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BOSTON (AP) -David Krejci and Marc Savard scored 4:16 apart midway through the third period to help the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on Thursday night.

Boston ended a two-game losing streak that followed a nine-game winning streak.

Savard also had two assists, and Aaron Ward, Chuck Kobasew, Michael Ryder and P.J. Axelsson added goals for Boston. Brendan Bell, Chris Phillips and Chris Kelly scored for Ottawa. The Senators have lost seven of their last eight games.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Mike Knuble, Scott Hartnell and Scottie Upshall scored to help Philadelphia take sole possession of the Atlanta Division lead.

Hartnell's tying goal in the second period ended Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom's bid for three straight shutouts. Backstrom stretched his shutout streak to 149 minutes, 9 seconds before Hartnell flipped a loose puck past him early in the second.

Stephane Veilleux scored for Minnesota.

DETROIT (AP) - Marian Hossa, Dan Cleary, Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg each had a goal and an assist in Detroit's fifth straight victory.

Kirk Maltby and Tomas Holmstrom also scored, Niklas Kronwall added three assists, and Chris Osgood made 22 saves. Trevor Daley scored for Dallas.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist, and Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for Atlanta's first shutout of the season.

Colby Armstrong, Jim Slater and Marty Reasoner also scored for the Thrashers. Lehtonen has 12 career shutouts.

MONTREAL (AP) - Andrei Kostitsyn had a goal and two assists, and Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in Montreal's third straight victory.

Sergei Kostitsyn, Maxim Lapierre, Guillaume Latendresse, Alex Kovalev and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Canadiens, 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.

Tomas Kaberle and Matt Stajan scored for Toronto.

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Jay Bouwmeester and Nathan Horton scored early in the third period to break a tie, and Florida snapped Carolina's winning streak at four games.

David Booth had a goal and an assist, Gregory Campbell added an empty-net goal, and Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves. Anton Babchuk and Sergei Samsonov scored for Carolina.

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