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NHL Roundup: Bruins Win in Shootout

  • Players from the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins look on as Canadiens' Phillip Danault tended to by paramedics after he was hit in the head by a puck on a shot by Bruins' Zdeno Chara (33) during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

  • Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates with teammates Jake DeBrusk (74) and Ryan Spooner after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

  • Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask looks on as Montreal Canadiens' Artturi Lehkonen (62) and Brendan Gallagher (11) and Bruins' Torey Krug battle for the puck during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

  • Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk (27) celebrates with teammates Jonathan Drouin (92) Max Pacioretty, (67), Jeff Petry (26) and Andrew Shaw (65) after scoring against the Boston Bruins during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal,Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)



Sunday, January 14, 2018

Montreal — Brad Marchand scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Boston Bruins beat Montreal 4-3 on Saturday night after the Canadiens lost Phillip Danault to a head injury on a frightening play in the second period.

Marchand also scored in regulation, helping the Bruins improve to 9-0-3 in their last 12 games.

Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci had the other goals for Boston, and Tuukka Rask made 27 saves.

Danault was taken off the ice on a stretcher after he was hit in the head by a slapshot from Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara. The 24-year-old center was moving and speaking to medical staff before he departed to an ovation from the Bell Centre crowd.

Danault was taken to a hospital for further exams. Officials opted to play the final 1:37 of the second after intermission.

Penguins 4, Red Wings 1

Pittsburgh — Evgeni Malkin had two goals and two assists, and Pittsburgh beat Detroit for its third consecutive victory.

Phil Kessel added a goal and two assists for Pittsburgh, which had dropped its last three games against Detroit. Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, and rookie Tristan Jarry stopped 29 shots in his third straight start while Matt Murray is home in Canada tending to a personal family matter.

Islanders 7, Rangers 2

New York — Mathew Barzal had two goals and three assists, Anthony Beauvillier added two goals and an assist, and the Islanders beat the Rangers for their ninth win in the last 10 meetings of the crosstown rivals.

Shane Prince, Thomas Hickey and Cal Clutterbuck also scored, helping the Islanders to the victory in both teams’ first game after their respective five-day byes. Jordan Eberle had four assists in the Isles’ highest scoring game of the season, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 37 shots.

Flyers 5, Devils 3

Newark, n.j. — Sean Couturier had two goals and an assist, helping Philadelphia to its fourth straight win.

Wayne Simmonds, Travis Konecny and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers, who have won five of six overall. Claude Giroux had the primary assist on two power-play goals and Brian Elliott made 26 saves as Philadelphia won in New Jersey for the first time since Feb. 16. 2016.

Wild 4, Jets 1

St. Paul, Minn. — Matt Dumba scored two goals in the third period, and Minnesota got its first win against Winnipeg in four tries this season.

Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund also scored, helping Minnesota win its second straight behind 32 saves from Devan Dubnyk.