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Brian Boyle, who is diagnosed with leukemia in 2017, earns the first hockey trick in Ice Hockey Attacks on Cancer Night


New Jersey Devils Brian Boyle (11) returns to the bench after he scored his third goal NHL hockey game in the second period against Pittsburgh penguins in Pittsburgh on Monday, November 5, 2018.

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PITTSBURGH – Brian Boyle has tripled his first career hit tricks and New Jersey Devils beat Pittsburgh penguins on Monday 5-1.

Boyle got his natural hat trick for the "Hockey Fights Cancer" night in Pittsburgh. It included two goals of power play and two turns in front of the net.

33-year-old Boyle was diagnosed as a bone marrow cancer form last season at a training camp. He was subjected to treatment, returned to lineup last November and won the NHL Masterton Trophy, which best describes persistence, athlete's behavior and hockey.

Will Butcher was the target and two assist New Jersey, and Travis Zajac scored its fourth goal. The devil has stopped three game slides with his first road victory.

Jamie Oleksiak gained penguins who dropped four in a row.


WASHINGTON (AP) – Alex Ovechkin got the power to play, the backup goalkeeper Pheonix Copley made 31 saves and Washington ended a two-game to lose the stroke.

Stanley Cup champion adventurers came out floating two days after Dallas mistaken overtime. Jakub Vrana scored his first round in fourth row after he was down and after a few minutes after finishing, Devante Smith-Pelly attacked the group with the second round, when Capitals moved to the entire Cam Talbot and Oilers.

Ovechkin's goal for the 11th season was his 234 career Power game, linking him to Marcel Dionne on the eighth career list. T.J. Osh also won the hit for Talbot who allowed four goals in the first solo games since October 30th.

Oilers Captain Connor McDavid extended his point to a series of eight games with his tenth goal in the season. Leon Draisaitl won Edmonton, who lost only seven games for the second time.


BOSTON (AP) – Brads Marchand scored a goal force at 4:29 overtime, lifting Bruins to victory.

David Pastrnak also won the game in Boston, who lost two in three. Tuukka Rask made 24 savings.

Radek Fax was a short-term goal for Stars, who are on a 3-1-1 six-game drive. Former Bruins goalkeeper Ant Hudobin stopped 33 shots.

Boston had the power of two forces overtime, when Jason Dixinson and Esa Lindela were butter for minors 11 seconds apart. Marchand imprisoned shots at a far post from the bottom right circle.


NEW YORK (AP) – Joel Armia won the fifth round shootout to send Montreal to the road win.

Canadians fought from two goals down to win the fifth time in the last six meetings with the islanders. Max Domi and Jonathan Drouin each had a goal and an assistant, Artturi Lehkonen also valued and Noah Juulsen added two help.

Antti Niemi began to place Carey Price and started 21 savings before stopping all five New York attempts at shooting.

Casey Cicic won twice, and Valtteri Filppula was also the target of the Icelandic, who had won five consecutive. Thomas Greis has stopped 32 shots and the first four skateboards striker.


Glendale, Ariz. (AP) – Claude Giroux had two goals and an assistant, Calvin Pickard stopped 35 shots, and Philadelphia ended in Arizona's five-game winning streak.

The Flyers jumped to Coyotes early, going up 2-0 after first-stage goals from Giroux and Shayne Gostisbehere. Sean Couturier also won and Oskar Lindblom added an empty net goal to Philadelphia, who completed his four-match trip 3-0-1.

Pickard made his second straight start when Michael Neuvirth was placed in a victim's reserve and Brian Elliott was injured in a fight with team member Travis Konecny's practice on Sunday.

Pickering was a big part of the night, giving Alex Galchenyuk a goal in the second period, and Michael Grabner's goal was the third in the end.

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