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NHL: Boston 2, New Jersey 1 (SO)

Jan. 29, 2013 at 10:24 PM

BOSTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Brad Marchand put a shot past New Jersey's Johan Hedburg in the sixth round of a shootout Tuesday, staking the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Devils.

Marchand used a wrist shot that went through Hedberg's pads to hand the Bruins their third straight triumph.

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Tuukka Rask made 25 stops and denied Marek Zidlicky in the top of the sixth shootout round with a sparkling glove save to extend the tiebreaker.

Nathan Horton's tally late in the third period forced extra time as the Bruins improved to 5-0-1 for the best start since 1970-71.

David Clarkson found the net and Hedburg finished with 27 saves as the Devils sustained a second straight loss.

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