Penguins stay hot after dropping Bruins

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BOSTON — Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to their ninth win in 10 games, 2-1 over the Boston Bruins on Saturday.

Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke celebrates his goal past Boston goalie Tim Thomas as Zach Hamill and Joe Corvo look on. The Bruins lost its sixth game in their past 10.   WINSLOW TOWNSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke celebrates his goal past Boston goalie Tim Thomas as Zach Hamill and Joe Corvo look on. The Bruins lost its sixth game in their past 10.

Matt Cooke had the other goal for the Penguins.

Joe Corvo scored Boston’s goal and Tim Thomas stopped 26 shots.

CANUCKS 3, AVALANCHE 2 (SO)

In Denver, Kevin Bieksa tied the game with 34.1 seconds remaining in regulation and Mason Raymond scored the lone goal in the shootout as Vancouver rallied to beat Colorado. Ryan Kesler also added a goal for the Northwest Division leaders.

DEVILS 6, FLYERS 4

In Philadelphia, Kurtis Foster scored a pair of power-play goals to lead New Jersey to its third consecutive win.

Ilya Kovalchuk, Dainius Zubrus, Zach Parise and Alexei Ponikarovsky also had goals for the Devils.

CAPITALS 3, CANADIENS 0

In Montreal, Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves for his third shutout of the season and Alexander Semin scored on the second of Washington’s two penalty shots in a win over Montreal.

HURRICANES 2, KINGS 1

In Raleigh, N.C., Jeff Skinner scored 3:02 into the third period to lift Carolina.

Jiri Tlutsy also scored and Cam Ward made 24 saves for the Hurricanes, who are 8-2-1 in their past 11 home games as they try to work their way up from the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

LIGHTNING 6, PANTHERS 3

In Tampa, Fla., Martin St. Louis scored three times in his 900th NHL game, and Steven Stamkos added his league-leading 34th goal for Tampa Bay.

SABRES 4, ISLANDERS 3

In Uniondale, N.Y., Brad Boyes and Jason Pominville scored shootout goals, and Buffalo rallied from an early 3-1 deficit to beat New York.

MAPLE LEAFS 5, SENATORS 0

In Ottawa, James Reimer posted his second consecutive shutout, and Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak each had three points to lead Toronto.

PREDATORS 3, BLUES 1

In Nashville, Tenn., Pekka Rinne made 41 saves, and Martin Erat had a goal and two assists to lead Nashville, which has won six of seven, while St. Louis has dropped three of four.

COYOTES 5, SHARKS 3

In Glendale, Ariz., Lauri Korpikoski scored two goals to lead Phoenix to only its 11th at home this season.

STARS 2, WILD 1 (SO)

In Dallas, Jamie Benn scored in the second round of the shootout and Dallas maintained its home dominance over Minnesota.


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