TAMPA, Fla. – Martin St. Louis scored in the sixth round of the shootout, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night.
St. Louis netted the lone shootout goal when he beat Jonas Gustavsson to the stick side. Detroit, which has lost all six of it shootouts this season, failed this time against Ben Bishop.
Nikita Kucherov scored for the Lightning in regulation. Kyle Quincey had the Red Wings’ only goal of the night.
Quincey put the Red Wings up 1-0 with his first goal in 51 games, a rebound backhander from along the goal line just past the post at 15:04 of the first. The defenseman also snapped a 16-game point drought.
Kucherov tied it when he beat Gustavsson from the high slot with 43.7 seconds remaining in the second.
BLUE JACKETS 4, RANGERS 2: In New York, Matt Calvert, Artem Anisimov and David Savard scored in the first 11:10 as Columbus sent New York to its fourth straight loss. Columbus has won two in a row.
Dominic Moore and Dan Girardi scored for New York.
FLYERS 2, CANADIENS 1: In Philadelphia, Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored goals, and Steve Mason made 20 saves to help the Flyers snap a three-game losing streak and extend their home winning streak to six games.
SENATORS 2, SABRES 1: In Ottawa, Ontario, Craig Anderson stopped 40 shots in the Senators’ win. Bobby Ryan and Zack Smith scored for the Senators. Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal for the Sabres.
BLUES 6, MAPLE LEAFS 3: In St. Louis, David Backes scored twice and Jaden Schwartz added a goal and two assists for the Blues.
PREDATORS 3, STARS 1: In Nashville, Tenn., David Legwand had a goal and an assist to lead the Predators.
AVALANCHE 4, JETS 3, SO: In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau scored in the shootout, and Colorado stopped a two-game losing skid.
COYOTES 6, ISLANDERS 3: In Glendale, Ariz., Rob Klinkhammer had two goals and an assist, Mikkel Boedker scored two of Phoenix’s four second-period goals, as the Coyotes snapped a three-game home losing streak.