Phil Kessel had two assists to add to his NHL-leading point total, and the
Toronto Maples Leafs
snapped the host
New York Rangers
' five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday night.
The Maple Leafs scored twice in less than two minutes to take a 3-0 lead early in the second period, then gave both goals back in another quick burst later in the period. Jonas Gustavsson made 12 saves in the third to preserve the one-goal margin.
Gregory Campbell, Benoit Pouliot and Tyler Seguin scored, Tim Thomas stopped 44 shots, and the surging
kept rolling with a 3-1 win over the
on Monday night.
The Bruins improved to 14-0-1 in their last 15 games, their longest point streak since the club went 17 games without a loss in 1983.
Stephen Weiss scored two goals to lead the host
to a 5-4 win over the
. The Panthers have a seven-point lead over the Capitals in the Southeast Division.
Elsewhere: The host Ottawa Senators extended Tampa Bay Lightning's losing streak to four games with a 4-2 win. . . . The Phoenix Coyotes beat the host Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3, in a shootout.
New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain ailment related to Alzheimer's disease that is caused by repeated blows to the head, the New York Times reported. The 28-year-old Boogaard, who died in May of an accidental overdose of alcohol and oxycodone, was found to have had CTE - which can be diagnosed only after the death of the patient.
forward Chris Higgins will miss Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche because of a staph infection in his foot.
ESPN fired hockey analyst Matthew Barnaby after the former NHL player was charged with drunken driving for driving erratically in an SUV that was missing a front tire in suburban Buffalo.
The decision to fire Barnaby was made a day after Erie County (N.Y.) sheriffs said Barnaby was driving a Porsche Cayenne with front-end damage and a sparking rim in the Buffalo suburb of Clarence, where he lives.