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NHL Report / Scores and fast facts

Thursday's games

Minnesota 3, Boston 1: Cal Clutterbuck scored the go-ahead goal on a giveaway from Marc Savard in the Bruins zone. Since joining the NHL in 2000, Minnesota is now 6-0-0 at TD Garden and has outscoring the Bruins, 19-6.

Toronto 6, St. Louis 5: Tyler Bozak scored the shootout winner for the Maple Leafs, who bounced back from blowing a three-goal lead. Toronto beat the Blues on home ice for the first time since Feb. 4, 1998.

Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 2: Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell scored two goals apiece for the Flyers while Ville Leino had a career-high three assists. The Devils have won just twice in the last 16 games.

Montreal 2, Pittsburgh 1 (SO): Benoit Pouliot scored on Montreal's fifth shootout attempt for the victory. Sidney Crosby (concussion) did not make the trip for the Penguins.

Phoenix 2, Colorado 0: Jason LaBarbera made 34 saves for his second shutout of the season and Taylor Pyatt scored both goals for the Coyotes.

Edmonton 2, N.Y. Islanders 1: Dustin Penner and Gilbert Brule scored first-period goals and they stood up for the Oilers, who denied the Islanders their first sweep in Alberta since October 1982.

Nashville at Los Angeles: The Kings' Anze Kopitar has only one goal in his last 10 games, but he does have 10 assists during that stretch. Predators are on three-game losing streak to L.A.


Late Wednesday

Dallas 4, Chicago 2: Mike Ribeiro broke a tie midway through the second period with his second power-play goal of the game as the Stars won their sixth straight on the road.

Vancouver 3, Calgary 1: Daniel Sedin scored the 10,000th goal in the Canucks' 40-year history. Vancouver is 12-0-2 in its last 14 games and 16-1-2 in its last 19.

Nashville 4, Anaheim 1: Patric Hornqvist scored in his third straight game and Pekka Rinne made 40 saves for the Predators. The Ducks had won four straight at home.


Around the rinks

Montreal Canadiens: Defenseman Josh Gorges will miss the rest of the season with a right knee injury. The 26-year-old Gorges had one goal and six assists in 36 games this season.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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