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BOSTON (AP) - John Tavares tipped in Matt Moulson's shot for the tiebreaking goal with 4:39 left, Evgeni Nabokov stopped 32 shots, and the New York Islanders snapped a five-game, road-losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday.

Josh Bailey and Moulson also had goals for the Islanders, who won for the second time in six games. New York, 0-4-1 in its five previous road games, completed a 1-2-1 trip.

Tyler Seguin tied it for Boston with his 22nd goal early in the third period. Milan Lucic also scored his 22nd, converting on a first-period power play. The defending Stanley Cup champions have dropped five of eight.

Tim Thomas took the loss in relief of injured starter Tuukka Rask, who left with an undisclosed injury midway through the second period. Thomas stopped 11 of 13 shots after Rask gave up one goal on 12 shots.


MONTREAL (AP) - Mikhail Grabovski scored twice in the third period and Toronto gave Randy Carlyle a victory in his first game behind the Maple Leafs' bench, beating Montreal.

The Maple Leafs fired Ron Wilson on Friday night and hired Carlyle.

Matt Frattin also scored and Jonas Gustavsson made 21 saves to help Toronto end a six-game losing streak and win for the second time in 12 games. Erik Cole scored for Montreal.


SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Mike Fisher scored early in the second period and Pekka Rinne made 39 saves in Nashville's victory over Florida.

David Legwand and Andrei Kostitsyn also scored, and Kostitsyn added an assist as the Predators won for the fifth time in seven games.

It was the 100th NHL goal for Kostitsyn, who was acquired at this week's trade deadline. Paul Gaustad and Hal Gill, also new additions to the Predators, earned assists on the goal.

Wojtek Wolski had the lone goal for the Panthers, who got 20 saves from Scott Clemmensen. Florida lost for the fifth time in six home games.


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Steven Stamkos scored twice, including a power-play goal 2:41 into overtime, to lift Tampa Bay over Carolina.

Stamkos leads the NHL with 47 goals. Teddy Purcell extended his career-best point streak to nine games with a power-play goal in the third period, and Tim Wallace netted the first goal of his career.

Mathieu Garon had 25 saves in the win.

Tampa Bay won in overtime for the second straight night after beating the New York Rangers at home on Friday.

Anthony Stewart had two goals in his first multipoint game for Carolina, and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Hurricanes. Carolina captain Eric Staal, who had two assists, extended his NHL-best point streak to 11 games and his assist streak to 10. Cam Ward, playing in his 400th NHL game, stopped 19 shots in the loss.


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Rick Nash had two goals and an assist in Columbus' win over Phoenix.

Nikita Nikitin and John Moore scored in the third period after the Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to make it 2-2. Colton Gillies got an empty-net goal to cap the scoring for the Blue Jackets, who have won two in a row on the road for the first time this season.

Ray Whitney and Lauri Korpikoski scored for Phoenix. Shane Doan assisted on both goals.

Nash, whose wish to be traded went unfulfilled, has four goals in four games and six in seven.

After going 11-0-1 in February, the Coyotes have lost two in a row, both at home.

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