Canadiens thump Flyers in Philly

Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2004

PHILADELPHIA Jose Theodore made 22 saves, and Richard Zednik scored two power-play goals to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

Jan Bulis and Michael Ryder also scored for the Canadiens, who won for the fourth time in five games (4-0-1). Theodore lost his shutout when Simon Gagne scored with 1:18 left.

Daniel Alfredsson added a power-play goal in the first period for the Senators, who pushed their unbeaten streak against the Hurricanes to 11 games. Ottawa has won 12 of 18 overall.

Shaun Van Allen added an empty-net goal for the Senators.

Boston took a 2-0 lead at 17:34 of the second period on Jiri Slegr's fourth goal. Brian Rolston also scored for Boston, which swept the home-and-home series from New York that started Monday in Boston, by outscoring the Rangers 9-3.

New York pulled within 2-1 at 1:21 of the third period on Brian Leetch's eighth goal.

Stevenson had only three goals in 24 games before scoring in each of the first two periods.

Mikael Renberg and Gary Roberts scored for the Maple Leafs, who are still first in the Eastern Conference with 61 points despite winning just two of six games.

The Thrashers won their second in a row after enduring a nine-game winless streak that knocked the team out of first place in the Southeast Division.

EDMONTON, Alberta Scott Ferguson scored his first goal of the season, Raffi Torres had two goals, and Tommy Salo earned a shutout as Edmonton beat Dallas.

Salo has allowed just five goals in six games. He made 16 saves to record his third shutout of the season, all in the last 11 days.

Joe Corvo capped a three-goal first period with his third of the season and Trent Klatt had two assists for the Kings, who have won consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 4-6 after going 14 straight without a victory.

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