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Preds prevail in shootout


PHILADELPH­IA — Filip Forsberg got the tying goal midway through the third period and Ryan Ellis had the only score in the shootout, helping the Nashville Predators give the Philadelph­ia Flyers their second straight loss, 2-1, on Monday night.

The Flyers had won 10 straight before losing to the Dallas Stars on Saturday.

Nashville got its first win in extra time and Ellis his first successful shootout conversion this season. The Predators were 0-5 in overtime and shootouts.

Nashville’s Pekka Rinne stopped 31 shots, plus all three in the shootout. Steve Mason had 30 saves for Philadelph­ia.

Defenseman Andrew MacDonald scored for the Flyers midway through the first period.

Ducks 3, Maple Leafs 2 At Toronto, Cam Fowler scored a power-play goal in the third period, lifting the Ducks over the Maple Leafs in Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle’s return to Toronto.

Carlyle was at Air Canada Centre for the first time since he was dismissed as Leafs coach almost two years ago.

Oilers 3, Blues 2, OT At St. Louis, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored 2:55 into overtime, lifting Edmonton over the Blues.

Nugent-Hopkins’ winner followed a tying third-period goal by Patrick Maroon, a St. Louis native. He made it 2-2 with a goal 5:47 into the third.

Cam Talbot turned away 25 shots for Edmonton.

Kyle Brodziak and Vladimir Tarasenko scored for St. Louis.

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