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Game a ‘steal’ for Predators

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The Nashville Predators weren't sure they deserved to beat the Philadelphia Flyers.

"We were outplayed," Nashville's Cliff Ronning admitted.

Coach Barry Trotz put it another way.

"Did we steal this game?" he asked. "Yes we did."

Ronning scored twice and Denis Arkhipov slapped in a rebound at 1:16 of overtime as Nashville ended the Flyers' eight-game home unbeaten streak with a 3-2 victory Thursday night.

SENATORS 4, BRUINS 3: Daniel Alfredsson and Shawn McEachern scored power-play goals three minutes apart in the third period to lead Ottawa to a comeback win in Boston.

BLUE JACKETS 6, SHARKS 2: Espen Knutsen had his first career three-goal game and added an assist as Columbus beat San Jose.

PENGUINS 5, ISLANDERS 4 (OT): Alexei Morozov scored 1:29 into overtime as Pittsburgh rallied for a victory in New York, the Penguins' fifth straight win.

THRASHERS 4, DEVILS 2: Ilya Kovalchuk and Tony Hrkac scored third-period goals as Atlanta rallied to beat visiting New Jersey. Pascal Rheaume and Jeff Odgers also scored for Atlanta.

AVALANCHE 2, FLAMES 0: David Aebischer made 25 saves, and Milan Hejduk and Chris Drury scored as Colorado stretched its winning streak to five games with a victory in Calgary.

KINGS 4, WILD 1: Ziggy Palffy scored two goals, one short-handed, and defenseman Aaron Miller got the go-ahead goal with 5:03 left as Los Angeles beat visiting Minnesota.