NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Scott Clemmensen had his second straight shutout after going nearly five years without one in the NHL, and Bryce Salvador provided a rare bit of offense in the New Jersey Devils' 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night.
Clemmensen, still subbing for the soon-to-return Martin Brodeur, is staking his claim for more playing time down the stretch after the four-time Vezina Trophy winner comes back from the elbow injury that has sidelined him most of the season.
Clemmensen snapped his shutout drought Monday night with a 27-save, 3-0 win over the New York Rangers, his first blanking since March 2004, and duplicated the feat four days later, making 31 saves against the NHL-leading Bruins.
Salvador scored his first goal in 22 games 10:54 into the second period.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jason Williams scored with 6:55 to go to help Columbus snap Stanley Cup champion Detroit's winning streak at six games.
Williams, the former Detroit player acquired in a trade with Atlanta on Jan. 15, scored in his third straight game to help the Blue Jackets win their third in a row.
The game marked the return of Columbus rookie goalie Steve Mason, who had missed three games while battling mononucleosis. He stopped 32 shots.
Raffi Torres and Jason Chimera also scored for Columbus.
Niklas Lidstrom and Mikael Samuelsson scored for Detroit.