KANATA, Ontario -- Magnus Arvedson and Igor Kravchuk scored 33 seconds apart in the third period to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 6-5 victory Thursday night over the New York Rangers.
The advantage was cut to 6-5 when Petr Nedved got one back for New York with 2:56 remaining.
Predators 3, Flyers 1
PHILADELPHIA -- Cliff Ronning and Robert Valicevic scored in a 2:20 span of the first period and Nashville held on for its first win over Philadelphia.
Vitali Yachmenev added an empty-net goal for the Predators, who were 0-3-1 against Philadelphia since joining the NHL in 1999. Nashville also snapped a five game (0-2-2-1) winless streak.
Maple Leafs 5, Devils 3
TORONTO -- Jonas Hoglund scored twice in the third period as Toronto defeated New Jersey.
Yanic Perreault, Shayne Corson and Cory Cross also scored for Toronto.
Bruins 5, Blackhawks 4
BOSTON -- Mikko Eloranta scored with 1:29 left and Jason Allison had two goals and two assists as Boston ended a three-game losing streak with a victory over Chicago.
Eloranta scored just 36 seconds after Chicago's Tony Amonte tied it 4-4.
The Blackhawks' three victories this season have come against the two expansion teams, Columbus and Minnesota. Chicago is 0-7-0-1 against the rest of the NHL.
Kings 5, Thrashers 2
ATLANTA -- Jamie Storr made 22 saves as Los Angeles ended a two-game losing streak with a victory over Atlanta.
Bob Corkum, Mathieu Schneider, Steven Reinprecht, Jozef Stumpel and Rob Blake scored for the Kings, and Ziggy Palffy had three assists.
Blues 2, Capitals 0
ST. LOUIS -- Rookie Brent Johnson stopped 30 shots as St. Louis beat Washington, extending the Blues' winning streak to seven.
The shutout is Johnson's second -- both this season -- in 11 career games.
St. Louis is 10-2-1 this season, tying the best start in franchise history set in the 1997-98 season.
Johnson has won all five of his starts this season and has allowed three goals in three starts at Savvis Center.
Pavol Demitra and Scott Young scored for the Blues, who were outshot 16-8 in the third period.
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