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NHL roundup: Boston sends Devils to 3rd straight loss

2014-03-18T16:25:26Z 2014-03-18T22:37:10Z NHL roundup: Boston sends Devils to 3rd straight lossThe Associated Press The Associated Press
March 18, 2014 4:25 pm  • 

Newark, N.J. — Brad Marchand and Jarome Iginla scored in a 59-second span early in the second period, and the Boston Bruins beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win.

Patrice Bergeron and Chris Kelly also scored and Chad Johnson made 20 saves, as the Eastern Conference leaders hurt the Devils’ postseason hopes by sending them to their third straight loss.

Wild 6, Islanders 0: In Uniondale, N.Y., Matt Moulson scored twice and had three points in his first game against the Islanders since being traded earlier this season. Ilya Bryzgalov was solid in making 36 saves, as Minnesota hammered the home team.

Penguins 5, Stars 1: In Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby scored his 32nd and 33rd goals of the season and also picked up an assist to lead the Penguins over Dallas. Jeff Zatkoff stopped 32 shots to win for the 11th time in his past 14 games.

Hurricanes 3, Blue Jackets 1: In Columbus, Ohio, Anton Khudobin made 46 saves, while Andrei Loktionov and Patrick Dwyer each had a goal and an assist for Carolina.Nathan Gerbe also scored and Jay Harrison added two assists for the Hurricanes.

Canadiens 6, Avalanche 3: In Montreal, the Canadiens’ Thomas Vanek spoiled Patrick Roy’s return to Montreal as coach of the Colorado Avalanche with a hat trick for the home squad.

Rangers 8, Senators 4: In Ottawa, Ontario, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves to notch his 302nd career victory and become New York’s all-time winningest goalie, as the Rangers used a four-goal second period to cruise past Ottawa.

Red Wings 3, Maple Leafs 2: In Detroit, Gustav Nyquist had two goals and Jimmy Howard made 31 saves to help the Red Wings skate past Toronto. James Reimer stopped 28 shots for the Maple Leafs.

Flyers 3, Blackhawks 2, OT: In Philadelphia, Claude Giroux scored at 4:55 of overtime to give the Flyers the win. A victory would have given Chicago coach Joel Quenneville his 700th career win.

Flames 3, Sabres 1: In Calgary, Alberta, Mike Cammalleri’s 20th goal of the season midway through the third period helped Calgary to the victory.

Oilers 5, Predators 1: In Edmonton, Alberta, Jordan Eberle had a pair of goals and an assist as Edmonton cruised past Nashville. Sam Gagner, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall also lit the lamp for the Oilers.

Capitals 3, Ducks 2: In Anaheim, Calif., Alex Ovechkin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and Washington kept up its playoff push with the road victory. Jaroslav Halak made 43 saves in his sixth consecutive start for the Capitals

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