Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston

David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner each scored an early goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 21 shots and the Bruins beat Montreal 4-1 in Canadiens coach Claude Julien's return to Boston

Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue…

Four key Columbus Blue Jackets' forwards and a defensemen went down to injuries in recent weeks, leaving coach John Tortorella to patch together lines with help from minor-league Cleveland

Pavelski scores in shootout to lift Sharks over Coyotes

Joe Pavelski scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Arizona Coyotes 3-2

Bruins stretch points streak to 14 games by beating Canadiens

Saros shutout leads Predators over Golden Knights 1-0

Juuse Saros made 43 saves, Kevin Fiala scored eight minutes into the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0

Spezza scores 2 after scratch and Stars beat Red Wings 4-2

Jason Spezza scores 2 power-play goals as Dallas Stars beat Detroit Red Wings 4-2

Severson scores 2 as Devils beat Islanders, end 6-game skid

Damon Severson scored twice 1:26 apart in New Jersey's three-goal second period, and the Devils ended a six-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders

Steen ties it, Dunn scores in OT to lift Blues over Leafs

Alexander Steen tied it with 57 seconds left and Vince Dunn scored 1:43 into overtime, lifting the St. Louis Blues over the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Tuesday night

Rangers rout Flyers behind Nash's 2 goals

Rick Nash scored twice while New York notched five straight goals, and the Rangers rolled over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1

Penguins' Andrey Pedan might provide flexibility

Tavares' 2nd goal lifts Islanders past Canadiens 5-4 in OT

John Tavares scored his second goal of the game 1:51 into overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens

Golden Knights hope to sustain momentum in second…

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have the best record in the Western Conference, look to sustain that momentum in the second half of the season.

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AP Source: Sharks place D Paul Martin on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the San Jose Sharks have placed veteran defenseman Paul Martin on waivers

Sharks beat rival LA Kings for 3rd straight time, 4-1

Chris Tierney had a goal and an assist, and Martin Jones made 35 saves in the San Jose Sharks' third straight victory over the rival Los Angeles Kings, 4-1

Ducks hold off Pens, 5-3

MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks 3-1 for 7th…

Nathan MacKinnon kept up his torrid home scoring with a goal, Jonathan Bernier stopped 33 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 for their seventh straight win

Seguin scores in OT to lead Stars to 3-2 win over…

Former Bruins first-round draft pick Tyler Seguin scored on a delayed penalty in overtime to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory over Boston