Cory Conacher had two goals and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Winnipeg Jets 8-3 on Friday night.
Tampa Bay also got goals from Steven Stamkos, Vincent Lecavalier, Nate Thompson, Teddy Purcell, Ryan Malone and Benoit Pouliot. Stamkos and Lecavalier both added two assists.
The Lightning are 6-1-0 this season.
Tobias Enstrom, Paul Postma and Andrew Ladd scored third-period goals for Winnipeg, which has lost three in a row. The Jets were coming off a 6-3 loss at Florida on Thursday night, in which the Panthers scored five third-period goals.
Conacher, Stamkos and Lecavalier all had first-period man-advantage goals as the Lightning, who started play with the NHL’s fifth-best power play, grabbed a 3-0 lead.
Stamkos has five goals and 14 points during a season-opening seven-game point streak.
RED WINGS 5, BLUES 3
In Detroit, Michigan, Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals and his second assist of the game set up Pavel Datsyuk’s tiebreaking goal at 9:38 minutes of the third period, lifting Detroit over St Louis.
The Blues’ four-game winning streak was snapped.
Zetterberg scored the first two goals and set up Jonathan Ericsson’s tying goal early in the third period.
Detroit’s Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for his 114th victory, tying Dominik Hasek for seventh place on the team’s career list.
The rebuilding Red Wings had lost their season opener 6-0 at St. Louis.
HURRICANES 1, SENATORS 0
In Raleigh, North Carolina, Dan Ellis made 33 saves for his first shutout in more than two years and Eric Staal scored as Carolina improved to 9-0-1 in its last 10 home games against Otttawa.
Ellis, making only his second start of the season in place of Cam Ward, earned his 13th career shutout and first against Toronto since Nov. 9, 2010, while he was with Tampa Bay.
Carolina (3-3-0) improved to 9-0-1 in its last 10 home games against the Senators.
Ottawa came in with a 5-1-1 record, but struggled to generate many scoring chances.
Craig Anderson made 34 saves for Ottawa.
CAPITALS 3, FLYERS 2
In Washington, Troy Brouwer and Wojtek Wolksi scored third-period goals, and Braden Holtby made 29 saves in Washington’s victory over Philadelphia.
Niklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist to help Washington (2-5-1) end a two-game skid.
Bruno Gervais and Brayden Schenn scored for the Flyers (2-6), who have lost three in a row.
Brouwer’s third goal of the season at 3:57 of the third snapped a tie and put the Capitals ahead for good. He took a pass in the left circle from Mike Green and wristed a shot over goalie Ilya Bryzgalov’s shoulder. Bryzgalov stopped 23 shot for the Flyers.
STARS 4, COYOTES 3, SO
In Dallas, Texas, Jaromir Jagr and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout to lift Dallas to victory over Phoenix.
After netting four goals in the opener against Phoenix, the Stars had scored only nine times in the next six games before breaking out.
Antoine Roussel scored in his NHL debut, rookie defenseman Brenden Dillon had his first career goal and Michael Ryder also scored as Dallas snapped a four-game losing streak (0-3-1).
Phoenix trailed 2-0 and 3-2 before getting even in the third period. Radim Vrbata had the only goal for the Coyotes (2-4-2) in the shootout.
Martin Hanzal scored twice in the second period and Vrbata added a goal and an assist. Oliver Ekman-Larsson had two assists for Phoenix.