- Talbot's SH goal lifts Avalanche over Oilers 4-2
DENVER (AP) — Maxime Talbot was simply looking to help kill a penalty. That he scored a short-handed goal in the process, well, the Colorado Avalanche certainly won't argue.
- Martin Jones leads LA Kings past Sharks 4-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Jones was face-down in his crease when something hit his leg pad. He swung his glove backward along the goal line, and it turned out to be a spectacular move to stop a puck he couldn't see.
- Benn, Sceviour net 15 seconds apart in Stars' win
DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn and Colton Sceviour scored goals 15 seconds apart in the first period Thursday night, leading the Dallas Stars to a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
- Blues too much for Canadiens 5-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen scored twice and Jaroslav Halak made 25 saves against his former team to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.
- Wings end 6-game skid with 3-2 OT win over Flames
DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Alfredsson scored two goals, including a power-play score at 1:03 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings earned a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.