Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Rask has 32 saves in Bruins shutout

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask rebounded from his first loss with 32 saves for his second shutout, Brad Marchand and David Krejci scored power-play goals in the second period, and the Bruins beat the Sabres 4-0 on Monday night.

David Pastrnak had a power-play goal and Riley Nash scored as the Bruins won for the fourth time in five games. Rask recorded his 32nd career shutout and improved to 7-1 this season.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Cal Clutterbuck and Andrew Ladd scored 1:39 apart midway through the third period as the host Islanders sent the Canucks to their ninth straight loss with a 4-2 victory. Jaroslav Halak stopped 30 shots for New York. Vancouver is winless since opening the season with four wins.

AROUND THE LEAGUE: Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones will be out at least three weeks with a hairline fracture on the top of his right foot. Columbus visits the Lightning on Nov. 25. … Defenseman Jacob Trouba's stalemate with the Jets ended when he agreed to a $6 million, two-year deal. He wanted to play first-pairing minutes on the right side; All-Star right-shot defenseman Dustin Byfuglien is signed long term. … The Kings activated goalie Jeff Zatkoff from injured reserve. He missed eight games (groin).

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