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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask earns 32nd shutout

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by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com
RASK BLANKS SABRES TO CLIMB BRUINS ALL-TIME LIST

Tuukka Rask turned aside all 32 shots he faced to improve to 7-1-0 this season (1.74 goals-against average, .941 SV%, 2 SO) and help the Boston Bruins to a 4-0 win against the Buffalo Sabres, their fourth victory in their past five games.

* Rask earned the 32nd shutout of his NHL career to pass Tim Thomas (31) for sole possession of third on the Bruins all-time list:
 
Most Shutouts, Bruins History
74 - Tiny Thompson
35 - Frank Brimsek
32 - Tuukka Rask
31 - Tim Thomas

 

SMITH SCORES LATE GOAL TO POWER PANTHERS PAST LIGHTNING

Reilly Smith stole the puck from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman and scored the game-winning goal with 4:28 left in the third period to help the Florida Panthers to a 3-1 win and improve to 5-2-0 at BB&T Center this season.

Video: TBL@FLA: Smith steals puck, pots late go-ahead goal

* Playing against his former team, Jonathan Marchessault opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season (13 GP) to match his total from 2015-16 (45 GP w/ TBL).

* Roberto Luongo (34 saves) earned the 440th win of his NHL career, seven shy of Terry Sawchuk (447) for fifth place all-time.

Video: TBL@FLA: Luongo denies Kucherov, Namestnikov in 1st

 

MONDAY'S RESULTS

Home Team in Caps
BOSTON 4, Buffalo 0
NY ISLANDERS 4, Vancouver 2
FLORIDA 3, Tampa Bay 1

 

LOOSE PUCKS

Bruins coach Claude Julien earned his 400th career victory. He is Boston's all-time leader in wins among coaches . . . Cal Clutterbuck scored the go-ahead goal at 9:11 of the third period to help the New York Islanders end a three-game losing streak (0-1-2) . . . Islanders captain John Tavares (0-1-1) extended his point streak to five games (1-4-5) . . . The Winnipeg Jets signed defenseman Jacob Trouba to a two-year contract . . . Las Vegas will announce its name and logo on Nov. 22 . . . Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford and New York Rangers center Kevin Hayes were named the NHL's 3 Stars of the Week . . . Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman dropped the ceremonial puck at Barclays Center . . . Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop wore a special helmet decal to honor Veterans Day in the United States and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller wore a special helmet decal to commemorate Remembrance Day in Canada.

Video: Raisman drops ceremonial puck, Rask's blocker save

 

SNEAK PEEK AT TUESDAY'S ACTION

All Times Eastern

Carolina @ New Jersey, 7 p.m., MSG+, FS-CR
Vancouver @ NY Rangers, 7 p.m., MSG, SNP
Detroit @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m., CSN-PH, FS-D
Edmonton @ Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., ROOT, SNW
San Jose @ Washington, 7 p.m., CSN-DC, CSN-CA
Los Angeles @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m., TVA Sports, TSN4, FS-W
Boston @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, NESN
Ottawa @ Nashville, 8 p.m., FS-TN, RDS2, TSN5
Dallas @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m., TSN3, FS-SW+
Arizona @ Colorado, 9 p.m., ALT2, FS-A PLUS

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