Rielly leads Leafs past Rangers for 10th win in 11 games

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TORONTO (AP) — Morgan Rielly scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Thursday night for their 10th victory in 11 games.

Jack Campbell made 27 saves for Toronto.

Dryden Hunt scored for New York, and Igor Shesterkin stopped 28 shots.

The Rangers came in with four straight victories, and had earned points in eight of their last nine, but were unable to generate much of an attack until the third period.

The Leafs have won five straight and are 10-1-0 since a four-game slide.

PANTHERS 4, DEVILS 1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Spencer Knight made a career-high 45 saves to lift Florida over New Jersey.

The Panthers extended their home regular-season win streak to 13 games dating to last season.

Jonathan Huberdeau and Anthony Duclair each had a goal and an assist, and Eetu Luostarinen and Carter Verhaeghe also scored for the Panthers, who are 9-0-0 at home this season. Their 13-game streak is tied for the 20th-longest in NHL history.

Dougie Hamilton scored for the Devils.

LIGHTNING 4, FLYERS 3, SO

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Steven Stamkos and Brayden Point each scored in the shootout and regulation to lift Tampa Bay over Philadelphia.

Mathieu Joseph also scored in regulation for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning, who have won seven of nine.

Claude Giroux scored twice and Travis Konecny also had a goal for the Flyers, who have lost eight straight regular-season games to Tampa Bay.

Stamkos and Point beat Flyers goalie Carter Hart on the blocker side in the tiebreaker, and Philadelphia’s Sean Couturier and Giroux couldn’t convert.

FLAMES 5, SABRES 0

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves for his fifth shutout, Andrew Mangiapane had two goals and an assist, and Calgary beat Buffalo.

Calgary also got two goals from Johnny Gaudreau, a goal and an assist from Matthew Tkachuk and two assists from Christopher Tanev.

Markstrom’s five shutouts in 13 starts lead the NHL and are a career high.

Buffalo’s Dustin Tokarski stopped 18 of 23 shots before getting replaced for the third period by Aaron Dell, who made 10 saves.

PENGUINS 6, CANADIENS 0

MONTREAL (AP) — Teddy Blueger scored two goals and Pittsburgh pounded Montreal to snap a three-game skid.

Tristan Jarry stopped all 24 shots for the Penguins.

Pittsburgh exploded in the first period with goals from Sidney Crosby, Danton Heinen and Jake Guentzel. Blueger and Brock Gill scored in the second, and Blueger added a late third-period goal.

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