> Friday's games
Vancouver 4, Washington 2: Roberto Luongo made 33 saves to stretch his regulation unbeaten streak to a career-high 12 games, and Christian Ehrhoff broke a second-period tie for the Canucks.
Columbus 3, Detroit 2 (SO): Antoine Vermette had the only goal in the shootout for the Blue Jackets. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard left the game with a bruised knee.
Calgary 3, Ottawa 2: David Moss scored goals 2:23 apart in the second and the Flames held on to snap a four-game losing streak.
Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 2: Daniel Briere and Claude Giroux scored third-period goals for the Flyers. Briere has six goals and five assists in his last six games and has 10 goals and 23 points in 24 career games against Atlanta.
New Jersey 5, Tampa Bay 2: Brian Rolston and Travis Zajac each had a goal and an assist and the Devils snapped an 11-game road losing streak.
Colorado 4, Minnesota 1: Craig Anderson made 32 saves in an Avs win tempered by the loss of center Ryan O'Reilly after he crashed headfirst into the boards.
> Late Thursday
St. Louis 3, Los Angeles 1: Rookie Ryan Reaves put St. Louis ahead with his second NHL goal and the Blues snapped a five-game losing streak.
> Around the rinks
AHL: Portland 3, Connecticut 0: David Leggio made 21 saves en route to his first career AHL shutout, and first for a Portland goalie this season.
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Compiled from News and wire service reports.