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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Sidney Crosby scored two power-play goals 90 seconds apart in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Saturday night.

In 17 regular-season games in Philadelphia, Crosby has 13 goals and 28 points. Overall against the Flyers, the Penguins captain has posted 26 goals and 59 points in 33 games.

Mark Letestu, Chris Kunitz and Matt Cooke also had goals for Pittsburgh, which won its second straight to improve to 3-3 this season. The Penguins beat the New York Islanders in overtime on Friday night for their first victory in their new home arena.

The Penguins, who avenged an opening-night loss to the Flyers last Thursday at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center, fired 30 shots at Philadelphia rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.

Brent Johnson stopped 29 shots for Pittsburgh.

Danny Briere gave Philadelphia a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 6:43 of the first period.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Rookie Jordan Caron sparked Boston's four-goal second period with his first NHL tally, and Tim Thomas made 31 saves in a win over New Jersey.

Michael Ryder, Shawn Thornton and Milan Lucic also scored for the Bruins, who played their first game since opening the season by splitting two games in the Czech Republic against the Phoenix Coyotes.

Dainius Zubrus scored for the Devils, who are winless at home (0-3-1).

New Jersey's Martin Brodeur made 31 saves.

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Milan Jurcina scored twice and Dwayne Roloson stopped 28 shots as the New York Islanders beat Colorado.

Josh Bailey, Michael Grabner and John Tavares also scored for the Islanders, who won their second straight at home.

Chris Stewart and T.J. Galliardi had goals for the Avalanche. Craig Anderson, playing for the second straight night, made 20 saves.

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - David Booth had two goals for Florida, which jumped out to a big lead and handed Tampa Bay its first loss of the season.

Cory Stillman, Booth, Steven Reinprecht, and Dennis Wideman each scored in the first period. Booth added his second, and Rostislav Olesz also scored in the third.

Florida's Tomas Vokoun had 29 saves in the Panthers' home opener, earning his second shutout of the season and 40th of his NHL career. Bryan McCabe had four assists.

Mike Smith replaced Dan Ellis in the first period and finished with 20 saves for the Lightning (3-1). Ellis allowed three goals on 15 shots.

MONTREAL (AP) - Tomas Plekanec scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:59 remaining to give Montreal a win over Ottawa.

Plekanec put a rebound of Andrei Kostitsyn's shot past Brian Elliott as Montreal rallied from a 3-1 deficit after Ottawa scored two goals 53 seconds apart midway through the second period.

Kostitsyn tied it at 3 late in the second after Jeff Halpern got the Canadiens' comeback started with his second goal of the season at 13:39.

Brian Gionta also scored and Carey Price made 16 saves for Montreal, which won 2-1 in Buffalo on Friday.

Milan Michalek had two goals, and Erik Karlsson also scored for Ottawa (1-3-1). Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza both had two assists.

Brian Elliott stopped 33 shots in his first start of the season. Elliott made 19 saves in relief of injured starter Pascal Leclaire in the Senators' 3-2 win over Carolina on Thursday.

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