Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals in 35 seconds and added two assists as the host Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 on Sunday night.
Huberdeau’s linemates, Aleksander Barkov (two goals, one assist) and Evgenii Dadonov (three assists), contributed as well and Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves for Florida.
“Huby was special tonight,” Florida head coach Joel Quenneville said. “He had several nice looks, great plays. He had the puck on his stick a lot. I thought that line played well together.”
Jeff Petry had a goal and two assists for Montreal.
“You can’t be playing pond hockey in this league and expect to come out and win hockey games,” Montreal head coach Claude Julien said. “We’re sloppy. Everybody’s to blame.”
Blues 4, Jets 1: Jaden Schwartz scored two goals as host St. Louis extended its winning streak to eight games by dealing Winnipeg its sixth loss in eight games.
Blackhawks 3, Blue Jackets 2: Patrick Kane scored the decisive goal in the shootout for visiting Chicago. Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo left with an injury after stopping Jonathan Toews’ shot to begin the shootout.
Bruins 3, Sabres 2: Jake DeBrusk scored two power-play goals in 18 seconds early in the third period for host Boston, which lost defenseman Connor Clifton to an upper-body injury in the first period.
Lightning 2, Red Wings 1: Brayden Point scored decisive goal in the third period as host Tampa Bay beat Detroit for the 16th consecutive time.
Stars 4, Coyotes 2: Roope Hintz scored the go-ahead goal with 4:09 left, part of Dallas’ four-goal third period. Host Arizona lost center Derek Stepan to an upper-body injury in the second period.
Flyers 2, Ducks 1: Kevin Hayes scored at 3:53 of overtime to give visiting Philadelphia its fifth win in six games.
Canucks 5, Flames 2: Tanner Pearson and Tyler Myers each had two goals and an assist for visiting Vancouver.
Islanders 3, Wild 1: Ryan Pulock and Matt Martin scored 1:37 apart in the third period as visiting New York won.
Devils 4, Senators 3: Jack Hughes scored 54 seconds into overtime for visiting New Jersey.
Briefly: The Lightning activated defenseman Braydon Coburn, who missed 13 games with a lower-body injury. … The Senators activated forward Scott Sabourin, who had been sidelined by a concussion since Nov. 2.
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