Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Boston Bruins' Johnny Boychuk (55) and Phoenix Coyotes' Keith Yandle (3) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
NHL capsules and gallery
First Published Mar 23 2014 11:06 am • Last Updated Mar 23 2014 11:48 pm

BRUINS 4, COYOTES 2

GLENDALE, Ariz. • The Boston Bruins rallied with three third-period goals, the go-ahead score by Shawn Thornton with 3:18 to play, to win their 12th in a row, 4-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The Bruins are two shy of the franchise mark of 14 straight set in the 1929-30 season. They also have the most points in the NHL with 103, two more than Western Conference-leading St. Louis.

Jarome Iginla scored his 27th and 28th goals of the season for Boston, the second with an empty net in the final seconds.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson had a spectacular goal to put Phoenix ahead 2-1 in the second period. Shane Doan scored the other Coyotes goal on a power play. The loss snapped Phoenix’s three-game winning streak.

FLYERS 4, BLUES 1

PHILADELPHIA • Scott Hartnell and Brayden Schenn scored in the second period, and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues for their fifth straight victory.

The Blues clinched a playoff berth despite the loss when Boston defeated Phoenix on Saturday night.

Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds added goals, and Steve Mason made 32 saves to help Philadelphia improve to 12-2-1 in its last 15 games to maintain its hold on second place in the Metropolitan Division.


story continues below
story continues below

Jaden Schwartz opened the scoring 6:23 in, finishing a 2-on-1 short-handed opportunity.

Ryan Miller lost for the second time as a member of the Blues since being traded from Buffalo on Feb. 28.

PENGUINS 4, LIGHTNING 3, OT

PITTSBURGH • James Neal’s power-play goal 1:27 into overtime lifted Pittsburgh to a wild victory over Tampa Bay.

Neal’s slap shot over Anders Lindback’s right shoulder capped a frantic final 15 minutes of play as the teams traded the lead three times.

Evgeni Malkin had two goals and two assists, and Sidney Crosby added a goal and two assists for the Penguins, who have won nine straight over the Lightning. Jeff Zatkoff stopped 21 shots and Pittsburgh ended Tampa Bay’s five-game winning streak.

Steven Stamkos, Valtteri Filppula and Ondrej Palat scored for the Lightning, who have earned at least one point in eight straight games. Lindback made 25 saves.

RED WINGS 3, WILD 2

ST. PAUL, Minn. • Gustav Nyquist’s third-period goal helped Detroit top Minnesota for its fourth win in five games.

Next Page >


Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.