Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Filip Forsberg's torrid week continued Thursday night.
The Nashville Predators' right winger registered his second straight hat trick, lifting his team to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena.
Viktor Arvidsson also scored for the Predators, while Roman Josi and Ryan Johansen each bagged two assists. Pekka Rinne stopped 20 shots to earn the win as the Predators swept the season series from Colorado (16-40-3) 5-0-0.
Jarome Iginla led the Avalanche with a goal and an assist, while Patrick Wiercioch also contributed a goal. Jeremy Smith saved 25 of 28 shots in only his second NHL start.
Chicago Blackhawks 6, Arizona Coyotes 3
Nick Schmaltz, Ryan Hartman and Michal Rozsival also scored for the Blackhawks.
New York Rangers 2, Toronto Maple Leafs 1 (SO)
TORONTO -- Mika Zibanejad scored the decisive goal in a shootout to give New York a victory over Toronto.
Connor Brown scored a first-period goal for the Maple Leafs and J.T. Miller tied the game for the Rangers in the third period.
New York Islanders 3, Montreal Canadiens 0
Carey Price stopped 21 shots for the Canadiens, who haven't won consecutive games since the first week of January. Thomas Greiss made 24 saves for the Islanders to register his third shutout of the season, all since mid-January.
Calgary Flames 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
TAMPA, Fla. -- Calgary continued its strong play on the road, pulling out a win over Tampa Bay at Amalie Arena.
Dougie Hamilton, Mikael Backlund and Sean Monahan scored for the Flames.
Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov replied for the Lightning.
Boston Bruins 4, Los Angeles Kings 1
LOS ANGELES -- David Pastrnak scored the decisive goal and Anton Khudobin made 27 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 Thursday.
Kevin Gravel scored his first NHL goal and Peter Budaj stopped 21 shots for the Kings.