Pittsburgh 7, Washington 4
Evgeni Malkin finished with two goals and two assists while Phil Kessel added two goals and one assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins scored four times in the third period en route to a 7-4 victory over the Washington Capitals Friday night.
Detroit 4, Carolina 1
Darren Helm had a goal and two assists, Petr Mrazek made 36 saves, and the Detroit Red Wings topped the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Friday at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.
San Jose 3, Columbus 1
Kevin Labanc scored the go-ahead goal that ended up being the game-winner and added an assist to pace the San Jose Sharks to a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
Minnesota 5, Vegas 2
Eric Staal scored two goals and Devan Dubnyk stopped 22 shots to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 5-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday night at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn.