Crosby’s four points leads Penguins past Maple Leafs, 5-2
Bryan Rust had a goal and two assists, and Jason Zucker, Teddy Blueger and Anthony Angello also scored as Pittsburgh moved past Washington into first place in the Metropolitan Division. Tristan Jarry stopped 34 shots while picking up his 13th win in his last 17 games.
Frederik Andersen stopped 19 shots for Toronto, and has allowed 13 goals in his last three starts.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ivan Barbashev scored twice and St. Louis snapped a season-worst five-game losing streak.
Jaden Schwartz also scored and Jordan Binnington made 17 saves for his seventh career shutout and second this season as the defending Stanley Cup champions and Western Conference leaders won for the first time since Feb. 4.
Louis Domingue made 36 saves for the Devils, who were shut out for the seventh time this season.
Kevin Hayes, Sean Couturier, Philippe Myers and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers (33-20-7, 73 points), who moved a point ahead of Columbus (30-19-12, 72 points) and into third place in the Metropolitan Division with the win.
Ryan Johansen scored a goal for the Predators, who snapped a three-game winning streak. Nashville hasn’t won four straight since October.
JETS 6, KINGS 3
DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit’s three-goal third period.
Detroit swept the season series against the Canadiens, earning four of its NHL-low 15 victories against them. Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier did not give up a goal in the third period and finished with 19 saves.
Nate Thompson and Jeff Petry scored to give Montreal a 2-0 lead in the first period and Nick Suzuki’s goal put it ahead 3-1 after two periods.
Vladislav Namestnikov, Drake Batherson and Anthony Duclair also scored for Ottawa on a night the Senators retired Chris Phillips’ jersey in a pregame ceremony. Craig Anderson stopped 23 shots to pick up his 200th win with the franchise and move into a tie with Boston’s Tuukka Rask for 40th place all-time with 287 career wins.
After falling behind 2-0 midway through the first, the Senators scored four times in a span of 3 1/2 minutes to take the lead. Buffalo pulled within one twice, but couldn’t tie it again.