ST. PAUL, Minn. — Brad Marchand scored 28 seconds into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins over the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Sunday night.

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves and David Pastrnak also scored for the Bruins, who improved to 47-17-10.

Marchand got his second goal in two games and his third in a four-game span. His 33rd of the season was his eighth game-winner, tying a career high, and he tied the NHL record with his fifth overtime goal of the season.

Marchand also assisted on the game’s first goal.

Boston appeared to score first when Noel Acciari found the back of the net early in the second period. However, the goal was waved off after officials reviewed it and ruled that Boston’s Riley Nash ran into goalie Alex Stalock.

Just over a minute later, the Bruins got one that counted. Pastrnak notched his 30th of the season when his one-timer on a feed from Patrice Bergeron sailed past Stalock.


Bergeron’s assist came in his first game back after missing a month because of a fractured foot. The center last played on Feb. 25.

Minnesota thought it had the tying goal later in the period, but a whistle sounded before Jason Zucker poked the puck past Rask. A review determined the play was blown dead before the goal.

The Wild broke through midway through the third. Matt Dumba’s shot from the right point was deflected wide of the net, but Mikko Koivu collected the carom and tucked it between Rask and the post for his 14th goal of the season.

Minnesota has earned a point in five straight games.

Stalock got the start in net after Devan Dubnyk started Saturday’s win against Nashville. Stalock made 26 saves.

PENGUINS 5, FLYERS 4: Bryan Rust redirected a pass from Sidney Crosby 2:25 into overtime and Pittsburgh finished off a season sweep of visiting Philadelphia.


The Flyers tied it on Sean Couturier’s goal with 43 seconds left in regulation, but the Penguins controlled the extra period. Rust ended it when he got his stick down in time to deflect Crosby’s pass from the top of the left circle and knock it past Petr Mrazek to give the Penguins their first sweep of Philadelphia since the 2006-07 season.

Crosby’s spectacular goal 17 seconds into the third period gave Pittsburgh a 4-3 lead. Crosby held off Couturier high in the zone, skated to the left dot and ripped a wrist shot over defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere and Mrazek’s glove.

CANUCKS 4, STARS 1: Reid Boucher and Nic Dowd scored power-play goals as Vancouver won at Dallas.

Mattias Janmark put Dallas ahead with a short-handed goal in the first period, but Boucher tied it on the same man advantage. He has three goal this season, all in two games against Dallas.

Dowd got his third goal of the season with one second left on a four-minute power play in the second period.

JETS 5, PREDATORS 4: Mark Scheifele scored the only goal in the shootout and Winnipeg clinched a playoff berth with a win at home.

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