Penguins beat Rangers 3-0 for 8th straight win
APPITTSBURGH -- Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots to break a tie for Pittsburgh's career shutout record with 23, and the Penguins beat the New York Rangers 3-0 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
March 18, 2013, 12:05 am TWN
Beau Bennett, Pascal Dupuis and Tyler Kennedy scored, and Dustin Jeffrey added two assists as the Penguins continued to dominate the reeling Rangers. Pittsburgh has won seven consecutive meetings with New York, which lost for the fourth time in its last five games.
Fleury broke a tie with Tom Barrasso for the club shutout record.
Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves for the Rangers, but New York failed to score for the third time this season. The Rangers, the best team in the Eastern Conference last spring, trail Pittsburgh by 14 points with six weeks left in the regular season.
Bruins 4, Capitals 1 In Boston, Nathan Horton had a goal and two assists, Milan Lucic set up Boston's first two scores on hustle plays behind the net and the Bruins beat Washington.
David Krejci added a goal and two assists, Rich Peverley had a power-play goal and Andrew Ference scored his first of the season on the eve of his 34th birthday.
Bruins backup goaltender Anton Khudobin made 32 saves, and Lucic had a career-high three assists.
Marcus Johansson was credited with Washington's goal when the puck caromed into the net off Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk.
Blackhawks 8, Stars 1 In Dallas, Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa each scored twice in leading Chicago to a rout of Dallas.
Nick Leddy and Patrick Kane each had a goal and two assists, eight Blackhawks scored two or more points, and Chicago boosted its road record to 12-1-2 with a dominant win on the second stop of a four-game trip.
Corey Crawford made 18 saves for his 13th victory. Johnny Oduya and Duncan Keith had the Blackhawks' other goals.
Defenseman Trevor Daley scored for the Stars, who have been outscored 16-3 in losing four straight (0-3-1). The Stars will play nine of 11 at home, where they have lost three in a row and are 2-5-1 in their last nine.
Senators 4, Sabres 3, OT In New York, Kyle Turris scored his second goal 3:54 into overtime to lift Ottawa past Buffalo.
Patrick Wiercioch had a goal and assist, and Chris Phillips also scored for Ottawa, which won for only the second time in eight games (2-2-4). Turris added an assist, and Ben Bishop made 31 saves.