NHL Wrap: Bruins hold on to top Penguins in OT

NHL Wrap: Bruins hold on to top Penguins in OT
November 26, 2013, 12:30 am
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Torey Krug (left) celebrates his game-winning goal in overtime to beat Sidney Crosby and the Penguins, 4-3. (AP)

BOSTON -- The surging Boston Bruins said they weren't fazed by Sidney Crosby's last-second goal. They proved it in overtime.

Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two teams.

Pittsburgh captain Crosby had scored with 0.3 seconds left in regulation to tie it.

But the Bruins responded quickly. Playing with three forwards and one defenseman, they want right at the Penguins (see full recap).

Pavelec wins No. 100 as Jets top Devils
NEWARK, N.J. -- Having Ondrej Pavelec earn his 100th NHL win and seeing Mark Scheifele and Evander Kane break goal droughts were nice highlights for the Winnipeg Jets.

Ending a four-game losing streak was much more important.

Scheifele and Kane gave the Jets the lead, and Pavelec turned aside 25 shots in a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

"This was huge," said forward Olli Jokinen, who set up Kane's goal with a faceoff win. "Any win is good, but getting one to start a six-game road trip, we needed this one. It was like a must-win for us to get back to .500 and feel good about ourselves moving forward," (see full recap).

St. Louis, Lightning rip Rangers, 5-0
TAMPA, Fla. -- Martin St. Louis had a most memorable night.

St. Louis scored two goals and added an assist after being honored before the game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a four-game losing streak by beating the New York Rangers 5-0 on Monday night.

"For us to pull out the game the way we did, and for him to contribute the way he did, a little storybook in there," Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper said (see full recap).

Blue Jackets cruise past well-rested Leafs
TORONTO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets took advantage of the well-rested Toronto Maple Leafs.

Cam Atkinson and R.J. Umberger 20 seconds apart in the first period, and Ryan Johansen added two goals as the Blue Jackets rolled to a 6-0 win over the Maple Leafs 6-0 on Monday night.

After Toronto earned a 2-1 shootout victory over Washington on Saturday night, Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle rewarded his team with Sunday off.

The move then backfired (see full recap).