Right winger Jarome Iginla and left winger Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist each as Colorado Avalanche blanked St Louis Blues 5-0.

Goal-tender Semyon Varlamov returned from a six-game absence to make 26 saves for his second shutout of the season and 15th of his career. Centre Ryan O'Reilly also had a goal and assist for the Avalanche, winners of three in a row.

Elsewhere, centre Vincent Lecavalier scored an insurance goal in the third period as Philadelphia Flyers beat Minnesota Wild 5-2.

Defenseman Andrei Markov and right winger Brendan Gallagher scored less than six minutes apart in the second period to lift Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 win over the New York Islanders.

Other results:

Bruins 5, Predators 3

Rangers 4, Capitals 2

Hurricanes 2, Devils 1 (SO)

Maple Leafs 4, Stars 0

Lightning 4, Penguins 3

Red Wings 6, Sabres 3

Coyotes 5, Oilers 1

Jets 5, Blackhawks 1

Source: Reuters