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Penguins rally to top Maple Leafs

AP, TORONTO

Pascal Dupuis scored two of Pittsburgh’s three goals in the third period as the Penguins stormed back to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday, winning their seventh NHL game in a row.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves for Pittsburgh, who defeated the Maple Leafs in a shootout in Toronto five days earlier. Craig Adams sealed this win by scoring into an empty net with 10 seconds left.

Tyler Bozak had the lone goal for Toronto, who have dropped four in a row.

BRUINS 4, PANTHERS 1

In Boston, Tuukka Rask made 29 saves and Patrice Bergeron scored two goals to help Boston beat Florida.

Boston won for the 10th time in 13 games. The Bruins have not lost consecutive games in regulation since March last year.

BLACKHAWKS 2, BLUE JACKETS 1

In Columbus, Ohio, Patrick Kane set up Johnny Oduya’s goal late in the second period and then netted the decisive score in the shootout, leading Chicago over Columbus.

Corey Crawford stopped 29 shots to help the Blackhawks end a two-game losing streak after they set an NHL record by getting at least a point in each of their first 24 games.

ISLANDERS 2, LIGHTNING 0

In Tampa, Florida, Evgeni Nabokov made 18 saves for his second shutout this season and 54th overall in the NHL as the New York Islanders beat Tampa Bay.

Nabokov made an in-close save on Victor Hedman in the second period and John Tavares had a power play goal midway through the frame to help the Islanders improve to 4-1-2 in their past seven games.

Brad Boyes added an empty-net goal in the final minute of play.

In other NHL play, it was:

‧ Jets 3, Rangers 1

‧ Capitals 3, Hurricanes 2

‧ Sharks 4, Kings 3

‧ Blues 3, Coyotes 0

‧ Wild 5, Avalanche 3

‧ Ducks 2, Stars 1

‧ Canucks 7, Predators 4

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