J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist Toronto Maple Leafs Hats Authentic , and the Tampa Bay Lightning used a fast start to win their seventh straight, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night.Alex Killorn, Mikhail Sergachev and Yanni Gourde also scored, and Ryan McDonagh added an empty-netter for Tampa Bay (46-11-4, 96 points), which entered 15 points ahead of Calgary for the most in the league. The Lightning were 16 points clear of Boston, the Eastern Conference’s next-best team, beginning Tuesday.Louis Domingue made 28 saves in place of Andrei Vasilevskiy, who rested after making 39 stops in the Lightning’s 5-1 win at Columbus on Monday night. Domingue improved to 19-4.Oskar Lindblom and Travis Konecny scored for Philadelphia, which lost for just the third time in the last 15 contests.BLUES 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime and St. Louis beat Toronto for its franchise-record 11th straight win.Jaden Schwartz and Colton Parayko also scored and Tyler Bozak had two assists for the Blues. Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to win his ninth straight Custom Toronto Maple Leafs Jerseys , extending the longest winning streak in franchise history for a rookie goaltender.Zach Hyman and Auston Matthews scored third-period goals as the Maple Leafs erased a 2-0 deficit. Frederik Andersen made 38 saves.Hyman scored at 6:34 of the third, snapping the Blues’ shutout streak at 233:50.PREDATORS 5, STARS 3DALLAS (AP) — Roman Josi scored the go-ahead goal with 12:25 to play and added an empty-netter to lift Nashville over Dallas.Josi skated from behind the net into the slot, and his wrist shot hit defenseman Esa Lindell’s skate and popped over goalie Anton Khudobin. Nashville won for the second time in six games to move within a point of Central Division leader Winnipeg.Dallas is 1-4-1 in its past six games.Filip Forsberg tied the game at 3 with 1:44 left in the second period, 21 seconds after the Stars took their first lead with goals 26 seconds apart by Lindell on the power play and Tyler Seguin.PENGUINS 4, WILD 3NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bryan Rust scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the second period and Pittsburgh continued its playoff push and avoided the embarrassment of being swept by lowly New Jersey.Defenseman Chad Ruhwedel, Nick Bjugstad and Zach Aston-Reese also scored for Pittsburgh, which has won four of its last five in its bid to make the playoffs for the 13th straight year. The streak is the longest active playoff run in the NHL.Matt Murray made 33 saves, including 15 in the third period, to help the Penguins salvage the final game in the four-game season series.Jesper Bratt www.officialcanucks.com , Marcus Johansson and Miles Wood scored for the Devils, who had a two-game winning streak snapped. Keith Kinkaid had 24 saves in losing to the Penguins for the first time in four games this season.DUCKS 4, WILD 0ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his 44th career shutout as Anaheim beat Minnesota.Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry, Ryan Kesler and Hampus Lindholm scored to help Anaheim get its third win in four games.Miller got his second win in two starts since returning from a knee injury that sidelined him for 24 games. His latest came two days after he set the all-time wins record for a U.S.-born goalie with a victory over Washington. He now has 376 for his career.Devan Dubnyk finished with 20 saves in Minnesota’s fifth straight loss. The Wild have been shut out in consecutive games for the first time all season and haven’t scored in the last 156 minutes.RANGERS 2, HURRICANES 1RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vladislav Namestikov scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, giving New York a win over Carolina.Connor Brickley also scored for the Rangers, who earned a split of a four-game road trip and handed the Hurricanes just their third loss this month. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 43 shots to get his 17th win of the season.Jordan Martinook scored and Curtis McElhinney finished with 24 saves for Carolina, which had won six of its previous seven games — including its first road win over the Rangers since Oct. 2010. The victory on Feb. 8 ended a 16-game losing streak at New York Vancouver Canucks T-Shirts Authentic , but the Rangers were able to return the favor on the Hurricanes’ home ice.CANADIENS 3, BLUE JACKETS 2MONTREAL (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored in the third period to lift Montreal over Columbus.The victory was Montreal’s first since Feb. 4 and ended a four-game skid. Paul Byron and Max Domi also scored, and Carey Price made 31 saves.Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots, and Josh Anderson and Nick Foligno scored for Columbus.PANTHERS 4, SABRES 2SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau had two goals and an assist to lead Florida over Buffalo.Aleksander Barkov had a goal and two assists, Jayce Hawryluk also scored and Frank Vatrano had two assists for the Panthers. James Reimer made 32 saves in his third straight start. The Panthers won their third straight and are 9-4-0 in their past 13 games.Jack Eichel and Vladimir Sobotka scored for the Sabres and Linus Ullmark stopped 37 shots. Buffalo has lost three straight games.COYOTES 3, OILERS 2, SOEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vinnie Hinostroza scored in regulation and got the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to lift Arizona over short-handed Edmonton.Josh Archibald also scored for the Coyotes, who have won four of their last six. Darcy Kuemper stopped 35 shots through overtime and then three of the four attempts in the tiebreaker.Adam Larsson and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had goals for Edmonton Vancouver Canucks Hoodies Authentic , which was without star forward Connor McDavid due to the flu. Mikko Koskinen had 33 saves as the Oilers lost their fifth straight and 11th in the last 12 (1-8-3). RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes closed out their February schedule by bolstering their playoff chances.Dougie Hamilton had two goals and an assist and Teuvo Teravainen added a goal and three assists as the surging Hurricanes beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-1 Tuesday night.The sinking Kings have lost nine straight (0-6-3) and are in last place in the Western Conference. The Kings haven’t won since Feb. 7, and are in the midst of their worst losing streak since dropping a franchise-record 11 straight in 2004.Dustin Brown scored Los Angeles’ lone goal.Carolina finished the month with a 10-3 record and solidified its wild-card position in the Eastern Conference race with its sixth win in seven games. Jordan Staal had three assists and Micheal Ferland added a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes.“If we play like that, we’re going to have a really good chance to be in the playoffs,” said goalie Petr Mrazek, who made 22 saves. “We have 19 games left and we have to do the same job we did in February.”The Hurricanes haven’t made the playoffs since 2009. They’re trying to end that streak in coach Rod Brind’Amour’s first season.Brind’Amour, who led the franchise to a Stanley Cup title as a player in 2006, wasn’t quite in the mood to celebrate Tuesday’s win. Not with defenseman Justin Faulk and Ferland leaving the game early with undisclosed injuries and then a third player, defenseman Calvin de Haan, suffering an apparent injury in a postgame workout in the locker room.“There’s a bunch of things going on,” Brind’Amour said. “We’ll know more (Wednesday). We know we need everybody here to be successful. Everybody is so important to our group.”The Hurricanes have gotten a boost from the return of Staal Vancouver Canucks Hats Authentic , who had missed 32 games since mid-December with a concussion. Staal’s three assists gave him four points in the two games since he has been back in the lineup.Hamilton got the scoring outburst going for the Hurricanes at 5:56 in the first period. He added his second at 5:19 of the second.Sebastian Aho scored his team-leading 25th goal at 11:15 of the first period after a steal by Teravainen.Ferland tipped in a shot by Staal 25 seconds into the second period, extending Carolina’s lead to 3-0.Jaccob Slavin beat Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (14 saves) on the power play at 2:19 of the second to make it 4-0.Teravainen’s one-timer, from an odd-angle in the right circle, made it 5-0. Hamilton then added his second goal, off of a screen by Ferland, before the end of the second period.Ferland collided with Quick and appeared to be injured on the play. He did not play in the third period. Faulk also got hurt in separate incident during the second period.“This is a tough night for (injuries),” Brind’Amour said. “We have to assess the damage here.”NOTES: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman attended Tuesday’s game with Carolina owner Tom Dundon. They toured N.C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium earlier in the day. Dundon is hoping to host a “Stadium Series” outdoor game in Raleigh for the 2020-21 season. … On the plus side for the struggling Kings, goalie Jack Campbell stopped all 14 shots he faced in the third period after he replaced Quick. … Aho’s goal gives him a team-best 70 points on the season. He is the second player in Carolina history to register 70 points before turning 22. Former captain Eric Staal, in 2005-06, was the other.UP NEXTKings: Host Dallas on Thursday.Hurricanes: Host St. Louis on Friday.