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NORDIQUES ROUT WHALERS; BRUINS END FLYERS’ STREAK

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The Quebec Nordiques continued to prove they have a vast array of firepower as they routed the Hartford Whalers 8-2 on Saturday.

Low-scoring Gino Cavallini, Bill Lindsay and Claude Lapointe all were part of a four-goal outburst in a 1:33 span of the second period as the Nordiques' stretched their unbeaten string to seven games.Mats Sundin assisted on Cavallini's goal, extending his club-record scoring streak to 21 games, the longest in the NHL this season. Joe Sakic, Tim Hunter, Steve Duchesne and Scott Young also scored for the Nordiques, who are 5-0-2 in their last seven games.

Mark Janssens and Robert Petrovicky scored for Hartford.

Bruins 4, Flyers 3

In Boston, Steve Heinze scored a pair of goals and the Bruins smothered the Flyers' high-scoring Crazy Eights line as Boston won 4-3 to end Philadelphia's five-game winning streak.

The Bruins outshot the Flyers 29-19 and successfully killed off six Philadelphia power plays. Steve Leach and Dave Poulin also scored for the Bruins.

Penguins 2, Devils 0

In Pittsburgh, Tom Barrasso recorded his second shutout of the month as the Pittsburgh Penguins tied a team record and extended their home unbeaten streak to 20 games with a 2-0 win over the New Jersey Devils.

North Stars 4, Sabres 3

In Buffalo, N.Y., Ulf Dahlen's goal early in the third period lifted the Minnesota North Stars to a 4-3 triumph over the Buffalo Sabres.

Canadiens 3, Senators 1

In Montreal, the expansion Ottawa Senators lost their 10th straight game and extended their winless streak to 20 in a 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Rangers 5, Jets 4

In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Phil Bourque scored twice to help the New York Rangers break a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

Canucks 9, Oilers 0

In Vancouver, British Columbia, the Vancouver Canucks responded to coach Pat Quinn's temper tantrum a day earlier by embarrassing the Edmonton Oilers 9-0. Quinn got the attention of his players on Friday by smashing his stick violently against the glass after a poor practice that came on the heels of a sloppy two-game performance on the road.

Blues 4, Lightning 2

In St. Louis, Nelson Emerson scored one goal and set up two others and Brett Hull added a goal and an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Islanders 4, Flames 3

In Calgary, Alberta, Derek King and Pierre Turgeon scored on New York's only two shots of the third period as the Islanders beat the Calgary Flames.