Metropolitan Division opponents meet when Hurricanes host the Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Carolina Hurricanes in a matchup within the Metropolitan Division Sunday.

Central Division-leading Avalanche face the Flames

The Calgary Flames play the top-ranked team in the Central Division, the Colorado Avalanche.

Palmieri, Wahlstrom lead short-handed Islanders to 5-3 win over Senators

Despite playing with just four defensemen, the New York Islanders rallied and beat the well-rested Ottawa Senators 5-3.

Alex Tuch’s late goal caps Sabres’ 3-2 comeback win against Penguins

Alex Tuch scored with 2:44 left in regulation, Jeff Skinner had a goal and an assist, and the Buffalo Sabres came back to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2.

Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard enters the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard will be away from the team indefinitely while he receives care from the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program.

Fiala, Kopitar lead the LA Kings’ 5-2 rout of Anaheim in the first Freeway Faceoff of the season

Kevin Fiala scored two goals and captain Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in the first Freeway Faceoff of the season.

O’Reilly scores in return to St. Louis, Predators beat Blues 8-3

Ryan O’Reilly scored for Nashville in his return to St. Louis, and the Predators beat the Blues 8-3 for their fourth consecutive victory.

Draisaitl has 2 goals and McDavid 4 points as the Oilers end the Capitals’ 5-game winning streak

Leon Draisaitl scored twice, Connor McDavid had four assists and the Edmonton Oilers ended their three-game losing streak by beating the Washington Capitals 5-0.

Merzlikins makes 37 saves as Blue Jackets edge Devils 2-1

Boone Jenner and Eric Robinson scored first-period goals and Elvis Merzlikins made 37 saves — including 20 in the third period — as the Columbus Blue Jackets downed the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday.

Alex DeBrincat leads Detroit Red Wings past Boston Bruins 5-2

BOSTON (AP) — Alex DeBrincat and J.T. Compher each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings beat Boston 5-2 on Friday for their second victory over the NHL-leading Bruins this season.

Korchinski scores in OT and Dickinson gets hat trick as Blackhawks beat Maple Leafs 4-3

Rookie defenseman Kevin Korchinski scored 4:30 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 to stop a five-game slide.

Alex DeBrincat, Red Wings knock off NHL-best Bruins for 2nd time, 5-2

Alex DeBrincat and J.T. Compher each had a goal and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings beat Boston 5-2 for their second victory over the NHL-leading Bruins this season.

Zibanejad, Kreider lead Rangers to victory over Flyers

Mika Zibanejad scored two goals, Chris Kreider added a goal and an assist and the New York Rangers skated to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday afternoon.Blake Wheeler chipped in a pair of assists for the Metropolitan Division-leading Rangers, who have won 12 of 14 contests.

Wild’s Fleury wears mask in warmups on Native American Heritage night after the NHL says not to

Marc-Andre Fleury wore a mask for warmups on the Minnesota Wild’s Native American Heritage night after being told by the NHL that was not allowed.

Corey Perry sits again as Blackhawks remain quiet about forward’s status

Corey Perry is a healthy scratch for Chicago’s game against Toronto and Blackhawks coach Luke Richardson is declining to provide any update on the forward’s status with the team.

Eastern Conference-leading Bruins host the Red Wings

The Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins take on the Detroit Red Wings.

Kings visit the Ducks on 3-game win streak

The Los Angeles Kings are looking to keep their three-game win streak going when they visit the Anaheim Ducks.

Penguins visit the Sabres in Eastern Conference action

The Buffalo Sabres take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Eastern Conference play.

Edmonton brings losing streak into game against Washington

The Edmonton Oilers head into the matchup against the Washington Capitals after losing three games in a row.

Wild bring losing streak into home matchup against the Avalanche

The Minnesota Wild will try to break a five-game losing streak when they take on the Colorado Avalanche.

Hurricanes and Lightning hit the ice in Eastern Conference action

The Carolina Hurricanes and the Tampa Bay Lightning face off in Eastern Conference play.

Eichel scores in OT to give Vegas a 2-1 win over the Stars in Western Conference final rematch

Jack Eichel scored 1:57 into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 2-1. Eichel stayed with the puck after initially whiffing at it, and knocked it past goalie Jake Oettinger for his eighth goal of the season.

Kraken score 4 times in 1st in 7-1 victory over NHL-worst Sharks

Oliver Bjorkstrand and Yanni Gourde each had a goal and an assist in Seattle’s four-goal first period and the Kraken beat the NHL-worst San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Wednesday night.

Juuse Saros stops 24 shots as the Predators beat the Flames 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

Juuse Saros made 24 saves and the Nashville Predators extended their winning streak to three games with a 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

Kevin Hayes breaks tie in 3rd period, Blues outlast Coyotes 6-5

Nick Leddy and Alexey Toropchenko had short-handed goal 33 seconds apart, Kevin Hayes broke a tie early in the third period and the St.

Bruins beat Panthers 3-1 in Eastern Conference quarterfinals rematch

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Linus Ullmark stopped 27 shots and the NHL-leading Boston Bruins beat the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Wednesday night in a rematch of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.

Nelson scores twice as Islanders edge Flyers 3-2

Brock Nelson had two goals, Anders Lee also scored and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2.

Quick gets 60th shutout, Lafreniere scores as Rangers blank Penguins 1-0

Jonathan Quick made 32 saves for his 60th career shutout and Alexis Lafreniere scored early in the first period to give the New York Rangers a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Hurricanes score 4 goals in a 5:31 span in the 1st period, beat Oilers 6-3

Teuvo Teravainen and Seth Jarvis each had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes scored four goals in a 5:31 span in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.

Adam Lowry scores in OT, Jets beat Lightning 3-2 to extend winning streak to 4 games

Adam Lowry scored 1:39 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets won their fourth consecutive game, beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Wednesday night.