Hayes scores as Bru­ins beat Light­ning 4-1

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Jimmy Hayes capped Bos­ton’s three­goal se­cond pe­riod with his first of the sea­son and Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots as the Bru­ins beat Tampa Bay 4-1 on Sun­day to snap a three-game skid. Rask al­lowed only Vic­tor Hed­man’s goal with 2:39 to play. David Pas­tr­nak had his team-lead­ing 13th goal, and David Backes and Do­minic Moore also scored. Claude Julien coached his 726th game with the Bru­ins, ty­ing Milt Schmidt - the old­est liv­ing mem­ber of the Hall of Fame at 98 years old - for se­cond in team his­tory. Ben Bishop made 26 saves for Tampa Bay.


Jamie McGinn broke a tie with 3:44 left and Mike Smith made 41 saves in Ari­zona’s vic­tory over Ed­mon­ton. McGinn was left all alone in front and beat goalie Cam Tal­bot to the stick side. Radim Vr­bata also scored to help the Coy­otes com­plete a home-and-home sweep. They edged the Oil­ers in a shootout Fri­day night in the desert. The Coy­otes have won three of their last four to im­prove to 8-10-2. Ari­zona is 210-4 against Ed­mon­ton in the last 25 meet­ings be­tween the two teams. Mi­lan Lu­cic scored for the Oil­ers, and Tal­bot stopped 21 shots.


Jeff Skin­ner had a goal and an as­sist for Carolina, and the Florida Pan­thers fired coach Ger­ard Gal­lant af­ter the game. Florida fired Gal­lant af­ter the game, a per­son fa­mil­iar with the de­ci­sion told The As­so­ci­ated Press. Tom Rowe, who was pro­moted to gen­eral man­ager be­fore the sea­son, will as­sume the coach­ing du­ties, said the source who spoke on con­di­tion of anonymity be­cause the team hadn’t an­nounced the moves. Carolina goalie Michael Leighton stopped 31 shots in his first NHL game this sea­son. Cam Ward started the pre­vi­ous nine games for Carolina. Vik­tor Stal­berg and Derek Ryan also scored for Carolina, with Ryan get­ting his first of the sea­son. Jonathan Marches­sault and Aaron Ek­blad scored for Florida.


An­thony Sto­larz made 29 saves for his first NHL vic­tory in Philadelphia’s win over Cal­gary. Sto­larz also be­came the first New Jer­sey na­tive to ap­pear in goal in an NHL game. The 22-yearold was born in Edi­son, about 60 miles north­east of Philadelphia. Michael Raffl, Jakub Vo­racek, Chris Van­deVelde, Wayne Sim­monds and Ro­man Lyu­bi­mov scored to help the Fly­ers snap a twogame los­ing streak and im­prove to 10-10-3. T.J. Brodie, Matthew Tkachuk and Alex Chiasson scored for the Flames.


Craig An­der­son made 32 saves for his third shutout of the sea­son as Ot­tawa beat New York for its fourth straight vic­tory. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the se­cond pe­riod. Rangers goalie Antti Raanta made 18 saves in his first loss of the sea­son.


Con­nor Helle­buyck made 42 saves, Drew Stafford scored his first goal of the sea­son and Win­nipeg beat Nashville to end a five-game los­ing streak. Helle­buyck had his se­cond shutout of the sea­son and fourth over­all. Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry added empty-net goals for the Jets. Rookie Ju­use Saros made 21 saves for Nashville. The Preda­tors beat Win­nipeg 5-1 on Fri­day night in Nashville with Helle­buyck in net. — AP

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