Boston 3, St. Louis 1
David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron and David Backes each scored once, and goalie Tuukka Rask made 32 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night in Boston.
Florida 4, Buffalo 2
Keith Yandle had a goal and a two assists as the Florida Panthers defeated the host Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Thursday night.
New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3
Nico Hischier redirected a shot past Philadelphia goalie Alex Lyon with 1:27 left to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Flyers. .
Toronto 4, NY Rangers 0
Justin Holl became the sixth defenseman in NHL history to score a goal in each of his first two career games as the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs rolled to a 4-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Carolina 2, Montreal 0
Cam Ward stopped 27 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 on Thursday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.
Ottawa 2, Anaheim 1
Erik Karlsson scored the winner and goalie Mike Condon made 30 saves to backstop the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 overtime victory over the Anaheim Ducks Thursday night in Ottawa.
Vegas 3, Winnipeg 2
David Perron scored his third overtime goal of the season to give the Vegas Golden Knights a record-breaking 3-2 victory over the host Winnipeg Jets in a battle of Western Conference division leaders on Thursday night at Bell MTS Place.
Nashville 5, Los Angeles 0
Playing their first game with the roster they planned on icing when the season started, the Nashville Predators dominated the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night in a 5-0 win at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Tampa Bay 7, Calgary 4
Alex Killorn scored twice in a career-best four-point game, Matthew Peca had a goal and two assists, and Cory Conacher netted a pair of goals to lead the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-4 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
Colorado 4, Edmonton 3
Winger J.T. Compher scored 2:28 into overtime Thursday night, allowing the visiting Colorado Avalanche to escape with a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Dallas 4, Arizona 1
Devin Shore, Tyler Seguin and Mattias Janmark scored second-period goals Thursday night as the Dallas Stars erased an early deficit to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz.
Vancouver 4, Chicago 2
Brendan Gaunce scored two goals as the Vancouver Canucks doubled the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Thursday night.