DETROIT – Jimmy Howard made 22 saves, and Jakub Kindl and Cory Emmerton scored in the second period to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Thursday night.
Justin Abdelkaders empty-net goal put the game out of reach.
The Red Wings took control in the second period, when they outshot the Oilers 15-7.
Detroit is 10-0-1 in its last 11 regular-season games against Edmonton.
The Red Wings have gone five games without allowing a goal in the first or second period, and the Oilers didnt do much to threaten that streak. Edmonton is 0-3-1 in its last four games.
Kindl was caught between two Oilers when he managed a shot that slipped through goalie Devan Dubnyk and trickled across the line for a 1-0 lead.
The Red Wings added another goal after some sustained pressure when Emmerton took a pass from Drew Miller and beat Dubnyk high to the stick side from the slot.
DEVILS 3, SABRES 2, SO: In Newark, N.J., David Clarkson and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout as New Jersey rallied from a late two-goal deficit, snapping a season-high six-game winless streak.
BLUE JACKETS 2, CANUCKS 1, OT: In Columbus, Ohio, Matt Calvert carried the puck almost from end to end, twice avoiding opposing players, before skating to the slot and scoring on a rising wrist shot to give Columbus the overtime victory.
PENGUINS 5, FLYERS 4: In Philadelphia, Chris Kunitz scored his second goal just 18 seconds into the third period to cap a four-goal rally and lift Pittsburgh.
Pascal Dupuis, James Neal and Tyler Kennedy also scored goals for the Atlantic Division-leading Penguins, who won their third straight game.
BRUINS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 2: In Boston, Tyler Seguin had two goals and an assist and Patrice Bergeron had one of each to lead Boston.
Anton Khudobin stopped 25 shots for Boston, which blew leads in each of its previous two games and lost both.
RANGERS 2, ISLANDERS 1, OT: In Uniondale, N.Y., Marian Gaborik scored a power-play goal 42 seconds into overtime as the Rangers rallied for the victory.
Gaborik took a feed in the high slot from Rick Nash, who got the Rangers even at 1 with 5:23 left in regulation, and fired in a shot for his eighth of the season and first in nine games.
CAPITALS 7, PANTHERS 1: In Washington,
John Erskine, Wojtek Wolski, John Carlson and Mike Ribeiro all scored before the game was 8 1/2 minutes old as Washington won to climb out of a tie for last in the Eastern Conference.
CANADIENS 4, HURRICANES 2: In Raleigh, N.C., Brandon Prust and Lars Eller each had a goal and two assists to lead Montreal.
Ellers goal at 6:09 of the third gave Montreal the lead for good, and P.K. Subban added a power-play goal at 7:56 to make it 4-2.
JETS 2, LIGHTNING 1: In Tampa, Fla., Bryan Little scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, and Al Montoya made 28 saves to lead Winnipeg.