Ron Rolston becomes coach of Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 7 (UPI) -- Ron Rolston, who took over the team as interim coach on Feb. 20, has been retained as full-time coach of the Buffalo Sabres, the NHL team said Tuesday.

NHL: Boston 4, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period Monday, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over Washington in a first-round playoff game.

NHL: Boston 3, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 25 (UPI) -- Boston's Brian Rolston and Benoit Pouliot each logged a goal and an assist Sunday, powering the Bruins to a 3-2 verdict over Anaheim.

NHL: Boston 8, Toronto 0

BOSTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Benoit Pouliot notched two goals and an assist and Tim Thomas recorded a 13-save shutout Monday in the Boston Bruins' 8-0 pasting of Toronto.

NHL: New York Islanders 3, Calgary 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- John Tavares delivered the tiebreaking goal 3:20 into the final period Thursday and the New York Islanders held on to defeat Calgary 3-1.

NHL: New York Islanders 2, Buffalo 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Brian Rolston's goal midway through the third period was the game-winner Tuesday in the New York Islanders' 2-1 decision over Buffalo.

NHL: N.Y. Islanders 5, Washington 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- P.A. Parenteau scored the go-ahead goal with 1:46 remaining Saturday and the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over Washington.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New Jersey 2

PITTSBURGH, April 5 (UPI) -- Pascal Dupuis netted a pair of goals for Pittsburgh Tuesday and the Penguins wrapped up their home schedule with a 4-2 decision over New Jersey.

NHL: New Jersey 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 (SO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 6 (UPI) -- Brian Rolston's tally in the sixth round of a shootout Sunday boosted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

NHL: New Jersey 2, Florida 1

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur stopped 25-of-26 shots Sunday, backstopping the New Jersey Devils to their ninth win in 10 games, 2-1 over Florida.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Carolina 1

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Dainius Zubrus notched a pair of goals and Johan Hedberg stopped 24-of-25 shots Saturday, sparking the New Jersey Nets to a 4-1 win over Carolina.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Carolina 2

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- New Jersey took a three-goal lead on scores by Brian Rolston and Patrick Elias early in the third period Wednesday and the Devils held on to edge Carolina 3-2.

NHL: Detroit 3, New Jersey 1

DETROIT, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Valtteri Filppula and Johan Franzen scored third-period goals Wednesday to lift Detroit over New Jersey 3-1.

NHL: New Jersey 5, Florida 2

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Jason Arnott scored twice and Ilya Kovalchuk added a goal and two assists Sunday in the resurgent New Jersey Devils' 5-2 defeat of Florida.

NHL: New Jersey 6, Tampa Bay 3

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- David Clarkson started a five-goal, third-period outburst Sunday that carried the New Jersey Devils to a 6-3 victory over Tampa Bay.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Edmonton 3 (OT)

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk scored 3:27 into overtime Friday to give the New Jersey Devils their first home victory of the season, a 4-3 triumph over Edmonton.

NHL: New Jersey 7, New York Islanders 1

NEWARK, N.J., April 10 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias netted a pair of goals and Ilya Kovalchuk added a marker Saturday, powering the New Jersey Devils to a 7-1 rout of the New York Islanders.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, March 27 (UPI) -- Dainius Zubrus' goal late in the second period proved the decisive tally Saturday as the New Jersey Devils downed Montreal 4-2.

NHL: New Jersey 6, New York Rangers 3

NEWARK, N.J., March 10 (UPI) -- Jamie Langenbrunner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period Wednesday and the New Jersey Devils pulled away to defeat the New York Rangers 6-3.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Dallas 0

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur posted his fifth shutout of the season Tuesday to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-0 romp over Dallas.
NHL: New Jersey 2, Montreal 1

NHL: New Jersey 2, Montreal 1

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias scored the game-winner Wednesday, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: New Jersey 3, Buffalo 0

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur turned in the 103rd shutout of his NHL career Monday, blocking 22 shots in a 3-0 New Jersey Devils victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

NHL: New Jersey 6, N.Y. Islanders 1

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias and Brian Rolston both scored twice Saturday, launching the New Jersey Devils to a 6-1 victory over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Dallas 5, New Jersey 3

DALLAS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Stephane Robidas had two goals and two assists in the Dallas Stars' 5-3 win Saturday over the New Jersey Devils.

NHL: New Jersey 2, New York Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Yann Danis made 23 saves in his second start of the season Friday, backstopping the New Jersey Devils' 2-1 win over the New York Islanders.
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