Lucic among 9 Kings to score vs. Bruins

– Milan Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his 300th career point and the Los Angeles Kings had nine goal scorers in a 9-2 rout of the Bruins on Tuesday night.

"I can't thank [the fans] enough for making tonight a special night for me in my return," Lucic said.

Marian Gaborik added a goal and an assist for Los Angeles, which had lost four of six. Doughty also had an assist.

Jeff Carter, Andy Andreoff, Dwight King, Trevor Lewis, Luke Schenn and Dustin Brown also scored for the Kings, who chased Boston goalie Tuukka Rask in the second period.

HIGHLIGHTS

•HONORING MARTY: The Devils retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pregame ceremony against the Oilers, giving his adoring fans at the Prudential Center one more chance to cheer the winningest goalie in NHL history. The sellout crowd gave Brodeur a standing ovation that lasted more than 2 minutes. The Devils won 2-1 on Reid Boucher's third-period power-play goal.

•SHARKS HAVE BITE: Martin Jones made 33 saves for his fifth shutout to lead the Sharks to a 2-0 victory over the Blackhawks. San Jose improved to 18-8-2 on the road, best in the Western Conference.

•CAPS ROLL ON: Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists to lead the Capitals over the host Predators 5-3 for their fourth consecutive victory.

•CANUCKS BEAT AVS: Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Canucks beat the Avalanche 3-1 in Denver.

•JETS EDGE BLUES: Mark Scheifele scored in the fourth round for his first career shootout goal in four attempts, and the visiting Jets beat the Blues 2-1. St. Louis has been held to one goal or none in five of its past six games.

•PANTHERS POUR IT ON: Alex Petrovic scored in the opening minute of the second period to cap Florida's four-goal opening surge, and the Panthers coasted to a 7-4 victory over the Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y.

•MALKIN OUT: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is expected to miss the next three games because of an undisclosed lower-body injury that already has kept him out for three contests.

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