Duchene, Avs torment Bruins
BOSTON – Matt Duchene broke a tie in the third period with his sixth goal in five games and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night.
Reto Berra made 25 saves, and Colorado won back-to-back road games for the first time this season. It was also the Avs' eighth consecutive win in Boston.
Zdeno Chara and Ryan Spooner scored in the first to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead, but Carl Soderberg and Francois Beauchemin scored to tie it 2-2 later in the period.
Duchene had just one goal in his first 11 games this season. He also assisted on Beauchemin's goal.
Soderberg scored with 7:52 left in the first. Beauchemin with 29 seconds left.
• DEVILS WIN ON LATE GOAL: Sergey Kalinin scored a power-play goal with 2:27 left to give the Devils a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago. It was their second victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions in a week. Chicago rookie Artemi Panarin scored with 6:41 left in the third. Patrick Kane assisted on that one and scored a 5-on-3 goal in the first to extend his point streak to 11 games.
• LEAFS WIN SHOOTOUT: Peter Holland scored the only goal in a five-round shootout to give visiting Toronto a 2-1 victory over the Predators. Tyler Bozak scored in the third period for the Maple Leafs, and James Reimer made five shootout stops after making 21 through overtime.
•STAMKOS NETS WINNER: Steven Stamkos scored a go-ahead power-play goal in the third period, and Ben Bishop stopped a personal five-game losing streak as the Lightning beat the visiting Flames 3-1.
•RANGERS STAY HOT: Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes scored in the first period, and the Rangers beat the Blues 6-3 in New York for their seventh consecutive victory.
•THREE POINTS FOR CHIMERA: Jason Chimera had two goals and an assist to lead the Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the Flyers in Philadelphia.