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NHL Report / Scores and fast facts

>Saturday's games

Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 4: Dustin Jeffrey scored a go-ahead goal 37 seconds into the third period, while Matt Cooke had two goals for the Penguins.

Chicago 6, Columbus 1: Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each had a goal and two assists for the Blackhawks.

St. Louis 4, Minnesota 0: Barret Jackman broke a league-high 150-game scoreless drought and Brian Elliott made 13 saves for the Blues.

N.Y. Islanders 4, Carolina 3: John Tavares scored his sixtth goal against Carolina and the Islanders reached .500 after Feb. 1 for the first time in four years.

Tampa Bay 2, Washington 1: Steven Stamkos became the first Lightning player with three straight 40 goal seasons. Caps D Mike Green played after missing 18 games because of an abdominal injury.

Vancouver 6, Toronto 2: Alex Burrows (two goals) and Daniel and Henrik Sedin combined for 10 points in the Canucks' thrashing of the Maple Leafs.

Phoenix 2, Dallas 1 (OT): Radim Vrbata scored his career-high 28th goal 1:15 into overtime, Mike Smith stopped 30 shots, and the Coyotes earned a point in their eighth straight game.

Calgary at Los Angeles: The Kings have scored one goal or fewer in seven of their last 11 games.


Around the rinks

AHL: Lake Erie 3, Rochester 1: Phil Varone had the only Americans' goal as Rochester fell out of second place in the North Division.


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Compiled from News and wire service reports.