Chris Wagner, Tuukka Rask help Bruins beat Blues 5-2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitch Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night.
The Lightning have a 14-point lead in the Atlantic Division over Toronto. Tampa Bay’s nine-game home winning streak ended.
Rask made 28 saves and matched the franchise mark set by Cecil “Tiny” Thompson, who was 252-153 with 63 ties. Rask, the 2014 Vezina Trophy winner, is 252-145-56 in 474 games with Boston.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — John Gibson made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season, Adam Henrique and Rickard Rakell scored 11 seconds apart in the first period and Anaheim beat Minnesota to end its franchise-record 12-game losing streak.
Brian Gibbons added his second goal of the season for Anaheim, which made four trades in the previous three days. Alex Stalock allowed three goals on eight shots for the Wild before being pulled in favor of Devan Dubnyk, who stopped 15 shots after he was expected to get another night of rest.
Brown’s goal came in the first period when he deflected in a shot by Drew Doughty. Carl Hagelin added a goal in the second. Campbell made 29 saves, allowing only Esa Lindell’s goal with 1:04 left and Dallas goalie Ben Bishop off for an extra skater.
RANGERS 4, BLACKHAWKS
Mats Zuccarello, Filip Chytil and Mika Zibanejad also scored to help New York win for the third time in four games after a five-game skid. Lundqvist stopped 24 shots to tie Terry Sawchuk with 445 wins.
Andy Greene scored for New Jersey.
- Anaheim Ducks
- Boston Bruins
- Chris Wagner
- Los Angeles Kings
- New York Islanders
- New York Rangers
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Tuukka Rask
- Winnipeg Jets