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pitts­burgh» Jakub Vo­racek and Dale Weise sparked Philadel­phia’s four-goal third pe­riod as the Fly­ers beat the Pen­guins 6-2 on Sun­day night.

Jor­dan Weal scored his fifth goal in the first pe­riod and Valt­teri Filp­pula his ninth in the sec­ond, and then the Fly­ers broke it open in the third. Weise got his fifth of the sea­son and Vo­racek his 19th be­fore Radko Gu­das and Shayne Gostis­be­here capped the scor­ing.

Steve Ma­son stopped 25 shots for the Fly­ers, who won for the fourth time in seven games.

Philadel­phia is six points be­hind Bos­ton for the sec­ond East­ern Con­fer­ence wild card, with three teams ahead of them and seven games left. The Fly­ers had won three of their pre­vi­ous nine games, in­clud­ing a home shutout against Pitts­burgh.

Matt Mur­ray made 27 saves for the Pen­guins, who missed out on an op­por­tu­nity to move a point be­hind the Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals for the top spot in the Metropoli­tan Di­vi­sion.


An­drew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third pe­riod, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Ducks won their fourth straight game by de­feat­ing Hen­rik Lundqvist and the Rangers 6-3. Pa­trick Eaves scored two goals and Ryan Get­zlaf had four as­sists as Ana­heim moved two points ahead of idle San Jose and Ed­mon­ton for first place in the Pa­cific Di­vi­sion with seven games re­main­ing. … Tyler Seguin scored on a power play 20 sec­onds into over­time as the Stars ral­lied to beat the Devils 2-1. Ales Hem­sky also scored a power-play goal with 6:36 left in reg­u­la­tion as the Stars came back to avoid be­ing elim­i­nated from play­off con­tention. Blake Cole­man, who was born in Plano, Texas, scored his first NHL goal for New Jersey. … An­dreas Athana­siou scored 1:52 into over­time and lifted the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the reel­ing Wild. Jimmy Howard made the gamewin­ning goal pos­si­ble by mak­ing one of his 24 saves. Red Wings for­ward Gus­tav Nyquist got the re­bound and made a long pass to set up Athana­siou, who faked out De­van Dub­nyk with a move be­fore flip­ping the puck in the net. The Wild has lost eight of nine is are 3-10-1 in March. … Michael Hutchin­son made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a pow­er­play goal in the third pe­riod to lift the Jets to a 2-1 win over the

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