Morning jam: Quick overnight game facts

April, 2, 2012
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• Patrice Bergeron scored the game-winning goal and won 17 of 19 faceoffs in the Bruins' 2-1 win against the Rangers that clinched first place in the Northeast Division for Boston. Bergeron is the first NHL player to score a game-winning goal and win more than 89 percent of his faceoffs in that game (while taking at least 15 draws) since former Joe Thornton did that for San Jose on Oct. 15, 2007, at Vancouver. Thornton won 18 of 20 faceoffs in that game.

• Claude Giroux snapped a three-game point drought with a goal and two assists in the Flyers' 6-4 win at Pittsburgh. By boosting his total to 61 assists this season, Giroux became the first Flyer to reach the 60 mark in one season since 1999-2000, when Mark Recchi had 63 assists.

• Jiri Hudler, who scored the Red Wings' only goal in their loss to the Predators on Friday, scored the lone Detroit goal in the Wings' shootout win on home ice against the Panthers on Sunday. Hudler has scored a goal in each of the Red Wings' last four games at Joe Louis Arena. It's the longest home-ice goal-scoring streak of Hudler's NHL career and the longest goal-scoring streak by any player at "the Joe" this season.

• Kyle Turris tallied two goals and two assists to lead the Senators to a 5-1 win over the Islanders that clinched a playoff spot for Ottawa. It was the second four-point game in the NHL for Turris, who ranks fifth on the Senators with 28 points (12 goals, 16 assists) since Ottawa acquired him from Phoenix on Dec. 17. The Senators are 10-1-0 in the 11 games in which Turris has scored goals and 16-2-1 when Turris has posted at least one point.

• Minnesota extended its winning streak to three games with a 5-4 shootout victory at Chicago. It's the Wild's longest winning streak since a run of seven consecutive wins from Nov. 28 through Dec. 10. Minnesota has won 14 of its 49 games since then and 11 of its 14 wins have been by a one-goal margin, including six via shootouts.

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