Recaps of Saturday’s games involving American NHL teams, plus the latest on Marian Hossa, Jamie Benn, and Brad Richards.

ARIZONA REPUBLIC/ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Mike Smith allowed four goals in regulation but was perfect in overtime and the shootout as the Phoenix Coyotes edged the Anaheim Ducks 5-4. Lauri Korpikoski scored twice for the Coyotes, while Andrew Cogliano potted a hat trick for the Ducks.

Brad Marchand scored the game winner as the Bruins defeated the Lightning.

Brad Marchand scored the game winner as the Bruins defeated the Lightning.

BOSTON GLOBE/TAMPA BAY TIMES: Brad Marchand’s power-play goal late in the third snapped a 2-2 time to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

BUFFALO NEWS/NORTHJERSEY.COM: Jason Pominville scored twice as the Buffalo Sabres’ extended their winning streak to three games, nipping the slumping New Jersey Devils 4-3 in a shootout.

NEWSOBSERVER.COM/MIAMI HERALD: Jiri Tlusty scored his tenth of the season and Alexander Semin collected three assists as the Carolina Hurricanes crushed the Florida Panthers 6-2. It was a tough loss for the Panthers, with Jose Theodore, Dmitry Kulikov and Scottie Upshall all sidelined by injuries during the game.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS/THE TENNESSEAN: The San Jose Sharks took an early lead on goals by Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski, then held on to edge the Nashville Predators 2-1.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will play his 1,000th NHL game when his club faces off today against the Detroit Red Wings.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Brad Richards is seeing an improvement in his play skating with Rick Nash and Carl Hagelin.

DALLAS MORNING NEWS: The NHL has fined Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn $10,000 for a cross-check on Ryan Jones of the Edmonton Oilers during a game last Thursday.