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BOSTON (AP) -Tomas Vokoun stopped 40 shots for his third shutout of the season, and Cory Stillman scored in a shootout to give the Florida Panthers a 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

Boston's Tim Thomas made 23 saves in regulation and overtime to extend his shutout streak to 172 minutes, 28 seconds. He stopped the first three Florida attempts in the shootout, but Stillman beat him on the glove side to end it.

Boston held Florida to one shot on goal in the second period, and a small ripple of chuckles rose from the crowd when the second-period shots on goal were announced: "Boston 19, Florida 1." It was the fifth time this year that an NHL team has had one shot on goal in a period, according to STATS Inc.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ray Emery made 22 saves in his first start against his former team, and Danny Briere scored two goals to help Philadelphia beat Ottawa.

Blair Betts, James Van Riemsdyk and Darroll Powe also scored for the Flyers in their fifth straight victory. Mike Fisher scored for Ottawa.

Emery was cut loose by Ottawa after the 2007-08 season, the year after he led the Senators to the Stanley Cup finals. He played in Russia last season.

NEW YORK (AP) - Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and two assists in his first game back from a foot injury, and Rich Peverley also had a goal and two assists for Atlanta.

Kovalchuk missed the previous six games.

Evander Kane added a goal and assist, and Colby Armstrong and Maxim Afinogenov also scored in Atlanta's fourth win in six games. Artem Anisimov, Marian Gaborik and Brian Boyle scored for New York.

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