BOSTON (AP) — Sean O'Donnell scored his first goal of the season halfway through overtime Saturday, leading the Boston Bruins past the Washington Capitals 5-4 for their third straight win.
Boston let an early 3-0 lead slip away, but it still moved within two points of Tampa Bay for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference.
Glen Murray had two goals — giving him 37 for the season — and two assists for the Bruins. P.J. Axelsson and Mike Knuble also scored for Boston. Robert Lang, Peter Bondra, Steve Konowalchuk and Mike Grier scored for Washington.
SENATORS 5, PENGUINS 1: In Pittsburgh, Magnus Arvedson scored twice and the Ottawa Senators took over the NHL points lead while running Pittsburgh's losing streak to eight.
Arvedson also set up Daniel Alfredsson's 24th goal as the Senators won their second in a row — giving them 92 points, one more than idle Western Conference leader Dallas. Ottawa has never won the Presidents' Trophy. Ottawa also maintained its three-point lead over New Jersey for the Eastern Conference lead.
Karel Rachunek and Todd White added goals for Ottawa. Mario Lemieux scored for the Penguins.
MAPLE LEAFS 3, CANUCKS 3: In Toronto, Owen Nolan scored twice in his first game for Toronto as the Maple Leafs tied Vancouver.
Nolan, acquired Wednesday from San Jose, gave Toronto a 2-1 lead in first and a 3-1 lead early in the third.
Vancouver's Todd Bertuzzi and Henrik Sedin later scored to tie it at 3. Bertuzzi had two goals and an assist. Shayne Corson also scored for the Maple Leafs.
DEVILS 4, ISLANDER 5: In Uniondale, N.Y., Brian Gionta had his first two-goal game in the NHL as New Jersey beat New York.
Gionta tied it at 2 4:25 into the second period and put the Devils ahead with his 10th goal about 12 minutes later.
Martin Brodeur made 38 saves, and Joe Nieuwendyk and Jeff Friesen added goals for the Devils. Mattias Weinhandl and Alexei Yashin scored for the Islanders.
SABRES 4, PANTHERS 0: At Sunrise, Fla. , Mika Noronen made 29 saves for his first career shutout and first victory of the season as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Saturday night.
Noronen, 1-7-1 this season, was making only his second start since being recalled from the minors Feb. 22.
Stu Barnes and Jochen Hecht scored 37 seconds apart in the second period to help Lindy Ruff tie Scotty Bowman as the winningest coach in Buffalo history with 210 victories. Defenseman Brian Campbell and rookie Ales Kotalik also scored.
FLAMES 3, BLUE JACKETS 2, OT: In Columbus, Ohio, Jarome Iginla scored his 30th goal with 7.4 seconds remaining in overtime for Calgary.
Columbus defenseman Rostislav Klesla scored his second goal of the season with 1:10 remaining in regulation to tie it at 2.
Chris Drury and Oleg Saprykin also scored for Calgary. Rick Nash and Sean Pronger scored for Columbus.
AVALANCHE 2, FLYERS 1, OT: In Philadelphia, Peter Forsberg scored his second goal of the game 26 seconds into overtime for Colorado.