Petr Nedved scored for the first time since his holdout for more than a season, pacing the New York Rangers to a 5-1 victory Sunday over the Nashville Predators at New York.
Nedved, in his third game with the Rangers since being traded from Pittsburgh, scored from the right face-off circle at 7:40.
Detroit 4, San Jose 1--Backup goalie Norm Maracle won his fourth consecutive start and Stacy Roest scored his first NHL goal as the Red Wings won at Detroit.
Chicago 3, Edmonton 2--Right wing Tony Amonte scored his 18th goal of the season and the Blackhawks beat the Oilers at Edmonton, Canada, for their 2,000th franchise win in the NHL.
Philadelphia 6, Vancouver 2--John LeClair scored four goals and Eric Lindros had four assists at Philadelphia as the Flyers took their sixth victory in seven games.
Buffalo 6, Tampa Bay 3--Michael Peca had two goals and Dominik Hasek stopped 30 shots at Tampa, Fla., as the Sabres handed the Lightning their eighth consecutive loss.