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Rangers net 5 straight, end Flyers' run

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NEW YORK (AP) Rick Nash scored twice while New York notched five straight goals, and the Rangers rolled over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Tuesday night.

Jordan Weal put Philadelphia up 1-0 before Nash, J.T. Miller, Paul Carey and Michael Grabner combined to make it 5-1 by the end of the second period. Nash had the first and last goal for the Rangers.

New York snapped a three-game skid and improve to 23-17-5. Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves.

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Devils beat Isles to snap 6-game skid

NEW YORK (AP) Damon Severson scored twice 1:26 apart in New Jersey's three-goal second period, and the Devils ended a six-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

Kyle Palmieri and Taylor Hall also scored for New Jersey, which was 0-3-3 since beating Detroit at home on Dec. 27. Keith Kinkaid, getting the start after Cory Schneider was a late scratch due to illness, stopped 25 shots.

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Preds' Arvidsson hurt at practice, on IR

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have placed forward Viktor Arvidsson on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and recalled forward Frederick Gaudreau from the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals.

The Predators made the move Tuesday afternoon.

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Stars win in OT, Bruins' point streak 13

BOSTON (AP) Tyler Seguin made a move at the left circle to get past one defender, then skated into the slot as the other two Bruins went to the ice.

He swooped wide to Anton Khudobin's glove side, inducing the goalie to leave his skates as well, and then flipped the puck into the net for the game-winner.

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Avs beat Ducks for seventh straight win

DENVER (AP) The save by Jonathan Bernier that sticks out the most was the one where he simply stuck out his stick.

Out of sheer desperation, no less. To thwart what looked to be a sure goal, too. It's just another sign of how well things have been going for the Colorado Avalanche in recent weeks.

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Sharks beat Kings for third time in row

LOS ANGELES (AP) There's nothing like a visit with the Los Angeles Kings to get Martin Jones and the San Jose Sharks on top of their game.

Chris Tierney had a goal and an assist, and Jones made 35 saves in the Sharks' third straight victory over their longtime rivals, 4-1 Monday.

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Sharks place veteran D Martin on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the San Jose Sharks have placed veteran defenseman Paul Martin on waivers.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Monday because the Sharks did not announce the move. If Martin clears at noon Eastern Tuesday, the Sharks could assign him to the American Hockey League's San Jose Barracuda, who share the same home arena.

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Former Blues owner Shanahan dies at 78

ST. LOUIS (AP) Mike Shanahan, who owned the St. Louis Blues from 1986-91 and oversaw the acquisition of Hall of Famer Brett Hull, has died. He was 78.

Blues Chairman Tom Stillman confirmed Shanahan's death Monday night in a statement. Stillman said Shanahan "set a shining example of leadership both on and off the ice" and "captivated Blues fans and made an immeasurable impact on the organization."

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Golden Knights hope to sustain momentum

LAS VEGAS (AP) A day after the NHL's biggest surprise team lost a rare home game in front of the biggest crowd of the season, more than 10,000 fans flooded downtown Las Vegas for a Golden Knights fan fest.

That's the kind of impact their record-shattering first half has had in the community.

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Vegas extends D Engelland for 1 year

When the Vegas Golden Knights selected Deryk Engelland in the expansion draft and signed him to a one-year deal, the longtime Las Vegas native set out to earn another contract.

Engelland got it Monday with a $1.5 million, one-year extension that serves as a reward for the veteran defenseman enjoying his best NHL season at age 35.

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