OTTAWA – Mathieu Perreault scored twice, Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals ended their losing streak at eight games, beating the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Sunday night.
Washington scored three times in a 6:21 span early in the second to erase a 2-0 deficit. The Capitals, who also had two goals disallowed, had been held to 11 goals during their 0-6-2 skid.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 24 shots for Washington.
Ryan Shannon and Chris Kelly scored in the first for Ottawa, which hadn’t lost through regulation in its previous four games (2-0-2).
DENVER (AP)—T.J. Galiardi broke a second-period tie, Craig Anderson stopped 27 shots and Colorado won its sixth straight game, beating Montreal.
Ryan Wilson and Kevin Porter also scored for the Avalanche, the highest-scoring team in the NHL.
Michael Cammalleri and Alexandre Picard scored for Montreal.
The Canadiens pulled goalie Carey Price for an extra skater with 1:08 left, but couldn’t tie it.
Anderson was solid in net as he matched a career high with his sixth straight win. He helped the Avalanche kill a late penalty and earlier thwarted a scoring attempt from Andrei Kostitsyn, lunging out of the net and knocking the puck off Kostitsyn’s stick.
DETROIT (AP)—Loui Eriksson scored at 4:18 of overtime to give Dallas a comeback victory over Detroit in a game between the top two teams in the Western Conference standings.
Eriksson also had two assists, Brenden Morrow scored twice, Brad Richards added a goal and Andrew Raycroft stopped 28 shots to help Dallas pull within a point of conference-leading Detroit.
Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen each had a goal and an assist and Patrick Eaves also scored for Detroit. Chris Osgood made 28 saves in an unsuccessful bid for his 400th career victory.
Eriksson scored on a wrist shot from the left circle.
Morrow tied it with 3:13 left in regulation.
CHICAGO (AP)—Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Fernando Pisani scored, rookie Corey Crawford made 26 saves and disciplined Chicago beat Los Angeles.
The Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks won their second straight game, allowing only one power play after a penalty-free game Friday night in a 4-1 victory over Detroit.
Kyle Clifford and Wayne Simmonds scored for the Kings, and Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots. They lost in regulation for only the second time in their last eight games (5-2-1).