CHICAGO — Cristobal Huet made 31 saves, and Martin Havlat scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to their fourth straight victory, 3-1 over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
Havlat ripped a shot from the left circle past rookie goalie Steve Mason at 9:36 of the third to complete a crisp give-and-go with Duncan Keith.
Patrick Sharp scored in the final second of the second period, and Brent Seabrook added an emtpy-net goal. Chicago is 5-0-1 in its last six games and 10-1-4 at home.
Fredrik Modin scored for Columbus.
Ducks 4, Wild 2
At Ahaheim, California, Brendan Morrison scored the go-ahead goal for Anaheim in the second period, Chris Kunitz set up first-period goals by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, and Bobby Ryan also scored for the Ducks.
The loss was the fifth straight for Minnesota, the first time in the franchise's nine-year history that the Wild have had a five-game losing streak with all five games being decided in regulation. Eric Belanger had a goal and an assist for Minnesota, and Marc-Andre Bergeron scored on the power play.
Canucks 5, Panthers 3
At Vancouver, British Columbia, Pavel Demitra scored twice and Vancouver overcame a two-goal deficit to end Florida's road winning streak at five.
Darcy Hordichuk, Kyle Wellwood and Ryan Kesler also scored for the Canucks. Nick Boynton, Jay Bouwmeester and Michael Frolik scored for Florida.