NHL: Goaltender Martin Brodeur nets to help the New Jersey Devils to victory
Last Updated: 22/03/13 6:29am
Martin Brodeur: Scored and made 17 saves on his return to action
New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur scored his second regular-season goal to help his side to a 4-1 triumph over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Brodeur also made 17 saves on his return to action after a month on the sidelines with a back and neck injury.
Adam Henrique, Peter Harrold and Andrei Loktionov were also on target as the Devils snapped a three-game losing run, while Jeff Skinner netted for the Hurricanes.
The Ottawa Senators saw their three-game winning run come to an end with a 2-1 home defeat against the Boston Bruins, Dennis Seidenberg netting the winner with 1:04 left on the clock.
Steve Ott's goal in the sixth round of the shootout secured a 5-4 victory for the Buffalo Sabres against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Braden Holtby's fourth shutout of the season helped the Washington Capitals prevail 4-0 against the Winnipeg Jets.
Nashville halted a four-game skid with a 5-3 success against the Calgary Flames, Mike Fisher bagging a brace for the Predators.
The Montreal Canadiens overcame the New York Islanders 5-2, Brian Gionta claiming the go-ahead goal at the start of the third period to send the Islanders to a second consecutive loss.
Florida, the league's bottom side, enjoyed a 3-1 success against the New York Rangers, rookie goaltender Jacob Markstrom making 44 saves for the Panthers.
Kari Lehtonen made 40 saves and registered his first shutout of the season in the Dallas Stars' 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings, while Jordan Schroeder notched the tie-breaking goal to earn the Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 triumph over the Phoenix Coyotes.