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Blues strike twice in shootout, edge Flyers

– Ryan Miller stopped 31 shots and T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk scored in a shootout in the St. Louis Blues’ 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

St. Louis has 109 points, one fewer than Boston for the top spot in the NHL.

Miller, who earned his 29th career shutout, made a skate save against Vincent Lecavalier and a glove save on Claude Giroux in the shootout.

One of Miller’s best saves came with 1:30 to go in overtime when he stretched out and denied Jakub Voracek’s bid to slide the puck under his pads.

Emery earned his 16th career shutout and second this season.

Oshie, who scored on a backhand, is 9 for 12 in the shootout. Giroux is 5 for 10.

The Flyers played in St. Louis for the first time since the 2010-11 opener.

MAPLE LEAFS 3, FLAMES 2: In Toronto, Toronto snapped an eight-game losing streak to remain in the playoff chase.

Jay McClement, Dave Bolland and David Clarkson scored for the Maple Leafs, who got 20 saves from Jonathan Bernier in his first victory since March 10.

Matt Stajan and Kris Russell scored for Calgary.

HURRICANES 4, PENGUINS 1: In Pittsburgh, Carolina rookie Elias Lindholm scored twice for the first multigoal game of his career and Carolina dominated listless Pittsburgh and avoided being swept in the season series for the first time in 18 years.

ISLANDERS 4, PANTHERS 2: In Uniondale, N.Y., Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and New York, on the verge of elimination in the Eastern Conference playoff race, bounced back from Quinton Howden’s short-handed goal less than two minutes in and sent Florida to its fourth straight loss.

STARS 5, CAPITALS 0: In Washington, Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and Dallas won a matchup between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.

AVALANCHE 3, BLUE JACKETS 2, OT: In Columbus, Ohio, Gabriel Landeskog scored twice, including a power-play goal at 4:27 of overtime to help Colorado extend its winning streak to four.

SABRES 3, DEVILS 2, SO: In Buffalo, N.Y., Tyler Ennis scored twice in the third period and again in the shootout to lead Buffalo and Nathan Lieuwen made 33 saves for his first NHL win.

LIGHTNING 3, CANADIENS 1: In Tampa, Fla., Tyler Johnson scored the go-ahead goal on a short-handed breakaway late in the third period and the Tampa Bay clinched a playoff berth.

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