The NHL Roundup …
NEW YORK ó Henrik Lundqvist stopped all five shots in the shootout and Chris Drury scored the only goal in the tiebreaker for New York.
Drury beat Cam Ward with a deke to his backhand, and Lundqvist stopped Justin Williams to give New York its third win in seven games ó all post-regulation victories.
Lundqvist made 29 saves in his NHL-leading 17th win a night after allowing eight goals in a roller-coaster loss at New Jersey.
Bruins 4, Thrashers 2
BOSTON ó Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist to extend his points streak to 15 games ó the best in the NHL this season ó and Michael Ryder scored two goals Saturday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.
Sabres 4, Devils 2
NEWARK, N.J. ó Thomas Vanek scored his NHL-leading 23rd and 24th goals, and Derek Roy scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period.
Capitals 2, Canadiens 1
MONTREAL ó Michael Nylander scored with 3:32 remaining in the third period, and Simeon Varlamov stopped 32 shots for Washington in his NHL debut.
Red Wings 5, Coyotes 4, SO
GLENDALE, Ariz. ó Johan Franzen scored his second goal of the game with 19.9 seconds left to force overtime, and Henrik Zetterberg and Jiri Hudler scored in a shootout for Detroit.
Senators 2, Lightning 0
OTTAWA ó Martin Gerber made 24 saves for his first shutout of the season, and Alexandre Picard and Daniel Alfredsson scored for Ottawa.
Flyers 6, Penguins 3
PHILADELPHI ó Mike Knuble scored twice to help Philadelphia win its fourth straight game and improve to 7-0-2 in its last nine home games.
Joffrey Lupul, Mike Richards, Scott Hartnell and Jeff Carter also scored, Kimmo Timonen had a career-high four assists, and Martin Biron made 23 saves.
Blue Jackets 3, Islanders 1
COLUMBUS, Ohio ó Rookie Steve Mason made 24 saves to improve to 8-4-1 and help Columbus hand New York its sixth loss in a row.
Predators 3, Stars 0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ó Dan Ellis made 27 saves for his second shutout in his last six games, and Joel Ward scored twice for Nashville.
Ellis has allowed only three goals in his last three starts. He has eight career shutouts, two against the Stars ó the team that originally drafted him.
David Legwand also scored to help the Predators end a three-game losing streak.
Kings 3, Wild 1
LOS ANGELES ó Erik Ersberg made 33 saves, Anze Kopitar and Michal Handzus scored on power plays, and Alexander Frolov added an empty-net goal for Los Angeles.
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