Carter scores twice, Kings beat Maple Leafs

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Jeff Carter scored two goals while Peter Bu­daj earned his sec­ond straight shutout as the Los An­ge­les Kings de­feated the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dustin Brown, Tan­ner Pear­son, Tyler Tof­foli, Kyle Clif­ford and Dwight King also scored for the Kings. Tof­foli also had an as­sist while de­fense­man Derek For­bort recorded three as­sists. Bu­daj, who was start­ing his 10th con­sec­u­tive game, made 19 saves. He also got the shutout in Satur­day’s 5-0 vic­tory over the Cal­gary Flames. Fred­erik An­der­sen stopped 22 of 26 shots in the Maple Leafs’ goal be­fore be­ing re­placed dur­ing the sec­ond pe­riod by Jhonas En­roth, who stopped 14 of 17 shots.


Paul By­ron scored the game-win­ner with just over a minute re­main­ing to lift the Mon­treal Canadiens to a 3-2 vic­tory over the Bos­ton Bru­ins. By­ron poked home the re­bound of an Alexan­der Radulov shot at 18:58 of the third pe­riod. The Bru­ins chal­lenged for goal­tender in­ter­fer­ence, but the call stood. Shea We­ber and Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Mon­treal, while Radulov picked up two as­sists. Colin Miller and David Pas­tr­nak con­nected for the Bru­ins. Carey Price stopped 41 shots for the Canadiens. Rookie net­min­der Zane McIn­tyre, mak­ing his sec­ond NHL start, made 20 saves for Bos­ton (7-6-0).


P.A. Par­enteau scored in reg­u­la­tion and con­verted his shot in a shootout, lift­ing the New Jer­sey Dev­ils to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hur­ri­canes. Tay­lor Hall also scored in the shootout as New Jer­sey (6-3-3) earned its sec­ond con­sec­u­tive win. Dev­ils goalie Cory Sch­nei­der stopped both Carolina shootout at­tempts af­ter mak­ing 31 saves through reg­u­la­tion and over­time.


Conor Sheary scored his sec­ond goal of the game with 1:42 re­main­ing as the Pitts­burgh Pen­guins over­came the Ed­mon­ton Oil­ers’ top-line speed and a two-goal deficit. The Oil­ers’ fleet line of Pa­trick Ma­roon, Con­nor McDavid and Jor­dan Eberle cap­i­tal­ized on a suc­ces­sion of up-ice rushes to open a 3-1 lead in the sec­ond pe­riod, but Ev­geni Malkin tied it in the third with a one-handed sweep of Phil Kes­sel’s pass. Eberle scored twice, and McDavid set up all three Oil­ers goals.


Andreas Athana­siou scored his sec­ond goal as the sixth shooter of the shootout, snap­ping a shot past Fly­ers goal­tender Steve Ma­son to give the Red Wings a 3-2 win. The win snapped a fiveg­ame los­ing streak for the Red Wings. Jimmy Howard stopped 26 shots, in­clud­ing three in the shootout, to earn the win for the Red Wings (7-61). Ma­son made 35 saves, in­clud­ing two in the shootout in the loss for the Fly­ers (6-6-2). Left winger To­mas Tatar also scored for the Red Wings in reg­u­la­tion.


Loui Eriks­son and Alexan­dre Bur­rows scored their first goals of the sea­son to help the Vancouver Canucks snap a nine-game los­ing streak with a 5-3 vic­tory against the New York Rangers. Bur­rows added an empty-net goal with 3:06 re­main­ing. Hen­rik Sedin and Sven Baertschi also scored for the Canucks. Goal­tender Jakob Mark­strom made 23 saves. Rick Nash, Pavel Buch­nevich and Mike Zibane­jad scored for the Rangers. Goal­tender Antti Raanta stopped 20 of 22 shots.


Joe Thorn­ton had a goal and an as­sist, and Marc-Edouard Vla­sic and Brent Burns scored as the San Jose Sharks snapped a three-game los­ing streak with a 3-0 vic­tory over the Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals. Goalie Martin Jones, pulled early in the Sharks’ 5-0 loss to the Pitts­burgh Pen­guins on Satur­day, fin­ished with 24 saves. San Jose (7-6-0) ended Wash­ing­ton’s five-game win­ning streak.


Pa­trik Laine scored his sec­ond hat trick of the sea­son to pro­pel the Jets to an 8-2 vic­tory over the Dal­las Stars. Laine now leads the league in goal scor­ing with 11. He scored his first hat trick last month in a 5-4 vic­tory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Mark Scheifele had four points, giv­ing him 18 on the sea­son and pro­pel­ling him into the NHL scor­ing lead.


Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots as the Nashville Preda­tors won for just the sec­ond time in seven games with a 3-1 de­ci­sion over the Ot­tawa Sen­a­tors. James Neal and P.K. Sub­ban scored on Nashville’s first two shots of the sec­ond Chicago St. Louis Min­nesota Win­nipeg Nashville Dal­las Colorado

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