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Boyes scores again as Blues down faltering Bruins

Boyes scores again as Blues down faltering Bruins

Brad Boyes scored his 21st goal, leading St. Louis to a 4-1 win over Boston on Saturday.
Manny Legace made 24 saves for the Blues, who won for just the second time in six games.
The Bruins started the week hoping to close the gap on Ottawa for the Eastern Conference's top spot, but lost their third straight game and finished their homestand 1-4.
Boyes was making his first appearance in Boston since the Bruins traded him to the Blues last season.
Blackhawks 4, Senators 3, OT
In Ottawa, Patrick Sharp scored the tying goal early in the third period and set up Jonathan Toews' winner in overtime as Chicago beat Ottawa.
Toews redirected Sharp's pass beyond Ray Emery 2:08 into overtime to finish with a goal and two assists.
Thrashers 3, Canadiens 2, SO
In Atlanta, Slava Kozlov and Marian Hossa each scored in the shootout to push Atlanta past Montreal.
Atlanta has won three straight after losing four in a row. The Canadiens, who were tied for fifth in the NHL with 23 road points, had previously won four straight away from Montreal.
Atlanta's Kari Lehtonen, who made 32 saves in regulation and three in overtime, stopped the two attempts he faced in the shootout.
Maple Leafs 2, Panthers 1, OT
In Sunrise, Florida, Pavel Kubina scored a power-play goal 34 seconds into overtime to help Toronto down Florida and snap a three-game losing streak.
Toronto improved to 2-3 on its seven-game road trip.
The Panthers had won their previous three.
Islanders 3, Capitals 2, OT
In Uniondale, New York, Richard Park's goal 3:43 into overtime helped the New York Islanders beat Washington.
Park took Radek Martinek's pass in the lower left circle and beat Olie Kolzig with a wrist shot for his sixth goal of the season, giving the Islanders consecutive wins for the first time in more than a month.
Rick DiPietro stopped 14 shots in his 106th NHL victory. That moved him into a third-place tie with Kelly Hrudey on the Islanders' career list.
Hurricanes 4, Lightning 1
In Tampa, Florida, Ray Whitney scored twice and had an assist in the third period to lead Carolina past Tampa Bay.
Cam Ward stopped 29 shots for the Southeast Division-leading Hurricanes, who are 3-4 in their past seven games.
Red Wings 4, Wild 1
In St. Paul, Minnesota, Dominik Hasek made 18 saves, and tight-checking Detroit suffocated Minnesota.
The Red Wings piled up a season-high 51 shots, the most ever allowed by the defensive-minded Wild at home.
Two nights after becoming the first player in nearly 11 years to score five goals in a game, Minnesota's Marian Gaborik was held to just two shots.
The Red Wings are 11-1-1 in their last 13 games and are running away from rest of the Western Conference.
Sabres 6, Flyers 5, SO
In Philadelphia, Ales Kotalik scored the only shootout goal, and Buffalo beat Philadelphia to extend its season-high winning streak to six games.
Kotalik, who also scored in regulation, beat goalie Martin Biron to the glove side for the winner.
The Flyers have lost a season-high six straight games.
Predators 4, Kings 3
In Nashville, Tennessee, Jason Arnott recorded his first hat trick in more than two years as Nashville snapped a five-game losing streak and sent Los Angeles to its seventh straight loss.
The hat trick was the seventh of Arnott's career, and first with the Predators.
Patrick O'Sullivan scored with 8:53 left for what proved the winner.
Ducks 5, Sharks 2
In San Jose, California, Chris Pronger had a goal and an assist in Anaheim's second win in San Jose in five days.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 27 saves for the Ducks, who won their third straight.
Anaheim has taken at least a point from the Sharks in the California rivals' last eight meetings.
The Sharks lost their fourth straight home game over eight days _ all to division rivals.
Canucks 2, Coyotes 1, SO
In Glendale, Arizona, Roberto Luongo made 27 saves and stopped three of four attempts in the shootout to lift Vancouver over Phoenix.
The Canucks have won three straight.
The Coyotes lost for just the second time in seven games. Phoenix had been 3-0 in overtime this season.
Joel Perrault had a chance to extend the shootout, but put a shot over the net on his first career shootout attempt.