Montreal 6, NY Islanders 2
Brendan Gallagher scored to start a first-period flurry Tuesday night by the visiting Montreal Canadiens, who cruised past the New York Islanders in a 6-2 victory in Brooklyn, N.Y.
St. Louis 3, NY Rangers 1
Brayden Schenn scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:04 remaining in the third period, and the surging St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to eight games with a 3-1 victory over the host New York Rangers Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3
Bryan Rust had a hat trick Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the visiting Ottawa Senators 7-3 to end a six-game losing streak.
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1
Boston's Jake DeBrusk scored the game-winning goal in his 200th NHL game Tuesday night, sending the Bruins to a 2-1 win over the host Tampa Bay Lightning in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two clubs.
Minnesota 3, Nashville 1
Red-hot Kevin Fiala had a goal with an assist for his fifth straight multi-point game, and Zach Parise scored in his third straight contest as the surging Minnesota Wild snapped a seven-game slide versus the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Tuesday night at Saint Paul, Minn.
Winnipeg 3, Buffalo 1
Kyle Connor recorded two goals and an assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday.
Chicago 6, Anaheim 2
Dylan Strome had two goals and an assist, and Patrick Kane and Alex Nylander each had a goal and an assist as the host Chicago Blackhawks earned their third straight victory with a 6-2 rout of the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
Edmonton 2, Dallas 1
Alex Chiasson scored 1:08 into overtime to lift the visiting Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday.
Vegas 3, New Jersey 0
Robin Lehner notched his first shutout of the season, and William Karlsson and Max Pacioretty each had a goal and an assist to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night in Las Vegas.
San Jose 5, Toronto 2
Evander Kane scored two goals, and the San Jose Sharks stretched their winning streak to three games with a 5-2 win against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday.