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NHL

Blue Jackets top Wings

– Artem Anisimov scored twice in the second period, and Steve Mason stopped 32 shots to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Saturday night.

Mark Letestu added a short-handed goal, and James Wisniewski also scored for the Blue Jackets before leaving with an injury after he struck the end boards with his back early in the second period. Fedor Tyutin had two assists.

Mason, who earned his first win of the season, overcame an early goal by Johan Franzen. Damien Brunner added his fourth goal in the final seconds.

PENGUINS 5, DEVILS 1: In Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz each had a goal and two assists, and Pittsburgh picked up its first home victory of the season.

Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo scored his first NHL goal, Brandon Sutter got his first with Pittsburgh and Kris Letang also found the back of the net for the Penguins, who handed the Devils their first loss in regulation this season.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 14 shots for the win. Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis had two assists apiece.

Andy Greene scored a short-handed goal for the Devils.

CANADIENS 6, SABRES 1: In Montreal, Rene Bourque and David Desharnais each scored twice to lead Montreal.

Carey Price made 30 saves for the Canadiens for his fifth win of the season. Lars Eller added a goal and two assists, while rookie Brendan Gallagher also scored.

Thomas Vanek broke Price’s shutout bid with a short-handed goal at 3:01 of the third.

AVALANCHE 3, OILERS 1: In Denver, P.A. Parenteau and Jamie McGinn scored goals 3 minutes, 29 seconds the second period to rally Colorado.

Paul Stastny also scored and Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves for Colorado, which remained unbeaten in three home games. Matt Duchene and McGinn added assists.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 37 shots and Nail Yakupov scored for the Oilers.

RANGERS 3, LIGHTNING 2: In Tampa, Fla., Rick Nash scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period to lift New York.

The Rangers took a 2-1 lead on Nash’s second goal of the season, coming at 3:04 of the third period.

Carl Hagelin made it 3-1 with 5:13 to play with his first goal in 20 games. Derek Stepan also scored for New York.

Steven Stamkos scored both goals for the Lightning, who went 4-1 on a five-game homestand.

FLYERS 5, HURRICANES 3: In Philadelphia, Claude Giroux and Danny Briere each had a goal and an assist to lead Philadelphia to its third win in nine games.

Kurtis Foster, Brayden Coburn and Mike Knuble also scored for the Flyers.

Joni Pitkanen, Eric Staal and Patrick Dwyer had Carolina’s goals.

BRUINS 1, MAPLE LEAFS 0: In Toronto, Chris Bourque scored his first goal and the Bruins made it stand up.

The Bruins threatened throughout the tightly played game, but James Reimer stopped 33 shots from all angles as Boston came at him in waves.

The Bruins (6-1-1) limited the Leafs to 21 shots.

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