Morning jam: Jagr scores one for the aged

April, 5, 2013
4/05/13
9:40
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Bruins 1, Devils 0
* Tuukka Rask (BOS): 3rd shutout this season; season-high 40 saves
* Jaromir Jagr (BOS): goal (15) in first game with Bruins; 1st time since Dec. 1997 that he scored only goal in a 1-0 win
* Devils: 5th straight loss; remain tied with Rangers with 39 points for final Eastern conf playoff spot
* Devils: lost despite out-shooting Boston 40-26
FROM ELIAS: Jaromir Jagr made his Bruins debut a memorable one as he scored the goal in Boston’s 1–0 win over Martin Brodeur and the Devils. The 41-year-old Jagr is the second-oldest player in NHL history to score the goal in a 1–0 game. Gary Roberts was 42 years old when he scored the lone goal in Tampa Bay’s win against the Islanders on Feb. 7, 2009.

Capitals 2, Islanders 1 (F/SO) (Capitals win SO 1-0)
* Capitals: 3-0-1 past 4 games
* Alex Ovechkin (WSH): 9 game PT streak snapped
* Islanders: 5-1-1 past 7 on the road
* Islanders: two game win streak snapped
FROM ELIAS: Defenseman Mike Green extended his goal-scoring streak to four games when he scored the Capitals’ only goal in their game against the Islanders on Thursday, which Washington won via a shootout. It’s the first time that an NHL defenseman has scored goals in each of four consecutive team games in one season since Green himself did so in four straight games for the Capitals in 2010 (Oct. 30–Nov. 7).

Blues 4, Blackhawks 3 (SO)
* Blues: snap 8 game road losing streak vs Blackhawks (5 of last 9 road games vs Blackhawks have gone past regulation)
* Adam Cracknell (STL): 1st 2 goals of season (1st multi-goal game of career)
* Jonathan Toews (CHI): goal and assist (3 goals and 2 assist vs Blue this season)
FROM ELIAS: Adam Cracknell scored his first two goals of the season for the Blues in their shootout win over the Blackhawks at United Center. It was the first multiple-goal game by a St. Louis player in Chicago since Oct. 18, 2010, when David Perron scored both goals for the Blues in a 3–2 overtime loss to the Blackhawks.

Canadiens 4, Jets 1
* Canadiens: Have won 5 straight at home vs ATL/WPG
* Canadiens: 7-1-3 past 11 at home, allowing 2 or fewer goals against in 7 games
* Michael Ryder (MTL): 2 G, Ast; 4th multi-goal game this season
* Jets: lost 5 straight, scoring 6G, 0-16 on PP during streak

Flyers 5, Maple Leafs 3
* Jakub Voracek (PHI): Goal (16); 7 points in last 7 games
* Flyers: won 4 straight, 6-1-0 in last 7 games at TOR
* Simon Gagne (PHI): Goal (4); scored a Goal in back-to-back games after scoring 2 goals in 1st 25 games
* Maple Leafs: 4-game home win streak snapped
Brayden and Luke Schenn each scored a goal for the Flyers in their 5–3 win at Toronto. It’s the first time that the Schenns have scored goals in the same NHL game, whether as teammates or opponents. They're the third pair of brothers to score goals in the same game this season; the others are Carolina’s Eric and Jordan Staal (three times), and Vancouver’s Daniel and Henrik Sedin (once).

Kings 3, Wild 0
* Jonathan Bernier (LA): 23 saves; 1st shutout of season and 6th of career
* Justin Williams and Jeff Carter: scored 98 seconds apart on the 1st 2 shots of the game
* Justin Williams: 5th straight game with a goal
* Wild: Lost 3 straight and 4 of last 5 games

Coyotes 4, Red Wings 2
* Coyotes: 3-0-2 in last 5 games
* Chad Johnson (PHX): 34 saves matches career-high (done January 31, 2010)
* Red Wings: 1-3-0 in last 4 games

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