Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Jeff Carter notched the go-ahead goal and one assist, with Mike Richards contributing two helpers, as Los Angeles downed Toronto, 3-1, at Air Canada Centre. Drew Doughty and Kyle Clifford also lit the lamp for the Kings, who have won five straight games, including the first two on a four-game road trip. Martin Jones had his shutout streak halted, but nonetheless moved to 4-0-0 on his young career with a 38-save performance. Cody Franson scored and Jonathan Bernier made 20 stops for the Maple Leafs, who stumbled to their seventh loss in nine outings.
Final Score: Chicago 7, Philadelphia 2
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored within a 39-second span, fueling a five-goal second-period outburst which sent Chicago over Philadelphia, 7-2, at United Center. Michal Handzus, Kris Versteeg and Jonathan Toews also produced red lights in the deciding period for the Blackhawks, who were coming off a 6-2 win at Dallas on Tuesday and have won three in a row after dropping three straight. Antti Raanta picked up the win with 28 saves. Jakub Voracek and Steve Downie tallied for the Flyers, who finished 2-4-0 on their six-game road trip. In his return to Chicago, Ray Emery was shelled for six goals on 18 shots in just over two periods of work to take the loss. Steve Mason made four stops in the third.
Final Score: Anaheim 2, Minnesota 1
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Perry potted a goal for the seventh straight game and the Anaheim Ducks continued their best home start in franchise history with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday at Honda Center. Alex Grant and Perry each scored in the second, while Jonas Hiller stopped 23 shots for the Ducks, who are the only team in the NHL without a home regulation loss this season (12-0-2). Jason Pominville potted a power- play goal in the third, while Josh Harding allowed both goals on 31 shots for the Wild, who have lost two of their last three games.