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.
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.
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 >
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