* at Carolina 5, Washington 0: Cory Stillman completed a hat trick only 11:28 into the game and Eric Staal had two goals for the Hurricanes. Cam Ward made 35 saves.
* Pittsburgh 5, at New Jersey 0: Sidney Crosby scored twice and Dany Sabourin made 20 saves in his first shutout to lift the Penguins, who had blown two-goal leads in two straight losses.
* at N.Y. Rangers 2, Philadelphia 0: Henrik Lundqvist earned his fourth shutout of the young season, stopping 30 shots, and Jaromir Jagr and Brendan Shanahan scored for the Rangers.
* at Montreal 2, Buffalo 0: Cristobal Huet made 29 saves for his first shutout in nearly a year and Tomas Plekanec scored in the second period for the Canadiens.