BOSTON (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday and the New York Rangers got third-period goals from Pavel Buchnevich and Oscar Lindberg to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Thursday night.
New York, which has beaten Boston five straight times, outscored the Bruins 12-5 while sweeping the three-game season series.
Lundqvist stymied the Bruins on several outstanding chances and improved to 25-12-2 against Boston with a 1.93 goals-against average. He earned his 403rd NHL win, tying Grant Fuhr for 10th on the career list.
Brad Marchand scored his team-leading 29th goal for the Bruins to cut it to 2-1 at 12:56 of the third. Boston lost for the second time in nine games.
Buchnevich was called up from the minors earlier in the day.
CANADIENS 2, PREDATORS 1
MONTREAL (AP) — Paul Byron scored the tiebreaking goal with nine seconds left and Montreal edged Nashville in P.K. Subban’s first game against the Canadiens since they traded him last summer.
Brendan Gallagher also scored and Carey Price made 24 saves as Montreal extended its winning streak to four games.
Ryan Ellis scored for the Predators, with an assist from Subban, before leaving with a lower-body injury. Pekka Rinne…