Uniondale, N.Y. — Mariusz Czerkawski scored his third goal of the game with 46.3 seconds left to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-5 tie with the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Alexei Yashin had a goal and an assist and Kenny Jonsson also scored for New York, which remained in first place in the Eastern Conference but had its winless streak against Washington extended to 20 games (0-17-3).
The all-time series remained tied at 69-69-13-0.
Adam Oates had two goals and an assist for Washington.
Rangers 2, Sabres 2
Buffalo, N.Y. Michael York scored with 8.5 seconds left in regulation to rally New York to a tie with Buffalo.
Eric Lindros scored a power-play goal late in the second period, and Mike Richter made 47 saves.
Denis Hamel and J.P. Dumont scored for the Sabres.
Bruins 6, Lightning 3
Boston Sergei Samsonov had a goal and three assists as Boston beat Tampa Bay and surging goalie Nikolai Khabibulin. Khabibulin had three shutouts in his previous four games.
Glen Murray, Jozef Stumpel, Bill Guerin and Brian Rolston also scored for Boston.
Blue Jackets 3, Coyotes 0
Columbus, Ohio Ron Tugnutt made 26 saves for his 20th career shutout, and Mike Sillinger and Espen Knutsen each had a goal and an assist as Columbus beat Phoenix. Chris Nielsen also scored, and Ray Whitney had two assists for Columbus.
Red Wings 4, Flames 2
Detroit Brett Hull had a goal and assisted on the go-ahead score as Detroit beat Calgary, extending its unbeaten streak to eight. Luc Robitaille, Kirk Maltby and Tomas Holmstrom also scored for Detroit, which has the NHL's best record at 21-3-1-1.
Canadiens 5, Thrashers 1
Montreal Richard Zednik scored two goals as Montreal extended its season-high winning streak to five games with a victory over Atlanta. Oleg Petrov, Andreas Dackell and Yanic Perreault also scored for the Canadiens, who won their sixth straight at home. Jose Theodore made 30 saves in his 10th straight start.
Penguins 6, Devils 0
Pittsburgh Robert Lang scored a goal and set up three others, one when New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur wandered nearly 50 feet from the net, and Pittsburgh again dominated the Devils.
Hurricanes 5, Leafs 2
Toronto Sami Kapanen had three goals as Carolina beat Toronto. It was the third career hat trick for Kapanan.
Blues 4, Senators 2
St. Louis Pavol Demitra had two goals and two assists, and Keith Tkachuk added a goal and two assists. Todd White scored both goals for Ottawa.
Avalanche 4, Panthers 1
Denver Dan Hinote, Joe Sakic and Alex Tanguay scored third-period goals,. Patrick Roy needed to make only 13 saves, giving up his first goal after three straight shutouts at home.
Sharks 3, Predators 2
San Jose, Calif. Teemu Selanne scored two goals set up by Vincent Damphousse as San Jose snapped a four-game losing streak.
Wild 2, Canucks 1
St. Paul Sergei Zholtok's third-period slap shot snapped a scoreless tie, and Manny Fernandez stopped 26 shots in Minnesota's victory over Vancouver. Fernandez was on his way to his second straight shutout when Markus Naslund flipped the puck from behind the net to Matt Cooke, whose shot got past the Minnesota goalie with 21 seconds left.