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>Thursday's games

Toronto 5, Anaheim 2: Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 26 saves against his former Anaheim teammates and Mikhail Grabovski scored twice for the Leafs. Giguere spent eight-plus seasons with the Ducks, setting the franchise record for wins (206).

New Jersey 2, Pittsburgh 0: Martin Brodeur stopped 23 shots for the 114th shutout of his career as the Devils beat a Penguins team missing both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

Washington 2, N.Y. Islanders 1: Alex Ovechkin assisted on goals by Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom for the Capitals, who despite winning failed to score more than three goals for the 12th straight game.

Philadelphia 6, Ottawa 2: Mike Richards scored twice, Chris Pronger had an assist in his return from a broken foot after missing 13 games and the Flyers picked up their 31st win.

Carolina 4, N.Y. Rangers 1: Cam Ward made 39 saves as Chad LaRose, Jussi Jokinen, Brandon Sutter and Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes. The injury-ravaged Rangers will be without leading scorer Brandon Dubinsky (stress fracture in left leg) and forward Ruslan Fedotenko (sprained left shoulder) for up to four weeks.

Tampa Bay 3, Atlanta 2 (SO): NHL goals-leader Steven Stamkos scored twice and Dominic Moore won it in the shootout, leading the Lightning to their 10th straight win over the Thrashers.

Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 (OT): Darren Helm scored at 1:51 of overtime and Jakub Kindl scored his first NHL goal for the Red Wings. The Blues have lost seven of their last nine games.

Nashville 5, Colorado 1: Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots and five different players scored for the Predators. The Avalanche learned hours before the game that forward Tomas Fleischmann would be out for the rest of the season with blood clots in his lungs.

Dallas 3, Edmonton 2: Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist and the Stars won their eighth straight road game, a team record. They have also yet to lose in regulation this month (7-0-1).

San Jose at Vancouver: Canucks began four-game homestand (15-3-3 at home) and goaltender Roberto Luongo is 10-0-3 with a 2.09 goals-against average in his last 13 starts.


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