The Devils, who scored twice in a two-minute spell in the third period to level the match, lost their second straight game and fell 10 points behind the Bruins in the race for the last wild-card slot in the Eastern Conference.??
Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak also scored for Boston, who were winning for only the second time in nine games (2-5-2).
Goalie Jaroslav Halak set a New York Islanders team record with his 33rd win of the season as they edged the Calgary Flames 2-1. Halak stopped 26 shots but lost his shut-out with just over 20 seconds remaining in the match with a Josh Jooris goal that cut Calgary???s deficit in half.??
The Islanders, who had made it 2-0 20 seconds earlier on Cal Clutterbuck???s empty-net goal, moved two points ahead of their New York rivals – the Rangers – for first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Anton Khudobin stopped 28 shots to earn his first shut-out of the season to help Carolina defeat Washington 3-0. The Hurricanes, propping up the Metro Division, moved three points behind the seventh-place Colorado Blue Jackets.
Ryan O???Reilly scored the only goal of the shootout to give Colorado a thrilling 5-4 road victory at Dallas. O???Reilly opened the shoot-out with his goal, and Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov kept out all three Dallas shooters to seal the win.
Dallas 4-5 Colorado (SO)
Tampa Bay 4-0 Chicago??
Anaheim 4-2 Los Angeles
New Jersey 2-3 Boston (OT)
NY Islanders 2-1 Calgary
Carolina 3-0 Washington