PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored 50 seconds apart late in the third period to cap a furious rally by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.

The Sabres led 3-0 after the first period, but Pittsburgh ramped up the pressure to win its second straight and move into sole possession of second place in the Metropolitan Division.

Guentzel got the tying goal with 3:46 left and Sheary scored the winner of a slick cross-ice pass from Justin Schultz, who had a goal and two assists. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 28 shots he faced after replacing Matt Murray to start the second period.

Buffalo’s Jack Eichel scored to extend his points streak to an NHL-best 10 games, but the Sabres saw their flickering playoff hopes take another hit.

WILD 3, SHARKS 1: Zach Parise scored in his return to Minnesota’s lineup and Devan Dubnyk made 20 saves in a win at St. Paul, Minnesota.

Parise and Jason Pominville each returned after missing three games because of the mumps.

Eric Staal had two goals for the Wild, who moved back ahead of Chicago for first place in the Western Conference.

BLUE JACKETS 3, DEVILS 0: Sergei Bobrovsky made 20 saves in his second straight shutout and franchise-record 34th win of the season as Columbus won at Newark, New Jersey.

Boone Jenner, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Sam Gagner scored as the Blue Jackets sent the Devils to their seventh straight loss (0-5-2).

FLAMES 5, ISLANDERS 2: Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist and Calgary beat visiting New York for its seventh straight victory.

Brian Elliott made 33 saves and is 7-0-1 since his last regulation loss on Feb. 5 against the Rangers.

CANUCKS 2, DUCKS 1: Richard Bachman stopped 43 shots in his second NHL game over two seasons and Vancouver won in Anaheim, California.

It was Bachman’s first game with Vancouver since Oct. 30, 2015, when he beat Arizona. He has been playing with Utica in the American Hockey League.

BLUES 3, AVALANCHE 0: Paul Stastny scored his first goal against his former team, Jake Allen stopped 27 shots and visiting St. Louis ended a five-game skid.

Stastny, who played eight seasons with Colorado, notched a power-play goal early in the first period. Kyle Brodziak and Patrik Berglund also scored.