At Glendale, Arizona, Ladislav Nagy scored the deciding goal in a shootout, giving Phoenix a victory and ending St. Louis' three-game winning streak.
The first two skaters for both teams failed to score in the shootout before the Blues' Doug Weight beat Mikael Tellqvist. But Shane Doan kept the Coyotes alive with a goal against Manny Legace and then Tellqvist blocked Peter Sejna's shot to set up Nagy's winner.
Ed Jovanovski scored twice and had an assist for Phoenix and nearly won it in overtime when his shot careened off the crossbar with less than a minute to play.
Jovanovski broke a 2-2 tie with a power-play goal in the waning seconds of the second period and then broke a 3-3 tie with another late in the third. Third-period goals by Dennis Wideman and Sejna tied it again for St. Louis.
Lightning 4, Islanders 3
Martin St. Louis, Vincent Lecavalier and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New York Islanders 4-3 in the NHL on Monday.
Vaclav Prospal had a goal and two assists for Tampa Bay, winners of five straight. Johan Holmqvist stopped 33 shots for his third straight win against New York.
Alexei Yashin, Viktor Kozlov and Trent Hunter scored for the Islanders, losers of four straight at home.
Rick DiPietro made 20 saves for New York.
Bruins 3, Sabres 2, SO
At Boston, Marco Sturm scored the lone goal in the shootout, snapping Boston's three-game losing streak.
Marc Savard and P.J. Axelsson also scored for Boston, which avoided its longest losing streak of the season. Derek Roy and Jochen Hecht scored for Buffalo, losers of a season-high three straight.
Ryan Miller stopped 35 shots for Buffalo.
Stars 3, Kings 1
At Dallas, Stu Barnes and Niklas Hagman scored power-play goals, Marty Turco stopped 20 shots and injury-depleted Dallas snapped a three-game losing streak.
Trevor Daley added a goal and Mike Ribeiro had two assists for Dallas. Michael Cammalleri had a power-play goal for Los Angeles.
Dallas is 6-0 against Los Angeles this season, outscoring the Kings 23-11. Los Angeles has lost four straight overall.
Red Wings 2, Canadiens 0
At Detroit, Dominik Hasek made 23 saves to earn his sixth shutout this season and 74th career in Detroit's win over Montreal.
Jiri Hudler and Pavel Datsyuk scored for Detroit, which won its fourth straight.
Hasek, who leads the NHL with a 1.98 goals-against average, is one shutout behind New Jersey's Martin Brodeur for tops in the league. But that wasn't enough to earn a spot on the All-Star team.
David Aebischer made 37 saves for Montreal.
Detroit defenseman Chris Chelios played in his 1,515th NHL game and moved past former Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman into 10th place on the career list.
Predators 5, Flames 3
At Nashville, Tennessee, David Legwand had a goal and two assists, and Martin Erat had one of each to lift Nashville to its sixth straight victory.
Scott Hartnell, Jason Arnott and Ryan Suter also scored for Nashville.
Kristian Huselius scored twice and Daymond Langkow added a goal for Calgary, which had a five-game winning streak snapped.
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