SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Mike Keenan era got off to a perfect start Wednesday night.
Roberto Luongo stopped 23 shots for his fourth shutout as the Florida Panthers beat Columbus 2-0 to snap a four-game losing streak.
Florida hired Keenan on Monday, replacing Duane Sutter after the team won just six of its first 26 games. The Panthers also fired general manager Bill Torrey.
The victory also gave Keenan 540 regular-season wins, two shy of Billy Reay for fourth place on the all-time coaching list.
Devils 2, Canadiens 1
MONTREAL -- Patrik Elias scored his 14th goal and assisted on Brian Rafalski's game-winner 15 seconds into the third period to lift New Jersey to win over Montreal.
The Devils are unbeaten in three (2-0-1) after winning just one of their previous 10 games.
Avalanche 4, Red Wings 1
DETROIT -- Milan Hejduk, Radim Vrbata, Steven Reinprecht and Rob Blake scored as Colorado beat Detroit in the first matchup of the season between the Western Conference powers.
The Avalanche extended their season-high unbeaten streak to six games. The Red Wings lost consecutive games in the regular season for the first time since January.
Senators 6, Stars 3
DALLAS -- Martin Havlat had two second-period goals and an assist as Ottawa ended Dallas' four-game winning streak.
The Stars, returning home from a perfect four-game road trip, were unbeaten in six games (4-0-2).
Blackhawks 4, Wild 2
CHICAGO -- Michael Nylander had a goal and two assists to lead Chicago past Minnesota.
Chicago earned its first victory at the United Center since November 11 and only its second in 12 games.
Minnesota lost to the Blackhawks for just the second time in franchise history and the first time at Chicago.
Coyotes 3, Blues 0
PHOENIX -- Sean Burke made 27 saves for his 29th career shutout as Phoenix won its third in a row and sixth straight at home, beating St. Louis.
It was a bitter homecoming for Blues left wing Keith Tkachuk, the Coyotes' captain for seven years before his trade to St. Louis on March 13.
Oilers 3, Mighty Ducks 2, OT
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Steve Staios scored 1:21 into overtime to lift Edmonton past Anaheim.
Staios tapped Anson Carter's cross-ice pass into an open side of the goal for the defenseman's second goal of the season.
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