BOSTON – Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored in the shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over Boston on Friday, snapping the Bruins’ 10-game win streak.
Datsyuk and Valtteri Filppula scored in regulation to help the Red Wings win their fourth straight and eighth in 10 games.
Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron had Boston’s regulation goals. Nathan Horton scored in the shootout for the Bruins, who hadn’t lost since a 4-2 setback in Montreal on Oct. 29.
Jimmy Howard stopped 41 shots in regulation for Detroit. Boston’s Tuukka Rask had 29 saves but gave up two goals in three shootout chances.
OILERS 5, WILD 2
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)—Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice, Ryan Smyth had a goal and an assist and Edmonton won in Minnesota for the first time in 18 games.
Taylor Hall and Shawn Horcoff also scored for Edmonton, which last won at Minnesota on Jan. 6, 2007. The Oilers have won three of four overall, scoring a combined 20 goals in the trio of victories.
Devin Setoguchi and Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored for the Wild, who lost for the first time in six games. Minnesota entered the game with a league-best 29 points.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 30 shots to win for just the second time in six starts.
DEVILS 1, ISLANDERS 0
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP)—Petr Sykora scored and Johan Hedberg made 23 saves to earn his second shutout of the season and the 19th of his NHL career, leading New Jersey over the Islanders.
Sykora scored with a snap shot during a power play with 5:47 remaining in the second period.
New Jersey has won four of its last six games. New York has lost four in a row. In that stretch, the Islanders have been outscored 16-3.
Al Montoya, who had missed New York’s last six games, started in goal for New York and finished with 22 saves, including a spectacular pad save on Zach Parise’s first period semi-breakaway that kept the game scoreless.
FLYERS 3, CANADIENS 1
PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Claude Giroux had two goals and backup Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves for the Flyers.
Jakub Voracek also scored for Philadelphia, which got all of its offence in the second period. Bobrovsky improved to 5-1-1.
Giroux now has 29 points (13 goals, 16 assists) on the season. He entered the game second in the league behind Toronto’s Phil Kessel.
Petteri Nokelainen scored and Carey Price made 33 saves for Montreal.
BLACKHAWKS 6, DUCKS 5
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP)—Patrick Sharp scored the tying and go-ahead goals in a 2:01 span early in the third period to complete his second career hat trick, and Chicago rallied for a victory over the foundering Ducks.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews had two goals and three assists, helping Chicago end a three-game skid and send the demoralized Ducks to their sixth straight loss. Dave Bolland also scored, and Duncan Keith and Viktor Stalberg each had two assists.
Anaheim’s Bobby Ryan, playing despite a bruised hip, scored twice to end an eight-game goal drought. Teemu Selanne had a power-play goal and an assist, and Andrew Cogliano and Corey Perry also scored. Jonas Hiller made 17 of his 28 saves in the second period before the Blackhawks drove him to the bench with a 5-4 deficit with 16:27 remaining.
RANGERS 6, CAPITALS 3
WASHINGTON (AP)—Ruslan Fedotenko scored twice and Ryan Callahan had three assists as the Rangers set a season high for goals in a win over the erratic Capitals.
After a scoreless first period, the Rangers scored three times in a 4:18 span in the second.
Artem Anisimov and Brad Richards had a goal and an assist each and Dan Girardi had two assists for New York, which had lost two straight after a seven-game winning streak.
Alex Ovechkin broke a six-game streak without a goal with his eighth of the season—his first at home. It came in the third period, with the Capitals trailing 5-2.
Marian Gaborik scored his 10th goal of the season at 3:37 to give New York a 1-0 lead.