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NHL: Blackhawks hold off Avalanche

RETRIBUTION:The Chicago Blackhawks avenged their first regulation defeat of the season on March 8, while the Ducks won their 12th consecutive game at home

AP, DENVER, Colorado

Henrik Sedin scored as the Canucks suffered their second straight loss and 11th in 16 games.


In Tampa, Florida, Teddy Purcell scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to lift Tampa Bay to a win over Philadelphia.

Purcell’s in-close deflection at 9 minutes, 25 seconds of the third period came shortly after the Lightning killed off a short-handed situation.

Ondrej Palat, Tom Pyatt and Steven Stamkos also scored for Tampa Bay, who improved to 12-1 when leading after the first period. Stamkos scored his 21st goal this season into an empty net with three seconds to play.

Maxime Talbot and Claude Giroux scored for Philadelphia.

Monday’s other result:

‧ Stars 4, Flames 3

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