Dale Weise broke a scoreless tie at 9:14 of the third period, and Roberto Luongo made 23 saves for the shutout as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the host Nashville Predators 1-0 Friday.

The shutout was Luongo's second of the season and 62nd of his career. His 35 shutouts with the Canucks are a franchise record.

The Canucks have won consecutive games on their four-game trip after losing three straight.

Nashville has lost three of its past four.

Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa left the game with what the team called a lower-body injury and did not return.

Penguins 3, Panthers 1: Matt Niskanen and Dustin Jeffrey scored third-period goals as host Pittsburgh beat Florida

Penguins center Evgeni Malkin left the game in the third period after he took an off-balance check from Erik Gudbranson while driving to the net and slid back-first into the end boards.

Blue Jackets: Artem Anisimov was released from a Detroit hospital and returned to Columbus after a scary hit in a game against the Red Wings on Thursday.

Anisimov was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being struck in the head by the Red Wings' Kyle Quincey. Anisimov's head hit the ice as Quincey fell on him.

Oilers: Forward Taylor Hall was suspended two games for kneeing Minnesota's Cal Clutterbuck during a game Thursday. Hall was assessed a major penalty for kneeing and a game misconduct.



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