Dallas 4, Detroit 3 (OT): Loui Eriksson scored at 4:18 of overtime to give the Stars a comeback victory in a game between the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Chicago 3, Los Angeles 2: Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Fernando Pisani scored and rookie Corey Crawford made 26 saves for the Blackhawks.
Washington 3, Ottawa 2: Mathieu Perreault scored twice, Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist and the Capitals ended their losing streak at eight games.
Colorado 3, Montreal 2: T.J. Galiardi's second-period goal proved to be the winner as the Avalanche improved to 7-1-3 in their last 11 games.
Saturday's late games
Los Angeles 6, Nashville 1: Ryan Smyth scored twice and the Kings broke loose for four goals in the first period to end the Predators' season-high five-game winning streak.
Minnesota 3, Calgary 1: Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists for the Wild, who won the opener of a home-and-home series with the Flames. The teams meet in Minnesota tonight.
Around the rinks
AHL: Bridgeport 3, Portland 1: Luke Adam had the lone goal for the Pirates, who were 0-2-1 in three weekend games.
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Compiled from News and wire service reports.