DALLAS — Claude Giroux had a goal and three assists in his return from a four-game absence due to a concussion and the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 Wednesday night.
Simmonds and Jaromir Jagr added power-play goals for Philadelphia.
BLACKHAWKS 5, CANADIENS 1: At Chicago, Andrew Brunette and Patrick Sharp scored 21 seconds apart midway through the second period, and Corey Crawford made 20 saves in his first start in more than two weeks for Chicago.
COYOTES 4, HURRICANES 3: At Raleigh, N.C., Lauri Korpikoski and Ray Whitney both had a goal and an assist to lead Phoenix.
AVALANCHE 3, BLUES 2: At Denver, Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 37 shots and Jay McClement scored the tiebreaking goal for Colorado.