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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks hung on to beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 for their fifth consecutive win in the clubs' Black Friday rivalry game.

Artem Anisimov and Ryan Hartman also scored as the Blackhawks snapped their two-game skid even without captain Jonathan Toews. He missed his first game of the season due to an upper-body injury.

Corey Crawford made 34 saves for the Western Conference leaders. They have won five straight regular-season games in Anaheim since March 2013.

Nick Ritchie and Jakob Silfverberg scored and John Gibson stopped 22 shots for the Ducks. They wrapped up a five-game homestand on a three-game skid.

The Ducks fell to 4-4-2 against the Blackhawks on Black Friday. They haven't won this rivalry game since 2009.


SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Patrick Marleau scored with 22.5 seconds left and San Jose rebounded after allowing the tying goal to New York in the closing minute.

Nick Leddy had tied it for New York with a one-timer off a feed from John Tavares with 57.1 seconds left but the Sharks bounced back quickly.

Brent Burns took a shot from the point that Marleau deflected in the slot past Thomas Greiss for the winner that helped San Jose improve to 7-2 at home this season.

Joe Pavelski and Brent Burns scored 34 seconds apart in the second period and backup Aaron Dell made 26 saves for the Sharks. Dell has earned both of his wins this season against the Islanders

Anders Lee also scored for New York, and Greiss made 25 saves.


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Defenseman Mike Green scored from the right circle at 3:18 of overtime and Detroit handed New Jersey a rare home loss.

Frans Nielsen added two goals, and Dylan Larkin and Anthony Mantha scored one apiece as the Red Wings won their second straight despite losing goalie Jimmy Howard to a lower-body injury in the first period.

Petr Mrazek finished and allowed three goals in relief.

John Moore, Mike Cammalleri, Pavel Zacha and Adam Henrique scored for the Devils. They are 7-0-2 at home.


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Charlie Coyle scored twice in the first period to set the tone as Minnesota matched its season high for goals, and Nino Niederreiter had two of the Wild's three goals on the power play on their way to the victory over Pittsburgh.

Zach Parise also scored with the man advantage and Mikael Granlund added a goal to build 5-1 lead by the second intermission. Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's career record against the Wild fell to 2-7, with 30 goals allowed in those nine all-time matchups.

Phil Kessel and Bryan Rust had goals for the Penguins.


DALLAS (AP) – Esa Lindell scored his first NHL goal and had an assist to help Dallas beat Vancouver.

Playing in his 17th game for Dallas, Lindell at first was credited with the goal at 9:32 of the second period that tied it 1. A scoring change gave the goal to Radek Faksa, who deflected Lindell's drive from the left point past goalie Ryan Miller.

With 4:02 left in the second, Lindell scored from the inside edge of the left faceoff circle past a screen from Patrick Eaves. Antti Niemi made 30 saves for Dallas, allowing only Jayson Megna's early goal.


TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Brandon Saad scored on a power play and Cam Atkinson had a short-handed goal in the third period in Columbus' victory over Tampa Bay.

Alexander Wenneberg, Nick Foligno and Josh Anderson also scored to help the Blue Jackets improve to 9-2-2 in their last 13 games and 11-5-3 overall.

Ondrej Palat, Jason Garrison and Nikita Kucherov scored for Tampa Bay. The loss was only the second for the Lightning in their last eight games against Columbus.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Colin Wilson and Ryan Johansen scored twice, Mike Fisher added three assists and Nashville beat Winnipeg.

James Neal also scored and Pekka Rinne made 22 saves for Nashville, winners of three straight. The Predators continued their home dominance, improving to 8-1-1.

Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg. The Jets concluded their five-game trip, losing all five games.


BOSTON (AP) – Chad Johnson made 35 saves and Alex Chiasson broke a tie at 7:05 of the third period in Calgary's victory over Boston.

Coming off a 2-0 victory Wednesday night at Columbus, Johnson allowed only David Pastrnak's goal off a rebound at 5:55 of the third period.

Sam Bennett had a goal and an assist to help Calgary win for the third time in four games. Bennett set up winner with a backhand pass from behind the net right to Chiasson, who easily beat goalie Anton Khudobin as he scrambled to get back across.

Boston has lost three straight and four of five.


WASHINGTON (AP) – Marcus Johansson scored, Philipp Grubauer made 29 saves and Washington beat Buffalo.

Daniel Winnik and Brett Connolly also scored to help Washington close its five-game homestand with its fourth victory. Sam Reinhart's third-period goal helped Buffalo's NHL-worst offense avoid being shut out for the third this time this season.


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Radim Vrbata and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored in a shootout to give Arizona a 3-comeback victory over Edmonton.

Mike Smith made 32 saves to help the Coyotes improve to 20-0-4 in the last 24 meetings with Edmonton.

Connor McDavid's shot beat Coyotes goalie Mike Smith as time expired in the 3-on-3 overtime, but the goal was disallowed on review when officials deemed it did not cross the goal line before time ran out.

Max Domi and Shane Doan scored for Arizona. McDavid and Adam Larsson countered for Edmonton.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Matt Puempel scored in his first game with New York, and Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves to help the Rangers beat Philadelphia.

Derek Stepan and Kevin Hayes also scored for the the Rangers. Shayne Gostibehere and Chris VandeVelde scored in the third period for Philadelphia.