OTTAWA -- Daniel Alfredsson tied a career-high with three goals, and had an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to an 8-4 victory Thursday night over the San Jose Sharks.
Sharks captain Owen Nolan scored twice in his first game back from an 11-game suspension.
Flyers 2, Sabres 0
PHILADELPHIA -- Roman Cechmanek made 26 saves for his eighth shutout, tying Dominik Hasek for the NHL lead, as Philadelphia beat Buffalo and Hasek.
Maple Leafs 3, Capitals 2, OT
WASHINGTON -- Gary Roberts scored with 3:39 remaining in overtime as Toronto beat Washington, snapping a four-game road losing streak.
Hurricanes 3, Islanders 1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Arturs Irbe turned aside 36 shots, and Carolina got goals from Rod Brind'Amour, Ron Francis and Sandis Ozolinsh to defeat the New York.
Bruins 3, Lightning 1
BOSTON -- Joe Thornton scored three goals to record his first career hat trick as Boston beat Tampa Bay.
Blue Jackets 5, Predators 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Geoff Sanderson scored two goals and added an assist as Columbus beat Nashville.
Blackhawks 2, Kings 2
CHICAGO -- Chicago's Tony Amonte and Los Angeles' Luc Robitaille scored their 31st goals of the season as the Blackhawks and Kings played to a tie.
Wild 1, Flames 1
CALGARY, Alberta -- Jason Wiemer scored the tying goal with 5:12 left in the third period as Calgary and Minnesota tied.
Rookie Marian Gaborik scored his 15th goal for the Wild.
Manny Fernandez was the busier of the two goalies, making 25 saves -- four in overtime -- for the Wild. Calgary's Fred Brathwaite finished with 20 stops.
Calgary is 11 points behind Edmonton Oilers in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Minnesota, which started a three-game road trip, is winless in five games (0-4-1).
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