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NHL Report / Scores and fast facts

Sunday's games

Atlanta 4, Montreal 3 (OT): Dustin Byfuglien scored a power-play goal 3:43 into overtime for the Thrashers. The Canadiens lost for the ninth time in their last 12 games.

Florida 3, N.Y. Rangers 0: Tomas Vokoun made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and 43rd overall and the Panthers improved to 4-1-2 in their last seven games.

Philadelphia 3, Detroit 2: James van Riemsdyk, Daniel Carcillo and Scott Hartnell scored to help the Flyers win for the first time in Detroit since Nov. 4, 1988, a span of 16 games.

Dallas 4, St. Louis 2: Brad Richards scored the go-ahead goal at 6:32 of the third period and also had two assists as the Stars posted their fifth straight road victory.

Nashville 4, Columbus 1: Shea Weber had a goal and two assists and the Predators ran their home winning streak against Columbus to 15 games.

Minnesota 6, Phoenix 5 (OT): Cam Barker scored 46 seconds into overtime after Pierre-Marc Bouchard tied it with 26 seconds left in regulation for the Wild.

Vancouver 2, Colorado 1: Roberto Luongo made 31 saves, Alexandre Bolduc and Mason Raymond scored and the Canucks won their fifth straight and improved to 12-1-2 since the end of November.

Anaheim 2, Chicago 1: Andreas Lilja scored his first goal of the season and Corey Perry broke a second-period tie for the Ducks, who won their fourth straight at home.

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Late Saturday

San Jose 1, Los Angeles 0: Antti Niemi posted his ninth NHL shutout with 29 saves, and Devin Setoguchi scored on his 24th birthday for the Sharks.

Calgary 2, Edmonton 1: Mark Giordano's second-period goal stood up as the winner as the Flames extended their winning streak to a season-best four games.

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Around the rinks

AHL: Worcester 3, Portland 2: Matt Irwin scored on the power-play with 3.3 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Sharks. Corey Tropp and Derek Whitmore scored for the Pirates.

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On the Web

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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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