Bruins top Capitals


Published: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 12:00 a.m.
WASHINGTON - Wayne Primeau scored twice and the Boston Bruins beat Washington 3-2 on Monday night, snapping the Capitals' season-high, four-game winning streak.
Brad Boyes also scored for Boston, and Brad Isbister and Eric Nickulas each had two assists. The Bruins have won three of four games and earned points in five straight.
Brian Willsie and Brooks Laich scored for the Capitals, who failed in a bid to win five straight for the first time since March 3-11, 2001.
  • PREDATORS 3, RED WINGS 2: Scott Hartnell scored in the second period and visiting Nashville kept the one-goal lead it had when the game was suspended in November after Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer collapsed on the bench with cardiac arrest.
    Although the teams played a full 60-minute game Monday night, Nashville started with a 1-0 advantage on Greg Johnson's goal from the game at Detroit on Nov. 21 that was stopped with 7:30 left in the first period.
  • SENATORS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3: Daniel Alfredsson scored his 30th goal and Dominik Hasek made 23 saves to lead host Ottawa to its second home win over Toronto in three nights.
    Mike Fisher, Wade Redden and Bryan Smolinski also scored for Ottawa, which beat Toronto 7-0 on Saturday.
  • FLYERS 4, PENGUINS 2: Mike Knuble scored the go-ahead goal with 2:05 left and Antero Niittymaki stopped 24 shots to lead host Philadelphia to a victory over Pittsburgh, the Penguins 10th straight loss.
  • PANTHERS: The team acquired forward Jon Sim from the Flyers for a sixth-round pick in the 2007 draft.
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR BACKS OFF: The U.S. Department of Labor decided it wouldn't look any further into complaints from a group of NHL players about the union's hiring of Ted Saskin as executive director.
  • 2007 ALL-STAR GAME: The Dallas Stars will host the 2007 All-Star game, the NHL's first since 2004.
    The game will be played on Jan. 24 at the American Airlines Center, the league said.
  • HURRICANES 7, CANADIENS 3: Eric Staal and Justin Williams each had a goal and two assists to help host Carolina win its eighth straight home game.
  • BLUES 4, CANUCKS 0: Curtis Sanford stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and Mike Sillinger scored for the fifth straight game, helping host St. Louis end a nine-game losing streak.
  • FLAMES 3, OILERS 1: Jarome Iginla scored twice in visiting Calgary's victory over Edmonton.
  • STARS 4, COYOTES 1: Sergei Zubov scored the first of host Dallas' four straight goals and Marty Turco made 17 saves to help the Stars end a three-game losing streak.
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