Carolina routs Florida, 5-1
Florida goalie Tim Thomas stopped just 10 of the 14 shots he faced and was pulled with 15 minutes, 24 seconds left in the second.
Rangers 4, Penguins 3 - Brad Richards scored the decisive goal in a shootout to lift New York over host Pittsburgh.
Devils 2, Oilers 1 - Defenseman John Merrill scored his first NHL goal 2:34 into overtime, and New Jersey s defeated visiting Edmonton. Cory Schneider made 19 saves.
Stroke sidelines Letang
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be out for six-plus weeks after having a stroke.
Penguins general manager Ray Shero announced that Letang had a stroke last week.
Shero said Letang will be treated with blood thinners, adding the stroke is not expected to threaten his career.
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin was fined $5,000 for hitting Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier with the butt end of his stick during Thursday's game. - AP