NHL Last Night: Brodeur Continues Hot Streak

Johnny Oduya scored 4:48 into overtime to help Martin Brodeur to remain unbeaten in his four games since returning from an elbow injury as the New Jersey Devils beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday.

Brodeur, who missed 50 games before coming back last week, stopped 30 shots to move within four wins of breaking Patrick Roy's NHL record of 551 career victories.

David Clarkson and Patrik Elias scored in regulation for New Jersey, which outshot Toronto 53-32.

John Mitchell scored twice for the Maple Leafs.

Red Wings 5, Blues 0
At St. Louis, Chris Osgood earned his first shutout of the season as Detroit overcame an early injury to star forward Marian Hossa to beat St. Louis.

Hossa, the Red Wings' leading scorer with 34 goals and 61 points in 62 games, was hospitalized for observation after slamming headfirst into the end boards early in the first period following a check by Roman Polak. He left the ice strapped to a gurney as a precaution.

Tomas Kopecky had a goal and two assists, while Niklas Kronwell and Valtteri Filppula had power-play goals for the Red Wings.

Panthers 4, Thrashers 3
At Atlanta, rookie Michael Frolik scored two goals and Stephen Weiss had three assists as Florida edged Atlanta.

Cory Stillman and Richard Zednik also scored for the Panthers.

Ilya Kovalchuk pulled the Thashers to 4-3 with 2:59 left with his 35th goal.

Colby Armstrong and Jim Slater also scored for Atlanta.

Flyers 4, Bruins 2
At Boston, Simon Gagne had two goals and an assist and Mike Knuble had a goal and two assists to lead Philadelphia past Boston.

Antero Nittymaki stopped 22 shots and Scottie Upshall also scored as the Flyers stopped a two-game losing streak.

Patrice Bergeron and Stephane Yelle scored for Boston and Manny Fernandez made 22 saves for the East-leading Bruins.

Hurricanes 5, Capitals 2
At Washington, Patrick Eaves scored twice as Carolina downed Washington.

Eric Staal scored on a penalty shot, Eaves and Matt Cullen put in short-handed goals less than 4 minutes apart, Chad LaRose tallied during a 5-on-5, and Eaves' power-play goal made it 5-0 with about 2 minutes left in the second period.

Alexander Semin's 100th career goal — scored off his knees on a power play — with 3 seconds left in the second period, and Sergei Fedorov's tally with less than 2 minutes remaining in the game were the only blemishes against Carolina's Cam Ward. He finished with 39 saves.

Predators 6, Oilers 5, OT
At Nashville, Tennessee, Jason Arnott scored a power-play goal at 2:31 of overtime, and Nashville beat Edmonton for its season-high fifth straight win.

Edmonton lost for the second time in three games as the Oilers picked up a point and are tied with Nashville in the Western Conference standings. Erik Cole scored with 6:08 remaining in regulation to tie it at 5 after Andrew Cogliano and Jean-Jacques Francois scored within the first 5:15 of the period to put the Oilers up 4-3.

Steve Sullivan scored twice 70 seconds apart in the third period to put Nashville up 5-4, and he also had an assist. David Legwand scored two goals in the first period, and Ryan Suter added a power-play goal.

Sam Gagner had a goal and two assists, and Marc-Antoine Pouliot also had a goal for the Oilers.

Penguins 3, Lightning 1
At Tampa, Florida, Chris Kunitz had two goals to lead Pittsburgh past Tampa Bay.

Matt Cooke also scored for the Penguins as Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby missed his fourth straight game — all Penguins victories — due to a groin injury.

Tampa Bay got a goal from Vinny Prospal.

Blue Jackets 5, Kings 4
At Columbus, Ohio, Manny Malhotra had two goals and an assist to lead Columbus over Los Angeles.

Raffi Torres added a goal and an assist, with goals also coming from Jake Voraeck and Jiri Novotny. Kris Russell and Rick Nash each had two assists. Steve Mason had a rough night, but still stopped 22 shots.

Jarret Stoll had a goal and an assist for the Kings, and Edward Purcell, Anze Kopitar and Oscar Moller each scored in a span of 1:55 of the second period to turn a 3-1 deficit into a 4-3 lead.

Flames 6, Senators 3
At Ottawa, David Moss got his first career hat trick and Warren Peters added his first NHL goal to lead Calgary past Ottawa.

Jarome Iginla got his 27th and 28th goals and Peters scored for his first career point as the Flames beat Alex Auld three times in the first period to build a 3-2 lead. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 22 shots.

Filip Kuba, Mike Fisher and Nick Foligno scored for Ottawa.

Blackhawks 3, Ducks 2, OT
At Chicago, Martin Havlat scored 1:40 into overtime to lift Chicago past Anaheim.

Chicago's Troy Brouwer and Andrew Ladd scored in the first period to give the Blackhawks a 2-0 lead.

Anaheim's Drew Miller and Bobby Ryan scored early in the second to tie it at 2. Ryan leads NHL rookies with 22 goals.

Canucks 4, Wild 2
At Vancouver, British Columbia, Pavol Demitra and Steve Bernier scored 28 seconds apart late in the second period to help Vancouver beat Minnesota.

Alex Burrows, who agreed to a four-year $8 million contract extension before the game, added two goals as the Canucks won for the 11th time in 13 games, staying four points ahead of Columbus for fifth place in the tightly packed Western Conference.

Dan Fritsche and Zidlicky staked the Wild to a 2-0 lead 7 1/2 minutes into the game.

Stars 4, Sharks 1
At San Jose, California, rookie James Neal scored two goals and Mike Modano had a goal and an assist as Dallas snapped a five-game losing streak in the NHL's toughest road arena.

Brian Sutherby also had a goal and an assist for the Stars and Marty Turco made 24 saves.

Joe Thornton scored the only goal for the suddenly struggling Sharks, who have lost three of four since winning 1-0 at Dallas eight days earlier.

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