NHL-Highlights from Saturday's NHL games

Dec 5 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday: - - - - Jets 2, Capitals 1 (OT) Winnipeg center Mark Scheifele ripped home the winning goal with just 20 seconds left in overtime as the Jets beat the Washington Capitals. Scheifele took a pass from defenseman Jacob Trouba and beat Washington goalie Braden Holtby for his 10th goal of the season. - - Kings 5, Penguins 3 Defenseman Jake Muzzin had a goal and two assists while left wing Milan Lucic added two goals as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins. Lucic's empty net goal sealed the victory at 18:45 in the third period on an assist from defenseman Drew Doughty. Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick stopped 17 shots. - - Maple Leafs 4, Blues 1 Center Nazem Kadri scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. Brad Boyes and Pierre-Alexandre Parentau also scored for Toronto, while Roman Polak provided two assists as the Maple Leafs took a 3-1 lead after the second period. Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko converted a 2-on-1 break with center Paul Stastny and beat goalie Garret Sparks early in the first period. - - Hurricanes 3, Canadiens 2 Center Jeff Skinner scored his second goal of the game five seconds into a power play as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Eastern Conference-leading Montreal Canadiens. Goalie Cam Ward stopped 36 shots. - - Senators 3, Islanders 2 (OT) Defenseman Erik Karlsson took a pass from winger Bobby Ryan to score the overtime winner with 1:26 left as the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Islanders. Senators winger Mike Hoffman scored his 10th goal in the last nine games with 36.2 seconds left in regulation. Wingers Matt Martin and Josh Bailey also scored for the Islanders. Winger Mark Stone scored the other goal for the Senators. - - Red Wings 5, Predators 4 (OT) Right winger Gustav Nyquist's breakaway goal 1:41 into overtime gave the Detroit Red Wings a 5-4 win against the Nashville Predators. Detroit rallied from a 4-2 third-period deficit despite three power-play goals by Nashville defenseman Shea Weber, who tallied his first career hat-trick. Left winger Tomas Tatar and forward Dylan Larkin had a goal and an assist each while center Brad Richards and left winger Justin Abdelkader also scored for Detroit. - - Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 1 Left winger Scott Hartnell and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky did damage to their former team, helping the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. Hartnell, who played seven seasons in Philadelphia, finished with a goal and two assists, while Bobrovsky, who began his NHL career with the Flyers, made 27 saves. Left winger Nick Foligno also had three points with two goals and an assist. - - Wild 3, Avalanche 0 The Minnesota Wild blanked the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday for their third win in a row. They got goals from defenseman Matt Dumba and right winger Justin Fontaine, as well as an empty-net goal from right winger Jason Pominville, and have now gone more than two full games without allowing a goal. - - Bruins 4, Canucks 0 Center Landon Ferraro scored a goal and added an assist and goaltender Tuukka Rask stopped 17 shots as the Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0. Left winger Brad Marchand, defenseman Torey Krug and right winger Tyler Randell also scored for Boston (14-8-3). It was Rask's third shutout of the season and 29th of his career. - - Lightning 4, Sharks 3 Nikita Kucherov scored two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended the San Jose Sharks' home woes with a 4-3 victory. The Sharks converted three of a season-high eight power-play tries, but they lost for the fifth time in their last six home games. (Editing by Julian Linden)