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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ducks & Bruins both win

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Ducks & Bruins both win

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Ducks 3 Kings 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teemu Selanne scored the tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period, Corey Perry got his first goal of the series, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Kings 3-2 on Thursday night to trim Los Angeles’ series lead to 2-1.

Jonas Hiller made seven saves in the final 9:58 after rookie goalie Frederik Andersen left with a right leg injury for the Ducks, who bounced back from two narrow losses in Anaheim to open the series.

Ben Lovejoy added a goal with 2:55 to play as Anaheim snapped the Kings’ six-game postseason winning streak.

Jeff Carter and Mike Richards scored and Jonathan Quick stopped 19 shots for the Kings, who hadn’t lost since Game 3 of their stunning first-round series against San Jose.

Game 4 is Saturday night at Staples Center.

Bruins 1 Canadiens 0

MONTREAL (AP) — Matt Fraser scored at 1:19 of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-2.

Fraser got a stick on a rebound after goalie Carey Price lost the puck in front of the net.

Game 5 is Saturday night in Boston.

Tuukka Rask made 33 saves for Boston, and Price stopped 34 shots.

Montreal outshot Boston 14-7 in the third period.

 

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