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Blackhawks too strong for Flyers

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2 after Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored in a 39-second span in the second period.

Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists for Chicago, making it three wins in a row after a three-game losing streak.

Michal Handzus scored a short-handed goal in the second and Marian Hossa had three assists, helping rookie goaltender Antti Raanta win his second consecutive start in place of injured Corey Crawford.

Jakub Voracek and Steve Downie scored power-play goals for the Flyers, who have lost three straight.

The Los Angeles Kings were 3-1 winners against the Toronto Maple Leafs with Jeff Carter scoring the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period for a fifth straight victory.

Carter beat former teammate Jonathan Bernier with a wrist shot between the legs on a two-on-one break for his eighth of the season.

Kyle Clifford added an insurance goal with 1:59 remaining and Drew Doughty also scored for Los Angeles. Cody Franson scored his first of the season for Toronto.

Anaheim defeated Minnesota 2-1.