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Hockey: Rising French star critically ill

Montreal Canadiens top prospect Tim Bozon was in critical condition in a Canadian hospital Wednesday suffering from meningitis, the Western Hockey League said. Bozon, son of former National Hockey League star Philippe Bozon, was admitted to Royal University Hospital, in the western Canada province of Saskatchewan, on Saturday. "Our Timmy is keeping fighting but... thank you so much for your wonderful wishes," the family wrote on Tim Bozon's Twitter site.

Hurricanes 3, Sharks 2 (OT)

Hurricanes 3, Sharks 2 (OT): Defenseman Jay Harrison converted a cross-crease backhand pass from rookie Elias Lindholm at 4:18 of overtime as visiting Carolina halted its five-game losing streak. Lindholm and Jiri Tlusty also scored for the Hurricanes, who salvaged the finale of their five-game road trip (1-4-0). Blue-liner Andrej Sekera extended his point streak to five contests with a pair of assists and Anton Khudobin turned aside 35 shots.

Bruins 4, Panthers 1

Bruins 4, Panthers 1: David Krejci recorded his third career hat trick and Chad Johnson remained undefeated at home as Boston skated to its seventh consecutive victory over Florida. Jarome Iginla tallied for the second straight game and added an assist for the Bruins, who have won two in a row after dropping a pair following the Olympic break (2-1-1). Johnson turned aside 23 shots to improve to 7-0-0 at TD Garden.

NHL: Luongo exits Canucks for Florida as Ducks deal big

Goaltender Roberto Luongo, a two-time Olympic champion for Canada, was traded from Vancouver to Florida as a flurry of deals began Tuesday, the eve of the National Hockey League trade deadline. Luongo backstopped Canada's four knockout-round triumphs on the way to gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics but was largely a backup behind Carey Price as Canada defended the crown last month in Sochi, Russia.

Preview: Senators at Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers remain in search of the first win on their five-game homestand when they welcome the Ottawa Senators to Rexall Place on Tuesday. Edmonton has totaled one goal over the first two games of the lengthy stretch at home, dropping a 2-1 overtime decision to Calgary two days after being blanked by Minnesota on Thursday. The Oilers are winless in their last three overall contests (0-1-2) but have earned at least one point in four of their last five (2-1-2).

Bruins 6, Rangers 3

Bruins 6, Rangers 3: Gregory Campbell scored twice in the third period and defenseman Dougie Hamilton added a goal and two assists as visiting Boston completed a sweep of the three-game season series.

NHL: Results and standings

National Hockey League results and standings after Saturday's games: Chicago 5, Pittsburgh 1 Montréal 4, Toronto 3 (OT) Nashville 1, Winnipeg 3 Dallas 2, Tampa Bay 4 Columbus 6, Florida 3 Los Angeles 3, Carolina 1 Boston 2, Washington 4 NY Islanders 1, New Jersey 6 Philadelphia 4, NY Rangers 2 Standings (pl w l ot gf ga pts) Eastern Conference Atlantic Division 1. Boston 37 17 5 182 134 79 2. Montréal 34 21 7 159 152 75 3. Tampa Bay 34 21 5 174 150 73

NHL: Results and standings

National Hockey League results and standings after Friday's games: Vancouver 1 Minnesota 2 (SO) Anaheim 1 St. Louis 0 Colorado 4 Phoenix 2 Buffalo 4 San Jose 2 Standings (pl w l ot gf ga pts) Eastern Conference Atlantic Division 1. Boston 37 16 5 180 130 79 2. Montréal 33 21 7 155 149 73 3. Tampa Bay 33 21 5 170 148 71 4. Toronto 32 22 7 182 187 71 5. Detroit 28 20 12 159 165 68 6. Ottawa 26 23 11 170 197 63 7. Florida 22 30 7 143 188 51

NHL: Results and standings

National Hockey League results and standings after Thursday's games: Calgary 0 Los Angeles 2 Edmonton 0 Minnesota 3 Dallas 4 Carolina 1 Ottawa 1 Detroit 6 Florida 4 Washington 5 Nashville 3 Tampa Bay 2 Winnipeg 3 Phoenix 2 (SO) New Jersey 5 Columbus 2 NY Islanders 5 Toronto 4 (OT) NY Rangers 2 Chicago 1 Philadelphia 3 San Jose 7 Pittsburgh 5 Montréal 6 (SO)

Predators 3, Lightning 2

Predators 3, Lightning 2: Patric Hornqvist knocked in a rebound during a power play with 6:04 left in the third period to snap a tie and Nashville held on to defeat visiting Tampa Bay. Matt Cullen and defenseman Roman Josi also scored man-advantage goals in the second period as the Predators converted three power-play chances for the first time this season. Captain Shea Weber added a pair of assists and Carter Hutton improved to 7-2-2 in his last 11 decisions after turning aside 14 shots for Nashville.
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