PHILADELPHIA — Low-scoring defenseman Johnny Oduya had a goal and three assists and the New Jersey Devils scored five times on the power play in a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
The Devils beat Philadelphia for the fifth straight time this season to move into first place in the Atlantic Division.
Patrik Elias and Zach Parise each had a pair of goals, and Jamie Langenbrunner and Dainius Zubrus also scored for New Jersey.
NEW YORK — Jaromir Jagr scored and had two assists on a newly created line, and defenseman Fedor Tyutin helped set up three goals for the Rangers.
Sean Avery and Brandon Dubinsky scored first-period goals, Martin Straka added one in the second, and Jagr finished the surge in the third to provide plenty of offense for Henrik Lundqvist.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Mike Sillinger scored two of New York’s three short-handed goals to lead the Islanders past Carolina.
Richard Park also scored down a man, Sean Bergenheim scored on a breakaway while being dragged down and Brendan Witt and Blake Comeau added late goals for the Islanders, who scored three short-handed goals for the third time in franchise history and first since 2000.
MONTREAL — Tom Kostopoulos scored 14 seconds into the game and Maxim Lapierre got Montreal’s fourth goal of the opening period with 3 seconds remaining, sending the Canadiens on to a win over Boston.
SUNRISE, Fla. — All-Star Tomas Vokoun stopped 43 shots, Tanner Glass scored his first NHL goal and Nathan Horton had four assists as Florida beat slumping Ottawa.
TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Louis had a goal and two assists to help Tampa Bay snap a five-game home losing streak with a victory against Edmonton.