NHL roundup

Devils 3, Rangers 1

David Clarkson scored twice and set up New Jersey's other goal, and Pat Elias matched his career best with three assists to lead the Devils to victory over New York on Tuesday night.

Martin Brodeur had 24 saves for the Devils.

Adam Henrique scored in close five minutes after the opening faceoff to give the Devils a lead they would never lose.

Chris Kreider scored for the Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist had 19 saves.

Penguins 4, Islanders 2

James Neal staked Pittsburgh to an early lead, and Marc-Andre Fleury and the rest of the Penguins then held on to beat New York.

Pittsburgh looked plenty comfortable when it took a 3-0 lead 1:44 into the third period on Brandon Sutter's goal.

Michael Grabner began the Islanders' comeback at 3:14, and Brad Boyes - moved up to the top line for this game - made it 3-2 just 35 seconds later when he flung a shot past Fleury.

Kings 4, Blue Jackets 2

Mike Richards provided late insurance with his first goal of the season and Jonathan Quick stopped 18 shots to lead Los Angeles.

Derick Brassard and Dereck MacKenzie had Columbus' goals.

Senators 4, Sabres 3

Chris Neil scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal in the second period as Ottawa hung on for a victory.

Erik Karlsson, Chris Phillips and Daniel Alfredsson scored for Ottawa.

Tyler Ennis, Jordan Leopold and Jason Pominville scored for Buffalo.

Flyers 2, Lightning 1

Tom Sestito scored his first two goals in three years and Ilya Bryzgalov made 21 saves, shutting down the NHL's highest-scoring team.

Benoit Pouliot scored for Tampa Bay.

Maple Leafs 3, Capitals 2

James Van Riemsdyk scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season leading Toronto over slumping Washington.

Marcus Johansson and Mike Ribeiro scored power-play goals for the Capitals.

Flames 4, Red Wings 1

Dennis Wideman had a goal and an assist to lead Calgary.

Johan Franzen scored for Detroit.

Predators 6, Blues 1

Martin Erat had a goal and two assists, Pekka Rinne stopped 31 shots and Nashville broke out of a season-long scoring slump with three first-period goals.


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