Jordan Staal and Patrick Dwyer each recorded a goal and assist, while Cam Ward stopped 41 shots as the Carolina Hurricanes topped Toronto, 4-1, at Air Canada Centre. Eric Staal and Justin Faulk also tallied, while Jeff Skinner posted three assists for the Hurricanes, who have won four of their last six. Matt Frattin supplied the only offense for the Maple Leafs, losers in two straight and four of six. James Reimer made 35 saves in defeat.
Final Score: Dallas 3, Colorado 2
Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Jamie Benn scored twice and added an assist as the Dallas Stars took a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche. Brenden Morrow scored the other goal while Kari Lehtonen posted 29 saves for the Stars, who had lost five of six coming into the game. P.A. Parenteau and Milan Hejduk each posted a goal for the Avalanche, who had a two-game winning streak snapped. Semyon Varlamov gave up all three goals on 26 shots in the loss.
Final Score: Phoenix 2, Minnesota 1
Glendale, AZ (Sports Network) - Martin Hanzal netted the winner in the second period and Mike Smith stopped 21 shots to lead Phoenix over Minnesota, 2-1, on Monday. Lauri Korpikoski registered the other goal for the Coyotes, who have won two in a row and are unbeaten in regulation in their last five outings (3-0-2). Zach Parise scored and Niklas Backstrom made 32 saves in defeat for the Wild, losers in five of their last seven.
Final Score: Vancouver 3, Edmonton 2 (OT)
Edmonton, AB (Sports Network) - Christopher Tanev scored the first goal of his career with 19.3 seconds left in overtime to help the Vancouver Canucks take a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Jannik Hansen had a goal and an assist while Kevin Bieksa also scored for the Canucks, who have won three straight games. Roberto Luongo made 23 saves in the win. Ales Hemsky and Ryan Smyth each had a goal for the Oilers, who have dropped their past three contests. Devan Dubnyk gave up all three goals on 40 shots.
Final Score: Anaheim 2, San Jose 1
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Sheldon Souray scored the winner with 6:39 to play as the Anaheim Ducks took a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Monday. Saku Koivu scored the other goal while Viktor Fasth made 25 saves for the Ducks, who have won three straight and four of five. Logan Couture had the only goal of the game for the Sharks, who were coming off a shootout loss to Nashville on Saturday, which was their first loss of the season. Thomas Greiss gave up two goals on 33 shots in the loss.