Bruins rip Capitals, move record to 3-0

Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2001

BOSTON -- Joe Thornton had a goal and two assists, and Byron Dafoe stopped 22 shots for his 100th win in Boston as the Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 4-0 Monday.

Martin Lapointe had a goal and an assist and Brian Rolston had two assists for Boston, which scored twice on the power play. Sergei Samsonov scored his 97th career goal, and Mike Knuble also scored for Boston, which improved to 3-0.

Olaf Kolzig stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Capitals.

Boston was playing without two of its top scorers. Bill Guerin, last year's All-Star game MVP, was serving the first game of a three-game suspension for accidentally hitting Patrik Stefan in the face with a stick on Saturday. Jason Allison, the Bruins' leading scorer last year, is a contract holdout.

Maple Leafs 6, Mighty Ducks 1

TORONTO -- Alexander Mogilny had two goals and an assist to lead Toronto past Anaheim.

Mogilny gave Toronto a 4-0 lead at 1:14 of the second period with his 400th career goal. The 32-year-old winger, who scored 43 goals for New Jersey last season, has four goals in three games.

Robert Reichel finished with a goal and two assists, and Mikael Renberg added a goal and an assist for Toronto. Jonas Hoglund and Alyn McCauley also scored.

Mike LeClerc scored for Anaheim. Mighty Duck goaltender Steve Shields allowed five goals on 19 shots before being replaced by Ilja Bryzgalov at 7:58 of the second period.

Blue Jackets 2, Flyers 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jan Hlavac scored in the third period on a shot that ricocheted off the skates of two Columbus defenders as Philadelphia rallied to tie Columbus.

The Flyers trailed by two goals in the final period before tying the game. Philadelphia rallied from a two-goal deficit to salvage a 3-3 tie against Columbus on Saturday night.

Hlavac's unassisted goal with 6:47 left came on a shot from the slot that bounced off the skate of defenseman Deron Quint and then off the skate of Jamie Pushor.

Simon Gagne also scored for the Flyers, and goaltender Brian Boucher finished with 28 saves.

Coyotes 2, Flames 1, OT

CALGARY, Alberta -- Shane Doan scored a power-play goal 28 seconds into overtime as Phoenix beat Calgary.

Doan deflected a slap shot by Teppo Numminen from the blue line past Calgary goaltender Roman Turek.

Calgary's Rob Niedermayer had been called for tripping with 1:13 left in the third period.

Daniel Briere also scored for Phoenix (1-1-1-0).

Dean McAmmond scored for Calgary (2-0-0-1), which was coming off a pair of shutout victories.

Phoenix goaltender Sean Burke finished with 26 saves.



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