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NHL roundup: Hurricanes fall

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From around the NHL…
BUFFALO, N.Y. ó Cody McCormick scored the go-ahead goal, got into a fight and drew a key penalty in Buffaloís victory over Carolina.
Drew Stafford and Nathan Gerbe also scored to help Buffalo improve to 5-1-1 in its past seven. Thomas Vanek had two assists and Ryan Miller made 27 saves.
Tuomo Ruutu and rookie Jeff Skinner, with 32 seconds remaining, scored for Carolina, which had a three-game winning streak snapped and lost in regulation for the first time in its past nine (6-1-2).
Bruins 7, Flyers 5
BOSTON óSteve Kampfer broke a tie with 1:14 left in Bostonís five-goal third period to help the Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 7-5 on Thursday night.
In a game that featured five lead changes, the Bruins rallied to beat the Flyers for their third straight victory. Boston is 7-1-3 in the last 11 games.
Brad Marchand tied it at 5 at 11:26 of the third and Kampfer gave the Bruins the lead for good when he slapped in a shot that went inside the right post past a stunned Brian Boucher. Gregory Campbell added an empty-net goal to cap the scoring.
Rangers 1, Canucks 0
NEW YORK ó Wojtek Wolski scored his first goal as a Ranger, Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves and New York beat Vancouver to end the Canucksí 17-game unbeaten streak in regulation time.
The NHL-leading Canucks hadnít lost before overtime since Dec. 5. They were 14-0-3 before meeting the Rangers for the only time this season. Wolski, acquired this week from Phoenix for defenseman Michal Rozsival, knocked in a rebound on the power play at 7:18 of the second period.
Panthers 3, Predators 2
SUNRISE, Fla. ó David Booth broke a tie with 4:12 left and Florida held on to beat Nashville, snapping the Predatorsí winning streak at six games.
Rostislav Olesz had a goal and an assist for Florida, which has won two in a row following a three-game losing streak. Radek Dvorak also scored and Scott Clemmensen made 26 saves.
Senators 6, Islanders 4
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Robin Lehner made 20 saves in his first NHL start to help Ottawa snap a six-game winless streak.
Daniel Alfredsson, Jesse Winchester, Milan Michalek, Chris Kelly, Nick Foligno and Zack Smith scored for Ottawa, 0-4-2 before the victory. Trevor Gillies, Blake Comeau, P.A. Parenteau and Milan Jurcina scored for New York, 0-2-1 in its last three games.
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01/13/11 22:22
Senators 6, Islanders 4
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Robin Lehner made 20 saves in his first NHL start to help the Ottawa Senators snap a six-game winless streak with a 6-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Lehner was called up for the third time this season, and appeared twice earlier, both in relief roles.
Daniel Alfredsson, Jesse Winchester, Milan Michalek, Chris Kelly, Nick Foligno and Zack Smith scored for Ottawa. The Senators were 0-4-2 before the victory. Trevor Gillies, Blake Comeau, P.A. Parenteau and Milan Jurcina scored for New York, 0-2-1 in its last three games.
Kevin Poulin started in goal for New York and allowed two goals on eight shots. He was relieved by Nathan Lawson, who stopped 15 of 19 shots. Poulin was reinserted in the third period and stopped 11 more shots.
Panthers 3, Predators 2
SUNRISE, Fla. ó David Booth broke a tie with 4:12 left and the Florida Panthers held on to beat Nashville 3-2 on Thursday night, snapping the Predatorsí winning streak at six games.
Rostislav Olesz had a goal and an assist for Florida, which has won two in a row following a three-game losing streak. Radek Dvorak also scored and Scott Clemmensen made 26 saves.
David Legwand had a goal and an assist for Nashville, and Colin Wilson also scored. Pekka Rinne, who came into the game second in the NHL in goals-against average and third in save percentage, stopped 31 shots for Nashville. The Predators had allowed only seven goals during their winning streak.

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