The Detroit Red Wings scored four goals in 2:25 of the first period and routed the St. Louis Blues, 10-3, Thursday night at Detroit.
The Red Wings, who knocked the Blues out of first place in the Norris Division, led, 1-0, before the outburst against Pat Jablonski.
Shawn Burr scored at 13:20, and Jimmy Carson, Nicklas Lindstrom and Paul Ysebaert soon added goals to make it a rout.
The Red Wings scored eight goals in less than 23 minutes, including a pair 27 seconds apart early in the second period.
Brett Hull scored twice for the Blues but left shortly after the second goal with a knee injury. He played only one shift after the middle of the second period.
Calgary 4, Boston 4--For two periods at Boston, the Flames and Bruins were scoring machines. They scored eight goals on 46 shots.
But, for the last 26 minutes, including overtime, goaltenders Mike Vernon of the Flames and Andy Moog of the Bruins took charge.
Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 2--Dan Quinn had a goal and an assist at Philadelphia to help the Flyers (6-6-1) reach .500 for the first time this season.
Chicago 4, Quebec 2--Steve Larmer scored twice in the first period at Chicago as the Blackhawks moved into first place in the Norris Division.
The Hawks have 18 points, St. Louis 17.