Gaborik lifts Rangers over Bruins

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BOSTON — Marian Gaborik scored twice, the second on a third-try backhander with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference.

New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik (left) celebrates his game-winning overtime goal with Ryan Callahan. The Rangers knocked off the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday.  MICHAEL DWYER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik (left) celebrates his game-winning overtime goal with Ryan Callahan. The Rangers knocked off the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday.

Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves for the Rangers. Ryan Callahan also scored for New York.

FLYERS 4, DEVILS 1

In Newark, N.J., Scott Hartnell scored two power-play goals, and Wayne Simmonds had a goal and two assists, leading Philadelphia over New Jersey.

DUCKS 2, SENATORS 1

In Anaheim, Calif., Jonas Hiller made 31 saves, Corey Perry scored, and Lubomir Visnovsky was credited with a goal that Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson knocked into his own net during Anaheim’s victory.

CANUCKS 4, SHARKS 3

In Vancouver, British Columbia, Cody Hodgson scored his second goal of the game with 4:17 left, and the Canucks beat San Jose.

Ryan Kesler and David Booth also scored for Vancouver.

RED WINGS 3, BLUE JACKETS 2

In Detroit, Valtteri Filppula scored in the fourth round of a shootout to give Detroit its 16th consecutive home victory.

The 16-game home winning streak tied Detroit with the 1975-76 Boston Bruins for the fourth-longest home winning streak in NHL history.

ISLANDERS 2, HURRICANES 1 (OT)

In Uniondale, N.Y., John Tavares scored his second goal of the game 3:58 into overtime, and the New York Islanders beat Carolina for their third consecutive win.

CANADIENS 3, MAPLE LEAFS 1

In Toronto, Carey Price made 32 saves, and Rafael Diaz and Lars Eller scored third-period goals in Montreal’s victory over the Maple Leafs.

PREDATORS 5, BLACKHAWKS 2

In Nashville, Tenn., Sergei Kostitsyn, Kevin Klein and Patric Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist to help the Predators beat Chicago.

PANTHERS 4, JETS 3 (SO)

In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kris Versteeg scored two goals and added an assist for Florida, which snapped an eight-game, road-losing streak with a shootout win over the Jets.

LIGHTNING 4, COYOTES 3

In Glendale, Ariz., Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-leading 32nd goal, Martin St. Louis and Steve Downie each had a goal and an assist, and Tampa Bay picked up its third win in a row.

BLUES 4, SABRES 2

In St. Louis, David Backes had two goals and two assists, and Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves to lift the Blues.


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