Sunday, February 25, 2018

Blue Jackets win keeps Bruins behind Lightning

BOSTON — Boone Jenner scored two goals, Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist, and the Blue Jackets beat the Bruins 6-4 on Monday night.

The Bruins loss kept the Lightning in second in the Atlantic Division. Tampa Bay and Boston each have 70 points but the Lightning has a game in hand.

William Karlsson, Brandon Saad and Dalton Prout also scored for the Blue Jackets, who avoided a sweep in the three-game season series by picking up a point for 10th time in 12 games (7-2-3).

Columbus goaltender Joonas Korpisalo made 26 saves.

Game highlights: Mike Richards scored a disputed winning goal, his first in more than a year, as the host Capitals beat the Coyotes 3-2. Arizona goalie Louis Domingue appeared to have the puck covered in his crease when Washington's Tom Wilson poked it away, and Richards rifled it home. … Tomas Hertl, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton each scored twice as the visiting Sharks beat the Blues 6-3. St. Louis goalie Brian Elliott left with an apparent injury in the first, and Sharks defenseman Matt Tennyson left after a hard hit from behind by wing Ryan Reaves.

Trade: The Sharks acquired defenseman Roman Polak and forward Nick Spaling from the Maple Leafs, giving up 2017 and 2018 second-round picks and forward Raffi Torres.

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First1, Columbus, Jenner 20 (Atkinson, Murray), 10:52 (pp). 2, Boston, Eriksson 22 (Krug, Pastrnak), 11:07. PenaltiesJenner, Clm (holding), 7:04; K.Miller, Bos (interference), 9:55.

Second3, Columbus, Jenner 21 (Jones, Dubinsky), :21. 4, Boston, Beleskey 10 (Morrow, Hayes), 2:57. 5, Columbus, Karlsson 8, 10:17. 6, Columbus, Hartnell 19 (Murray, Wennberg), 17:21 (pp). PenaltiesKrejci, Bos (holding), 4:41; Calvert, Clm (high-sticking), 13:48; Bergeron, Bos (hooking), 17:10.

Third7, Boston, Beleskey 11 (K.Miller, Morrow), 2:52. 8, Columbus, Saad 22 (Hartnell, Wennberg), 14:29. 9, Boston, Eriksson 23 (Krejci, Pastrnak), 17:03. 10, Columbus, Prout 2, 17:45 (en). PenaltiesCalvert, Clm, major (fighting), 4:49; K.Miller, Bos, major (fighting), 4:49; Marchand, Bos, misconduct, 15:44. ShotsColumbus 12-15-8—35. Boston 10-8-12—30. PPsColumbus 2 of 3; Boston 0 of 2. GoaliesColumbus, Korpisalo 10-7-4 (30 shots-26 saves). Boston, Gustavsson 10-5-1 (34-29).

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First1, San Jose, Hertl 13 (Thornton, Pavelski), 4:44. 2, San Jose, Hertl 14 (Donskoi, Vlasic), 10:18 (pp). 3, San Jose, Couture 7 (Thornton, Burns), 12:59 (pp). 4, St. Louis, Backes 15 (Schwartz, Tarasenko), 17:36 (pp). PenaltiesReaves, StL, served by Fabbri, major-game misconduct (boarding), 8:37; Bortuzzo, StL (slashing), 12:01; Couture, SJ (tripping), 16:38.

Second5, St. Louis, Tarasenko 29 (Shattenkirk, Lehtera), 11:25 (pp). 6, San Jose, Couture 8 (Karlsson, Vlasic), 11:45. PenaltiesBrodziak, StL (tripping), 7:56; Ward, SJ (high-sticking), 9:51; Zubrus, SJ (holding), 17:28.

Third7, San Jose, Thornton 13, 7:26. 8, St. Louis, Bouwmeester 3 (Tarasenko, Lehtera), 9:50. 9, San Jose, Thornton 14 (Couture), 18:35 (en). PenaltiesBrodziak, StL (tripping), 2:25. ShotsSan Jose 17-11-5—33. St. Louis 7-13-8—28. PPsSan Jose 2 of 5; St. Louis 2 of 3. GoaliesSan Jose, Jones 29-16-3 (28 shots-25 saves). St. Louis, Elliott (15-12), Allen 18-11-3 (12:59 first, 17-15).

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FirstNone. PenaltiesWilliams, Was (high-sticking), 5:43; Williams, Was (high-sticking), 13:03; Ovechkin, Was (boarding), 18:56.

Second1, Arizona, Connauton 4 (Rieder, Tikhonov), 3:25. 2, Washington, Kuznetsov 18 (Ovechkin, Burakovsky), 6:03 (pp). PenaltiesHanzal, Ari (slashing), 4:38; Stone, Ari (high-sticking), 7:55; Vermette, Ari (tripping), 15:49; T.Wilson, Was (charging), 18:33.

Third3, Washington, Ovechkin 39 (Williams, Kuznetsov), 8:17. 4, Washington, Richards 1 (T.Wilson, Chimera), 8:43. 5, Arizona, Murphy 5 (Ekman-Larsson, Martinook), 9:43. PenaltiesTinordi, Ari (holding), 3:18; Ovechkin, Was (illegal stick), 12:06; Backstrom, Was (tripping), 19:30. ShotsArizona 9-7-11—27. Washington 7-14-13—34. PPsArizona 0 of 6; Washington 1 of 4. GoaliesArizona, Domingue 12-10-4 (34 shots-31 saves). Washington, Holtby 38-6-3 (27-25).

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Predators win shootout 1-0

First1, Nashville, Arvidsson 6 (Neal, Wilson), 3:16. 2, Montreal, Gallagher 16 (Markov, Plekanec), 18:43. PenaltiesJohansen, Nas (boarding), 19:49.

SecondNone. PenaltiesMitchell, Mon (hooking), 16:19.

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OvertimeNone. PenaltiesNone.

ShootoutNashville 1 (Johansen NG, Forsberg NG, C.Smith G), Montreal 0 (Andrighetto NG, Galchenyuk NG, Pacioretty NG). ShotsNashville 10-12-7-1—30. Montreal 10-10-7-2—29. PPsNashville 0 of 1; Montreal 0 of 1. GoaliesNashville, Rinne 22-18-9 (29 shots-28 saves). Montreal, Condon 14-17-5 (30-29).

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