CHICAGO (AP) — Having broken the NHL record for the best start to a season, the Chicago Blackhawks showed no let-up on Sunday, beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 to stretch their points streak to 18 games.
Elsewhere, Detroit put eight goals past Northwest Division-leading Vancouver, Sidney Crosby starred in Pittsburgh's win over Tampa Bay, and Anaheim needed overtime to beat Colorado and extend its winning streak to six.
Chicago's Shaw scored the winner in the second period for the Blackhawks, who have won their past nine against Columbus. The 18-game point streak is also a team record for the Blackhawks, who have only lost in shootouts this season.
The Blue Jackets, who have an NHL-low 12 points, went 0-for-5 on the power play.
Henrik Zetterberg and Niklas Kronwall had a goal and two assists each, Daniel Cleary added a goal and an assist, and Jordin Tootoo also scored for Detroit, which netted three power-play goals in the second period to take the lead.
Daniel Sedin had two goals, and Chris Higgins also scored for Vancouver.
Beau Bennett scored his first career goal on a power play to help Pittsburgh take over sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Division. Matt Cooke and defenseman Paul Martin each had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who have won five of six to tie Montreal for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
Malkin is out indefinitely after slamming back-first into the end boards during Friday's win over Florida.
Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf scored the tying goal in the third period and set up Corey Perry's second of the game in overtime to lift the Ducks over the Colorado Rockies 4-3, notching their 10th win in 11 games.
The Ducks have the NHL's second-best record behind the Chicago Blackhawks.
John Mitchell, Cody McLeod and P.A. Parenteau scored for Colorado.
Carolina defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti's first NHL goal snapped a tie midway through the third period, and the Hurricanes rallied to beat the New York Islanders 4-2 and snap a three-game losing streak.