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Sharks Snowed; Lindros wins it in OT

The offense of Eric Lindros and the defense of Garth Snow made the difference for the Philadelphia Flyers. Lindros scored 1:49 into overtime, and Snow stopped 43 shots as the Flyers beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Monday night.

Snow was especially sharp in the second period, when the Sharks barraged him with a club-record 25 shots. "They put a lot of shots on me," Snow said. "I got caught out of position a couple of times, but I got lucky."The Flyers won their third straight despite getting outshot 45-24.

On the winning goal, Lindros took the puck at center ice, came into the Sharks' zone on a 2-on-1 with John LeClair and fired a wrist shot past Kelly Hrudey.

"Eric made a great play," said LeClair, who scored a goal in the second period. Rod Brind'Amour tied the game for Philadelphia with 2:55 remaining in the third period when he fought off a defender and slid a rebound past Hrudey.

Shawn Burr, obtained by the Sharks in a summer trade with Tampa Bay, scored both goals for San Jose.

Islanders 2, Panthers 2

Bryan Berard scored a power-play goal with 26 seconds remaining in regulation to give New York a tie at Florida.

Berard, the Calder Trophy winner last season as the NHL's rookie of the year, scored with Florida's Robert Svehla off for tripping and Islanders goalie Eric Fichaud on the bench for an extra attacker.

Panther goalie John Van- biesbrouck made 26 saves, including four in overtime. Fichaud stopped 25 shots, one in OT.

Canucks 3, Oilers 0

At Vancouver, Martin Gelinas scored a goal before injuring his left knee, and Kirk McLean made 33 saves for his 20th career shutout. Gelinas, who led the Canucks with 35 goals last season, scored a short-handed goal two minutes into the game. A few minutes later, he sprained his left knee in a collision with Oiler defenseman Dan McGillis.

Gelinas is expected to miss 2-4 weeks. Bret Hedican and Brian Noonan also scored for Vancouver.

Blues 3, Hurricanes 1

At St. Louis, Terry Yake scored the go-ahead goal with 3:31 left as the Blues won their fifth straight.

Yake put St. Louis ahead 2-1 when he poked home a power-play rebound that Hurricane goalie Trevor Kidd failed to clear.

St. Louis goalie Grant Fuhr stopped 17 shots to move into fifth on the career win list with 357.

Coyotes 2, Blackhawks 1

At Phoenix, Rick Tocchet scored the Coyotes' first power-play goal of the season in a victory over winless Chicago. Tocchet's second-period goal was the Coyotes' first in 33 power-play opportunities this season.

Keith Tkachuk, who led the NHL with 52 goals last season, got his first of the year for Phoenix, and Nikolai Khabibulin made 34 saves to improve his career record against Chicago to 8-2.

Ethan Moreau had the lone goal for the Blackhawks, whose 0-5 start is their worst since the 1969-70 season.

Bruins 3, Mighty Ducks 0

Jason Allison had a goal and an assist, and Jim Carey stopped 27 shots as Boston blanked Anaheim.

It was the Mighty Ducks' first shutout loss at home since April 7, 1995, a span of 91 games.

Ted Donato scored an insurance goal in the third period before Tim Taylor added an empty-netter in the final minute.