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NHL Report / Scores, news and notes

Thursday's games

Montreal 2, Boston 1: Tomas Plekanec put one in each net, making up for an own goal by scoring the tiebreaker with 9:14 remaining for the Canadiens.

Toronto 4, N.Y. Rangers 2: Joffrey Lupul and Clarke MacArthur scored 4:22 apart in the third period as the Maple Leafs broke open a tie game and spoiled the Rangers' long-awaited home opener.

Winnipeg 9, Philadelphia 8: The Jets' Andrew Ladd scored the game-winner with 1:06 remaining. Fifteen players scored in the wide-open game in which both clubs set season highs for goals scored and goals allowed, and the Jets tied a franchise record for goals in a game.

Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Islander 2 (SO): Evgeni Malkin's shootout goal capped a rally from a two-goal deficit in the third period for the Penguins, who extended their win streak to five.

Ottawa 4, Florida 3: Nick Foligno scored with 2.5 seconds left in the third period and the Senators extended their winning streak to four.

Nashville 5, Tampa Bay 3: Mike Fisher scored two goals and the Predators won their first home game in four attempts.

Anaheim 3, Minnesota 2: Ducks Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf each had a power-play goal and assist.

Los Angeles 5, Dallas 3: Slava Voynov scored his first two NHL goals, including the go-ahead tally with 6:52 remaining, for the Kings.

Edmonton 2, Washington 1: The Oilers handed the Capitals their first loss of the season, with Jordan Eberle scoring the game-winner.

New Jersey at Phoenix: Fewer than 7,500 fans witnessed each of the Coyotes' last two home games.

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Around the league

NHL Draft: Commissioner Gary Bettman was in Pittsburgh to confirm the Consol Energy Center will host the next draft in June.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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