PHILADELPHIA - Jaromir Jagr scored two power-play goals in a three-point night, and Claude Giroux and Danny Briere each had three assists as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Monday.
On the day the 2012 Winter Classic was officially announced to be played at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on Jan. 2 between these teams, Jagr ? a former star with the Rangers made his first home appearance with the Flyers. He has three goals during the pre-season.
The game had a regular-season feel, as both teams' No. 1 goalies ? Philadelphia's Ilya Bryzgalov and New York's Henrik Lundqvist ? were in net. The rival clubs combined for 77 penalty minutes.
Brian Boyle had a goal and an assist for the Rangers (1-1-1).
Braydon Coburn scored the winner at 6:35 of the third period for the Flyers (4-0), and Wayne Simmonds added his first with Philadelphia, tallying an empty-net goal in the final minute.
Bryzgalov made 17 saves. Lundqvist stopped 26 shots.
MONTREAL (AP) ? Tyler Seguin and Chris Clark scored power-play goals in the third period to lead Boston to its second straight pre-season win over the Canadiens.
Seguin drew Boston even at one with his second pre-season goal 4:17 into the third off a rebound in front of Carey Price. Clark put the Bruins ahead with his first goal at 13:15.
Michael Cammalleri gave the Canadiens a 1-0 lead with his third goal 15:33 into the second.
Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for the reigning Stanley Cup champion Bruins (3-0-1). Price went the distance and made 30 saves for Montreal (1-5).
WASHINGTON (AP) ??? Matthieu Perreault, Chris Bourque and Cody Eakin ??? all in top contention for the Capitals' final regular season roster spot ??? combined for six points in a pre-season victory over Columbus.
Perreault had a goal and an assist, Borque had three assists, and Eakin scored a goal. All contributed on Eakin's goal that made it 2-0 in the first period.
Dennis Wideman added a power-play goal in the first. Perreault scored with the man advantage in the second.
Vinny Prospal scored for Columbus in the third period.
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) ??? The Winnipeg Jets thrilled a capacity crowd at the new home of their AHL farm team with a pre-season win over Ottawa.
Mark Scheifele and Troy Bodie scored in the second period for the Jets. Ben Maxwell added the other goal for Winnipeg.
Ottawa cut the deficit to 2-1 in the third period when Mika Zibanejad stuffed a shot past goalie Ondrej Pavelec. Despite a lengthy power play in the third period on a fighting penalty taken by Winnipeg's Patrice Cormier, the Senators couldn't net the tying goal.
The game was played before a crowd of 6,275 at the home of the St. John's IceCaps.