.
Jay McClement and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Maple Leafs, with Mika Zibanejad, Zack Smith, Daniel Alfredsson and Colin Greening netting for Ottawa.
The Chicago Blackhawks made it 11 straight wins as Daniel Carcillo scored the tie-breaking goal with 49.3 seconds left in regulation to seal a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
The win extended the best start in NHL history.
Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw also scored for Chicago before Carcillo knocked in a rebound with a backhand shot after Semyon Varlamov made two in-close stops from Viktor Stalberg.
Miikka Kiprusoff made 32 saves as he returned from a knee injury to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
Blake Comeau scored the tie-breaking goal early in the third period. Jarome Iginla, Roman Cervenka and Curtis Glencross also scored for Calgary as Joe Thornton netted a consolation for the Sharks.
The Anaheim Ducks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0 for a ninth straight home victory as Jonas Hiller faced only 18 shots in his first shutout of the season.
The teams met for the third straight time in a five-day span, following a pair of 5-4 shootout victories by the Coyotes in Phoenix on Saturday and Monday.
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