Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Bozak scored twice and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs survived to take a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. James van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist, Jake Gardiner scored, and Phil Kessel tallied three assists for the Maple Leafs, who have won their past two games. Jonathan Bernier stopped 38 shots. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist for the Bruins, who have dropped three of four. Gregory Campbell also scored while Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots in the loss.
Final Score: Tampa Bay 2, NY Rangers 1
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov scored nine seconds apart in the second period, supporting a strong return from Ben Bishop and lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Making his first appearance since spraining his right wrist on Jan. 5, Bishop allowed just Brad Richards' first-period goal on 34 shots to outduel Henrik Lundqvist and put an end to the Rangers' season high-tying three-game win streak. Lundqvist finished with 23 saves.
Final Score: San Jose 2, Washington 1 (SO)
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Jose Sharks' run of dominance over the Washington Capitals continued with Tuesday's 2-1 shootout win at Verizon Center. Patrick Marleau was called for the Sharks' lone minor penalty when he hooked down Mikhail Grabovski with 1:15 remaining in regulation. The Sharks killed off the Washington power play that bled into overtime, and Marleau wound up scoring the lone shootout goal in the second round of the tiebreaker. Marleau moved the puck from the backhand to the forehand and fired a shot past Philipp Grubauer and in off the left post. San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi stopped 35 shots and needed to make only one save in the shootout after both Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom missed the net. The Sharks have won six straight against the Capitals and 17 of the last 18 meetings dating back to the 1999-2000 season. Grubauer made 28 saves.