Iginla, Lucic lead B’s over Canucks

  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) shoots and scores on a breakaway as Vancouver Canucks defenseman Frank Corrado (26) tries to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Vancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen (36) chases the puck against Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46), defenseman Torey Krug (47) and right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand, right, crashes with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, front left, as he tries to score, while Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) passes the puck to teammate Alex Burrows (14) in front of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), as Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Dougie Hamilton (27) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — Jarome Iginla and Milan Lucic each had a goal and an assist for the Boston Bruins in a 3-1 win Tuesday night over the slumping Vancouver Canucks, who lost their fifth straight.

Daniel Paille also scored for Boston and Tuukka Rask made 27 saves against the road-weary Canucks, who were coming off 2-0 loss in Detroit the night before.

Zdeno Chara and Johnny Boychuk added assists as Boston won for the sixth time in seven games.

Roberto Luongo stopped 29 shots for Vancouver, which played its second game since coach John Tortorella came back from a 15-day suspension. His return hasn’t halted Vancouver’s slide — the Canucks lost for the sixth time in seven games.

Raphael Diaz pulled Vancouver to 2-1 in the second period, one day after coming over from Montreal in a trade.

The Canucks kept it close until Paille scored on a breakaway late in the second period, then Boston controlled the final 20 minutes.

Vancouver had won the last two meetings since the Bruins beat the Canucks in seven games in the 2011 Stanley Cup finals.

Boston appeared to take a 3-1 lead just 2:21 after Diaz scored, but Brad Marchand’s goal was waved off after officials ruled Boston’s Torey Krug interfered with Luongo. The goalie immediately protested and gave Krug a shove, which led to a crowd in front of the net but nothing further.

Luongo had no argument after the next goal. Paille took a long pass from Boychuk at the blue line for a breakaway and beat Luongo on a backhand with 2:54 left in the period.

Rask stopped a pair of short-handed chances during Boston’s first power play, then another Vancouver opportunity in the second that led to the Bruins’ second goal. Chara slipped a crossing pass to Iginla for a one-timer past Luongo on the glove side with 12:01 left in the second. Lucic also got an assist on the play.

Lucic gave Boston a 1-0 lead 5:12 into the game with his 16th goal of the season.

Notes: Iginla’s assist on Lucic’s goal in the first period was the 600th of his career. ... Diaz made his Vancouver debut after he was obtained from Montreal for forward Dale Weise on Monday. ... The Bruins improved to 27-3-0 when leading by two or more goals this season. ... Chara played his final game for the Bruins before leaving for Russia to carry Slovakia’s flag during the opening ceremony at the Olympics on Friday.

Rangers 5, Avalanche 1 — Rangers captain Ryan Callahan shook off trade talk and scored two first-period goals to lead New York to its fourth straight win, 5-1 over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night in New York.

With Callahan’s future with the Rangers unsettled just before he heads to the Sochi Olympics, Callahan staked New York to a 2-0 lead with goals 3:19 apart. Defenseman Anton Stralman added his first of the season in the second period, and Derick Brassard and Brad Richards scored in the third — with an assist from Callahan — in the Rangers’ 10th win in 13 games.

After Callahan was stopped with a chance at a hat trick, Brassard made it 4-1 at 1:58. Richards finished the scoring with 1:36 left.

Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves for his 297th win, four shy of Mike Richter’s club record.

Gabriel Landeskog, Lundqvist’s teammate with Sweden in the Olympics, scored in the second, and Russian Olympian Semyon Varlamov stopped 38 shots, but the Avalanche had a four-game winning streak snapped.

For a while it appeared the Rangers would have nothing to show for their dominant first period. The shots were 16-2 in New York’s favor but the game was still scoreless. Callahan took care of that in a hurry.

Carl Hagelin chipped the puck away from defenseman Jan Hejda in the Rangers zone and raced up left wing. Hagelin sent a crisp pass across the Avalanche zone to Callahan, who took it at the bottom of the right circle, shifted to his backhand, and slid a shot in with 5:44 left in the first.

The Rangers continued their shot barrage — and gave up two — before Callahan connected again.

Brad Richards made a pass from the right circle into the slot to Callahan for a quick one-timer past Varlamov. Callahan raised both arms over his head and then dropped them to his waist as he let out an emphatic yell to celebrate his 11th goal of the season with 2:25 remaining in the frame.

New York finished the period with a 20-4 edge in shots.

Colorado briefly cut the deficit in half when Landeskog turned a faceoff win in the Rangers end into his 17th goal. Lundqvist had kept the Avalanche at bay with a save on a hard shot by Nathan McKinnon during a power play. But following the faceoff, McKinnon sent a pass from below the goal line out front to Landeskog for the goal at 6:37.

The Avalanche were down 31-11 in shots but trailed only 2-1. Yet 53 seconds later, the Rangers went back in front by two.

Stralman took a pass from Mats Zuccarello and wristed a shot from just inside the blue line through traffic and past Varlamov for his first goal in 60 games, dating to April 19, 2013.

Colorado had a great opportunity to get back into the game late in the second when back-to-back penalties gave the Avalanche a two-man advantage for 1:50. They spent plenty of time with the puck in the Rangers end, but put very few shots on Lundqvist. When they did, he turned them aside.

Colorado mustered three shots on that double penalty and 14 overall in the second period, but still faced a two-goal deficit entering the third.

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