LEAFS GET CLOSER TO BRU­INS WITH 4-2 VIC­TORY

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toronto» Tyler Bozak scored the go-ahead power-play goal with less than two min­utes left and the Maple Leafs earned a 4-2 vic­tory over the Bru­ins on Mon­day night.

The win pulled the Leafs (81 points) within one point of the Bru­ins (82 points) for third place in the At­lantic di­vi­sion.

Toronto, hold­ing the fi­nal wild-card po­si­tion in the East­ern Con­fer­ence.

MON­DAY'S HIGH­LIGHTS

Cam Tal­bot made 35 saves to blank Los An­ge­les and help the Oil­ers in a 2-0 vic­tory over the Kings. Pa­trick Ma­roon and Mi­lan Lu­cic scored for Ed­mon­ton. … Cur­tis McKen­zie scored the lone goal of the game six sec­onds be­fore the se­cond pe­riod ended to give the Stars a 1-0 win over the Sharks. …Ryan El­lis scored twice, Pekka Rinne made 25 saves and the Preda­tors beat the Coy­otes 3-1. Vik­tor Arvids­son also scored for the Preda­tors, who have won four of five. … Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson each scored a power-play goal in the first two pe­ri­ods, and the Sabres held off the Red Wings for a 2-1 vic­tory. Robin Lehner made 34 saves for the Sabres. To­mas Tatar scored in his third straight game, pulling Detroit within a goal mid­way through the se­cond.

FOOT­NOTE

Tkachuk sus­pended for el­bow. Flames 19-year-old rookie Matthew Tkachuk was sus­pended two games for el­bow­ing Kings de­fense­man Drew Doughty in the face. Tkachuk, son of for­mer NHL for­ward Keith Tkachuk, will for­feit $10,278 in salary.

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