FLY­ERS RALLY PAST OIL­ERS TO RUN WIN STREAK TO SEVEN

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philadel­phia» Michael Raffl scored with 1:29 re­main­ing to cap Philadel­phia’s rally from two goals down in a 6-5 vic­tory over the Ed­mon­ton Oil­ers on Thurs­day night for the Fly­ers’ sev­enth straight win.

Claude Giroux had two goals and one as­sist, and Mark Streit, Pierre-Edouard Belle­mare and Jakub Vo­racek also scored for the Fly­ers. Steve Ma­son stopped 28 shots to win his sixth straight and im­prove to 11-8-3.

Leon Drai­saitl had a goal and two as­sists, Con­nor McDavid had a goal and an as­sist, and An­drej Sek­era, Benoit Pouliot and Os­car Klef­bom also scored for the Oil­ers, who have blown leads in four straight games. Jonas Gus­tavs­son fin­ished with 25 saves.

THURS­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHTS

Sid­ney Crosby got his 18th goal and added an as­sist to lead the Pen­guins over the Pan­thers 5-1. Conor Sheary, Tom Kuhn­hackl, Matt Cullen and Carl Hagelin also scored for Pitts­burgh. The Pen­guins have won four straight and five of their past six. Jaromir Jagr scored his 755th ca­reer goal, and Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots for the Pan­thers. … Jamie Benn scored his 200th ca­reer goal and added two as­sists, and the Stars beat the Preda­tors 5-2. … Jayson Megna and Jack Skille both had two goals, Ryan Miller made 38 saves be­fore leav­ing with six min­utes left in the third pe­riod, and the Canucks beat the Light­ning 5-1. Miller skated to the bench and then went to the locker room. There was no im­me­di­ate word on why he de­parted. … An­ders Lee’s sec­ond goal of the game with just over seven min­utes re­main­ing lifted the Is­lan­ders to a 3-2 vic­tory over the Blues. Lee’s go-ahead score on a slap shot came af­ter Casey Cizikas won a face­off in the Blues’ zone and sent the puck back to Lee, who ri­fled it past Allen with 7:18 left as New York im­proved its sea­son-best stretch to 5-0-1 in its last six games. … Carey Price lost his tem­per af­ter be­ing bumped twice in his crease and made 19 saves to help the Cana­di­ens beat the Devils 5-2. Tor­rey Mitchell scored twice and Phillip Danault, Art­turi Lehko­nen and Max Pa­cioretty also had goals for the Cana­di­ens. … Kevin Hayes scored a power-play goal with 1:09 left in the third pe­riod to lift the Rangers to a 2-1 vic­tory over the Jets. Win­nipeg for­ward Drew Stafford was in the penalty box for high-stick­ing when Ryan McDon­agh’s point shot through traf­fic de­flected to Hayes, who cap­i­tal­ized for his 11th of the sea­son. … Dougie Hamil­ton scored 1:09 into over­time and Chad John­son stopped 26 shots as the Flames beat the Coy­otes 2-1.

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