NEW YORK (AP) — Teddy Blueger scored two goals, Matt Murray made 33 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins surged to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Monday night.
Justin Schultz, Nick Bjugstad and Matt Cullen also scored for Pittsburgh. Phil Kessel and Marcus Pettersson each added two assists.
Murray improved to 6-0-0 against the Rangers in the regular season and 5-0-0 at Madison Square Garden.
KINGS 3, FLAMES 0
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Backup goaltender Jack Campbell made 42 saves in his second shutout of the season and Los Angeles beat Western Conference-leading Calgary.
Jonny Brodzinski and defenseman Derek Forbort scored, and Tyler Toffoli added an empty-net goal for Los Angeles, which won its third straight.
MAPLE LEAFS 7,
TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares had the first four-goal game of his career, leading Toronto to the win over Florida.
Zach Hyman had a goal and two assists, and Patrick Marleau and Jake Muzzin also scored for Toronto. Mitch Marner had three assists, while Morgan Rielly and William Nylander each finished with two assists. Frederik Andersen made 31 saves for the Leafs.
LIGHTNING 5, BRUINS 4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored twice and finished with four points, and Tampa Bay became the fourth NHL team to win at least 59 games in a season, rallying from two goals down to beat Boston.
With five games left, Tampa Bay (59-14-4) has a chance to surpass the NHL record of 62 wins, set by the 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings. The only other franchise to win at least 59 was the Montreal Canadiens in 1976-77 (60 wins) and 1977-78 (59).
DEVILS 3, SABRES 1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Cory Schneider overcame an embarrassing early, bad-hop goal from center ice, made 45 saves and got the benefit of having a game-tying, third-period tally nullified for goaltender interference in leading New Jersey past Buffalo.
Blake Coleman and Pavel Zacha scored power-play goals as New Jersey won its second straight and for the fourth time in 14 games (4-9-1). Miles Wood added an empty-net goal on a length-of-the-ice shot.
PREDATORS 1, WILD 0
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Juuse Saros made 29 saves for his third shutout of the season and Ryan Johansen scored a short-handed goal to lead Nashville past Minnesota.
With the victory, the Predators clinched a spot in the Western Conference playoffs. They are in second place in the Central Division, two points behind Winnipeg.
STARS 5, JETS 2
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Seguin and Radek Faksa each scored a pair of goals and Dallas snapped a two-game losing streak.
Esa Lindell also scored and Alexander Radulov had two assists for the Stars (39-31-6), who maintained their hold on the first wild-card spot in the Western Conference.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ivan Barbashev, Zach Sanford and Ryan O’Reilly scored to help St. Louis beat Vegas.
Jordan Binnington made 24 saves for his 21st victory of the season. He is one win short of matching Jake Allen’s record set in 2014-15 for the most by a Blues rookie goaltender.