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 width=Jonathan Toews had two goals and assisted on Marian Hossa's score as the Chicago Blackhawks rolled to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night.

Brandon Saad scored his 20th to reach that mark for the first time in his career and Marcus Kruger also connected for the Blackhawks, who have won three of their last four. Toews increased his total to 21 goals.

Corey Crawford made 27 saves for Chicago and lost his bid for a second straight shutout when Carolina's John-Michael Liles scored at 4:29 of the third period. Alexander Semin also scored late in the third for the Hurricanes, who snapped a three-game winning streak.

Cam Ward allowed four goals on 18 shots through the first two periods for Carolina, and was replaced by Anton Khudobin to start the third. Khudobin stopped seven of the eight shots he faced.

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NY Rangers 4, Nashville 1
San Jose 4, Montreal 0

 width=>>Rangers Extend F Zuccarello

Ending days of speculation ahead of Monday's trade deadline, the New York Rangers and forward Mats Zuccarello have agreed to a contract extension.

No details were disclosed by the club, but the Daily News reported on Monday that the new deal is worth $18 million over four years and includes a full no-trade clause in the first season. His salary and average annual value against the cap for the duration of the pact are an identical $4.5 million, according to the paper.

Zuccarello was reportedly set to be traded before the deadline if a new deal could not be reached.

The diminutive 27-year-old native of Norway has 12 goals and 23 assists in 59 games this season.

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