Highlights of Wednesday's NHL games

Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:27am EDT
 
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(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games:

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Flyers 4, Blackhawks 1

Wayne Simmonds scored the 100th goal of his Philadelphia career, helping the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks.

Goaltender Steve Mason stopped 34 of 35 shots to keep the Flyers’ faint playoff hopes alive.

Despite the loss, Chicago are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games and on track to secure home-ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs.

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Oilers 4, Avalanche 3

Derek Roy scored the power-play winner midway through the third period and the Edmonton Oilers staved off a Colorado comeback to edge the Avalanche 4-3.   Continued...