TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Cedric Paquette broke a tie with 5:41 left and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Buffalo Sabres' franchise-record-tying winning streak at 10 games with a 5-4 victory Thursday night.
Paquette beat Carter Hutton from then top of the left circle.
Dan Girardi, Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos also scored, and Luis Domingue made saves. Sam Reinhart had two goals for Buffalo, and Zemgus Girgensons and Tage Thompson also scored.
After the Sabres took a 4-3 lead on Thompson's goal at 2:29 of the third, Stamkos tied it 1:49 later on a power play.
BLUE JACKETS 4, WILD 2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Riley Nash had a goal and an assist, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 shots and Columbus beat Minnesota to move ahead of Washington for the Metropolitan Division lead.
Nash, who signed as a free agent last summer, got his first goal in 29 games - and first as a Blue Jacket - in the second period and assisted on Markus Hannikainen's first-period tally. Columbus has won two in a row and six out of eight. Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin also scored.
Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise scored for Minnesesota.
SENATORS 3, RANGERS 0.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Craig Anderson stopped 27 shots for his first shutout of the season and 41st overall, leading Ottawa past New York.
Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist, and Drake Batherson and Magnus Paajarvi also scored.
Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves for New York.
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