TAMPA, Fla. — Robby Fabbri and Patrik Berglund scored on breakaways and Brian Elliott stopped 37 shots as the St. Louis Blues held on for a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.

Elliott was superb until Nikita Kucherov scored in the final minute for Tampa Bay, which lost for the third time in four games and had a nine-game home winning streak stopped.

Fabbri scored his 13th goal, beating Ben Bishop with a perfectly-placed shot less than a minute into the second period. Berglund made it 2-0 at 17:41 of the third, scoring unassisted when his shot caromed off Bishop’s pads before glancing off Berglund’s skate into the net. Officials initially ruled no goal, but overturned the decision after instant replay determined the Blues center did not intentionally kick the puck.

Kucherov scored his team-leading 23rd goal for the Lightning with 52 seconds remaining.

The Blues were outshot 23-14 through two periods, yet led 1-0 after Fabbri skated in alone on Bishop and lifted a shot over the goaltender’s left shoulder, giving the rookie goals in consecutive games and a career-best four-game point streak. Paul Stastny assisted and now has 14 points in 13 career games against the Lightning.

Bishop finished with 19 saves.

DEVILS 1, KINGS 0: Keith Kinkaid made 25 saves to record his first NHL shutout, leading New Jersey to a win at home.

David Schlemko scored the lone goal, and New Jersey won its third straight. The Devils leapfrogged the idle New York Islanders for third place in the Metropolitan Division.

The Kings, who got 18 saves from Jhonas Enroth, have split the first four outings of their seven-game road trip, their longest of the season.

RANGERS 3, FLYERS 1: Derek Stepan scored twice in the third period to lead New York past visiting Philadelphia.

Derick Brassard scored early and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots as the Rangers improved to 5-0-1 in their last six games. They also beat the Flyers at home for the 11th time in 12 games.

Brayden Schenn spoiled Lundqvist’s shutout with 9.7 seconds left in the third period with his 16th goal of the season, but the Flyers lost for the fifth time in six games. Steve Mason finished with 27 saves.

SABRES 4, AVALANCHE 1: Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist as part of a three-goal first period, leading Buffalo past visiting Colorado.

The Sabres also got goals from Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Marcus Foligno as they snapped a 0-6-4 skid against Colorado – Buffalo last beat the Avalanche on Dec. 4, 2005. Foligno sealed the victory by scoring into an empty net with 1:50 left.

Goalie Robin Lehner made 34 saves to bounce back after allowing 11 goals in his previous three starts.

Erik Johnson scored for Colorado.


BLACKHAWKS: Chicago placed Marian Hossa on injured reserve and recalled center Vincent Hinostroza from Rockford of the American Hockey League.

Hossa was hurt when he was hit by Anaheim defenseman Hampus Lindholm on his lower left leg in the second period of Chicago’s 3-2 loss Saturday night. The 37-year-old winger, sitting on 496 career goals, had to be helped off the ice and went straight to the locker room.

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