Brian Savage and Benoit Brunet scored two goals each as the Montreal Canadiens won their fourth consecutive game for new Coach Mario Tremblay with a 4-1 victory over the Whalers on Friday at Hartford, Conn.
Detroit 3, Calgary 0--The winless Flames managed only eight shots at Calgary, the fewest in team history.
The Red Wings made NHL history when they had five Russian skaters on the ice at 1:45 of the opening period--defensemen Viacheslav Fetisov and Vladimir Konstantinov, center Igor Larionov, right wing Sergei Fedorov and left wing Vyacheslav Kozlov.
Colorado 5, Buffalo 4--Peter Forsberg had two goals and two assists at Denver as the Avalanche won its fourth in a row.
Forsberg, the 1994-95 rookie of the year, has three goals in the last two games after being shut out the first eight.
Edmonton 7, Winnipeg 5--Kelly Buchberger's unassisted goal with 8:36 remaining at Edmonton broke a 5-5 tie.