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Jagr, Talbot return to haunt Penguins

Jagr, Talbot return to haunt Penguins

Philadelphia's Jaromir Jagr and Max Talbot both scored in their return to Pittsburgh, leading the Flyers to a 4-2 win over the Penguins on Thursday and a share of top spot in the NHL's Atlantic Division.
Kimmo Timonen and Matt Read also scored for the Flyers as Philadelphia ended the Penguins' four-game winning streak.
The Flyers improved to 4-0 at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center since the arena opened a year ago.
Tyler Kennedy had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, and Jordan Staal scored his 15th of the season, but the Penguins spent most of the night being dominated by their Pennsylvania rivals.
Jagr and Talbot helped lead Pittsburgh to Stanley Cup titles during their careers, but they signed with the hated Flyers as free agents during the summer.
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HURRICANES 4, MAPLE LEAFS 3, OT
In Raleigh, North Carolina, Eric Staal scored a power-play goal 3:09 in overtime to lift Carolina to a comeback win over Toronto.
Staal had two goals and an assist, and Zac Dalpe and Brandon Sutter also scored for the Hurricanes. who rallied from a two-goal deficit.
It was the Hurricanes' third straight home win, their longest streak there this season.
Nikolai Kulemin, Joffrey Lupul and Nazem Kadri had Toronto's goals.
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ISLANDERS 3, FLAMES 1
In Uniondale, New York, John Tavares scored a goal and added an assist in New York's win against Calgary.
Andrew MacDonald and Brian Rolston also scored while Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves for New York, which had lost four in a row at home coming in.
Tim Jackman scored the lone goal for the Flames, who had won their previous four.
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LIGHTNING 4, CANADIENS 3
In Tampa, Vincent Lecavalier scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to lift Tampa Bay over Montreal.
Steven Stamkos netted his NHL-leading 23rd of the season, while the Lightning also got goals from J.T. Wyman and Marc-Andre Bergeron.
Michael Cammalleri, David Desharnais and Erik Cole scored for the Canadiens, who have lost six of seven.


Updated : 2020-12-05 19:27 GMT+08:00