SATURDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

Avalanche 4, Canadiens 1: Gabriel Landeskog scored a goal and assisted on rookie Nathan Mackinnon's go-ahead score, and Colorado beat Montreal in Denver for its second six-game win streak this season.

Predators 4, Kings 3: David Legwand's second goal of the game with 3:56 left lifted Nashville to a win over the Kings in Los Angeles.

  • Los Angeles placed high-scoring forward Jeff Carter on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

    Blackhawks 5, Jets 1: Brandon Bollig, Patrick Sharp and Nick Leddy scored within a 4:55 span in the second period to lead Chicago to a victory over the Jets in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Ducks 6, Sabres 3: Emerson Etem and Corey Perry both scored two goals to lift Anaheim over reeling Buffalo. The Sabres have lost their first nine home games, their longest stretch to open a season.

    Penguins 3, Blue Jackets 0: Backup Jeff Zatkoff had 19 saves in his first NHL win to lead Pittsburgh past the Blue Jackets in Columbus, Ohio, for its fourth victory in a row.

  • The NHL announced Columbus will host the 2015 All-Star game and skills competitions. The weekend of events is set for Jan. 24-25, 2015.

    Canucks 4, Maple Leafs 0: Roberto Luongo made 21 saves for his second shutout of the season, leading the Canucks to a victory over Toronto in Vancouver, British Columbia. Leafs center Dave Bolland cut his left leg and was taken to a hospital to have surgery.

    Red Wings 5, Oilers 0: Petr Mrazek needed to make only 14 saves to earn his first NHL shutout in his third game, and Detroit cruised to its third straight victory with a win over the Oilers in Edmonton, Alberta.

    Flyers 1, Devils 0: After being embarrassed by Washington at home just 24 hours earlier, Philadelphia found a way to gut out a win on the road, edging the Devils in Newark, N.J.

    Capitals 3, Panthers 2: Nicklas Backstrom scored in the first period and added the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Capitals to a victory over Florida in Washington, D.C.

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