NHL: David Krejci's goal lifts Boston Bruins past Carolina Hurricanes in OT
Boston • David Krejci scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara also had goals for Eastern Conference-leading Boston, which beat the Hurricanes for the second time this week and improved to 7-1-2 in its last 10 games.
Bruins backup Chad Johnson, playing just his fourth game of the season, made 22 saves in place of resting Tuukka Rask.
Patrick Dwyer scored a short-handed goal, and Andrej Sekera had one on the power play for the Hurricanes, who lost their fourth straight. Cam Ward stopped 35 shots.
Ducks 4, Coyotes 2 • In Glendale, Ariz., Dustin Penner scored two goals, and Anaheim handed Phoenix its first regulation home loss of the season.
Sami Vatanen had a power-play goal, and Corey Perry also scored for the Ducks, who are the only NHL team not to lose at home in regulation this season.
The Coyotes dropped to 9-1-2 at home.