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McAmmond and Flames burn Flyers

Dean McAmmond scored his second goal with 1:27 left in overtime, leading the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the host Flyers last night.


The Flyers have lost two straight at home after opening the season 12-0-2 at the Wachovia Center. The Flames have lost just once (6-1-2) in their last nine games.

Islanders 5, Devils 4 -- Alexei Yashin and Jason Blake scored 30 seconds apart in the third period to lift visiting New York, which is 4-0-0-1 since a seven-game losing streak.

Penguins 2, Sabres 1 -- Konstantin Koltsov scored early in the third period and host Pittsburgh won consecutive games for only the second time this season, defeating Buffalo, which has lost six in a row.

Maple Leafs 3, Lightning 0 -- Mats Sundin and Gary Roberts each had a goal and an assist in the third period, and Ed Belfour earned his third shutout in the last six games for host Toronto, which set a franchise record by recording a point in 12 straight games (11-0-0-1).

Capitals 5, Thrashers 0 -- Maxime Ouellet, appearing in his first NHL game in three seasons, made 37 saves for his first shutout and Robert Lang had two goals and two assists for visiting Washington.

Blues 2, Blue Jackets 1 -- Keith Tkachuk's 16th goal with 42.7 seconds left in overtime led host St. Louis to its second overtime victory over Columbus in five days.

Canucks 2, Predators 1 -- Brendan Morrison scored 1:19 into overtime for visiting Vancouver, playing its fifth OT game in the last six games.

Kings 4, Oilers 2 -- Joe Corvo ended his 49-game scoring drought by netting the go-ahead goal with 4:09 remaining to lead host Los Angeles.

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