Boston 3, Montreal 2: David Krejci scored off his skate to break a second-period tie, and Tim Thomas stopped 33 shots to give the Bruins their fifth consecutive win. The Bruins have won 19 of 22.
Los Angeles 3, Toronto 2 (SO): Dustin Brown scored the only goal of a shootout and the Kings wrapped up a bizarre road trip with a win.
Anaheim 5, Dallas 3: Michael Ryder scored the go-ahead goal at 6:42 of the third period after Dallas had wasted a three-goal lead. Anaheim had lost 11 in a row on the road.
Colorado 3, Philadelphia 2 (SO): Ryan O'Reilly scored in the first round of a shootout and the Avalanche notched their sixth consecutive victory at home. The Flyers tied it in the final minute of regulation with their goalie pulled.
Detroit 3, Edmonton 2: Drew Miller scored with 4:15 remaining in the third period to win it for the Red Wings. Dan Cleary and Jiri Hudler also scored for Detroit, which has won 12 of its last 15 games.
Minnesota at Vancouver: The Wild are on their longest losing streak of the season at three games. Minnesota hasn't won in Vancouver in three years.
Around the rinks
Montreal Canadiens: Quebec's culture minister, Christine St-Pierre, says she expects the Canadiens to hire a coach who speaks French. She didn't call for the firing of interim coach Randy Cunneyworth, but says she believes the hiring was temporary.
Compiled from News and wire service reports.