NEW YORK — Richard Panik scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:13 left in the third period to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New York Islanders 5-4 on Thursday night.

Artemi Panarin scored twice on the power play for the Blackhawks, who lead the Western Conference with 44 points. Artem Anisimov and Marian Hossa each had a goal.

Panik’s eighth of the season gave Chicago its fourth victory in five games and eighth in the last 10 games with the Islanders.

Scott Darling made 28 saves as the Blackhawks (20-8-4) rallied from an early 2-0 deficit.

KINGS 4, RED WINGS 1: Nic Dowd had a tie-breaking goal late in the second period and Tyler Toffoli scored twice in the third, lifting Los Angeles to a win at Detroit.

Jeff Zatkoff made 17 saves for the Kings. Detroit’s Jimmy Howard stopped 27 shots.

BLUES 5, DEVILS 2: Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists and Alex Pietrangelo scored the go-ahead goal as St. Louis won at home.

Jori Lehtera, Nail Yakupov and Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues, who overcame an early two-goal deficit. Jake Allen made 24 saves as St. Louis improved to 13-1-3 on home ice.

WILD 5, PREDATORS 2: Devan Dubnyk made 34 saves, Eric Staal scored twice and surging Minnesota won at Nashville, Tennessee, for its sixth straight victory.

Dubnyk’s best save came with 8:30 remaining in the third period when he denied Ryan Johansen from the left faceoff dot with the Predators on a power play and Minnesota holding a one-goal lead.

Jonas Brodin, Charlie Coyle and Mikael Granlund also scored for Minnesota.

Ryan Ellis and Mike Fisher had the goals for the Predators.

JETS 4, PANTHERS 3: Mathieu Perreault scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of a shootout at Winnipeg.

RANGERS 2, STARS 0: Rick Nash scored an unassisted goal short-handed in the third period and two New York goalies combined for a shutout at Dallas.

COYOTES 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2: Former Toronto forward Peter Holland scored the shootout winner in Arizona’s win at Toronto.

Traded to the Coyotes last week, Holland was the only one of the three shooters for each team to score in the tiebreaker.


PENGUINS: Defenseman Kris Letang will miss a couple of weeks due to a lower-body injury. Letang has two goals and 19 assists for the defending Stanley Cup champions.