Philadelphia 4, Chicago 1: In the only regular-season meeting between last year's Stanley Cup finalists, Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and rookie Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves for the Flyers.
New Jersey 5, Florida 2: Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and two assists, Jason Arnott scored twice and the suddenly resurgent Devils extended their winning streak to four.
Tampa Bay 7, Atlanta 1: Steven Stamkos notched his NHL-best 38th goal to take over sole possession of the league scoring lead and the Lightning beat the Thrashers for the 11th straight time.
Nashville 3, Edmonton 2 (SO): Cody Franson scored the lone shootout goal and Pekka Rinne turned aside all three Edmonton shooters as the Predators won for the 10th time in 12 games.
>Saturday's late games
Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 3: Justin Williams scored his 18th goal to start an opening flurry and Jarret Stoll added a goal with a sprawling shot in the third period for the Kings.
San Jose 4, Minnesota 3: Devin Setoguchi scored a pair of goals in the second period to help the Sharks match a season high with their fourth straight win.
Around the rinks
AHL: Portland 5, Worcester 4 (SO): Mark Mancari netted his second straight hat trick and Jhonas Enroth stopped all four shootout attempts for the Pirates, who won their third in a row.
More practice for Forsberg: Peter Forsberg went through his first practice with the Colorado Avalanche in Englewood, Colo. in a tiny arena packed with people wearing No. 21 jerseys and waving Swedish flags. The 37-year-old Forsberg, who won two Stanley Cups with the Avs, wants to return to the team if his bothersome right foot can handle it.
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