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Ward makes 57 saves, Hurricanes beat Islanders

Ward makes 57 saves, Hurricanes beat Islanders

Cam Ward made 57 saves and Chad LaRose scored twice to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-3 in the NHL on Saturday.
Rod Brind'Amour and Eric Staal also scored for the Hurricanes in their third straight victory at Nassau Coliseum.
Freddy Meyer, Sean Bergenheim and Mark Streit scored for New York. The Islanders have lost three straight overall and three of four home games so far this season.
Rangers 3, Penguins 2, SO
At New York, Nikolai Zherdev scored with 8.1 seconds left to force overtime and Fredrik Sjostrom had the only goal of the shootout in the Rangers' victory.
The Penguins had their three-game winning streak snapped despite entering the third period with a 2-0 lead. Marc-Andre Fleury made 42 saves, but couldn't deny Zherdev and Sjostrom.
Flyers 3, Devils 2, OT
At Philadelphia, Jeff Carter scored in overtime, and Martin Biron made 29 saves to help Philadelphia beat New Jersey for the second time in two days.
The Flyers' 6-3 victory on Friday snapped a 13-game winless streak in New Jersey and was Philadelphia's first win of the season following six losses.
After play was delayed in overtime when a fan threw a smoke bomb on the ice, Carter deflected Ossi Vaananen's shot from the blue line past Brodeur.
Ducks 6, Canadiens 4
At Montreal, Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists and Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 47 shots in Anaheim's third straight victory.
Corey Perry and Chris Kunitz each had a goal and an assist, and Kent Huskins, Travis Moen and Teemu Selanne added goals for the Ducks. Alex Tanguay had two goals, and Saku Koivu and Tom Kostopoulos also scored for Montreal. The Canadiens had won five straight.
Maple Leafs 3, Senators 2
At Toronto, Alexei Ponikarovsky scored a third-period goal, Dominic Moore and Mikhail Grabovsky also scored and Vesa Toskala made 22 saves for Toronto.
Shean Donovan and Dean McAmmond scored for Ottawa.
Thrashers 5, Bruins 4
At Boston, Milan Lucic completed his first career hat trick with 1:41 to play in the third period for Boston.
Stephane Yelle and David Krejci also scored to help Boston snap a three-game losing streak. Vyacheslav Kozlov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jason Williams and Mathieu Schneider scored for Atlanta.
Sharks 3, Lightning 0
At Tampa, Florida, backup Brian Boucher made 22 saves for his second shutout of the season, and Marcel Goc, Ryane Clowe and Devin Setoguchi scored for San Jose.
Tampa Bay dropped to 1-3-3 under new coach Barry Melrose.
Red Wings 6, Blackhawks 5, SO
At Chicago, Pavel Datsyuk and Marian Hossa scored in a shootout to extend Detroit's winning streak to four games.
Chicago's Patrick Kane scored on a 5-on-3 power play with 7:27 left in the third period to tie it at 5 and set up overtime. Jonathan Toews was the lone Chicago player to connect in the shootout.
Datsyuk, Hossa, Niklas Kronwall, Jiri Hudler and Johan Franzen scored for Detroit in regulation. Martin Havlat, Kris Versteeg, Aaron Johnson and Ben Eager also scored in regulation for Chicago in front of a franchise-record, regular-season crowd of 22,690.
Blues 4, Panthers 0
At St. Louis, Ben Bishop made 12 saves in his first NHL start for St. Louis before leaving with an undisclosed lower-body injury.
Brad Boyes scored two goals, Paul Kariya had a goal and an assist, Keith Tkachuk also scored and Andy McDonald added three assists.
Sabres 2, Avalanche 1, SO
At Denver, Ryan Smyth, Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski scored shootout goals for Colorado, and goalie Peter Budaj stopped Clarke MacArthur on Buffalo's last chance.
Alex Kotalik and Derek Roy scored shootout goals for the Sabres.
Budaj made 29 saves for Colorado. The Avalanche have won five straight after losing their first three games.
Colorado's Jordan Leopold and Buffalo's Daniel Paille scored in regulation.
Capitals 6, Stars 5, OT
At Dallas, Alexander Semin scored at 2:17 of overtime, and Washington beat Dallas to snap a three-game losing streak.
Dallas' Mike Modano scored with 56.4 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. It was his 532nd career goal.
Sergei Fedorov and Tomas Fleischmann each had two goals for Washington and Tyler Sloan added his first career goal for the Capitals. Sean Avery, Fabian Brunnstrom, B.J. Crombeen and Loui Eriksson added goals for Dallas.
Wild 2, Blue Jackets 1
At St. Paul, Minnesota, Owen Nolan had a goal and an assist in his return from injured reserve for Minnesota.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored and Niklas Backstrom made 25 saves to help the Wild remain the only Western Conference team without a loss in regulation.
Rostislav Klesla scored for the Blue Jackets.
Predators 5, Kings 4
At Nashville, Tennesee, Ryan Jones. J.P. Dumont, Martin Erat, Jerred Smithson and Jordin Tootoo scored to lead Nashville.
Jarret Stoll scored twice for Los Angeles, and Dustin Brown and Alexander Frolov added goals.