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AP PHOTOPhiladelphia Flyers forward Jay Rosehill, back center, celebrates his goal with teammates as Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, right, looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday.
AP PHOTOPhiladelphia Flyers forward Jay Rosehill, back center, celebrates his goal with teammates as Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, right, looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday.
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TORONTO — Former Maple Leafs enforcer Jay Rosehill scored the winning goal, and Ilya Bryzgalov made 25 saves for the surging Philadelphia Flyers, who beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.


Simon Gagne, Jakub Voracek, Brayden Schenn and Luke Schenn also scored for Philadelphia (17-17-3), which is trying to make a late run for a playoff spot. Sean Couturier added two assists.


Nikolai Kulemin, John-Michael Liles and James van Riemsdyk had goals for Toronto (20-13-4), which lost left wing Joffrey Lupul in the first period to an upper-body injury after he took a hard hit.


James Reimer made 26 saves for the Maple Leafs, but took his fifth regulation loss of the season one day after Toronto management decided against bringing in a veteran goalie at the NHL trade deadline.


Lightning 5, Hurricanes 0


RALEIGH, N.C. — Ben Bishop earned a shutout in his debut with Tampa Bay and the Lightning routed the reeling Carolina Hurricanes.


Bishop, acquired a day earlier from Ottawa in exchange for promising rookie Cory Conacher, stopped a career-high 45 shots.


Teddy Purcell, Tom Pyatt and Keith Aulie scored during the Lightning’s three-goal second period.


Martin St. Louis had a goal and two assists, NHL points leader Steven Stamkos had two assists, and Benoit Pouliot added a goal and an assist to help Tampa Bay earn points for the fourth straight game.


The Lightning moved into a tie with Carolina for third in the mediocre Southeast Division.


Bruins 1, Devils 0


BOSTON — Jaromir Jagr scored off his skate in his Bruins debut and Tuukka Rask stopped 40 shots to lead Boston to a victory over the New Jersey Devils.


Acquired from Dallas at the trade deadline on Wednesday, Jagr joined the Bruins for the pregame skate Thursday morning and quickly endeared himself to the Boston fans. Brad Marchand’s centering pass went off Jagr’s left skate and past Martin Brodeur to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead with 80 seconds gone in the second period.


Fans, some wearing mullet wigs, gave Jagr a standing ovation when he took the ice for his first shift in the first period and chanted his name after the goal.


Capitals 2, Islanders 1


WASHINGTON — Mike Green scored his fifth goal in four games, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and then was perfect in the shootout, and the Washington Capitals’ long, slow comeback toward a playoff spot took another big step with a shootout win over the New York Islanders.


Holtby denied Frans Nielsen, Brad Boyes and John Tavares in the shootout for the Capitals, who moved — at least temporarily — into a tie on points with the Winnipeg Jets atop the Southeast Division, pending the outcome of the Jets’ game against Montreal.


Green scored on a wrister from the right circle with 13 seconds remaining in the first period, and Alex Ovechkin was the only player from either team to find the net in the shootout.


The Islanders, who tied the game on Kyle Okposo’s one-timer with 4:59 to play in regulation, leapfrogged the Rangers and New Jersey Devils to claim seventh place in the Eastern Conference.


Canadiens 4, Jets 1


MONTREAL — Michael Ryder scored two goals and set up another, and the Montreal Canadiens downed Winnipeg to hand the Jets their fifth straight loss.


Brian Gionta and Alex Galchenyuk also scored for Montreal (24-8-5), which has won four of five but was coming off a 5-3 loss in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. Winnipeg outshot Montreal 35-24, but Canadiens backup goalie Peter Budaj improved to 6-1-1.


Alexander Burmistrov got his first goal in 18 games for the Jets (18-19-2), who fell out of first place in the Southwest Division to 10th place in the Eastern Conference. Washington and Winnipeg both have 38 points, but the Capitals own the top spot in the division on a tiebreaker.


The Jets, who were swept on a three-game road trip, have scored only six goals during their losing streak. They will begin a six-game homestand Saturday against Philadelphia.


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