OTTAWA Radek Bonk scored 28 seconds into overtime as the Ottawa Senators held onto their lead atop the NHL standings with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Zdeno Chara scored with 7:47 left in the third period to tie the game. The Senators, who have 96 points, won their fourth straight to remain one point ahead of Dallas.
Karel Rachunek and Curtis Leschyshyn scored first-period goals as defensemen accounted for all of Ottawa's goals in regulation.
Lubos Bartecko also scored for the Thrashers, who snapped a three-game winless streak.
John Madden and Brian Gionta scored for New Jersey.
The shutout was the fourth of the season for Tugnutt, who had 23 saves in a 3-0 victory over San Jose on Sunday. He ran his scoreless streak to 122 minutes, 57 seconds with his 25th career shutout.
Ulf Dahlen and Steve Ott scored for the Stars, who have won four of five.
The Stars have 95 points, one more than Ottawa in the race for the NHLs best mark.
Brent Johnson stopped 19 shots to end his three-game losing streak as the Blues improved to 8-1-1 in their last 10 visits to San Jose. He and newly acquired Chris Osgood will compete for the No. 1 goalie spot the rest of the season.
Laraque steered the puck in for his first goal in 18 games.
Shawn Horcoff scored eight minutes later, and Mike Comrie added an empty-net goal.
Ryan Smyth and Todd Marchant also scored for Edmonton. Chris Clark and Craig Conroy had goals for Calgary, which had won four games in a row.
The Islanders, four points ahead of the New York Rangers at the bottom of the Eastern Conference playoff race, appeared to tie it on Shawn Bates breakaway goal.
But referee Don Koharski, trailing the play, blew his whistle while Bates was in the clear because New York forward Radek Martinek was on the ice bleeding at the other end. Martinek caught an errant stick from Vancouvers Jarkko Ruutu in the face.
Randy Robitaille, in his first game with New York, Oleg Kvasha and Jason Blake also scored for the Islanders, who have just one win in nine games.
Brendan Morrison scored twice and Todd Bertuzzi had a goal and two assists for the Canucks.
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