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POSTGAME 5: Comeback Special

Flyers mount 3-2 overtime win vs. Toronto on Lindros retirement night

by @NHLFlyers /


On a historic and special night in which the team welcomed Eric Lindros, the sixth player to have his jersey retired, the Flyers provided a comeback victory at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night.

Sean Couturier provided the heroics and scored 18 seconds into overtime to complete a come-from-behind win for the Flyers, 3-2 over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs. 

Toronto took the lead with two goals in rapid succession in the second period, one from Connor Brown and one from Frederik Gauthier. Nolan Patrick got the Flyers on the board 1:33 into the third period, which was quickly followed by a shorthanded goal by Wayne Simmonds. 

Couturier then buried a 2-on-1 pass from Travis Konecny to give the Flyers the extra point. Michal Neuvirth had several highlight-reel saves among his 29 stops, while Frederik Andersen stopped 34 in the loss. Video: TOR@PHI: Couturier slots home game-winner in OT

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Bruins at Islanders preview

Boston tries to extend point streak to 15 games; Bailey returns for New York

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / Deputy Managing Editor

BRUINS (25-10-8) at ISLANDERS (23-19-4)

7 p.m. ET; SN360, MSG+ 2, NESN, NHL.TV


The Game

The Boston Bruins will try to extend their point streak to 15 games when they visit the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Thursday.

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POSTGAME 5: Not our night

Rangers score five straight to come away with 5-1 win over Flyers

by @NHLFlyers /

After Jordan Weal potted an early goal to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead, the Rangers stormed back to score five unanswered and take a 5-1 win at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.

Rick Nash scored the equalizer shortly after Weal opened things up, while the Rangers received breakaway goals from JT Miller and Paul Carey to make it 3-1 by the end of the first period.

Michael Grabner extended the Rangers lead midway through and Nash added his second of the game near the end of the second period for a 5-1 lead. Henrik Lundqvist made several key saves in the game, including a 2-on-1 shorthanded rush on Giroux in the first period and an early bid by Nolan Patrick in the second period at point blank range to keep it a 3-1 lead. He stopped 25 of 26 shots in the win.

Brian Elliott made 16 saves through the first two periods and Michal Neuvirth stopped all eight shots he saw in relief in the third period. 

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Jagr return to Flames from injury remains uncertain

'We're not in a position to talk about that yet,' GM reportedly says @NHL

Jaromir Jagr's future with the Calgary Flames is uncertain after the forward was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, general manager Brad Treliving told TSN on Tuesday.

"As far as what the future holds, we're not in a position to talk about that yet, other than he's on IR and we'll continue to work through this and he'll continue to look to try to get healthy as quickly as he possibly can," Treliving said.

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Notes: Turgeon will play in at least two more games with Wings

Mantha celebrates his first bobblehead as Wings welcome Stars to Little Caesars Arena

by Dana Wakiji and Art Regner @Dwakiji and @ArthurJRegner /

DETROIT -- Dominic Turgeon won't be a one and done.

Turgeon, called up from the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins due to the injuries to Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm, played in Sunday's 4-0 victory in Chicago.

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Notes: Frk happy to celebrate Bertuzzi's first NHL goal

Abdelkader and Helm remain day-to-day but Turgeon will play Tuesday against Stars

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT -- When it finally happened and the puck was in the net, the look on his face was pure joy.

Tyler Bertuzzi got his first career NHL goal in the third period of the Red Wings' 4-0 shutout of the Chicago Blackhawks and the look on his face was matched by the look on the face of Martin Frk.

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Snap Shots: Pens 5, Rangers 2

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

Thoughts, musings and observations from the Penguins' 5-2 win over the New York Rangers...

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Trending: Mrazek shuts out Blackhawks in Chicago

Bertuzzi gets first career goal while Turgeon makes NHL debut

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks hosted the Red Wings in their final game before their bye but it looked like they might have started their break a little early.

In their second game after their bye, the Wings dominated the Blackhawks, 4-0, at Chicago's United Center Sunday afternoon.

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Mrazek, Red Wings shut down Blackhawks

Goalie makes 27 saves, Mantha has two points, Bertuzzi scores first NHL goal

by Charlie Roumeliotis / Correspondent

CHICAGO -- Petr Mrazek made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season to help the Detroit Red Wings defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 at United Center on Sunday.

"I thought Petr was excellent," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. "I thought he made the game easy, the puck stuck to him, he made big saves at big moments, he moved the puck well, he was excellent."

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Up next: Dallas Stars

Red Wings' longtime foe makes only appearance at Little Caesars Arena

by Arthur J. Regner @arthurjregner /

DETROIT -- Before they became a member of the Eastern Conference in 2013, the Red Wings had an intense rivalry with the Dallas Stars.

On and off the ice, the connections between the teams run deep.

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