Cehlarik leads Bruins to 3-1 victory over Flyers
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By The Associated Press
Peter Cehlarik scored a tiebreaking goal 4:16 into the second period and sparked the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Flyers on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
Danton Heinen and Connor Clifton also scored for Boston, which had Jaroslav Halak and Maxime Lagace share time in goal. Halak stopped 16 of 17 shots in the first two periods. Lagace turned away all seven shots he faced in the third.
Matt Niskanen scored the Flyers' lone goal.
MURRAY, PENS STONEWALL BLUE JACKETS
In Pittsburgh, Matt Murray made 27 saves to lead the Penguins to a 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Sonny Milano scored for Columbus, which had Elvis Merzlikins and Veiniest Vehvilainen split time in goal.
Merzlikins started and recorded 17 saves in the opening half of the game before being replaced by Vehvilainen, who allowed three goals on 17 shots.
STARS SHINE IN WIN OVER AVS
In Denver, Jake Oettinger and Landon Bow combined for 46 saves to lift the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Oettinger started the game and stopped 31 of 32 shots in the first two periods. Bow played the third and turned away all 15 shots he faced.
Trailing 1-0 entering the third period, Scottie Upshall and Michael Mersch scored unassisted goals 11:36 apart for Dallas.
GALLAGHER PACES CANADIENS IN WIN OVER PANTHERS
In Montreal, Brendan Gallagher had two goals in regulation and the Canadiens beat the Panthers 5-4 in a shootout.
Montreal goalie Carey Price finished with 13 saves. The Panthers' Samuel Montambeault stopped 42 shots.
The Canadiens were without forward Paul Byron for the third period. He left the game with an undisclosed injury.
CANUCKS TOO MUCH FOR OILERS
In Edmonton, Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-1 rout of Oilers.
Cooper Marody scored for the Oilers.
Jacob Markstrom yielded a first-period goal and stopped 26 of 27 shots he faced.
KNIGHTS TOP KINGS IN OT
In Los Angeles, Jonathan Marchessault's goal 1:04 into overtime rallied the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Kings.
Trailing 2-0 late in the third period, the Golden Knights' Curtis McKenzie and Mark Stone scored 54 seconds apart to force overtime.
Oscar Dansk played the entire game in goal for Vegas and finished with 36 saves.
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Updated September 20, 2019
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Published: 2015-05-28 13:51:00
Updated: 2016-07-13 10:41:59
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