Senators top Blackhawks in overtime

– Mike Hoffman scored his second goal of the game 30 seconds into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators, and Craig Anderson — making his ninth straight start — stopped 35 shots.

Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin each had a goal and two assists for Chicago, and Artem Anisimov had a goal and an assist. Corey Crawford made 23 saves.

Kane tied Bobby Hull's franchise-record 21-game point streak, set in 1971-72.

"When you're tied with anything with Bobby Hull it's pretty special considering the career that guy had," Kane said.


•OSHIE POWERS CAPITALS: T.J. Oshie's second goal of the game broke a tie in the third period and lifted the Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the host Canadiens. Tom Wilson also scored for Washington, which won its sixth straight despite being outshot 35-19.

•CAMMALLERI STRIKES TWICE: Mike Cammalleri scored twice, backup goalie Keith Kincaid stopped 30 shots, and the Devils beat the host Hurricanes 5-1. Cammalleri increased his team-leading points total to 25.

•RARE STREAK: For just the second time this season, the Colorado Avalanche is on a winning streak after its 2-1 win over the host Rangers. Colorado won three straight between Nov. 10-14. The Avalanche, which played the three New York-area teams in a four-day stretch, was coming off a 2-1 win over New Jersey on Tuesday.

•HOT HAND: Robert Luongo stopped 32 of 33 shots as the visiting Panthers beat the Predators 2-1. Luongo's strong play helped the Panthers overcome a 16-33 deficit in shots.

•ON ICE EARLY: Niklas Kronwall and Gustav Nyquist scored 18 seconds apart in the first period, and the host Red Wings beat the Coyotes 5-1 to earn at least one point in a ninth straight game. Justin Abdelkader, Danny DeKeyser and Darren Helm also scored for Detroit, which played five straight overtime games before opening a 3-0 lead in the first period and shutting down the Coyotes.