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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Anders Lee scored two goals, including the tiebreaker in the second period, and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for his 30th win of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.

Lee scored in each of the first two periods, and Casey Cizikas added a goal for the Metropolitan Division-leading Islanders, who have won three straight and four of five.

Richard Panik and Trevor Smith had goals in the second period as Toronto erased a 2-0 deficit. Jonathan Bernier stopped 38 shots, but dropped his eighth straight decision. The Maple Leafs have lost 13 of 14 (1-12-1) overall and 12 straight (0-11-1) on the road.

Ducks 2, Hurricanes 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ? Matt Beleskey had the go-ahead goal and an assist and the Ducks snapped a three-game losing streak.

Francois Beauchemin and Beleskey scored 2:52 apart in the second period to help the Pacific Division leaders improve to 24-0-7 in one-goal games.

Jeff Skinner scored a power-play goal for Carolina, which had its two-game winning streak snapped.

In his first start since Oct. 30, John Gibson made 35 saves for Anaheim and Cam Ward stopped 15 shots for the Hurricanes.

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