NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Patrice Bergeron scored two goals, and Tim Thomas made 30 saves in the Boston Bruins' 6-1 rout of the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.
The defending Stanley Cup champions got back on track after their seven-game winning streak was snapped Saturday against Dallas. Boston (25-10-1) moved within one point of the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers.
New Jersey (21-16-2) had dropped two straight after winning two in a row and seven of nine.
Gregory Campbell got Boston even at 1 in the first period, and Nathan Horton scored his fifth power-play goal of the season to give the Bruins the lead. David Krejci and Shawn Thornton added goals in the third.
David Clarkson put the Devils on top early with his team-leading 14th goal, but it wasn't enough to keep New Jersey from its most-lopsided loss since a 6-1 defeat at Colorado on Nov. 30.
CANADIENS 7, JETS 3
MONTREAL (AP) - Lars Eller had four goals and an assist, Travis Moen had three assists, and Montreal bounced back from a poor road trip with a convincing win over Winnipeg.
Eller scored his fourth goal of the game on a penalty shot 11 minutes into the third, spinning around to beat Chris Mason for his third tally of the period.
Montreal, which went 1-5 on the trip, won for the second time in nine games - the last eight since interim coach Randy Cunneyworth took over for the fired Jacques Martin on Dec. 17.
Josh Gorges, Tomas Kaberle and Michael Cammalleri also scored for the Canadiens, who improved to 6-7-6 at home. Carey Price made 24 saves. Andrei Kostitsyn and Erik Cole each had two assists.
Blake Wheeler had a goal and an assist, including a power-play tally 17:51 into the second to draw Winnipeg within 3-2. Tim Stapleton's sixth goal gave the Jets a 1-0 lead 3:41 in. Andrew Ladd scored the Jets' final goal with 6:57 left. Ondrej Pavelec made 18 saves before he was replaced by Mason 6:49 into the third. Mason stopped six shots for Winnipeg, which had a three-game winning streak broken.