New Jersey Devils superstar Martin Brodeur blanked the New York Rangers, 5-0, on Saturday, making him the shutout leader among active National Hockey League goalies.
Brodeur, playing at home, made 18 saves for his 67th career shutout - which put him ahead of Toronto's Ed Belfour on the active shutout list. Five different Devils scored to extend New Jersey's unbeaten streak to nine games.
In Boston, the Bruins' Brian Rolston scored with 45 seconds left in overtime to ice the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1. The Bruins overcame a 37-save performance by Vancouver netminder Dan Cloutier.
Colorado forwards Teemu Selanne and Steve Konowalchuk scored 50 seconds apart in the second period to lead the Avalanche to a 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars. Colorado goalie David Aebischer made 29 saves.
The Washington Capitals beat Carolina, 2-1, for their second victory over the Hurricanes in four days. Dainius Zubrus scored the winning goal on a power play late in the third period and goalie Olaf Kolzig made 38 saves on home ice. The Caps beat Carolina, 7-1, on Wednesday in Washington.
In other NHL games Saturday, the Philadelphia Flyers remained unbeaten at home, thumping the Atlanta Thrashers, 4-0. The Florida Panthers beat the Penguins in Pittsburgh, 3-2. Dominik Hasek made 25 saves to preserve the Detroit Red Wings' 1-1 tie with the Wild in Minnesota. And the Nashville Predators scored twice on power plays to down the New York Islanders, 4-3.
St. Louis goalie Chris Osgood got his 40th career shutout as the Blues blanked the Kings in Los Angeles, 1-0. The Montreal Canadiens' Jan Bulis scored twice in a 3-2 victory over the Senators in Ottawa. The Edmonton Oilers enjoyed a 2-1 overtime triumph over the Calgary Flames, and the Toronto Maple Leafs skated to a 2-2 draw against the San Jose Sharks in California.