Penguins 4, Flyers 1
PHILADELPHIA — Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jake Guentzel and Nick Bjugstad also scored and Kris Letang had an empty-netter for the Penguins, who snapped a four-game losing streak while winning for just the fourth time in the last 12. Pittsburgh entered holding the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.
Jakub Voracek scored for Philadelphia, which lost for just the second time in 11 games.
Sharks 7, Canucks 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Evander Kane scored twice, leading San Jose past Vancouver.
The victory moves San Jose into first place in the Western Conference and extends the Sharks’ winning streak to six games.
Timo Meier, Melker Karlsson, Tomas Hertl, Kevin Lebanc and Joe Pavelski also scored for the Sharks. Martin Jones had 25 saves.
Bo Horvat and Derrick Pouliot scored for Vancouver. Mike DiPietro stopped 17 of 24 shots in his NHL debut.