Dangkow lifts Flames to win

CALGARY 5, SAN JOSE 2: Daymond Langkow, right, scored two goals and the Flames beat the visiting Sharks on Tuesday night. The Flames have been one of the NHL's hottest teams since losing 6-1 to the Sharks on Nov. 13, going 15-4-3 since then.

ANAHEIM 3, LOS ANGELES 1: Samuel Pahlsson and Bobby Ryan scored power-play goals, and Jonas Hiller made 17 saves as the Ducks beat the visiting Kings.

CAROLINA 3, NEW JERSEY 2: Sergei Samsonov scored his 200th career goal, and the Hurricanes withstood a late rally to beat the visiting Devils.

COLORADO 2, NASHVILLE 1: -- Wojtek Wolski scored both goals as the visiting Avalance beat the Predators. It was the fifth loss in a row for the Predators. The Avalanche ended a two-game slide. Ryan Jones, recalled from Milwaukee of the American Hockey League earlier in the day, scored for the Predators.

DETROIT 3, COLUMBUS 0: Ty Conklin made 23 saves for his eighth career shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and two assists as the Red Wings beat the visiting Blue Jackets.

CHICAGO 6, PHOENIX 0: Adam Burish started a four-goal outburst in the opening period with his first score of the season as the visiting Blackhawks routed the Coyotes behind Cristobal Huet's 22 saves.

WASHINGTON 2, PHILADELPHIA 1 (SO): Jose Theodore made 33 saves and stopped all three shots in the shootout as the host Capitals beat the Flyers.

PITTSBURGH 3, ATLANTA 1: Petr Sykora ended Pittsburgh's seven-game drought without a power-play goal while scoring twice, and Evgeni Malkin had three assists as the Penguins beat the visiting Thrashers.

BUFFALO 4, OTTAWA 2: Derek Roy had a goal and two assists, and the host Sabres avoided blowing a three-goal lead as they beat the Senators. Matt Ellis, Drew Stafford and Thomas Vanek, with a game-sealing empty-netter in the final minute, also scored for the Sabres.

FLORIDA 4, TORONTO 2: Stephen Weiss, Ville Peltonen, Michael Frolik and Gregory Campbell scored for Florida. Former Maple Leafs defenseman Bryan McCabe had an assist, and goaltender Tomas Vokoun stopped 24 shots. Alexei Ponikarovsky and Jason Blake scored for Toronto.