Penguins 3, Maple Leafs 1: Sidney Crosby's 19th goal of the season broke a tie with just over 6 minutes remaining, and Pittsburgh beat Toronto. Crosby boosted his point total to a league-leading 47. Pittsburgh has won four straight and nine of 10.
Jets 3, Blue Jackets 2: Evander Kane, back in the lineup after missing six games with a lower-body injury, had a goal and an assist to lead Winnipeg.
Senators 3, Blues 2: Cody Ceci scored his first NHL goal in overtime, and Ottawa beat St. Louis.
Avalanche 6, Stars 2: Paul Stastny scored twice and added two assists, and Colorado beat Dallas.
Bruins: Forward Shawn Thornton has decided to appeal his 15-game suspension for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik.
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